The Friends of Van Vliet Hemlocks was established in March, 2011 with the purpose of protecting
and preserving the unique ecology of a certain parcel known as the "Van Vliet Hemlocks"
which is currently owned by the State of Wisconsin, Board of Commissioners of
The goal of the Friends is to improve public access and increase
educational opportunities, leading to greater utilization, awareness and
future care of this true treasure. The Friends is an affiliate of the North Lakeland
Discovery Center (
www.discoverycenter.net ) and more information about the
organization can be found at that
Vliet Lake Association is a charter member of the Friends and has a
representative on their board. Lake Association members are a
vital component of the new group.
Please consider joining the Friends of Van Vliet Hemlocks.