Norris Camp: Long and Short Term Plans for Restoration and Interpretation
Carry out a planning process for the use, preservation, and maintenance of Norris Camp, a historic Civilian Conservation Corps Camp and presently a wildlife management area headquarters. The result will be a master plan for the establishment of an interpretive center.
- Friends of Norris Camp
- Giziibii Resource Conservation & Development
- Community Assistantship Program
- Northwest Minnesota Foundation
- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
- Conservation Corps of MN and IA
- Identify the unique or highest value historic resources within Norris Camp and create a plan for their protection or restoration.
- Improve the environmental education experience for visitors, with consideration for being self-guided.
- Utilize educational tools that respect the limited staff, the opportunities and challenges of the site’s remoteness, and tools to help capture the emotions and passion of the past residents.
- The planning process included participants with connections to other local venues. The plan includes a recommendation to become a part oft he local collaborative marketing similar venues and to become a part of that community partnership.
- A completed master plan for the long-range restoration and interpretation of Norris Camp.
- Greater public awareness of Norris Camp and community enthusiasm for its restoration.
- A series of short-range implementation commitments, and a funding strategy to support them.
Northwest Minnesota Foundation - $5000
CURA CAP - $3700
Last updated 3-24-2016