Want To Be A Lighthouse Docent? Here’s Your Chance!

  There are still open days and weekends for Docents. For additional information and/or to sign up: Contact Tracy at: outdoors@rockisland.com Or: patoslighkeepers@hotmail.com Note: In order to be a docent on Patos, at least one member of the group must … Continue reading

From our Docent Coordinator on the Upcoming Season!!!

Contact us @: outdoors@rockisland.com or patoslightkeepers@hotmail.com Dear Patos Island KOPL friends,   Thank you to all of you already scheduled to volunteer on Patos this summer as a lighthouse keeper. I’m trusting you all  have your dates confirmed. The season starts … Continue reading

First Look! Patos Island/KOPL Work Parties for 2020!

Let’s wake-up, clean up and primp up the Island on May 21, 2020. Join us for our world-famous spring camp-out and clean-up. In 2020, we plan, as usual, to have a Patos Island Work Party every month from May to … Continue reading

Patos Lighthouse Closed for the Winter

Our little lighthouse is now closed for the winter. The lighthouse will reopen with a staff of Docent Volunteers sometime in May of 2019. The first work party will go out in April of 2019. For information on either volunteering … Continue reading

Super Docent Report….

All our lighthouse docents are super-duper of course, but here is a detailed report for one weekend in June: Ben Greene, Christina (Tina) Wienhold Greene and Nancy McCoy served as docents this past weekend. We had a terrific time. The … Continue reading

2018 Keepers Work Party Information and Schedule!

  Volunteer information From Coordinator, Sandy Evans: We generally have work parties once a month. I have attached an overview of what is required. Work parties are scheduled: April Earth Day camp out/wake up the island work party: Wednesday, April … Continue reading

Still Room on the June 22nd Work Party Boat!

There are still a couple spaces on the State Parks boat going out to Patos Island early on June 22nd. To sign up and/or if you have questions, please contact Sandy Evans, Work Party leader, at: evans.sandy@frontier.com … Continue reading

Overnight Camp Out Work Party a Great Success

On April 20th, 10 intrepid Keepers of the Patos Light Volunteers arrived on Patos Island, courtesy of Washing State Parks, for an overnight Camp Out. Trails were cut back, grass was weed whipped, campsites were cleaned and the annual blackberry … Continue reading

Patos Lighthouse to be Closed for Upkeep and Repairs

Notice: Patos Lighthouse will be closed due to upkeep and repairs from May 15th to July 1st. Here is the information from BLM’s Nick Teague: Here is some of the work that we are planning to have accomplished on Patos … Continue reading