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New initiative seeks to improve access to the Apostle Islands for people living with disabilities

By Danielle Kaeding, Wisconsin Public Radio

Janet Badura wanted everyone to be able to experience the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore after kayaking the sea caves along the mainland of the Bayfield peninsula years ago. But, getting down to the water was no easy task for the Wauwatosa resident, who relies on a powered wheelchair.  

Right now, there are steep stairs with 45 steps leading down a 23-foot sandbank to reach Meyers Beach near Cornucopia.

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