Wisconsin Life

Women in Preservation

Clip: Season 3 Episode 3 | 6m 13s

Mary Beth Volmer is leading a group of female volunteers in the restoration and preservation of historic maritime structures. With the motto that “each woman should leave with dirt under their fingernails and a learning experience in their soul,” Women in Preservation are working to restore a lighthouse on Plum Island so future visitors can appreciate the island’s history and natural beauty.

Aired: 10/14/15

Rating: TV-G

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