The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail Alliance (IATA) have come together to collaborate in a Community-Based Learning partnership.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to transforming lives and impacting society by providing high quality academic programming that prepares graduates to become lifelong learners who lead successful lives and productive careers, making positive contributions to the State of Wisconsin, to our nation, and to the world.
The Ice Age Trail Alliance builds and sustains the 1,200 mile footpath that runs throughout Wisconsin and near the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. This partnership offers faculty, staff, and students the opportunity to learn with scientists and multi-generational outdoor enthusiasts as they connect, explore and engage with this vital resource.
Come and help us celebrate as the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is designated as the state's official Ice Age Trail campus.
When: Thursday, October 18, 2018, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: The Hamilton Room/UC and Shuttle stop outside Visitor's center
What you can expect: Come to the Hamilton room and enjoy a snack as you browse the booths to learn about the numerous opportunities for work and play on the trail check out our Virtual Hikes, enjoy demos from REI and other Outdoor experts, learn how to recognize the glacial formations that highlight the trail, visit our botany expert's booth to understand the flora of the trail, etc...
Then, hop on our Ice Age Trail shuttle (running every 20 minutes from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.) and enjoy a guided hike along one of the trail sections just minutes from campus. Take home your (free) commemorative hiking stick!