February Dispatch

Ice Age Trail Alliance

Chippewa Moraine Chapter

Ice Age Trail Dispatch

February 2020

Sherry Jasper

Family Snowshoe Hike at Chippewa Moraine, Sat. Feb 1

Bring the family and join the Ice Age Trail Alliance, Girl Scouts, and Mayo Clinic Health System at a family snowshoe hike at the Chippewa Moraine on Saturday, Feb. 1 from 1-2:30 p.m. Light snacks and warm beverages await at the conclusion. A limited number of snowshoes are available to borrow at the event. Choose a group to match your skill and exertion level, and we’ll be off to enjoy the ponds and trails of the Chippewa Moraine from a whole new perspective. It is positively magical!

The activities begin promptly at 1 p.m., so please come early to allow time for snowshoe fitting, sign in, etc.

Please register for the event or call 866-375-7464 (toll-free). Register by Jan. 27.

Our thanks to Mayo Clinic Health System for their support and the Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes for their participation.

Volunteers needed: If you are interested in joining the fun and helping at the event, whether by leading a hike, helping with registration, or keeping the fire burning, please contact us!

Hikers take a break at the Cornell Stacker in Millyard Park on the Ice Age Trail - Richard Smith

Annual Conference Announced

The 2020 Annual Conference & Membership Meeting will be in Stevens Point from April 23 through April 26. Learn more about the conference and register at https://www.iceagetrail.org/annual-conference/.

You must pre-register by Friday, April 3, and fees are reduced for registration before March 20. 

The conference s at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, Stevens Point. A block of rooms has been reserved for us at special prices ($82 single, $109 double) but you must reserve by March 23 (or until the block is full).

If you are interested in car-pooling, Barb Leetzow is coordinating requests and will try to match you up. Let her know when your preferred times & days for leaving and returning are: bflhiker@att.net or (262) 215-4354.

Newsletters and information are also available at the chapter web site: http://www.iatchippewa.org. You can also go here to View Online.