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Posted 11/5/17

Rock River Archaeological Society presents program on "Ice Age Trail of Wisconsin" November 15, 2017

 

The Rock River Archaeological Society presents a program on the "Ice Age Trail of Wisconsin" on November 15th at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center, N7725 Hwy 28, Horicon, WI. at 6:30 PM. Tim Malzhan will be the speaker for the evening and is the Director of Trail Operations for the Ice Age Trail. He is responsible for creating and sustaining a vision of excellence for The Ice Age National Scenic Trail, while leading and managing all Trail programs and related undertakings of the Ice Age Trail Alliance. Following his thru-hike of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail in 1991, Tim's love-affair with the Ice Age Trail continues.

The Mission of the Ice Age Trail Alliance is "To create, support and protect a thousand-mile footpath tracing Ice Age Formations across Wisconsin - The Ice Age National Scenic Trail. It is a thousand-mile footpath tracing Ice Age Formations across Wisconsin.

The Ice Age Trail Alliance staff and volunteers work cooperatively with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, National Park Service, local governments, businesses and private landowners to shape the Ice Age Trail into one of the premier hiking trails in the United States.

Areas where the Ice Age Trail can be found are the Kettle Moraine State Forest-Northern Unit where it snakes through the length of the forest for 31 miles; in Cross Plains there is a marker pointing the way near the village's Public Library; it climbs to the top of Gilbralter Rock near Lodi; the western terminus is in Interstate State Park in St. Croix Falls; and the Eagle segment of the Trail is near Dousman.

Everyone is invited to this FREE program on the Ice Age Trail of Wisconsin - one of the gems of Wisconsin. The doors open at 6:00 PM for this program and parking can be done in the upper parking lot. The doors leading into the upper level of the Center will be open from 6:00 to 6:35 PM and an elevator is available to the lower level where the program will be held. After the program there are snacks available for everyone to enjoy. For further information one may call 920-928-6094.