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Waukesha/Milwaukee Chapter National Trails Day Hike

June 1 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Join in a hike on the Ice Age Trail to commemorate National Trails Day, when people across the country “take a hike” to celebrate the gift of our nation’s trails. The Waukesha/Milwaukee Chapter of the IATA, REI and Waukesha County Conservation will host a morning of service (removing invasive plants ) and a hike on the Monches segment of the IAT. We’ll begin with garlic mustard pulling for one hour. We’ll take a break and then enjoy a guided nature hike on this beautiful segment with WCC biologist, Julia Robson.

Following is the schedule for the day:
8:45. Hikers arrive and sign-in
9:00 Welcome
9: 05-10:00 – Garlic Mustard pulling
10:00 – 10:30 – Hike back out and take a break at break area
10;30-12:00- Hike to river (1+ miles each way)

PLEASE register for this event at: http://waukeshacounty.maxgalaxy.net/Registration.aspx?ActivityID=2587

The event with links to registration/waiver can also be found on REI.com/EVENTS: https://www.rei.com/events/92289/national-trails-day-stewardship-hike-on-the-ice-age-trail/244222

Parking will be at the Lowe Lake DNR parking lot north on County Line Road K. Hikers should wear work gloves to pull garlic mustard. Please comfortable boots/shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. Water and insect repellant are recommended. Dogs are not allowed on this hike.

Details

Date:
June 1
Time:
8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Pat Witkowski
Phone:
262-490-3515
Email:
gpwit1976@gmail.com

Venue

Lowe Lake DNR Parking Lot
WI United States + Google Map