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Winter Stewardship Event – IATA’s Muir Preserve, Thur. Jan. 30th – Fri. Jan. 31st.

January 30 @ 8:30 am - January 31 @ 4:30 pm

Meet at John Muir County Park, N1424 Co Rd F, Montello, WI 53949, located just south of the Muir Preserve.

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Collaborative events create new and enhance existing Trail experiences. Get your feet on the ground where John Muir trod to reestablish prairie and prep for new tread. Sawyers, swampers, and crew leaders needed!

No previous experience is necessary; training is provided by certified volunteer crew leaders. There will be roles for all ages and abilities. The IATA will provide lunch in the field, however, no camping or organized overnight accommodations are provided for this winter stewardship event.

See a map of the project area [PDF]


Your contribution is welcome for any part of the event or the entire project. Work begins on Thursday, January 30, and concludes Friday, January 31. Trail construction activities begin each day around 8:30 a.m. and typically wrap up between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.

What to Bring:

  • We recommend a long-sleeve shirt and pants for trail work.
  • Plan for variable weather – bring warm layers and rain gear.
  • Sturdy hiking or work boots (no tennis shoes) and leather work gloves.
  • Day pack, water bottles

Special Notes:

We love dogs, but we ask that you not bring them to this event. Woolly mammoths are welcome.



January 30 @ 8:30 am
January 31 @ 4:30 pm
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Brad Crary, IATA Staff


John Muir County Park
N1424 Co Rd F
Montello, 53949 United States
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