Tags: Ice Age Trail

Eagle Scout earns NPS volunteer award for Ice Age Trail work

by Partnership for the National Trails System Adapted from April 26, 2018 NPS news release During National Park Week, National Park Service (NPS) Deputy Director Dan Smith announced the six recipients of the national 2017 George and Helen Hartzog Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service. George…

Retracing the geology and history of the IAT

by Melanie Radzicki McManus, Author of “Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail” (2017, Wisconsin Historical Society Press) At 6 a.m. the air was already so thick and heavy it felt like I was breathing through a wet washcloth. I refused to ponder the day’s weather…

Ice Age NST 2017 Highlights

Ice Age Trail Alliance (IATA) OUTREACH Saunters — Youth program expanded to 16 districts. Educators Summit — Third annual event was held with 44 participants. Trail Communities — There are now 12 Trail Communities along the Ice Age NST. Trailtessa — Six events were scheduled…

Ice Age, Arizona trails get REI Force of Nature grants

Adapted from an August 23, 2017 news release from REI As part of its commitment to create access to the outdoors for all, Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) has invested $1 million in organizations across the country that are creating opportunities to connect women and girls…