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Wilderness Awareness Questing, Shawnee National Forest

Date(s): 
2/15/2014
Time(s): 
1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Saturday
Description: 
Starting the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.  Fun for all ages.  There will be learning activities and an appearance from Woodsy Owl.  Optional guided hike.  For the hike please bring water, wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.

1:00 p.m. Leave No Trace
1:20 p.m. Why Wilderness?
1:40 p.m. Map and Compass
2:30 p.m. Two mile hike

Sponsored by Shawnee National Forest  and Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
For more information: 
Event Type: 
Family Event; Hiking; Indoor Event; Nature; Outdoor Event
DNR Region(s): 
5
Location: 
Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, Visitor Center
DNR Park: 
 
Address: 
8588 State Route 148
City, State ZIP: 
Marion IL 62959
Directions: 
 
Contact person/email: 
Shawnee National Forest, headquarters, Harrisburg /  
Phone/Fax: 
618-253-7114 /  
Other Phone: 
618-998-5933, Crab Orchard Visitor Center