UW Stout Students will be guiding a snowshoe hike on Saturday, February 4th from 1-3pm at the Colfax Red Cedar Preserve and Recreation Area. This recreation area is located at E8509 State Road 170, Colfax.
From the Landmark Conservancy Facebook page:
UW-Stout students will be your guides for this educational snowshoe hike on the beautiful trails at the Colfax Red Cedar Preserve and Recreation Area! Learn interesting facts about nature in the winter season at stops along the route! You’ll enjoy picturesque views of the Red Cedar River and the pond too! We will return to the start to warm up by a bonfire with hot beverages and s’mores after the hike. Feel free to bring your own goodies to roast on the fire!
Free but registration required. Snowshoes are available – please indicate during registration. Register here.
Additional information posted:
We are getting excited for THIS Saturday's Winter Ecology Snowshoe Hike at the Colfax Red Cedar Preserve & Rec Area! Learn more below about the college student guides who will be sharing information about restoration and winter ecology during the hike:
Kal Breeden is in his second year at UW-Stout majoring in Environmental Science. His favorite things about winter are playing hockey, skating outside, and looking for animal tracks in the snow.
Ted Welch is also an Environmental Science student in his second year at UW-Stout. Winter is one of his favorite seasons and he is excited to have the opportunity to tell participants about recent restoration efforts!
UW-Stout Professors Keith Gilland, and Drs. Julia Chapman and Julie Beston will also be helping with tours! Click here to learn more about the event.