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2011 annual conference 12

6:30 am–8:00 pm Registration/Check-In

Thursday, April 7

7:00–8:00 am

Breakfast

8:00–11:30 am

Hike: Ringle Segment (see Hiking Highlights on pages 14-15 for details)

12:00–1:00 pm

Lunch

1:15–2:30 pm

Session #1: Gary Gisselman from the Marathon County Historical Society will give a presentation on the story of the Wausau area from the early lumber era of the 1830’s into the 20th Century. 

2:45–4:30 pm

Session #2: Robert Freckmann, a professor emeritus of biology at the University of WisconsinStevens Point, will give a presentation on invasive species found along the Ice Age Trail.

4:30–5:30 pm

Introductions and Social Hour

5:30–6:30 pm

Dinner

7:00 pm

Michael Perry, Humorist and Author of Population: 485 – Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time, will present his Clodhopper Monologues. Generously sponsored by Godfrey & Kahn.

Friday, April 8

7:00 am–8:00 pm Registration/Check-In 7:00–8:00 am

Breakfast

8:00–11:30 am

Hike: Eau Claire Dells Segment (see Hiking Highlights on pages 14-15 for details)

8:30–11:30 am

Board of Directors Meeting

12:00–1:00 pm

Lunch

1:15–2:30 pm

Session #1: Searching for Truth within the Confusion about Climate Change: a presentation by Alan Haney, an ecosystem restoration expert, professor emeritus and former dean of the College of Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

2:45–4:30 pm

Session #2: Hiker’s Forum: Be inspired as you hear seasoned hikers spin tales of their adventures on the Ice Age Trail and beyond.

4:30–5:00 pm

Introductions and Social Hour

5:00–6:00 pm

Dinner

6:15–7:00 pm

Premiere of Discover Wisconsin show on the Ice Age Trail. This episode will begin at the Western Terminus of the Trail and continue through to Chippewa County.

7:00–7:45 pm

Daniel Watson and Pam Schuler will present the National Park Service Volunteers In Parks Awards for volunteer service hours

8:00 pm

Bill Kehl will perform “Music, Culture and the Creative Spirit”. Generously sponsored by Wisconsin Public Service.

7:00 am–1:00 pm Registration/Check-In

Saturday, April 9

7:00–8:00 am

Breakfast

7:00–8:00 am

Breakfast Breakout Group: Roundtable and Listening Sessions

8:00–11:30 am

Featured Hike: Plover River Segment (see Hiking Highlights on pages 14-15 for details)

11:30–12:30 pm

Lunch

12:30–4:30 pm

Annual Membership Meeting and Election

4:30–5:00 pm

New Board of Directors Meeting

5:00–6:00 pm

Social Hour

6:00–7:00 pm

Dinner

7:00–7:45 pm

Presentation of Ice Age Trail Alliance Awards

8:00 pm

Buck Tilton, co-founder of the Wilderness Medicine Institute of National Outdoor Leadership School and “Medicine Man” for Backpacker Magazine, will discuss backcountry first aid, safety, wilderness education and much more.

7:00–8:00 am

Breakfast

8:00–9:15 am

IATA Staff Presentation: What’s on Tap for 2011

9:30–11:30 am

Granite Peak Chairlift Ride and Hike (Not on the Ice Age Trail)

11:30–12:30 pm

Lunch, Thank-Yous and Check-Out

MAMMOTH TALES | Spring 2011 | www.iceagetrail.org

Sunday, April 10

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