2018 Map and Compass Training - Pope County
Time:9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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The University of Illinois Extension Forestry is teaming up with the Shawnee National Forest to host a training to instruct participants on how to navigate using a map and compass. This valuable skill is useful for hikers, hunters, backcountry campers, natural resource workers, and anyone wanting to learn additional navigational skills.
The class will be hands-on and give participants the opportunity to practice using a map and compass. There is a $10 fee for the course, lunch is included in the price. The field exercise portion of the course will involve some moderate hiking through forests over uneven terrain.
Cost: There is a $10 fee for the course, lunch is included in the price.
Registration: Call to register.