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1102 S Goodwin
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-333-1588

Upcoming Events

2018 Map and Compass Training

February 10, 2018 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM )

Dixon Springs Agricultural Center
354 State Highway 145N
Simpson, IL 62985 (Pope County)

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 training is 9am-4pm on February 10th at the Dixon Springs Agricultural Center in Pope County, IL.  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.