Columbia Land Conservancy Maps and Navigation Workshop, Mar 5

Join the Columbia Land Conservancy and Sarah Katan of Whale of a Trail to learn how to navigate a map and read a compass.  

Come explore Siegel-Kline Conservation Area with new eyes using a map and a compass with Sarah Katan, founder of Whale of a Trail Adventures. Often referred to as navigation or orienteering, being able to use a map and compass successfully is an essential skill to add to your toolkit before heading out on your next outdoor adventure.

During this 1 hour workshop, participants will be introduced to the new CLC conservation area maps, how to read them, how to use a compass, and the 6 Ds of navigation. This workshop is perfect for individuals and families interested in beginner or refresher map. All ages are welcome!

Difficulty level: Easy. We will be navigating through the different trails and will mostly follow along the Meadow Loop Trail. The walk will be roughly under a mile.

What to bring: Weather appropriate clothing: layers, hat, gloves, warm shoes, water bottle. Compasses and maps will be provided.

Capacity: 15 people

DATE/TIME: Saturday, March 5, 2022 / 2pm

LOCATION: Siegel-Kline Kill Conservation Area
1452 County Road 21
Ghent NY

COST/REGISTRATION: Free (suggested donation of $10)
Click here to register


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