Refuge Friends and Volunteers, the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge) has been selected to participate in the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics – Hot Spot Program. The Hot Spot Program is in its 7th year of raising community awareness and developing solutions and preventive measures to popular natural areas around the country that face impacts associated with heavy recreational use.
As Refuge Friends and Volunteers, you are invited to attend the Authority of the Resource/Effective Communication of Leave No Trace (ART) Training.
This three-hour training will be held:
- Tuesday, July 10 from noon – 3:00 p.m. at the LaCrosse District Visitor Center, N 5727 County Road Z, Onalaska, WI
- Wednesday, July 11 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Winona History Center, 160 Johnson Street, Winona, MN.
The trainings are identical so you need only attend one of them. Click on the links below for a full description of the ART as well as the agendas for both the LaCrosse and Winona offerings. Please register with Mary Stefanski by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (507-494-6229) by end of day on Monday, July 2.