Adventure Day Dialogue

Wickiup Hill Learning Center, Linn County

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Break up winter and treat cabin fever with a day of tales andaccounts of outdoor adventures!

Pick and choose sessions, or bring a sack lunch and stay for the entire event. Most of the informative sessions will be focused on adult topics, interested kids 10 and up are welcome with adults

Sessions for Adventure Day Dialogue include:  

11 a.m.-noon Erika Billerbeck presents on her book, Wildland Sentinel. As a DNR Conservation Officer, Erika will share photos and stories from her experience as a female in a male dominated field.  

Noon–1p.m. Wickiup Hill Learning Center Manager Kent Rector presents on the recent South San Juan Wilderness Trek, an outdoor leadership program that involved eight students from four local schools. Kent will detail the many benefits this backpacking trip provides for area youth.  

1-1:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker Dave Hillman will take us along on his recent Missouri River Source to Sea Paddle: the journey of 3,700 miles, 13 states and 123 days. The adventure provided Dave a great number of stories and photos to share. Linn County Conservation naturalist Chuck Ungs will provide color commentary and wildlife identification.  

1:45–2 p.m. Free popcorn and social break  

2-2:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker - Part 2 Dave continues his amazing Missouri River Source recap with us (along with Chuck) followed by a few more stories from this adventure of a lifetime.  

3-4 p.m. Linn County Conservation’s Project Planner Ted Doscher recaps a recent Wisconsin bikepacking adventure and the gear you may consider taking on a similar jaunt. Planning and route selection ideas will be detailed.

Adventure Day dialgoue

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Registration starts from 02/04/2023


Adventure Day Dialogue


Saturday, February 4, 2023
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Wickiup Hill Learning Center
10260 Morris Hills Road
Toddville, IA 52341

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