Monday, August 05, 2013

Save the Wild U.P. to hold hike, picnic, concert in Trap Hills Aug. 18

MARQUETTE -- Save the Wild U.P. is sponsoring a free Celebration of the Trap Hills -- including a guided wilderness hike, picnic and folk music concert on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, in Bergland Township Park, Bergland, Mich.

This is a photo of Norwich Bluff in the Trap Hills. Enjoy a guided wilderness hike here in Bergland Township Park with botanist Steve Garske on Sunday, Aug. 18. Save the Wild U.P. is sponsoring the hike, a picnic and folk concert. RSVP now for the hike and picnic! (Photo courtesy Margaret Comfort)

Meet at Bergland Township Park. Following a Blessing Ceremony with Nona Trealoff at 10 a.m., botanist Steve Garske will lead a Guided Trap Hills Hike from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You must reserve your place on the hike: only 25 spots available. To RSVP for the hike and/or lunch call 906-250-3284 or e-mail A picnic lunch of brats, grilled veggies and shortcake will be served from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Carpooling is available from Marquette and other regions. Don't be afraid to call the above number and ask.

Wisconsin folk singer Skip Jones will offer a free concert from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All are welcome.

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