On March 8, 2017

Find your way in the woods with GPS

Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m.—WOODSTOCK—Point A to point B to point D—learn how to navigate through landscape and the forest using the Global Positioning System, GPS, Saturday, March 11 at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park.
Adam Kozlowski, National Park Service data manager/biologist for the Northeast Temperate Network will lead a discussion on how GPS works, including coordinate systems and other associated terminology, and explain the uses and limitations of GPS. Go outside to solidify new skills and explore with a scavenger hunt and other fun games.
This free workshop will be inside and outside, rain or shine, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Dress appropriately for outdoor weather and bring a hand-held GPS unit. Meet at the Forest Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, Woodstock. Parking is available in the Billings Farm & Museum overflow lot, located on Old River Road.For more info, visit nps.gov/mabi/index.htm or call 802-457-3368 x 222.

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