Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning and the Seaborg Center are offering a three-day class in navigating with a map, compass and Global Positioning System (GPS). The class will meet from 1-5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, and Tuesday, Sept. 9, and from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 in West Science room 2806 at Northern Michigan University.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Mark Sanderson of the Seaborg Center will teach participants how to read a topographic map, use a compass and navigate with GPS. The first two class sessions will consist of classroom instruction, and the third will be a field experience to apply what was learned.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The class costs $12 for NCLL members and $21 for nonmembers. Garmin GPS 2+ units will be provided, but participants must bring their own Marquette Quadrangle map. The class size is limited to 18, with preference given to those who have taken a previous course. For more information call Dick Kierzek at 906-249-1586 or the NCLL at 906-227-2979.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman