Mapping

Would like an orienteering map of an area around you?
Would be involved in trainings on how to create your own?

Events

In person events including community orienteering, educational or training workshops on mapping, project design, bio remediation.

Projects

On going and past projects by state.


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Events

example of maps and awards from a 2023 event

Custom maps and awards from the Fall Fumble in Green Bay, WI 2023


2024

  • March 5: Gull Lake, MI (Training)

  • March 23: Grafting Workshop | Signup

  • April 21: Baird Creek Intro Training

  • April 27: Elk Bones AR Race (mapped)

  • May 4: Baird Creek Bumble 2024 (ClassicO & MtnBikeO) Results | Photos | Project

  • June 20: Gardener Dam (Training)

2023

  • May 6: Baird Creek Bumble (ClassicO) - Results | Photos | Project

  • May 27: Rib Mountain AR race ( Mountain Bike Section Mapped)

  • Oct 28: Baird Creek Fall Fumble (ClassicO & MtnBikeO) Results | Photos | Project

2022

2021

Current & Past Event Supporters Include:

- Badger Orienteering Club
- Grizzly Orienteering
- City of Green Bay
- Badger Camp
- Iron Bull
- JoshKufahl.com
- Hinterland Brewery

Donations

Donations either targeted or general help continue mapping maps and events.

Projects

Projects managed by, collaborated with or contracted with Wild Terrain Navigation.

Wisconsin

  • Grafting Workshop, Green Bay (2024)

  • Baird Creek, Green Bay (2021-2023)

  • Badger Camp, Prairie du Chien (2022)

  • Standing Rocks Park (2023)

Montana

  • Lone Pine Park (2020-2022) |

  • Big Arm Park, (2022)

  • Big Fork Nordic Park (2022)

  • Lion Mountain (2021-2022)

Michigan

  • Gull Lake (2024) Map Design Workshop for Educators

Mapping Info and Consulting

Wisconsin based; creation of maps for orienteering and adventure racing. Available services include:
Past work includes orienteering, MTBO, and Ski-O maps for Clubs (GRIZO and BGR), and AR maps (Rib Mountain and Elkbones).

  • Creation of basemaps from LiDAR and DEM data.

  • OCAD/OOM cartography.

  • GPS-based field surveying.

  • Vector design and layout, printing consultation for complex projects such as adventure races.

  • Supplemental GIS analysis in QGIS - merging, point density / kernel density / heatmaps.

  • Drone-based imagery acquisition (FAA commercial drone pilot).

  • Map creation training and tutorials/workshops for individuals, clubs, companies, and organizations.

Past work includes orienteering, MTBO, and Ski-O maps for Clubs (GRIZO and BGR), and AR maps (Rib Mountain and Elkbones).If you are interested in a mapping project estimate or a timeline:

Baird Creek Creek Mapping

Mapping Baird Creek 2021-2023

The orienteering maps were developed based on an interest to hold orienteering competitions at Baird Creek.

Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop

Learn how to graft and walk away with with your own grafted tree.
2 hour workshop on the west side of Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Location will be sent to participates.

Presentation by Dillion Wiest and Will Dickinson

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One Grafted Tree / Workshop Entry
$15 + Tax & Paypal Transaction Fees


Two Grafted Trees / Workshop Entry
$25 + Tax & Paypal Transaction Fees

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Badger Camp Mapping

The orienteering maps were developed based on an interest to hold orienteering competitions at Baird Creek.

About

Wild Terrain Navigation's purpose is to educate and empower people of all ages to engage in the natural world through the sport of orienteering, the art of mapping, and competitive navigation.Orienteering is a fun, low-cost way to enjoy the off trail landscapes while running or walking using a specialized, custom-made map.Bio-Inspired technologies include technologies to rebuild our soils and support the native biological life.

Wild Terrain Navigation is a Supporting Member of Orienteering USA, the sport's national governing body.Wild Terrain Navigation is NOT an Orienteering Club; for information and events by local clubs please consult USAOrienteering.org:

WTN is operated out of Northeastern Wisconsin, based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. We are always looking for individuals and organizations with orienteering skills for consulting and volunteer positions.


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Management

Will Dickinson
Owner / Operator

Will Dickinson is an outdoor educator and visual artist. He has extensive experience with mapping and GIS. He also volunteers teaching orienteering to youth.He is an avid forager and has participated in permaculture/gardening practices, as well as exploring biochar production.In addition to to his work as a professional artist, Will has been teaching at community centers, art leagues, and community colleges for the last 15 years. He has completed several international artist residencies, with a focus on connecting and capturing the human experience with our natural world.For more info about his projects:

Contact

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Digital Maps imediately available.

For less than a price of cup of coffee run a course and see your results.Print or you use your phone to view the map and run the course .
The MapRun app will track your progress and beep when your close to a control
For the price of a coffee you can run around the woods with a custom map and search for controls using the process to strenghten your orienteering knowledge and thus be more confident when you adventure race or do off trail navigation.

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Baird Creek Bumble 2024

Saturday, May 4th, 2024
10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Early Registration pricing: $12 Foot / $12 Bike / $20 Combo for ages 13 or older and adults

  • Free for youth under 13 years (accompanied by adult registration)

Early Registration: closes at midnight on Sunday, April 21th, 2024 and cost increases.Online registration: closes at midnight on Friday, May 3rd 2024**Late or missed registration deadlines email: register@wildterriannav.com

  • Late and Day of Pricing: $15 Foot / $15 Bike / $25 Combo for ages 13 or older and adults

  • Free for youth under 13 years (accompanied by adult registration)


Event Details

Wild Terrain Navigation is pleased to host an orienteering event at Baird Creek May 4th in partnership with the City of Green Bay Parks and Recreation and the Baird Creek Preservation Foundation.Wild Terrain Navigation is an USA Orienteering Supporting Partner and is NOT an orienteering club; for more information on local clubs please contact USA Orienteering or the nearest local clubs Badger Orienteering Club and Minnesota Orienteering Club.This meant to fun, low-key, low-stress opportunity to learn and practice basic orienteering skills which translate very well to land navigation events such as adventure racing.Start and finish times will be recorded, The event start is located at McAuliffe Parking lot and starts at 10am with rolling starts until 1pm. The courses close at 2pm.
Controls are simple paper punches.
Six courses are offered:

  • Foot Beginner - a short course for first timers, about 2km.

  • Foot Advanced Beginner – A longer course for adults that can read trail maps, about 3km.

  • Foot Intermediate – A course with both on and off controls met to challenge those interested in getting off trail, about 5km.

  • Foot Advanced – A course covering most all of the East Section of Baird Creek and met for experienced navigators and map readers looking to hone their skills, 7km.

  • Bike Beginner / Intermediate- A course with all course on trail with easier gradients

  • Bike Advanced - A course covering the west side of the park with steep climbs and descents

Every participant (all children, relatives, team members, etc) must have their own separate registration and waiver.

Here's how to register:
- For each registration in your family/group aged 13 or older, click the "Select this Package" button for the "Foot" or "Bike" or "COMBO" package. Select a course that you/the participant plans to do.
- For each registration in your family/group aged 12 or younger, click the "Select this Package" button for the "Foot" or "Bike" or "COMBO" package. Select "Not Competing", this will $0 the registration and we will have the waiver for the aged 12 or younger on file.Do not click the "Continue Without Package" button.Rain or shine. In the event of a snowstorm or severe cold, the event may be canceled at the Registrar's discretion (in which case 100% refunds will be issued). Emailed cancellation requests sent prior to 8pm the night before the event will be given full refunds.BYO water, snacks. A limited amount of loaner compasses will be available, just ask for one when you check-in.

Maps
We cannot ensure we will have maps if you register on the day of.

Groups
One map will be provided for each paid registration. If you are going out as a group (staying together and only using one punch), only one person needs to register and you only pay one fee. While registering you will record the names of your teammates and have an opportunity to buy additional maps for them at only $3 each.

Groups with Children
Children 12 and younger accompanied by their fully registered parent/legal guardian are FREE (children 12 and under not accompanied by their fully registered parent/legal guardian will charged the full adult rate)! All minors must have a waiver properly signed by their own Parent or Legal Guardian. Your children's friends are most welcome, but do not bring them if they do not have a waiver properly signed by their own Parent or Legal Guardian. This is part of the cost to participate. No exceptions, sorry.

Large Group Registrations:
If you are bringing a large group (e.g. JROTC units, scouts) and need any help with registration or would like to arrange for instruction for your group, reach out to the registrar at register@WildTerrainNav.com. The earlier you contact us and/or register the better - thanks!

Baird Creek Fall Fumble 2023

Saturday, Oct 28th, 2023
10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Early Registration pricing: $12 Foot / $12 Bike / $20 Combo for ages 13 or older and adults

  • Free for youth under 13 years (accompanied by adult registration)

Early Registration: closes at midnight on Sunday, Oct 15th, 2023 and cost increases.Online registration: closes at midnight on Wednesday, Oct 26th 2023**Late or missed registration deadlines email: register@wildterriannav.com

  • Late and Day of Pricing: $15 Foot / $15 Bike / $25 Combo for ages 13 or older and adults

  • Free for youth under 13 years (accompanied by adult registration)


Event Details

Wild Terrain Navigation is pleased to host an orienteering event at Baird Creek Oct 28th in partnership with the City of Green Bay Parks and Recreation and the Baird Creek Preservation Foundation.Wild Terrain Navigation is an USA Orienteering Supporting Partner and is NOT an orienteering club; for more information on local clubs please contact USA Orienteering or the nearest local clubs Badger Orienteering Club and Minnesota Orienteering Club.This meant to fun, low-key, low-stress opportunity to learn and practice basic orienteering skills which translate very well to land navigation events such as adventure racing.Please wear your best wild and inspired Halloween costume! Awards will be presented for best costumes and race winners.Start and finish times will be recorded, and awards offered to registered participates on all courses and race categories.
The event start is located at McAuliffe Parking lot and starts at 10am with rolling starts until 1pm. The courses close at 2pm.
Controls are simple paper punches.
Six courses are offered:

  • Foot Beginner - a short course for first timers, about 2km.

  • Foot Advanced Beginner – A longer course for adults that can read trail maps, about 3km.

  • Foot Intermediate – A course with both on and off controls met to challenge those interested in getting off trail, about 5km.

  • Foot Advanced – A course covering most all of the East Section of Baird Creek and met for experienced navigators and map readers looking to hone their skills, 7km.

  • Bike Beginner - A course with all course on trail with easier gradients

  • Bike Advanced - A course covering the west side of the park with steep climbs and descents

Every participant (all children, relatives, team members, etc) must have their own separate registration and waiver.

Here's how to register:
- For each registration in your family/group aged 13 or older, click the "Select this Package" button for the "Baird Creek Fumble Fall 2023 , 13 and up" package. Select "Competing/Participating" or "Not Competing" for each course that you/the participant plans to do/not do.
- For each registration in your family/group aged 12 or younger, click the "Select this Package" button for the "Baird Creek Fumble Fall 2023 , 12 and younger" package. Select "Competing/Participating" or "Not Competing" for each course that the participant plans to do/not do.
Do not click the "Continue Without Package" button.Rain or shine. In the event of a snowstorm or severe cold, the event may be canceled at the Registrar's discretion (in which case 100% refunds will be issued). Emailed cancellation requests sent prior to 8pm the night before the event will be given full refunds.BYO water, snacks. A limited amount of loaner compasses will be available, just ask for one when you check-in.

We cannot ensure we will have maps if you register on the day of.

Groups
One map will be provided for each paid registration. If you are going out as a group (staying together and only using one punch), only one person needs to register and you only pay one fee. While registering you will record the names of your teammates and have an opportunity to buy additional maps for them at only $3 each.

Groups with Children
Children 12 and younger accompanied by their fully registered parent/legal guardian are FREE (children 12 and under not accompanied by their fully registered parent/legal guardian will charged the full adult rate)! All minors must have a waiver properly signed by their own Parent or Legal Guardian. Your children's friends are most welcome, but do not bring them if they do not have a waiver properly signed by their own Parent or Legal Guardian. This is part of the cost to participate. No exceptions, sorry.

Large Group Registrations:
If you are bringing a large group (e.g. JROTC units, scouts) and need any help with registration or would like to arrange for instruction for your group, reach out to the registrar at register@WildTerrainNav.com. The earlier you contact us and/or register the better - thanks!

Baird Creek Bumble 2023

Saturday, May 6th, 2023
10:00am - 2:00pm

  • $12 for ages 13 or older and adults

  • Free for youth under 13 years (accompanied by adult registration)

Regular Registration closes at 11:59 pm on Thursday, May 4, 2023 and cost increases.


Event Details

Wild Terrain Navigation is pleased to host an orienteering event at Baird Creek May 6th in partnership with the City of Green Bay Parks and Recreation and the Baird Creek Preservation Foundation.Wild Terrain Navigation is an USA Orienteering Supporting Partner and is NOT an orienteering club; for more information on local clubs please contact USA Orienteering or the nearest local clubs Badger Orienteering Club and Minnesota Orienteering Club.This meant to fun, low-key, low-stress opportunity to learn and practice basic orienteering skills which translate very well to land navigation events such as adventure racing.
Start and finish times will be recorded, and awards offered to registered participates on all courses and race categories.
The event start is located at Triangle Hill Parking lot and starts at 10am with rolling starts until 1pm. The courses close at 2pm.
Controls are simple paper punches. This the first event in the Green Bay area we would like to gage interest in enhancements such as more accurate timing via electronic punch.
Four courses are offered:

  • Beginner - a short course for first timers, about 2km.

  • Advanced Beginner – A longer course for adults that can read trail maps, about 3km.

  • Intermediate – A course with both on and off controls met to challenge those interested in getting off trail, about 5km.

  • Advanced – A course covering most all of the Baird Creek and met for experienced navigators and map readers looking to hone their skills, 7km.

Advance registration is required:
Please click button to EventReg to register.
Every participant (all children, relatives, team members, etc) must have their own separate registration and waiver.

Here's how to register:
- For each registration in your family/group aged 13 or older, click the "Select this Package" button for the "Baird Creek Bumble Spring 2023 , 13 and up" package. Select "Competing/Participating" or "Not Competing" for each course that you/the participant plans to do/not do.
- For each registration in your family/group aged 12 or younger, click the "Select this Package" button for the "Baird Creek Bumble Spring 2023 , 12 and younger" package. Select "Competing/Participating" or "Not Competing" for each course that the participant plans to do/not do.
Do not click the "Continue Without Package" button.Rain or shine. In the event of a snowstorm or severe cold, the event may be canceled at the Registrar's discretion (in which case 100% refunds will be issued). Emailed cancellation requests sent prior to 8pm the night before the event will be given full refunds.BYO water, snacks. A limited amount of loaner compasses will be available, just ask for one when you check-in.

Late / Day of Registration

  • $15 for ages 13 or older and adults

  • Free for youth under 13 years (accompanied by adult registration)

We cannot ensure we will have maps if you register on the day of.

Groups
One map will be provided for each paid registration. If you are going out as a group (staying together and only using one punch), only one person needs to register and you only pay one fee. While registering you will record the names of your teammates and have an opportunity to buy additional maps for them at only $3 each.

Groups with Children
Children 12 and younger accompanied by their fully registered parent/legal guardian are FREE (children 12 and under not accompanied by their fully registered parent/legal guardian will charged the full adult rate)! All minors must have a waiver properly signed by their own Parent or Legal Guardian. Your children's friends are most welcome, but do not bring them if they do not have a waiver properly signed by their own Parent or Legal Guardian. This is part of the cost to participate. No exceptions, sorry.

Large Group Registrations:
If you are bringing a large group (e.g. JROTC units, scouts) and need any help with registration or would like to arrange for instruction for your group, reach out to the registrar at register@WildTerrainNav.com. The earlier you contact us and/or register the better - thanks!

Baird Creek Bumble 2024

Saturday, May 4th, 2023 10:00am - 2:00pm
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A cool spring day!Four Classic Orienteering Courses:
Beginner
Adv Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Two Mountain Bike Orienteering Courses
Beginner / Intermediate
Advanced

Saturday, October 28th, 2023 10:00am - 2:00pm
Photos:
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Attackpoint.org
LiveLox.com
A cool fall day with about 40 participates and fast times on the advanced course which crossed the whole park.Four Classic Orienteering Courses:
Beginner
Adv Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
One Mountain Bike Orienteering Course (Adventure Racing Legs included)

Saturday, May 6th, 2023 10:00am - 2:00pm
Photos:
Facebook
Upload results:
Attackpoint.org
LiveLox.com
A rainy spring day with about 50 participates and fast times on the advanced course which crossed the whole park.Four Classic Orienteering Courses:
Beginner
Adv Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced