Sunday Sept. 10th 8:45 am to 2 pm Logan Square to Forest Glen Wild Ride
From the streets and into the woods: Come satisfy your woodland soul as we tred lightly into ecological restoration for a hands on experience that will grow for a lifetime. Featuring: The House Of OOFD, Serbians of Sunnyday Tap, and The NBT Project.
A Sunday morning bike ride with the Out our Front Door Organization from the Logan Square Monument to Forest Glen Woods with bikes, ecological restoration, native plant talk, Sunnyday Tap and Drinks.
The woods of Cook County hold more wild than we think and it is here at Forest Glen we find simple pleasures of nature. Full Details below.
-Meet at Logan Square Monument 8:30am
-A Casual One hour bike ride to the forest.
-Do Good & Feel Good restoration work from 10am-1:00pm.
-After for those who are interested: Homemade bread, Serbian food, and Drinks at Sunnyday Tap for a well deserved beverage.
We will finish back at Logan Square.
WHAT TO BRING:
Tools and Gloves are provided. Please bring a water bottle, bike lock, and clothing for the woods.
The Where The Wild Things Grow program encourages bicycle community involvement in ecological restoration throughout the Chicagoland regional trail network. A partnership and alliance network between The Out Our Front Door Organization and Habitat2030 to assist local organizations and local land stewards to restore and maintain native habitats in the Lower Lake Michigan Basin Area by bicycle. Join us to create native corridors that lead to natural open lands.
We will join the North Branch Restoration Project and Centennial Volunteers to restore this woodland, savanna, and floodplain to its former beauty by bike! "This site is new to restoration and will depend on the community of volunteers to remove invasive plants, collect and distribute native seeds, and reduce erosion issues.
and much more." -NBRP
WHERE TO MEET:
Logan Square Monument address: 3150 W Logan Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647 8:30 am
To Forest Glen parking lot, located at 5420 N. Forest Glen Ave in Chicago. (you can also meet us directly at Forest Glen Woods if you want at 10am)
Satisfying work done by the very capable hands by people like you. It's a dirty business but well worth the view. Restoring Illinois' Natural Heritage by Bike - The House of OOFD.
The Out Our Front Door Organization is a volunteer community who like nature, bikes, and the great outdoors. Serving for the public and natural good.
Save the Date on our Facebook event page. Search for the Out Our Front Door Organization event page on your Facebook search bar. We are the Black and white "tent" profile picture named Out Our Front Door.
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