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Free OAKtober Hike

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Celebrate OAKtober - Oak Awareness Month - with us. All ages will enjoy a FREE guided tour of Burr Oak Valley Preserve, a private natural area owned by Natural Land Institute. Zach Grycan, NLI’s Director of Stewardship, and Ed Cope, Restoration Ecologist, will lead a hike through the rolling hills and oak savannas of this preserve and talk about the ongoing restoration work, general differences between red and white oak trees and their environmental benefits.

Hikers should dress for the weather including long sleeves, pants and sturdy shoes. Moderate to difficult level hiking on and off trail. The hike will last about an hour and a half. Please register for this FREE guided tour by Friday, October 20, 2017. Call: 815/964-6666, or email: Info@NaturalLand.org.

LOCATION /PARKING: Burr Oak Valley Preserve is located on Elevator Road in Roscoe, Ill. Parking will be on site – look for flags at the entrance (south side of road, one tenth of a mile east of Cross and Crown Lutheran Church, 7404 Elevator Rd., Roscoe, IL 61073). Additional parking is available at the church.

Subarea:Roscoe

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LOCATION /PARKING: Burr Oak Valley Preserve is located on Elevator Road in Roscoe, Ill. Parking will be on site – look for flags at the entrance (south side of road, one tenth of a mile east of Cross and Crown Lutheran Church, 7404 Elevator Rd., Roscoe, IL 61073). Additional parking is available at the church.

Free OAKtober Hike