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OAKtober Hike

When: October 22, 2016
1:30 PM
Where: Burr Oak Valley Preserve
7404 Elevator Rd.
Roscoe, Illinois  61073
United States
Contact: 815-964-6666

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OAKtober Hike is a FREE guided tour of Burr Oak Valley Preserve, a private natural area owned by Natural Land Institute in Roscoe, Illinois on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. NLI’s Director of Stewardship Zach Grycan, and Restoration Ecologist Ed Cope, will lead the 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.

LOCATION /PARKING AND REGISTRATION: 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. Cost is FREE. Hikers should wear long sleeves, pants and sturdy shoes (moderate to difficult level hiking).

Please register for this free event by Friday, Oct. 21, 2016: Call 815/964-6666 or email