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OAKtober Hike

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Burr Oak Valley Preserve - Natural Land Institute

When: Saturday, October 21, 1:30–3p m

Where: Burr Oak Valley Preserve

Cost: Free


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.

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