More of the Wolf Lake watershed will be used at this year’s 16th annual Wolf Lake Bi-State Wetlands Wind & Water festival on May 28th, 2022 Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), this year’s festival will include events at Powderhorn Lake and Prairie in Burnham, IL.
Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), the festival begins at 9 a.m. at Shelter #2, William W. Powers State Recreation Area, 12949 Avenue O., Chicago. Les Marszalek, an archeologist for more than 40 years, will talk about some of the 100
Native American sites he has discovered.
Most of these are located in the south suburbs of Chicago and have been recorded with the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. Others are located in Northwest Indiana.
Marszalek is president of Gold Earth Science Club and Museum. His work has been noted by historian Mark Lawrence Mattson and cited in publications at the Newberry Library in Chicago and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.
He has spoken to numerous historical societies, museums, universities and libraries in Northwest Indiana and the Chicago metropolitan area.
A 17-mile bike ride through the Wolf Lake watershed follows. Participants should arrive at 9:45 at the Visitors Center parking lot.
Visited will be Powderhorn Lake, Indian Creek, Eggers Woods, George Lake and Wolf Lake. Riders will returns to the Visitors Center about noon.
On-line registration is required for both events. Consult 22nd annual Wetland, Wind & Water festival on AWLI’s Website at www.wolflakeinitiative.org.
Registration deadline for both events is May 25. Bike riders are required to wear helmets.
AWLI is a bi-state, not-for-profit organization and land trust. The Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative is a 501c(3) not-for-profit organization and
land trust that works across state boundaries to protect and enhance the Wolf Lake watershed. It is headquartered at Calumet College of St. Joseph.
For More info Call: 219-933-7149. or visit www.wolflakeinitiative.org