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Wolf Lake Wetlands Bike Ride – Hammond Indiana

More of the Wolf Lake watershed will be used at this year’s 18th annual Wolf Lake Bi-State Wetlands Wind & Water festival on May 29th 2021. The Wetlands Wind & Water Bike Ride begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, at the rear parking lot of Calumet college of St. Joseph, 2400 New York Ave., Whiting, Indiana.  

The bike ride is 20 miles with several stops along the way. Helmets and face masks are required.

Highlights include:
Wolf Lake Pavilion and Park
Amaizo Channel
Eggers Grove
William Powers State Rec Area
Wolf Lake Terminals
Nike Missile Site
Indian Creek
George Lake 

     The Zoom meeting begins at 3 p.m. with a discussion on stories from participants on their personal experiences in the watershed. Their stories will be recorded and will be made available on AWLI’s website.
     Previously, such discussions were recorded at AWLI meetings and now appear in a book on AWLI’s 20 year history, Over the Line. Zoom participants must register online by May 21

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.

   AWLI is a bi-state, not-for-profit organization and land trust seeking to improve and protect the Wolf Lake watershed.  For more information, contact Michael Boos at 219-933-7149 or 312-220-0120. More info and exact times and schedule can be found at www.wolflakeinitiative.org

(Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative in collaboration with Chicago’s 10th Ward Office, Lake County Solid Waste Management District, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, American Legion Illiana Post 220, Hegewisch and Vodak/East Side branches of the Chicago Public Library)

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