Eco-Tour of the South Suburbs
“Toxics to Treasures”
Saturday, June 9, 2012
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sponsored by the Green Sanctuary and and Earth Care Forum of the Unitarian Universalist Community Church
Spend 3 hours touring southeast Chicago on a comfortable coach bus with the Task Force! Learn about waste management and other industries woven in with natural areas. See the controversial site of the proposed Chicago Police Department outdoor shooting range and the Lucadia coal gasificatiion plant.
The tour can also include these sites:
- CID landfills
- Water reclaimation
- Chicago’s auto pound
- Cluster/superfund site
- Paxton landfills
- Hegewisch Marsh
- Harborside Golf Course
- Lake Calumet
- Big Marsh
- Wolf Lake
- Indian Ridge Marsh
(This choice will be determined by the interests of the participants, the tour leaders, and time constraints.)
The cost is $30 per person and included lunch at Club 81, a local establishment.
Space is limited. You must call to reserve your seat(s).
For more information contact Robin at 314-583-2284.
Pay online at: www.setaskforce.blogspot.com
The tour begins and ends in Park Forest at the:
Unitarian Universalist Community Church
70 Sycamore St
Park Forest, IL 60466
Directions from the north: Sycamore street runs east from Western Ave. about one mile south of the intersection of Sauk Trail and Western Aveenue. Enter the church parking lot from Sycamore St.
For a map, click here.
* Southeast Environmental Task Force (SETF) Is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving the southeast side and south suburbs of Chicago by promoting environmental education, pollution prevention, and sustainable development.