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Lake Maxinkuckee Glacial Geology/Ecology Bike Tour

August 3, 2011

08/04/11 The Bike Barn, 103 E. Lake Shore Drive in Culver, is sponsoring a a glacial geology and ecology bicycle tour led by wildlife ecologist Dr. Carl Strang Saturday, August 6.

The ride will focus on how and when glaciers created the area in and around Culver, including Lake Maxinkuckee. Participants will also learn about kames, marls, bogs and the types of plants and animals that call them home.

Riders should plan to meet at the Bike Barn shortly before 9:30 a.m. and proceed around Lake Maxinkuckee, with stops along the way and a possible side trip to nearby Eddy Lake. Total riding distance is expected to be between 10 and 15 miles. Riders should bring their own bicyles and helmets, and come hydrated to the event, which is free and open to the public.

Snacks and drinks will be provided at the Bike Barn at the end of the ride. For more information, contact the Bike Barn at 574-842-3606 or email janet@bikebarnĀ­

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