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Adopt-a-Highway Clean Up

Wagon Wheel New Salem State Historic Site 39.975767, -89.841640, Petersburg

The Menard County Trails & Greenways 2021 Adopt-a-Highway season is kicking off this Saturday!   Meet at the main entrance to New Salem off Rte. 97 at 9:00 AM to take care of our 2-mile IDOT Adopt-A-Highway segment that runs from the south edge of New Salem to the south end of Petersburg.   We

Spring Nature Walks at New Salem

New Salem East Side X5C7+72 Lewisburg, Illinois

Spring is a great time to get out and enjoy the sights and sounds of the forest. Join Menard County Trails & Greenways on April 18th at New Salem State Historic Site to explore the trails on the East Side of the park. Check in at our tent located in the parking lot of the

Celebrate Earth Day

Hurie Park 2564+VR Petersburg, Illinois, Petersburg

Pitch In for Petersburg! Join friends, neighbors and sponsors on Earth Day to clean up the litter from our parks and neighborhoods. Ways to Participate: Sign in at Hurie Park after work or school starting at 4:00 PM (or whenever you can get there) to get a trash bag, your free tote (while they last),

Postponed to Sunday – Garlic Mustard Invasive Species Pull at New Salem

New Salem East Side X5C7+72 Lewisburg, Illinois

Rain is in the forecast for Saturday, so we're postponing to Sunday.  Volunteers needed! On Saturday, April 24th, from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, Menard County Trails & Greenways will hold a Garlic Mustard Pull at New Salem State Historic Site.   Rain Date: April 25th - same time!! Learn how to identify and carefully remove garlic

MCTG Board Meeting

New Salem Riverside Picnic Area X5C9+27 Petersburg, Illinois

The Menard County Trails & Greenways bi-monthly board meeting will take place in person for the first time in a long time!  We'll gather around a campfire -- so bring your own chair.  Everyone welcome to attend. Please be COVID aware. If you've not been vaccinated stay at least 6' apart from others. If you're