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July MCTG Meeting/Member Picnic

Join us for the Menard County Trails & Greenways July meeting/picnic. Reminder:  dues are due in July. Individual $10; Family $20 Tuesday, May 14, 2020 7 PM – 8 PM Location to be announced.

September MCTG Meeting

We'll be discussing our options for previously scheduled events, including volunteering at Petersburg Harvest Fest on September 19, and the MCTG Fall Float on the Sangamon River in October in light of Covid-19 concerns and precautions.  The agenda will also include updates from the Trails, Wayside and Adopt-a-Highway committees. All welcome. 6:00 PM Location TBD

Sangamon River Watershed Celebration–CANCELLED

Due to Covid-19, this year's Watershed Celebration has been cancelled.  Sangamon River Alliance and University of Illinois Springfield, co-hosts of the event, will hopefully be able to reschedule for the fall of 2021. The event will kick off  with a Friday evening reception  at the UIS Sangamon Experience exhibit in the Public Affairs Center,  with 

Adopt-a-Highway Clean Up Oct 3rd

Main Entrance to New Salem X5G5+88, Lake Petersburg

Join Menard County Trails & Greenways on October 3rd for our early fall highway clean up. We take care of 2 miles of Rt 97 between the south end of New Salem State Historic Site and the south edge of Petersburg.  Meet at the main entrance to New Salem at 9:00 AM.  (map) provided Trash

MCTG Sangamon River Fall Float

Gudgel Road Bridge Launch W6WM+HH Athens, Illinois, Athens

Join Menard County Trails & Greenways members and friends Oct 10 for a DIY fall float on the Sangamon River. We will launch at 1pm from Gudgel Road Bridge and float five miles to New Salem State Historic Site where we will gather 'round a warm fire for physically distanced fellowship. We anticipate taking out