A New Youth Environmental Education Program
The Out Our Front Door Organization has been selected as a finalist for the Delta Emerging Leaders BOOST Grant.
Join us as we present our new youth program, who we are, and where we are going on stage in front of a live audience against 4 other finalists for a chance to seed our early organizational growth on Tuesday November 14th at Chop Shop in Wicker Park! Housed in a 100-year-old former auto body shop, the Chop Shop is Chicago’s only sustainable butcher + deli + restaurant + bar with a 6,000 square foot event space and concert venue.
Sunday October 8th 2017 9:00 am: Logan Square Monument to Forest Glen Wild Ride.
TO SAVE THE DATE: Find us on our Facebook event page @OutOurFrontDoor
Back from the underground to satisfy your woodland soul. Featuring: The Serbians of Sunnyday Tap, Plain and Simple Bike Rides and The House of OOFD.
For Play Study & Health: A Bike Ride from Logan Square to the North Branch Trail's Forest Glen Woods Preserve and back for a hands on experience that will literally last a lifetime.
If you ever wondered what the Chicago woods inhabit then you are cordially invited to this wild ride. Come for the camaraderie and leave with community.
Explore Your State, National, or Local Park By Bike.
Saturday September 30th 2017
The Out Our Front Door Organization is inviting the public to join a Bike Your Park Day ride on September 30, 2017 – a national event that encourages people to explore nearby parks and public lands by bicycle on the same day.
Great Marshes and Great Migrations:
Protecting and Restoring Critical Bird Habitat in the Calumet Region
By Audubon Great Lakes Conservation Science Associate Stephanie Beilke
Wednesday September 20th
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
At HI Hostel Chicago
24 East Congress Parkway
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Saturday September 9th 8:15 am to 2 pm | From the Plant Chicago to Burnham Nature Sanctuary Bike Ride
A good morning inoculation with mesic rich prairies, wild sours, and ecological restoration as we bike from Plant Chicago to the Burnham Nature Sanctuary.
We will join the Burnham team to restore this hidden slice of oak savanna and mesic prairie with rich in native flora by bike! Some will collect, others will sow seed, all will come to know this beautiful 100 acre site.
Sunday Sept. 10th 8:45 am to 2 pm Logan Square to Forest Glen Wild Ride
From the streets and into the woods: Come satisfy your woodland soul as we tred lightly into ecological restoration for a hands on experience that will grow for a lifetime. Featuring: The House Of OOFD, Serbians of Sunnyday Tap, and The NBT Project.
A Sunday morning bike ride with the Out our Front Door Organization from the Logan Square Monument to Forest Glen Woods with bikes, ecological restoration, native plant talk, Sunnyday Tap and Drinks.
The woods of Cook County hold more wild than we think and it is here at Forest Glen we find simple pleasures of nature. Full Details below.
Sunday July 16th 8:30 am | Logan Square Monument | 3150 W Logan Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647
Bike Ride, ecological restoration, native plant talk, Superdawgs and Drinks. A bike service day from Logan Square to the North Branch Trail's new Clayton Smith Woods Preserve and back. (map down below)
On Thursday May 18th stop in BFF Bikes for an OOFD Bike Camp Movie Night: A locally produced documentary showcasing how the historical journey of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore came to be —"Shifting Sands: On the Path to Sustainability"
After the film, join documentarian and Co-Producer Tom Desch for a Q&A, and check out regional bike maps & routes. Then go bike camping this season to discover first-hand about a place which exists outside all our front doors, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
"Immersing and educating in our history, culture, and the uniquely beautiful natural habitats of the Lower Lake Michigan Basin Area"
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