Campus's environmental center to host a leisurely bicycle tour along the Rouge River on June 3

May 10, 2006

Bicycles outside the Enivronmental Interpretive Center.

DEARBORN / May 10, 2006---The Environmental Interpretive Center at the University of Michigan-Dearborn will host “Pedaling with the Current,” a family-friendly bicycle tour along the Rouge River from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 3.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, contact Rick Simek, EIC program supervisor, at (313) 583-6371.

Participants should bring their bicycles for a leisurely tour along the new Rouge River Gateway Greenways Trail, which runs through the campuses of Henry Ford Community College and UM-Dearborn, and includes parts of Wayne County and City of Dearborn parks.

Participants may choose to stop at a number of activity stations that will be set up along the path at various locations to explore river-related issues like water-quality testing, aquatic-creature sampling, organic gardens and the Rouge River Bird Observatory.

For more information about the tour, contact Simek at (313) 583-6371.



CONTACT: Jennifer Sroka
PHONE: (313) 593-5644
The Office of University Relations
Room 1040, Administration Building
University of Michigan-Dearborn