ArcelorMittal's Global Research and Development Center in East Chicago will dedicate a restoration project and walking trail next week. The conservation effort on the seven-acre site focused on wildlife habitat unique to the Great Lakes basin.
March 27, 2014
East Chicago, Ind. — ArcelorMittal Global Research and Development Center in East Chicago, Ind. will dedicate the opening of its dune and swale restoration project and walking trail on Wednesday, April 2 to coincide with the American Heart Association’s National Walk Day.
This seven-acre site was identified in the Chicago Wilderness Green Infrastructure Vision (GIV) as an area to be restored, protected or connected through conservation and thoughtful, sustainable development practices.
In partnership with The Field Museum and The Nature Conservancy, ArcelorMittal restored globally rare dune and swale habitat unique to the Great Lakes basin and established a walking trail along the perimeter of the property. ArcelorMittal employees will use the path on April 2 to celebrate National Walking Day.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 – 11:30 a.m.
ArcelorMittal Global Research and Development Center
3001 East Columbus Drive
East Chicago, Ind. 46312