Nature and Greening Your Burn Bike Tours – 2018

We have so many events this year that we’re splitting the event postings into multiple postings. This year we have:

Bike Tours!

Bike Tours!

  • Bike tours
  • Pot lucks & parties
  • Training and Volunteer Meetings
  • Music and Dance Performances
  • Black Rock / Fly Ranch / MOOP Talks and Activities
  • Sustainable BRC/Alternative Energy Events

This post gives you more details about our Bike Tours.  See our full schedule here! In past years we’ve driven participants out to Black Rock for a nature tour, this year we’re going green and biking to see nature in BRC.

BYOB – Bring your own bike!

Tuesday

8:00 AM – 11:00AM- Playa Nature Bike Tour – The playa seems featureless, but the lake bed is a complex environment. Search for clues to the shape of the constantly changing surface. See how our city and art affects the environment, and how Burning Man strives to Leave No Trace.

Wednesday

6:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Playa Sunrise Bike Tour – The “golden hour” after dawn is prime for photography and wildlife spotting. Tour the deep playa, find “Golden MOOP” at the trash fence, contemplate our place in the cycles of deep time. Cameras, binoculars and field guides welcome.

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM –  Playa Nature Bike Tour. The playa seems featureless, but the lake bed is a complex environment. Search for clues to the shape of the constantly changing surface. See how our city and art affects the environment, and how Burning Man strives to Leave No Trace.

5:00 PM – 7:30 PM –  Playa Sunset Bike Tour – Join desert experts on a 5 mile journey exploring the subtle geomorphic wonders that form Black Rock City’s backdrop. See how our city and art affects the environment, and how Burning Man strives to Leave No Trace.

Thursday

8:00 AM – 11:00AM – Playa Nature Bike Tour – The playa seems featureless, but the lake bed is a complex environment. Search for clues to the shape of the constantly changing surface. See how our city and art affects the environment, and how Burning Man strives to Leave No Trace.

5:00 PM – 7:30 PM – Playa Sunset Bike Tour – Join desert experts on a 5 mile journey exploring the subtle geomorphic wonders that form Black Rock City’s backdrop. See how our city and art affects the environment, and how Burning Man strives to Leave No Trace.

Andy leads another sunrise playa dynamics tour!

Andy leads another sunrise playa dynamics tour!

Friday

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Behind the Green Curtain Bike Tour: An interpretive bike tour of some of Black Rock City’s Green camps featuring solar installations, grey water set ups, recycling efforts, plastic-free living, solar cookers and much more, Come see what innovators are doing to make Black Rock City more environmentally friendly.

Saturday

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Behind the Green Curtain Bike Tour – An interpretive bike tour of some of Black Rock City’s Green camps featuring solar installations, grey water set ups, recycling efforts, plastic-free living, solar cookers and much more. Come see what innovators are doing to make Black Rock City more environmentally friendly.

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