On National Public Lands Day about 50 volunteers and Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) and Forest Service staff came together at Hopewell Lake, near Tres Piedras New Mexico, to do a few hours of trail work and celebrate the completion of more than 100 miles of CDT through the Carson National Forest.Continue reading “Hopewell Lake 2019”
Month: September 2019
Bernardo Waterfowl Area 2019
Three members (Ed, Larry, and myself) of the NM Volunteers for the Outdoors (NMVFO) joined staff from NM Game and Fish, Rocky Mountain Youth Corp, and other groups to assist staff from US Fish and Wildlife to gather saltgrass from Bernardo Waterfowl Area to replant at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge during National Public Lands Day the following Saturday.
Saltgrasss sod was gathered in large sheets by a small Caterpillar, or in small 1-foot clumps by volunteers with shovels, and loaded onto trucks and trailers for later transplant.Continue reading “Bernardo Waterfowl Area 2019”