Ute Lake State Park 2018

[I need to record notes about trail building projects, or the details become hazy over time.]

Ute Lake State Park project with the NMVFO was the weekend of October 5-7, in far eastern New Mexico near Logan, the second year in a row at this site. Jennie was project leader, and cook!

We removed grass and plants in the trail on Saturday to define the trail, and later removed sand burrs and burned them at the campfire. Continue reading “Ute Lake State Park 2018”

Valle de Oro 2018

“Build Your Refuge Day” at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge in Albuquerque’s south valley, was unlike any trail building project I have done before with the NMVFO. Ten volunteers from the group acted as co-trail bosses at five work stations along a section of the Camino Real, to supervise any member of the public that wanted to volunteer an hour of so to help build trail, spreading crusher-fine (gravel). Ed and I headed station 5.

Many people showed up to help. Continue reading “Valle de Oro 2018”