Frosty Madulce, March 2015
Most of the Forest is experiencing cool, cloudy and hopefully rainy conditions today. That is going to change. By this weekend we are looking at potentially record setting heat across most of the Central Coast. And next week….. who knows. That’s part of the beauty of Spring. If you don’t like the weather, wait a day and you’ll get something different. Hope you’re finding some time on the trails and if you have any nice photos and you want to share, please send our way.
We’ve had quite a few questions of late asking for volunteer opportunities. We’ve outlined a few below. If you’d like us to mention any of your upcoming events, please send our way and we’d be happy to share.
WEST CUESTA RIDGE TRASH CLEANUP
San Luis Obispo
March 14, 9am
The illegal shooting range off West Cuesta Ridge in SLO has become quite a mess. A combination of LPNF, LPFA, CCCMB and LPFW forces are meeting this Saturday (3/14) at 9am to help clean up the mess. See the attached CCCMB map and Forest Press Release for more details. Hope to see you there……….
POTHOLE TRAIL BRUSHING PROJECT
The Ojai Ranger District is having the last in a series of trail projects along the Pothole Trail outside of Lake Piru. The project is most likely full but if you are dieing to work a remote backcountry trail this weekend, there might still be some room. Contact Ranger Heidi: firstname.lastname@example.org
SANTA CRUZ TRAIL, LITTLE PINE TRAIL MAINTENANCE
March 15, 9am
The SBMTV is hosting a trail project along the Little Pine section of the Santa Cruz Trail. The work will mostly be along the southern wall of Little Pine down towards 19 Oaks Camp. For more information contact Chris Orr: email@example.com
MISSION PINE TRAIL SAWYER WORK
March 27 – 29
The LPFA will be continuing work along the Mission Pine Trail in the SB high country. The project will be based out of Mission Pine Spring Camp and will be focused on logging the trees across the trail between Mission Pine Spring and Mission Pine Basin. The project will be stock supported, which means light packs and good food. If interested please contact Curt Cragg: Curt@LPForest.org
The 11th Annual Wheeler Gorge Open House is schedule for April 11. This year promises to be the best Open House yet as we’re focusing the event on recreation as well as education. You’ll hear much more about this in the coming weeks but be sure to put this on your calendar. April 11 – ALL DAY!
Piedra Blanca – Gene Marshall Trail, Mount Pinos Ranger District