We’re set for a 10-day Working Vacation starting this coming Friday. There is space available on the project, in particular the second weekend. We’ll be working the Santa Barbara Canyon, Madulce, Don Victor and Puerto Suelo Trails. For more information let us know at INFO@LPForest.org, all food will be provided for volunteers.
April 9: ORD Murietta Trail, Matilija
Ranger Heidi of the Ojai Ranger District will be leading this project to brush and clear the Murietta Trail in Matilija Canyon. The project starts at 0830, email Heidi for more information or to sign up: email@example.com
Volunteer with SBCTC as they work the Bill Wallace Trail above El Capitan State Park along the Gaviota Coast. For more information, click Meetup here.
April 16: Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center 11th Annual Open House
The Visitor Center at Wheeler Gorge will be hosting the 11th Annual Wheeler Open House. We’ll provide more details soon but there will be booths setup from a variety of local organizations, a guided nature hike, games, food and much MUCH more…….. A super fun event that is a must for families with kids of all ages.
April 16: ORD Chorro Grande Trail, Highway 33
Join Ranger Heidi of the Ojai Ranger District along the Chorro Grande Trail on the south side of Pine Mtn. The project starts at 0800, email Heidi for more information or to sign up: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 16: Slide Mountain Fire Lookout, Pyramid Lake
This is a cool event focused around California Trails Day. Slide Mountain is within the Los Padres National Forest but is administered by the Angeles National Forest. Volunteers will be meeting at Frenchman’s Flat at 0800 and working from there up towards the fire lookout. Email Chris Fabbro (email@example.com) for more information or to sign up.
April 16-17: VWA Santa Lucia Trail, Ventana Wilderness
Join the Ventana Wilderness Alliance as they work the Santa Lucia Trail from Memorial Park Campground. Meetup here for more information.
April 19: LPFA Wilderness Trails Presentation, Santa Barbara Veterans Hall
The LPFA is hosting a Trails Talk on Tuesday April 19 at the Santa Barbara Veterans Hall. James Wapotich will give a presentation about the Wilderness Trails of Santa Barbara County and there will be plenty of time to socialize and hang out talking trails – what could be better? For more information check out Meetup here, event is free for LPFA members.
April 23: Jesusita Trail, Santa Barbara Frontcountry
Another event focused on California Trails Day will be working the Jesusita Trail above Santa Barbara. The project starts at 0830 and will meet at the water treatment trailhead off San Roque Rd. For more information see Meetup here.
April 23-24: VWA Pine Ridge Trail, Ventana Wilderness
The Ventana Wilderness Alliance will be hosting a 2 day project along the Pine Ridge Trail working out of China Camp (near Pine Valley, spoiler alert). Meetup here for more details.
The second LPFA Working Vacation of 2016 will be set at Sycamore Camp along the Sisquoc River within the San Rafael Wilderness. We’ll be working the Sisquoc Trail downstream from Sycamore to Abel Camp. Access will be provided to Painted Rock Camp and down the Jackson Trail to camp. The water will be perfect in late May along the Sisquoc. INFO@LPForest.org
Little Pine Sunset, March 2016
THE PASSING OF A LOS PADRES LEGEND