Day: March 8, 2021

Hikes

Mapping Workday at Tray with Andrew 3.15.21

This Outing is a part of our Clean Mountain Streams Campaign Mapping Workday at Tray with Andrew 3.15.21 Date: Monday March 15, 2021Time: 10 am – 3 pmLeader(s): Andrew LinkerLocation: Tray Mountain Road (Western half) Outing Description:Let the mapping begin! Help us record the mileage and location of all major illegal trail networks on the […]

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ForestNews

Old-growth happenings

by Sue Harmon : Board Member Cliff Shaw continues to ramble across his section of the Blue Ridge Mountains in search of new big trees and old-growth areas on the forest. His recent discoveries have prompted him to revise and update his Rambling Through Old-Growth Past and Present: A Personal Survey of Surviving Old-Growth on […]

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ForestNews

How long-gone homesteads led to the Clean Mountain Streams Campaign

By: David Govus Why should an environmentalist care about the condition of a road?  Seeing the Flatlands Road is enough to make one care. This eroding nightmare at one time connected several old homesteads to the community of Suches. The Forest Service now owns this land, and the road serves only as an off-road playground […]

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