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  • Volunteer to open a new appoved trail in Lake Isabella

    For those in the Lake Isabella, CA area, here is an opportunity to
    volunteer and open a trail.

    For additional information, contact Chris Horgan.

    >Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 07:52:22 -0800
    >From: Chris Horgan <>
    >Subject: REOPENING A TRAILl-not just trail maintenance
    >Thanks to all of you who have volunteered to help with the Lake
    >Isabella Trail Apreciation Days 3/13 & 14
    >I have just gotten approval for us to rehabilitate a trail that has
    >not been used for a while.
    >In these times of trail closure it is rare that we get to reopen trails.
    >It is a couple of miles long & is similar to the Kern Canyon trail in layout.
    >It has been fully NEPA approved & is legal. I spent five hours
    >walking part of it with the ranger the other day.
    >I hope this will spur those of you who were unsure of whether they
    >had the time to help.
    >Come on out & help us reopen a trail. THIS IS A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY
    >Lets show the BLM & Forest Service that we care about our trails.
    >Please bring your digital cameras so we can document our work.
    >March 13 & 14, 2004 8 AM please be early
    >178 in Lake Isabella CA exit onto 155 toward Kernville 1.1 miles
    >turn LEFT on KEYESVILLE ROAD just past Kern River, go 0.7 miles to
    >dirt parking area on left w toilets & kiosk.
    >FREE CAMPING is available right here. No water or electricity
    >Bring lunch, water, hat, gloves. We will have tools but bring,
    >shovel, pick, clippers if you can
    >Please email or call so we know how many volunteers to expect 760

    John Stewart
    Director, Environmental Affairs
    United Four Wheel Drive Associations,
    Natural Resource Consultant
    California Association of 4 Wheel Drive Clubs,
    Recreation Access and Conservation Editor,
    Moderator, MUIRNet - Multiple Use Information Resource Network
    1997 Jeep Wrangler