A Trail Construction Primer

Four of us were struggling to keep our footing on the side of a hill covered with tall, dry grass. Dead ahead of us was a thicket of poison oak and 10-foot-tall manzanita. We were marking a potential trail route… Continue Reading


With our help, wreaths will honor departed veterans

  It was a clear crisp afternoon at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo yesterday. Precise rows of headstones stood in military-perfect formation.  Names, ranks, military branches, birthdays and death dates were carved upon each gravestone, a lasting tribute to the north state veterans and… Continue Reading