Tag: Conservation

May 21

Comments needed on Antiquities Act review

From John Stewart, Cal4Wheel Natural Resources Consultant: The Department of Interior is taking public comments concerning its review of the Antiquities Act of 1906 and National Monuments created under this Act. BlueRibbon Coalition has made it very easy to submit comments. Go HERE A review of National Monuments and the process to create them is …

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Aug 01

Courtright Base Camp – High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew

Family-friendly camping with multiple projects for people of all ages. Event Date: 08/13/2015 – 08/16/2015 Cost: FREE You are encouraged to stay over Thursday night to acclimate. Food will be provided Thursday night through Sunday lunch. Volunteers can work Friday, Saturday and Sunday, you do not have to be at the event for all three …

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Jul 01

Long Meadow Back Packing Trip – High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew

Back Packing trip, rock work. Event Date: 07/19/2015 – 07/25/2015 Cost: FREE This is not any easy trip, high altitude and 5-7 mile long hike into and out of base camp. You are encouraged to stay over Saturday night at the trail head to acclimate. Please provide you own food for Saturday night and Sunday …

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Jun 27

Big Meadows Base Camp – High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew

Family-friendly camping with multiple projects for people of all ages. Event Date: 07/09/2015 – 07/12/2015 Event Type: Vital Trail Maintenance (VTM) Trip Type: Car Camping Base Cost: FREE You are encouraged to stay over Thursday night to acclimate. Food will be provided Thursday night through Sunday lunch. Volunteers can work Friday, Saturday and Sunday, you …

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Apr 03

Adopt a Crag season gears up!

Adapted from the Adapt a Crag website: Every year the Access Fund supports event organizers who lead trail restoration projects and cleanups at their climbing areas as part of the nation’s largest annual climber-centric stewardship campaign. Adopt a Crag originated in 2000 as part of the Access Fund’s Kickin’ Anniversary. Originally incorporated as an event that …

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Feb 04

Sportsmen’s Priorities Included in 2014 Farm Bill

After three long years of debate, the United States Senate passed the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act, also known as the 2014 Farm Bill. This bipartisan legislation enhances and strengthens vital polices important to sportsmen and women across the United States and has been a long time priority of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus …

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Aug 28

Environmentalism, Budget Cuts to blame for Rim Fire

As the Rim fire continues to burn closer and into Yosemite, nobody seems to want to point out why this fire is burning so well, or so fast. The answer is environmentalism, and budget cuts that have prohibited proper forest conservation. Environmentalism is the idiotic belief that man knows what’s best for the forest, and …

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