Tag: recreation

U.S. Forest Service Launches Online Map for Designated Recreation Sites in California

The U.S. Forest Service Pacific has launched what they’re calling a “GIS map” (for those of us – like me – who are acronymically deficient, you can just call it the “geographic information system map) that provides information on the current status of campgrounds, day-use, picnic, and other designated recreation sites on national forest ground …

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John Deere Joins Tread Lightly!’s Restoration for Recreation Program

It was announced yesterday that John Deere is joining Tread Lightly!’s Restoration for Recreation program as the newest sponsor. I am a big fan of Tread Lightly! projects, and support initiatives like the Restoration for Recreation that help to bring sponsors, government agencies and volunteers together to proactively manage and protect access to public lands. …

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Tread Lightly! Stewardship Grant Deadline Approaching: June 1, 2012!

Every year the non-profit Tread Lightly! organization offers Stewardship Grants to individual members and clubs to promote responsible outdoor recreation and to encourage recreationists to become more involved in the stewardship of the areas they enjoy. These grants are designed to help individuals and clubs organize clean-ups, trail maintenance work days and other small stewardship projects. Through …

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