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Construction begins on the Cutthroat Trail

Phase one trail construction will begin this week on the Cutthroat Trail, a roughly 5.5-mile trail situated above the East Fork of Hermosa Creek on the Columbine Ranger District. This new multiple-use trail will be accessible to E-bikes, hikers, horseback riders, and mountain bikers wanting to explore the Hermosa area, and will be the first non-motorized trail open to E-Bikes. Public use of the trail will not be allowed during phase one construction, which will be complete September 30th.

Agencies release story map about Lake Tahoe West

Lake Tahoe West partners have released an interactive “story map” to explain ongoing and proposed actions to restore forests and watersheds across 59,000 acres of Lake Tahoe’s west shore.

NFF Supports Nine Conservation Connect Fellows to Support Collaborative and Volunteer Projects

2020 marks the third year of the Conservation Connect Fellowship program. This year we have nine Fellows from the University of Montana, Vermont Law School, Yale, Cal State LA, and the University of Michigan. Fellows are working on a variety of projects from an analysis of collaborative groups in Idaho and Montana to increasing volunteer engagement in Colorado.

Partners work together to restore and protect Bill Williams Mountain

The Kaibab National Forest, in partnership with Coconino County, the National Forest Foundation, and the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, began technical steep slope forest restoration and fuels reduction work on the mountain in September 2019. This