Volunteer Project October Saturday 15th
Where to get basic first aid and CPR training
Nate received approval from the Forest Service to complete the switchback at the top of McKee Creek. As part of his Boy Scout Eagle Project he lead a troup of volunteers to the site where they dug with picks, pulaskis, hoes and shovels a new track through the sagebush.
Ryan's project was done on the North Fork of the Gibson Jack Trail. Improvements included shoring up sections of trail, removing stumps, general trimming of brush, and moving lumber from a pile that was left 20 years ago to fix damage on current bog bridges. on the North Fork of Gibson Jack Creek
Three Scouts finished their projects located in McNabb Canyon
Cameron Crandall Henry Godfrey Spencer Crandall
Their work eliminated six unnecessary creek crossing on McNabb Creek. Although McNabb Creek dries up in late summer, there is a lot of water in the spring and early summer. Hikers have a difficult time keeping their feet dry and may avoid McNabb Canyon, which is unfortunate because the canyon is beautiful in the spring.
The Federal government owns 61.6% of Idaho, only exceeded a little bit by Utah 64.9%, and a lot by Alaska 84.9%. However, Idaho has the greatest percent of its land in national forests 38.2% and it contains 4.8 million acres of wilderness, 3rd largest in the U.S..