Thank you to everyone in ONSC who came out to help with the work day at Uwharrie! With the sponsorship of a number of regional clubs and John Deere, we got a ton of work done today at three different sites in Uwharrie National Forest.
The ONSC crew, among many volunteers, worked on the Wolf’s Den Trailhead, which is our club sponsored trail in Uwharrie. We did a number of things:
- Removed an old rotten tree
- Removed all the old split-rail fencing, which has proven to be ineffective at keeping out vehicles
- Cleaned up a bunch of brush
- Dug out the tail ditches
- Packed the tail ditches with hay bails
- Installed a brand new information kiosk
- Started the installation of all new wooden guardrail fencing
One bit of bad news is that Terry ( USFS ) told us that Rocky Mountain Loop will be temporarily closed between Sawmill and Slab Pile ( Kodak Rock section ) due to the archaeological sites located around Kodak. We were told that the trails would be opened as soon as the new guardrail is finished around that area. THIS IS THE REASON why it is IMPORTANT that we continue volunteering at Uwharrie. Our volunteering efforts help KEEP UWHARRIE OPEN for many years to come.
Overall we had a great time! Thanks again to everyone who came out and enjoy the pictures!
( most of ) Our crew:
Clearing out the tail ditches:
Laying the line:
Moving some hay:
And finally, Darring rock crawling his JD!