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Browsing Archive: November, 2013

11/13 and 11/17

Posted by Scott Crellin on Monday, November 18, 2013,

The usual gang of geezers:  yours truly, Ken McIntyre and Howard Wiggins, head up to Cuyamaca Rancho State Park on Wed. 11-13.  We met up with one of the park staff, John Sproule, to remove downed trees on the Sugar Pine and Black Oak West trails.  In total, we removed about 10 trees, ranging from some small saplings to a massive oak that was about 40 inches across.  John showed us some clever techniques when using the big 32 inch chainsaw.  Post-work lunch was at the picnic area at Paso Pica...

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11/9/13

Posted by Scott Crellin on Sunday, November 10, 2013,
On Wed. 11-6, Ken McIntyre and I headed up to the Cuyamacas to work on the Black Oak west trail.  Sorry, no photos so you'll have to take my word for the fact that the trail is almost completely re-worked.  Mac and I hit the overgrowth with a combo of a brush cutter and pole hedger, followed by a dousing with herbicide on the cut stumps of ceanothus.  It was a lovely fall day, with views all the way to Point Loma, San Clemente Island and Catalina Island.

On Saturdy, 11-9, we had another outing...

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