We’re pleased to introduce Logan Van Buren as CATS Summer Trail Steward, assisting Bill on the maintenance of trails with its seemingly endless mowing this summer, plus pruning trails, putting up trail signs, exploring new trails, and more—we’re so glad to have him working with us.
Logan is a rising senior at Moriah Central High School and plans to work in the medical field after college. He runs track and cross country for Moriah—competing at the state championship level six times. He knows CATS trails both from hiking with his family and training for track by running on trails.
So if you see a young man out mowing plus pruning trails, putting up trail signs, exploring new trails, and more—please say hello and thank him for helping to make enjoyable hikes.
Mushroom Forage is Saturday, July 20!
Join Ari Rockland-Miller, co-founder of The Mushroom Forager, and learn to identify species fruiting in the Champlain Valley during summer. Workshop participants will also learn strategies and techniques for the ethical and sustainable harvesting of wild mushrooms.
This workshop will begin at 9:00 am with a colorful presentation introducing foraging safety, strategy, and our region’s most distinctive and delicious species.
Then, you’ll put on your forager’s eyes for a guided foray on the Black Kettle Trail (Trailhead is on south side of Cook Road, about 100 yds west of Leaning Rd). We expect the forage to last until about noon.
Because of the support of the Brooks and Joan Fortune Family Foundation, the fee for this workshop is $20 per person. Class size is limited so we encourage you to register today! Please register here.