A Very Rewarding Day with the PATC

Photo: by Paul Dickens David Forrer, Cohort VI, learning how to use a cross-cut saw. I don’t think of myself as a whiner…but then, what whiner does? Patsy (my wife and favorite hiking buddy) and I hiked Ramsey’s Draft, Jerry’s Run, and Road Hollow loop back in October. Navigating the first two of those trails…

Middle River Cleanup Success

With the help of Team Riverwalkers, and 14 other teams totaling nearly 100 volunteers, the Friends of the Middle River (FOMR) removed 150 tires, and filled a 30 cubic yard dumpster ~2/3 full of an assortment of trash, from the Middle River during our annual cleanup this year. – FOMR Chairman Dave Mangun HMNs were…

Trees for Harrisonburg

Recently, Headwaters Master Naturalists joined other volunteers to help the City of Harrisonburg plant over 50 trees. On Wednesday, October 24, Kathy McKenzie, Cohort V, planted trees around Thomas Harrison Middle School, and on Saturday, October 27, trees were planted along a small tributary at Heritage Forest and Gardens. A variety native species were planted,…