Rain and cold wind oscillate through the night, but the morning brings some serenity.
The weather is still not exactly balmy, but the hardy conservation project leaders are undaunted. I sign up with Sandy from the BLM to do some road rehabilitation in the Calico wilderness area. Here’s what we start with:
The first attempt was a less obtrusive flexible signpost, but it was ignored. Now the burlier pipe barrier has been ignored also. Our goal is to make circumventing the pipes less attractive. Ultimately the hope is that the tracks will regrow and the pipes can be removed. Here’s what we accomplish:
After our work we hike to a small cave for lunch, then install a few more pipe barriers before heading back.