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Meghan Morrissey Gives Back at National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day took place on September 24, 2011.  National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer event for public lands in the United States.

Meghan worked on the Blizzard Pass Trail near Grand Lake, Colorado,  which is part of the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest.   Meghan, along with 20 other volunteers, built approximately 170 feet of “turnpike.”   Turnpikes are used to elevate the trail above wet ground.  The technique uses fill material to build up the trail base higher than the surrounding water table.

The 2011 NPLD Blizzard Pass Volunteers and Staff

The Turnpike is Built with a Culvert Below to Allow Water to Flow Underneath

Soil and Rock is Added to Fill the Turnpike

The Completed Turnpike is Behind Meghan. Without This Section of Turnpike the Trail Resembles a Swamp!

Members of the Colorado OHV Statewide Trail Crew Showcasing Their Work

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Lorna Farrow Memorial Fun Shoot

LLF 2011 poster

Lorna Farrow Memorial Fun Shoot

At the Fun Shoot, participants first are given a short firearms safety presentation then cycle through stations.  The 2011 stations include 22-caliber rifle, black powder rifle, a caliber comparison, shotgun skeet 5 stand, archery, air pistol/ rifle, .22-caliber pistol, and .40-caliber steel handgun.

The Lorna Farrow Group is a non-profit group built to continue the passion of its namesake; the awareness of the devastation of Cancer and the healing by empowerment through recreational hunting and shooting sports through various community partnership including 4H.

http://www.lornafarrow.com

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