July 9, 2000

Your Help Is Needed on Trails
From The Mountain Press

   SHAVER LAKE -- What makes a person want to be a Volunteer? What is so special about the connection with the volunteers and the project? Shaver Lake has the answer.
   The Shaver Lake Volunteer Steering Committee meets once a month at the Camp Edison office and is headed by Rich Bagley. An exciting energy of ideas flow back and forth across the table. A special sense of awe and amazement appears as Biologists Steve Byrd accounts stories of the ecosystem and wildlife surrounding Shaver Lake.
   In the past year, the number of individuals committed to the Southern California Edison Company's (SCE) Adopt-A-Trail volunteer program has increased significantly. SCE owns approximately 15,000 acres of land in the Shaver lake area that is open and accessible to the public.
"They are great land stewards with good selective cutting practices and trail maintenance programs," observes Greg Goodman, author of The Walkers Companion, a local hiking book concerning the Shaver Lake and Huntington Lake regions. These trails cannot exist without your help.
The volunteers are the keys to the trail success.
   The primary objective of the Adopt-A-Trail program is to maintain a series of trails that surround the perimeter of Shaver Lake. "We currently have over half the trails adopted, and the program can always use your support in forming new recruits," states Rich Bagley.
   Eventually there will be 21 trails all marked with easily identifiable trail signs. If you or your organization would like to spend some time helping with construction of new trails, maintenance of existing trails, or even sponsoring your own trail through our Adopt-A-Trail program, please contact Greg or Andy Goodman at (559) 841-6281 for trail project information. You need information on volunteering for other recreation, ecosystem, or wildlife projects, please contact Rich Bagley or Steve Byrd at (559) 841-314.




Angeles National Forest
701 North Santa Anita Avenue
Arcadia, CA 91006
TTY 626-574-5209

Cleveland National Forest 
10845 Rancho Bernardo Road
Rancho Bernardo, CA 92127-2107
TTY 858-674-2932

Eldorado National Forest
100 Forni Road
Placerville, CA 95667
TTY 530-642-4552

Inyo National Forest
873 North Main Street
Bishop, CA 93514
TTY 760-873-2538

Klamath National Forest
1312 Fairlane Road
Yreka, CA 96097
TTY 530-841-4573

Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
870 Emerald Bay Road, Suite 1
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
TTY 530-541-4036

Lassen National Forest
2550 Riverside Drive
Susanville, CA 96130
TTY 530-257-6244

Los Padres National Forest
6755 Hollister Ave., Suite 150
Goleta, CA 93117
TTY 805-967-4487

Mendocino National Forest
875 N. Humboldt
Willows, CA 95988
TTY 530-934-7724

Modoc National Forest
800 West 12th Street
Alturas, CA 96101
TTY 530-233-8708

Plumas National Forest
P.O. Box 11500
159 Lawrence Street
Quincy, CA 95971
TTY 888-822-3119

San Bernardino National Forest
1824 Commercenter Circle
San Bernardino, CA 92408-3430
TTY 909-383-5616

Sequoia National Forest
900 West Grand Avenue
Porterville, CA 93257
TTY 559-781-6650

Shasta-Trinity National Forests
2400 Washington Avenue
Redding, CA 96001
TDD 530-242-2237

Sierra National Forest
1600 Tollhouse Road
Clovis, CA 93612
TTY 559-322-4925

Six Rivers National Forest
1330 Bayshore Way
Eureka, CA 95501
707-442-1721 (voice and TTY)

Stanislaus National Forest
19777 Greenley Road
Sonora, CA 95370
TTY 209-533-0765

Tahoe National Forest
Highway 49 & Coyote Streets
Nevada City, CA 95959
TTY 530-478-6118

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