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Arrival Day - Illinois Trail Corps: Kickapoo

on Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:16


June 29 was Illinois Trail Corps arrival day at Kickapoo State Recreation Area, just west of Danville, Illinois. Illinois Trail Corps supervisor Steve French, our trail building instructor Chad Irey from Dirt Artisans, and I (Steve B.) welcomed Team "Mighty" Oak 5 from Americorps NCCC North Central Region to camp. From left to right, back row: Jen (CA), Shannon (CA), Jennifer (WA), Cameron (TX), Tyler (CA), Gabe (GA); front row: Steve French, Tony (IN), Chad Irey (KY), me (who looks like I've become Chad's second and unwelcome head), and the Illinois DNR's Zach Donoho, Danville-area born

Welcome Oak 5 to Illinois Trail Corps

on Fri, 06/12/2015 - 10:07

Came this morning: the team brochure for Oak 5, the Americorps NCCC service team who will join Illinois Trail Corps at Kickapoo State Recreation Area at the end of June. Welcome to Illinois Tony from Indiana, Tyler, Jenia & Shannon from California, Gabe from Georgia, Jennifer from Washington, and Leslie and Cameron from Texas—we can't wait to meet you and put tools into those mighty Oak 5 hands!