First, let's make sure we're all speaking Illinoisan: it's pronounced "embrah." You're welcome.
Americorps NCCC can't send us a team this summer to repair trails at Weldon Springs State Park.
The program's admin says that applications for teams this hitch outnumbered available teams 2-1, and has asked us to consider applying for a fall team instead, serving mid-September to November 1.
Nice front page article in the Clinton Journal today on Illinois Trail Corps and the work we aim to do at Weldon Springs State Park this summer. We can #maketrailswork!
I spent this beautiful day hiking around Woodyard Trails and some acreage acquired by the land trust Grand Prairie Friends and the Lumpkin Foundation today, just outside of downtown Charleston, Illinois. (This is work; some days it's lucky to be me).