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Mitch

Changing of the Guard

I am pleased to pass the reins of MWBA into the capable hands of Jenny Johnson, who was Vice President for the last year. Jenny was unanimously voted as MWBA’s President by our board. We’ve Done a Lot I have enjoyed participating in and contributing to…

National Trails Day June 2, 2012

National Trails Day was bright and clear when we gathered at Red Box to divide up and work on the Gabrielino Trail.  While some groups worked from the top of Mount Wilson on other trails, MWBA, CORBA, Bear Canyon Trail…

National Forests Land Management Plan Amendments

A number of us attended the Angeles National Forest’s 5/30/2012 open house on proposed modifications to their Forest Plan.  This  is of high interest to our community, since it may involve increasing the amount of designated Wilderness in several Southern…

MWBA March News

The March L.A. River Ranger District Angeles National Forest Volunteer Meeting was held March 21st.  This bi-monthly meeting allows all volunteer groups working in the forest to report on their work and discuss common issues with the Forest Service staff.…

Gabrielino Trail Work II

We had another very successful work day on the Gabrielino January 14th.  A total of 14 people showed up, including at least one first time trail worker, Mike Stoner.  The crews hiked in from the access road halfway between Clear…

Gabrielino Trail Work

From Steve Messer’s report with minor edits: On a cool and mostly clear Saturday, we joined CORBA to work on the Gabrielino trail. The Gabrielino between Switzers and Red Box was opened to the public back in May 2011, though…