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National Public Lands Day offers ‘More Ways to Connect with Nature’

A picture of a trails crew with a chainsaw preparing to cut a downed log.
Trained members of the Backcountry Horsemen of Missouri work to clear a fallen tree. Several of the state chapters are dedicated to ensuring forest trails are in great condition for hikers, bikers and horseback riders. (USDA Forest Service photo) The Cole Creek Trail on the Mark Twain National Forest in…
trails, horses, horse riders, volunteerism, trail maintenance

Wild mustangs help Forest Service wilderness rangers do their jobs

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wild mustangs, horses, wilderness