Posts Tagged: stewardship

2020 Human Impact, White Mountains

Georgiana Falls Path - Lincoln, New Hampshire
2020 Human Impact, White Mountains - During these strange times, like many of you, I have been trying to stay safe and worrying about family and friends. I also have watched the New Hampshire White Mountains get trashed over the last few months. While human impact (overuse) is not a new problem here in the White Mountains, it has gotten much worse during the Coronavirus pandemic...[Continue reading] ...

Legitimate Flagging, White Mountains

Mount Tecumseh Trail - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Flagging on Birch Tree - Mt Tecumseh Trail (2012) Legitimate Flagging (survey tape) - On a trail inspection with a Forest Service assistant district ranger in 2012, a topic of discussion was survey flagging tape on trees along the White Mountains trail system. It needs to be pointed out that some of the survey flagging tape you see along trails in the White Mountains marks trees that are being used for research. Much of this flagging has no identifying marks ...