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Posts tagged: Carson National Forest

Six Baltimore Teens Part of Carson National Forest Student Conservation Project

The Student Conservation Association hiked into the Cruces Basin Wilderness this summer to do some basic trail maintenance.  This involved lifting and moving rocks and breaking ground to make the trail easier to hike.

The Student Conservation Association hiked into the Cruces Basin Wilderness this summer to do some basic trail maintenance. This involved lifting and moving rocks and breaking ground to make the trail easier to hike.

Imagine traveling 2,000 miles from home for the first time to trade high-rise buildings for towering trees, city lights for twinkling stars, and an urban cacophony for the melodies of songbirds.

For most of us, this would be a vacation.  For six Baltimore teenagers, it was a journey to work long, hard days to restore the wilderness character of the Carson National Forest in New Mexico. Read more »