East Bay Trail Dogs
A volunteer organization maintaining trails throughout Contra Costa and Alameda counties, California, USA
Selected East Bay Trail Dogs Projects – 2014
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Trail Work at Mangini Ranch 7 January 2014: This project was to enlarge a trail in poor condition.

Lance Nielsen using a McLeod for tread work while Bud Murphy and Joe Stadum rest

Historical marker at the Mangini Ranch (photo from http://www.findyourtrail.com/)

Land Cleanup at Marsh Creek Road Property 4 March 2014:  This project was at a property on Marsh Creek Road recently bought by Save Mount Diablo. We had to assemble junk all over one part of the property and pile it up for dumpster removal.

Fred Radigan hauling away rotten lumber; Lucy Sherbondy picking up scrap metal.

Trail Work at Mt Diablo State Park 25 March 2014: This project was to correct deficiencies on the Summit Trail at Mt. Diablo State Park.  Berms were removed and the grade was re-established.

Carol Lane and Nelson Max using pulaskis to remove hardened berms

Reaching the top of Summit trail (photo by http://www.diablotimetrial.com/)

Trail Work on the Chaparral Trail 15 April 2014: This project was to re-establish a trail that had become overgrown. The Chaparral Trail is in an area off of Marsh Creek Rd (at the Divide Reservoir) in Clayton.

John van Heertum tamping with a claw; Larry Beans repairing the back slope with a pulaski

Grass Cutting at a Save Mount Diablo Property in Clayton 6 May 2014

Carol Lane and John van Heertum weed whacking


Trail Work at Mt Diablo State Park 27 May 2014: This was a tread work and grass cutting project on the Camp Force trail on Mt. Diablo.

Francesca Verdier and Carol Lane raking away the grass they cut


Pruning Work at Mt Diablo State Park 24 June 2014: This project was to prune overgrown sections of the Eagle Peak trail at Mt. Diablo.

John van Heertum and Larry Beans pruning

View of Mt. Diablo from Eagle Peak (photo from http://www.summitpost.org/)


Land Cleanup at Curry Canyon Ranch 7 October 2014: The project at Curry Canyon Ranch (which borders Mt. Diablo State Park) was to dismantle various shacks on the property, and load stuff into dumpsters.

John van Heertum and Jim Cartan taking old buildings apart



Walter Moeller, Lance Nielson and Lucy Sherbondy throwing trash into the dumpster


View of Mt. Diablo from Curry Canyon Ranch (photo from http://www.contracostatimes.com/


Trail Work at Irish Canyon 4 November 2014: The project was to widen a trail that had become overgrown.


John van Heertum removing duff; Larry Beans displays the East Bay Trail Dogs shirt


View of Mt. Diablo from Irish Canyon (photo by Stephen Joseph, www.StephenJosephPhoto.com)


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