Trailwork with CORBA on Rogers Road in Topanga State Park on July 17, 2010

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Registering at the start of the event
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Getting the tools out of the trailer at the trailhead
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Trail crew leader Hans explains how to safely use the tools
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The eastern end of the Backbone Trail
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Hiking up Rogers Road to get to the work site
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Where the trail is really overgrown, it is mostly with grass such as here
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Another overgrown section
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There are still some places with lots of wildflowers, in the middle of July!
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Gathering at the oak tree. We'll work our way back down the trail from here.
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Hans with the weed whip, cutting down the tall grass other small plants
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A State Park ranger is here to help
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Using a hedge trimmer to remove brush that's too big for the weed whip.
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Trimmings lie on the trail before being moved off the trail and out of sight
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Sawing up a larger piece
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Taking breaks is an important part of trailwork!
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We had to relocate this resident before removing the branch from over the trail
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After we're finished, the trail is clear of brush, at least until the next rain.