Legacy Trails Program Awardee

 

Mount Shavano Trail and Riparian Habitat Restoration Project

The Mount Shavano Trail and Riparian Habitat Restoration Project will build over 3700 feet of full-bench trail in a more sustainable location, installing 125 timber check steps and 2700 square feet of retaining walls.


Applicant: Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (CFI)
Project Location: San Isabel National Forest, Colorado
Amount Awarded: $83,919.00

Closure, stabilization, and restoration will follow on 4100 feet of an unplanned, mining-era (ca.1902) trail that runs adjacent to a stream and is seasonally flooded by snowmelt, causing significant erosion and poor hiking conditions. A six-member CFI trail crew will work from June through September each season augmented by eight weeks of a 10-person Rocky Mountain Youth Corps crew and 120 volunteer days. This segment is part of a six-year effort involving two separate crews working simultaneously to reconstruct/reroute this 14er summit route, a U.S. Forest Service Trail Maintenance Priority Area. The project benefits habitat for the Uncompahgre fritillary butterfly, Canada lynx, wolverine, Pine Marten, Boreal owl, Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, white-tailed ptarmigan, northern goshawk, and olive-sided flycatcher.


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