22 Oct '15, 1am

Check out @RunnersWorld article: Land purchase benefits trail runners! @wser100 @NorthernSierra

By acquiring the land, the Northern Sierra Partnership, a coalition between the American River Conservancy and Nature Conservancy, wants to revamp land management and recreation opportunities. Its priorities include reducing the density of trees in the forest to help prevent wildfires, improving the health of an important watershed, and converting old logging roads into recreational trails for runners in the nearby communities. The $10 million deal also frees the last major private section of the Western States Trail, allowing one of the nation’s most popular ultramarathons—Western States—to continue without interruption from private landowners. Craig Thornley, director of the prestigious 100-mile race, said the deal guarantees access to a crucial one-mile section. Prior to the purchase, each year the race organization asked permission from three Georgia timber companies t...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/trail-racing/land-purchase-op...

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