South San Juan Broadband • Entered by Carole McWilliams on March 30, 2021

SSJ Broadband meeting

March 22, 2021

Participants and Hours

Pre Planning hours 2
Post Admin hours 1
Activity Hours 1.75
Participants 15
Total Hours 29.25

Key Issue: Multiple apply
Activity Type: Broadband Meeting (prep, implementation & follow up)
Key Partners: SJNF, SJMA
Landscape/area: San Juan National Forest (1864595 acres)

Short Description of Activity

Broadband meeting with speakers: Kristina Schenck, Lead Wilderness Ranger, Columbine RD and David Taft, Conservation Director, SJMA. Kristina mentioned that a grant did come through to clear the Elk Creek Trail of avalanche debris estimated to be 50 feet deep in places and to build treat where needed. Some explosives will likely be used.


Kristina told about e-registration at some boxes at Weminuche trailheads this summer and opportunities for volunteers to help count people as they enter to see how the registration compliance is. David told of SJMA Ambassadors who will greet people at trailheads and on trails to convey Leave No Trace and ask people to treat the area well. Volunteers can sign up to accompany Ambassadors on website.

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