“In The Wilderness” - Aimee Cho, Westside Dance Project, mini contemporary solo, 1st overall, 24 Seven Los Angeles, February 2017 ★ Choreography by Jessie Riley ♪ Orphée and the Princess ~ Philip Glass
May #conservationlands15 Social Media Takeover: BLM and Partners Maintain Montana Trails and Wilderness
The BLM Dillon Field Office in Montana rebuilt a section of the Continental Divide Trail with the help of participants from the Montana Wilderness Association and the Montana Conservation Corps. The trail had been heavily damaged from a large landslide in a steep and narrow canyon within the Centennial Mountains Wilderness Study Area. The project involved removing tons of loose rock and then felling and stripping trees to build a wall to support the trail. The 12 MWA volunteers, eight-member MCC crew and BLM employees completed the heavy, difficult task within a week.
The majority of the Continental Divide Trail managed by the BLM is located within the Centennial Mountains Wilderness Study Area. The 27,691 Centennial Mountains WSA contains some of the most wild and biologically important lands in southwest Montana. The area provides refuge for grizzly bears and other rare and endangered species that require wild, undeveloped landscapes for survival. Visitors to the area enjoy backcountry hiking, horseback riding, fishing and more.
Note: The #conservationlands15 Social Media Takeover is a 2015 monthly celebration of the 15th anniversary of the BLM’s National Conservation Lands.