They call it “hiking with a purpose.”
Poudre Wilderness Volunteers (PWV), which received an environmental stewardship award December 6th, 2009 from the Larimer County Commissioners and the Environmental Advisory Board, has been assisting the U.S Forest Service since 1995, patrolling, repairing, and caring for the wilderness on foot and on horseback. This year, its members put in 22,080 hours of work, the equivalent of $450,000 worth of time and effort, according to Forest Service records. One member totaled over 2,000 hours.
Read more: PWV Receives Environmental Stewardship Award