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Hitch #3: Ridgecrest 1-3

Third Hitch, 8 days, tent camping, no amenities, and ya gurl is in the Mojave Desert! The destination is Ridgecrest, California where ACE actually has a small house rented out. ACE has been working with the Bureau of Land Management on this project since last November with two crews who alternate their off days at the […]

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Hitch #2: Tijuana Estuary

Second Hitch, Monday through Thursday, and a local commute so we aren’t camping. There’s a strictly enforced 6 AM departure time from the house (which sweet Liam learned the hard way). Then it’s a roughly 40 minute drive to Imperial Beach, the most southwestern city in the United States. Particularly we are working in Border […]

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Hitch #1: Irvine Ranch Conservancy

Day 1 We headed straight to the Irvine Ranch Conservancy (IRC) headquarters and sat down with some of the conservancy’s managers. After the solid 3 hours it took for us to get there (S/O LA traffic), it was nice to take a couple hours and learn about the IRC’s history, restoration goals, and current projects […]

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Training to the Trails.

Today wrapped up our second and last day of training. We covered the logistics of logging hours, time off, and house rules. We became Leave No Trace certified. We picked up some HOES. But really, we finally got our hands on some tools and learned the fundamentals of cleaning up and maintaining a trail. With […]

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First.

It’s me, JP and I’m blogging! I’ve been on site for roughly 24 hours now and BOY LET ME TELL YA..I feel so at home. The ACE Dulzura site, or “SoCal” site is the coolest place I’ve ever lived in. It’s a huge property composed of several houses with some very interesting history, think cult […]