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After Fire, Who Rebuilds Our Trails In The San Gabriel Mountains?

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#178: Fire and flood are ravaging Southern California like never before. Agencies like the Forest Service are allocating more and more resources towards fire management – but that leaves little time and money for trail rehabilitation. Enter volunteer groups like Lowelifes Respectable Citizen's Club. They work with the forest service to fill in the gaps, rebuilding trails destroyed in the Angeles National Forest. 

HTLA Producer Evan Jacoby and LAist climate emergency reporter Erin Stone recently joined the Lowelifes on the Kenyon Devore trail on Mt. Wilson, to find out what it really takes to build our trails... and why groups of volunteers are the ones doing it.

For more information about the history of rehabbing these trails, and some great photos of the crew at work, check out Erin Stone's reporting on 

The Forest Service Can’t Keep Up With What The Climate Crisis Is Doing To Our Trails. Volunteers Are Filling The Gap

How The Historic Mount Wilson Trail Is Being Rebuilt After Fire And Flood

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