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Clean-up day

 

Photo Courtesy Jim Minnick

Students from Catlin-Gabel School in Portland, spent the day, May 20, cleaning up the Klickitat Trail a Rail-trails project. Rail-trails are multi-purpose public paths created along inactive or abandoned railroad corridors. Flat or following a gentle grade, they traverse urban, suburban and rural America. Ideal for many uses, such as bicycling, walking, horseback riding, in-line skating, cross-country skiing and wheelchair recreation, rail-trails are extremely popular as recreation and transportation corridors. To date, more than 12,000 miles of rail-trails have been created across the country. Rail-trails also serve as historic and wildlife conservation corridors, linking isolated parks...



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