BLT News

2019 Bucket Brigade team members

BLT Bucket Brigade 2019 What a team!

By Jim McKinnon / September 19, 2019

And the winner is Chuck Watts for the 2019 tree watering season. Chuck attended every tree watering day this year, with Sherry and Darryl hot on his heels. Notice from the photo that Chuck has won before! With the rain starting early this year, we finished a month early with 11 watering days. We discussed…

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Bridges placed at Cheadle Lake August 27, 2019

More bridges at Cheadle Lake

By Jim McKinnon / August 28, 2019

Bridges #2 and #3 at Cheadle Lake were installed August 27, 2019. Bridge #2 was set in place at 10:35 am and #3 was set at 11:15 am. Forslund Crane from Albany did the lifts and Rick Franklin Co. transported the bridges to the site. These were the same companies that installed Bridge #1 last…

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Robbi and Jim with their winning buckets

And the winner is…

By Jim McKinnon / November 11, 2016

We’ve been reporting on our awesome bucket brigade, who kept all our young trailside trees healthy through the long dry summer. That numbers for 2016 are now in. Ready for the shocker? 8219 gallons of water used 17 watering days, with a total of 88 person days 93 gallons of water carried per person on each trip…

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BLT Watering Brigade winds down for 2016

By Jim McKinnon / October 3, 2016

Fill. Carry. Walk. Pour. Repeat. If you’ve walked at Cheadle Lake, you’ve maybe noticed a number of young trees planted along the trail. If you’ve walked on a Thursday morning, you may have been inconvenienced by a water truck being driven down the trail. This is the Build Lebanon Trails volunteer water brigade. Every Thursday morning throughout…

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