@hikermor thanks for posting this! Over my years with REI, I've participated in a bunch of stewardship events, mostly focused on trail building and maintenance. I love walking trails where I've done work as I often recognized the section of trail and feel a sense of pride in having helped! One of my favorite projects, however, was with our Grand Opening team for our Olympia REI store - where we pulled and removed the equivalent of ~7 football fields of ivy from a local park in the area - that was a very satisfying day!

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