Wagan Tech joins Overland Bound Mojave Cleanup event

Wagan Tech joins Overland Bound Mojave Cleanup event

Justin G11/16/20
From this past Friday through Sunday, Wagan participated in the "Mojave National Preserve Facelift/Trail Guardian Event" that was put on by our friends @ Overland Bound in conjunction with the National Park Service.
Wagan supplied trash bags and grabber sticks for people to use; they were a big hit with the cleanup crews!
The National Park Service was there to oversee the cleanup while determining what, if any, artifacts of historical value are; they provided the trailers and trucks to haul the trash, and we had an NPS Archaeologist with us who actively participated and taught us about the history of the Mojave while showing us significant places of historical value.
It was a great event that provided an exceptional service to the NPS, surrounding communities, and it allowed us to make a difference for future generations!
 
Video of our clean-up spot at the Death Valley Mine: 
 
Death Valley Mine on Google Maps: 
 
Details of the event can be found here: 
 
More detailed trip info:
"Needles Highway and Mojave Road turn off 35.051650 -114.676625
Thursday camp will be in the area of 35.055651 -114.689897
Friday 11-13, Leave camp between 0800-0900 hrs. drive the Mojave Road to the Base Camp. View the sites along the way and Cleanup as needed. Everyone at the event will be at the Thomas Base camp for this event.
Base Camp (Thomas Place/Ranch) 35.175409 -115.462134
Saturday 11-14, One group work at Death Valley Mine with the Park Archaeologist Dave Nichols starting at 0800 hrs. A second group will go to the Kessler Springs area and start the cleanup process. early 1900’s barn. This barn was damaged during the Dome fire, there is lots of history at this location.
Saturday evening Raffle back at Thomas Base Camp.
Death Valley Mine 35.221589 -115.462460
Sunday 11-15, Break camp and continue west on Mojave Road crossing the Soda Lake if passable, stopping at the Travelers Monument then crossing the Mojave River. 
Camp 35.038189 -116.384107"

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