Tag: South Fowl Snowmobile Trail

Exciting news on the South Fowl/Tilbury Trail!

The U.S. Forest Service will be hiking in on the trail on Wednesday, September 21 to conduct blasting on the trail. The Forest Service has targeted 45 individual rocks and boulders that they intend to blast, so people in the vicinity may hear 45 different booms, up to a couple of miles away. There is [Continue]

Join ACMU on a Tilbury Trail clean-up

Arrowhead Coalition for Multiple Use invites members and friends to a trail clearing party! Sunday, July 17, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Meet at the South Fowl/Tilbury Trail trailhead on the Arrowhead Trail. When we’ve done what we can do (until about 2 p.m.), we’ll gather at Gale & Carbine Carlson’s cabin for dinner & visiting. [Continue]

Another South Fowl clearing day — join us!

Some ACMU volunteers will be working on the trail again on Saturday, November 14. We plan to be there at about 10 a.m. WE ENCOURAGE ANYONE INTERESTED IN USING THIS TRAIL THIS WINTER TO SHOW UP AND HELP OUT WITH TRAIL CLEARING. We know it’s deer season, but if you’ve gotten your deer, please consider [Continue]

All hands on deck! Come help clear the South Fowl trail

If people want to use the South Fowl Snowmobile Trail this winter, HELP is needed! The US Forest Service has been great to work with on the long-awaited South Fowl Snowmobile Trail which will provide winter access from McFarland Lake to South Fowl Lake. US Forest Service crews, with help from the Minnesota Conservation Corps, [Continue]

Judge upholds U.S. Forest Service process on South Fowl snowmobile trail access

Judge John Tunheim has issued his decision on the U.S. Forest Service plan to replace the former Tilbury Trail with a new trail. Tunheim granted summary judgement for the Forest Service and intervenors (ACMU, Conservationists with Commonsense and Cook County) and dismissed the plaintiffs’ case. The plaintiffs were Sierra Club Northstar Chapter, Northeastern Minnesotans for [Continue]

Judge hears arguments on South Fowl snowmobile trail

U.S. Forest Service Superior National Forest representatives were back in court on Monday, October 6, 2014 to defend the 2006 decision to construct the South Fowl snowmobile trail between McFarland and South Fowl lakes in Hovland. The organizations suing to block the trail argue that they did not have sufficient opportunity to comment on the [Continue]