Fresno Creek to the Chetco

Being lucky enough to work as a river guide for one of the three companies that have a permit to commercially raft the Illinois River through the Kalmiopsis Wilderness, I have had the fortune to spend considerably more time in its wild spaces than most.  The Illinois River is one of the two largest waterways […]

Meeting Our Congressmen on Behalf of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness

In March 2019 I traveled to Washington D.C. to meet our representatives for the Kalmiopsis Guides Association. With the goal to discuss the recent public lands package and future protections for the South Kalmiopsis, we arranged constituent meetings with the Oregon and New Mexico delegation, as well as nonprofit organizations. I met Congresspeople from both […]