The SMS received a distress call in the spring of 2008... Read more
Fire Lookout Restoration Projects
For more than 20 years the SMS has led the way in the restoration of historic fire lookouts, guard stations, and other symbols of public service constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).
Our volunteers together donate thousands of hours each year toward:
- the stabilzation and rehabilitation of historic structures
- rehabiltation of soils disturbed by off-road vehicular travel
- scanning for and reporting forest fires
- partnering with agencies like the USDA Forest Service to serve the public good
The SMS has been the leader in fire lookout restoration since 1989.
Thanks to Archaeologist Tony Farquet of the Sweet Home Ranger District, and Forest Heritage Program Manager, Cathy Lindberg, the SMS was given the opportunity to salvage materials comprising the CC Read more
In the spring of 2010, the Middle Fork Ranger District of the Willame Read more