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Squaw Butte Trail & Project Safety

Rides and project are open to active BCHI members.

A number of Public events are planned each year, Invite a friend.

Member and stock safety takes priority in everything the chapter does.

First aid kits and emergency contact devices will be carried on all projects & rides.

Carry a personal medical info form in your saddle bags.

Carry any special medications in your saddle bags.

Dogs are welcome in camp, but not on work projects & trail rides.

Stock must be under control at all times.

If your horse or mules kicks, ribbon on their tail.

A pre-event safety meeting will be held.

Members must have Sawyer training to use power saws on chapter projects.

Required safety gear will be worn when running saws.

No alcoholic beverage until after the work is done.

January 2021                                              Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Jan 7, 2021 - 7pm
Join Zoom Meeting  ID:  774 9761 7773   Passcode: 7jdvgW
Meeting Link
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
SBBCH Leadership Team Meeting - Sunday January 17, 2021 -Time 10:00 to 15:30
Location - ? Ron & Doris Fergie 5100 Montour Rd, Emmett, ID 83617  MAP  
This meeting will be a hybrid - very limited in person - with a Conference Call connection
We will be setting a chapter budget and doing basic planning of education and
events for the upcoming year.
Open to any member interested in attending - Conference Call connection will be available 
Call Info:  712-832-8330 or 605-562-0400  Access Code: 670 3354
Https://hello.freeconference.con/conf/call/6703354
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
February 2021                                           Squaw Butte Event Registration System 
SBBCH Monthly Meeting -Thursday, Feb 4, 2021 - 7pm
Gem Country Fair Grounds - 4H building (Mask & Social Distancing enforced)
Emmett, Idaho   Meeting 7-8   Idaho now in stage 3 (up to 50)

zoom 788-3685-3273   Mnjz54
CONTACT: President@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
Reschedule - New Date due to the major winter storm in SW Idaho
Fun Ride
- Sunday February 28, 2021 (Public Event)
Celebration Park, Snake River Birds of Prey, Melba, ID
Be ready to ride in the trailer parking area north of the bathrooms - 10:30 to 16:00
Directions: This is a great ride between the cliffs and the river. Safe ground even if it has snow
on it, which is rare. This ride is for BCHI members and guests, so invite a friend.
GPS 43.2986355  -116.524206   Google Map
Good parking and bathroom facilities open year round.  Pictures from past event.
CONTACT: Rob Adams  projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548
March 2021                                                Squaw Butte Event Registration System
Cancelled for March - Maybe reschedule for later in the year!
Idaho Sportsmen Show - Back Country Horsemen of Idaho Booth (Public Outreach Event)

Thursday-Sunday Mar 4-7, 2021 - Expo Idaho (fair grounds)
CONTACT:  VP  President@sbbchidaho.org 208-989-0632  
Show Hours: Thursday 5-9pm, Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 11am to 9pm, Sunday 11am to 5pm
Details:  http://www.idahosportsmanshow.com/  
https://expoidaho.com/event-calendar/event/434-idaho-sportsman-show
Members of the Boise, Squaw Butte, and Treasure Valley chapters
and ITA will be manning an information booth .
SBBCH Monthly Meeting- Thursday, Mar 4, 2021 - 7pm
Gem County Fair Grounds - 4H building (Masks & Social Distancing enforced)
Emmett, Idaho   Meeting 7-8pm
Join Zoom Meeting: (this is via my cell phone) https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72856367555?pwd=UjA3d1pmYTdEYlNRUVRTZTJ4QWEwUT09
Meeting ID: 728 5636 7555    Passcode: FbBd2Z
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
(Date Change) Fun Ride - Saturday March 13, 2021  10:00 - 16:00 (Public Event)
Location - BLM - Wilson Creek Trail Head (Hard Trigger Canyon & China Ditch Area)
GPS 43.348896 -116.714305 (This ride is for BCHI members and guests)
Be ready to ride by 10:30, trail will be picked at that time and will take into account weather
and group size.
2021 China Ditch  and past ride Pictures
Contact Rob Adams 208-781-0548   projects@sbbchidaho.org
BCHI State Board Meeting  Saturday March 13, 2021 (In Person)
Location: Napa / Hosted by the Treasure Valley Chapter     
University of Idaho Caldwell Complex, UI Extension Office #1902, Education Building
1904 E Chicago Street, Caldwell, ID 83605
Time: Arrive at 07:30  Meeting starts at 08:00 to 17:00  Agenda
 Information PDF
Contact: Lynn Garner state.board@sbbchidaho.org 208-949-3689 

April 2021             Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, April 01, 2021 - 7pm
Gem County Fair Grounds - 4H building Meeting 7-8 pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 514 301 5789   Passcode: 8Q5SCg
 https://us04web.zoom.us/j/5143015789?pwd=TzRBTTE2VHhmK1lqdWJUY2dhNEVwQT09
 (Masks & Social Distancing enforced)
Contact: president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
First Aid & CPR Refresher - Saturday April 3, 2021 (Educational Event)
Instructed by Air Saint Luke's Crewman & AHA Instructor Cheryl Bice (Treasure Valley BCH)
& Scott Morgan EMT-B Certification, BLS/CPR Instructor, and Advanced Cardiac Lifesaver.
A hands on refresher to get us ready for the upcoming season.
CPR & First Aid Cards available after successful completion of the course.
Needed for Sawyer Training!  Pictures:  2015     2018
Class starts at 08:30, Coffee, Tea, and donuts will be available.
 Location:  Adams porch classroom, 10150 Wild Horse Circle, Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629
 (Limited class size - 8 Students, so sign up to reserve your spot)
There is a cost of $20 for the class which will be paid by the chapter.
 If you sign-up and then don't show up, your cost is $20)
Contact: Charles & Lorraine Chick, Education@sbbchidaho.org  208-870-6289
Fun Ride - Sunday April 11, 2021 - 10:00 to 16:00 (Public Event)
Location: Succor Creek (near Homedale, ID)  Directions  GPS 43.4535123,-117.1224002  G-Map
This ride is for BCHI members and guests.  Pictures of past ride
On past rides we have met at the Homedale High School at 09:00 and convoyed to the parking  area  
Contact:  Rob Adams  208-781-0548  projects@sbbchidaho.org  

(Status keep changing)
BCHI
Horse Expo Booth - Fri-Sat-Sun April 9,10 & 11 2021 (Public Outreach Event)
Location: Nampa Horse Park, Nampa Idaho
BCHI
will have an information booth and needs volunteers to man it.
SIGN-UP SHEET
Need members to help with the BCHI booth and clinics at the Expo  
CONTACT: Nancy Smith 208-739-5718 & Marybeth  Conger 208-369-0769 

Clinic Event Saturday April 24, 2021  10:00 - 16:00 (Public Outreach & Educational Event) 
 
Location: Emmett, Covered arena at the east end of the fair ground - look for sign!
 This location will provide weather protections for the different demonstrations!

 Camping with Stock - Locations, stock containment, feeding, Minimum Impact (LNT)
 and trailer handling. Most of what you need to know to enjoy camping with your stock
 on public lands.  FREE to Public – Please invite your friends!
Many more details to come!  Past Event Pictures:    Flyer  2018
Contact:  Lisa Griffith  208- 571-1054 & Shelly Duff  208-880-2443
May 2021                                             Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 7 pm
Gem Country Fair Grounds - 4H building (Mask & Social Distancing enforced)
Emmett, Idaho  Social Hour 6:30-7  Meeting 7-8
CONTACT: President@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
(Educational Event - Public)
Sawyer Safety Workshop - Saturday May 8, 2021 09:00-16:00 

Location: Porch classroom, Rob & Linda Adams, Sweet, ID
USFS Sawyer Safety review & training class for new and current sawyers
If you are a current sawyer or would like to be, plan on attending this workshop.

Workshop is limited to 10 participants  Instructors 
Pictures from Past events  2015  2019
Class Material Download (ZIP)
A current first aid/CPR card is required for field day part of the Sawyer Certification
Contact: Rob Adams projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548
SBBCH Event - Wednesday May 12, 2021 at 18:30  (Public Outreach Event)
Wild Rose Park, Highway 52, Emmett, ID
Fall Highway 52 Clean-Up Typically takes about 90 minutes to complete.
Wear Good walking shoes and bring gloves - Safety vest will be provided.
Project Leader - Bill Holt
Fun Ride - Saturday May 15, 2021 10:00 - 16:00 (Public Event)
Location: West Side of Squaw Butte, on Van Duesen Road
Option #1 4-Mile HMA (wild horse area)  Option #2 BLM Public Access Area
Pictures from past HMA rides:  Four Mile HMA     4 Mile Creek HMA - Video
Be ready to ride by 10:30  You can choose which ride you would like to do as they
can both be accessed from the same parking area.
Contact:  Rob Adams 208-781-0548
(Weather for this weekend is wind & rain - rescheduling for June 12, 2021)
SBBCH Yard Sale - Saturday, May 22, 2021 (Public Outreach Event)

Location: Key Bank parking lot, Emmett, ID
CONTACT: Ron Fergie 208-230-9456 & Scott Morgan 208-989-0632

Details on the yard sale!  Sale starts at 08:00 and ends at 16:00 or we are sold out.
Setup starts at 07:00, Coffee and donuts for the members setting up!
Start collecting your stuff! 

June 2021                                                   Squaw Butte Event Registration System
(Returning to La Costa Restaurant)
SBBCH Monthly Meeting
-Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett , ID  Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
If you have completed your vaccines, please consider coming and joining us.
Meeting room in back of restaurant.
CONTACT: president@sbbchidaho.org   208-230-9456
Trails Project- Saturday June 5, 2021, National Trails Day) (Trails Event)
Peace  Creek Trail Head - Middle Fork Payette

Directions  Map  USFS(034)   Trail Description  44.3421 -115.7930
Trail maintenance on upper & lower Peace Creek Trail – lots of restoring trail corridor with nippers!
Pictures: (2019) National Trails Day  /     (2018) National Trails Day   /   (2016) National Trails Day
Project Leader:  Rob Adams Projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548
(NEW DATE)
SBBCH Yard Sale - Saturday, June 12, 2021 (Public Outreach Event)
Location: Key Bank parking lot, Emmett, ID
CONTACT: Ron Fergie 208-230-9456 & Scott Morgan 208-989-0632
Details on the yard sale!  Sale starts at 08:00 and ends at 16:00 or we are sold out.
Setup starts at 07:00, Coffee and donuts for the members setting up!
Start collecting your stuff! Expecting much better weather on this Date!
Trail Project - Saturday June 19, 2021 - Payette National Forest (Trail Event)
Cuddy Mountain (East Brownlee Creek Trail Head) Cambridge, Idaho  (Sunday)
Directions    /  Map  / GPS 44.7443841 -116.8272556  Horse Camping    Sat View
Cuddy Mountain Boundary Trail  (Saturday)  (What the Weiser RD ask us to work on)
 Boundary Trail Trail Head   MAP
The project will consist of mostly brushing on the various trails out of this trail head
Project Leader: ??    Projects@sbbchidaho.org  
July 2021                                                   Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett , ID  Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org   208-230-9456 

Date Change - Was 0707/2021, Now 07/20/21
Trail Project -  Tuesday July 20, 2021 08:30 (Trails Project - Weekday)

 PNF - Project  20 Mile Lakes Trail  & Trail between the lakes
McCall Area -Twenty Mile Lakes Trail    Map    TR-085    TR-315
This is a weekday project due to heavy use during the weekends.  We will be continuing the
work we started last July with Trail Manager Adam Larson USFS-PNF
Project Leader: Rob Adams  Projects@sbbchidaho.org
Location Change - From Yellow Jacket to Rammage Meadows (West Mountain)
Trail Project - Saturday/Sunday July 17/18, 2021  ( Trail Project )
BNF - West mountain - Camp Rammage Meadows, work Wilson Corral & Gabe Peak Trails
Directions to Trail Head  GPS 44.41819 -116.20056  Maps Trail-135  Trail-136 Pictures1 / Pictures2
Project Leader:  Rob Adams projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548

Why the Change?
 From: Rice, Caitlyn - FS, LOWMAN, ID <Caitlyn.Rice@usda.gov>
Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Subject: Yellow Jacket

Good Morning Rob, I was reading through your emails and saw that your group plans on going to Yellow Jacket in July. We currently have a group on that trail working on the brush and will be working on the maintenance of that trail for the next few weeks. If you need any suggestions on what other trails might need some love Anthony has a list.

Happy Trails, Caitlyn Rice
North Zone Trail Crew Lead, Boise National Forest
Gem County Fair Booth - Wed July 28 - Saturday July 31 (Public Outreach)
Squaw Butte will be manning a BCHI booth at the Fair
For more information and to sign up to help, contact Scott or Dan.
Contacts: Scott Morgan   (208) 989-0632 & Dan Waugh (360) 791-1591

August 2021                                            Squaw Butte Event Registration System
Trail Project - Saturday/Sunday July/August 31/1, 2021 (Trail Project)
PNF - Kennally Creek Trail head -Multiple Trails  
Location: Paddy Flat Road, Donnelly, ID
Kennally Creek Trail Head  GPS 44.78232 -115.87778  MAP
Camp ground Info   PDF  PNF Trail Status Map
Project Leader: Tom Zahradnicek 208-880-0870  projects@sbbchidaho.org  
NEW
Trail Project - Tuesday August 3, 2021 (Trail  Event) Pack-In Support
Montana Conservation Corp
- Packing Support on Twenty Mile Creek Trail (Drop Camp)
 Location: McCall Area -Twenty Mile Lakes Trail    Map    TR-085    
Trail Manager Adam Larson USFS-PNF
Project Leader: Rob Adams  Projects@sbbchidaho.org
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Aug 5, 2021 -  7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett , ID  Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org    208-230-9456
Trail Project - Saturday/Sunday August 14/15, 2021 (Trail  Project)
West Mountain Trail - MAP   Photos  Squaw Creek TR-131   Poison Creek TR-134 
Location;  Squaw Creek Trail Head  Sat View  44.4757712 -116.2133788  GPS
Contact :  Rob Adams  208-781-0548
NEW
Trail Project - Tuesday, August 24, 2021 (Trails Event) Pack-Out

Montana Conservation Corp - Packing Support on Twenty Mile Creek Trail (Drop Camp)
Location: McCall Area -Twenty Mile Lakes Trail    Map    TR-085    
Trail Manager Adam Larson USFS-PNF
Project Leader: Rob Adams  Projects@sbbchidaho.org
Trail Project - Saturday/Sunday August 28/29, 2021 (Trails Event) Pack-In
Wilderness Volunteers - Trail Maintenance in  Imogene Lake Area - Sawtooth Wilderness
WV Leaders: Karen Zietlow & Max Gordon   USFS: Tom Winters (Sawtooth Trails Mgr.)
Hell Roaring Trail Head   44.02595 -114.84149     Google Map
Project Leader: Rob Adams projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548
Project Details    Imogene Lake Data  Trail  Map  Past Project Pictures
WV will join us Saturday afternoon and will be packed in Sunday morning from the Hell Roaring Lake TH..

September 2021                                        Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, September 2, 2021
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett , ID  Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org    208-230-9456
September  4-6 is Labor day Weekend!
Trail Project - Saturday, September 4, 2021 (Trails Event) Pack-Out
Wilderness Volunteers - Trail Maintenance in  Imogene Lake Area - Sawtooth Wilderness
WV Leaders: Karen Zietlow & Max Gordon   USFS: Tom Winters (Sawtooth Trails Mgr.)  Map  
We will ride in early Saturday morning and  pack them out to the Hell Roaring Lake TH.
Project Leader: Rob Adams projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548
Trail Project & Camping - Saturday/Sunday September 18/19, 2021  (Fun Horse Camp Trip)
End of Season Horse Camp Weekend:  ?? - Looking for some suggestions!
Project Leader:  Rob Adams  208-781-0548
SBBCH Event - Saturday, September 25, 2021  (BCHI Event)
BCHI State Director’s meeting - Hosted by Heartland Chapter
Location: New Meadows Community Center - corner Hwy 95 and Peterson Avenue
There will be usual AM & PM snacks but Lunch will be on your own. 
There are at least a half dozen restaurants in town.
There are a couple small motels in town, the Meadows Valley Motel 208-347-2175
and Heartland Inn 208-347-2174.
Additional Lodging can be found in McCall and Riggins.
Contact  Lynn Garner for more details 

October 2021                                            Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, October 07, 2021 - 6:30 pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett , ID  Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org    208-230-9456

SBBCH Fun Ride - Sunday October 10, 2021   10:00 - 16:00 (Fun Ride Event)
Diamond Basin, Owyhee front, Murphy ID
In the Saddle and ready to Ride 10:30 (ride is 4 to 5 hours)
This is a nice fall loop on dirt roads, that passes old mines and some pretty country!
Directions     Pictures 2016    Pictures 2008
Project Leader: Rob Adams 208-781-0548   
SBBCH Event - Saturday October 16, 2021 at 10:00  (Public Outreach Event)
Wild Rose Park, Highway 52, Emmett, ID
Fall Highway 52 Clean-Up
Wear Good walking shoes and bring gloves - Safety vest will be provided.
Project Leader - Bill Holt

November 2021                                        Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Nov 04, 2021 - 6:30pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett , ID  Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30 
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org     208-230-9456
End of Season Party & Potluck - Saturday Nov 13, 2021 16:00 - 20:00 (4pm-8pm)
Location: Roystone Hot Springs  located at milepost 44 on Hwy 52.  We are halfway between Emmett and Horseshoe Bend, Roystone Hot Springs 7882 N. Hwy 52  Sweet, ID 83670
Our potluck will be in the Spring House
Contact:  Ron Fergie Presideng @ sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456

December 2021                                          Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Dec 02, 2021 - 6:30pm
 La Costa Restaurant, Emmett , ID  Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:   president@sbbchidaho.org    208-230-9456

End of another great year!



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