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Events & Items of Interest, September 17, 2021

On September 8, Board President Dan Peterson presented a webinar, Designing for Dry Stone Walling in the Landscape, to the Ecological Landscape Association. Fifty people tuned in and over 100 signed up to view after the broadcast. You can view Dan’s presentation, Focus on Sustainability, on YouTube. Of specialist interest: habitat creation, microclimates, and water…

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Call for Nominations to Stone Trust Board of Directors

We welcome your nominations to the Stone Trust Board of Directors. Our board includes up to thirteen members. At present, we have eleven members working to set direction and provide oversight to our nonprofit 501(c)(3) educational organization. These eleven members each engage in one or more of the following committees: Executive Committee Finance Committee Governance…

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From Basics to Fundamentals to Advanced Stone Working: Fall 2021 Workshops

BASIC September Intro Workshops 1-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling: Saturday September 11, Dummerston, Introduction to Dry Stone Walling: September 18 & 19, Nashville, TN 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling: September 23 & 24, Dummerston, Vermont October Intro Workshops Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling: Saturday October 9, South Forks, Pennsylvania Women’s Introduction to…

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Virginia City… Silver City: By rail past dry stone retaining walls through Nevada

Stone Trust friend, geologist, and Level 1 Initial-certified dry stone waller Jim Wood sent photos from his recent trip from Virginia City to Silver City, Nevada. He writes: Here’s the scene. The historic railroad brought in mining supplies in the day and hauled out the silver bullion. Mark Twain worked at the Territorial Enterprise here.…

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