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Trail Stewardship Partner Funding Available

Funding available for trail maintenance efforts on USFS lands. Deadline extended till April 9. Organizations should have a sponsored volunteer or other agreement with their local Forest Service office for work performed under this funding program. Projects that have a volunteer component are encouraged and preferred, but are not required. Projects that rely solely on…

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Should I take the 1-Day or 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling?

People often ask about the differences between our 1-Day and 2-Day Intro workshops. In a nutshell, both courses teach the basic principles of building a structurally sound dry stone wall. The 2-day course teaches the 5 basics and also introduces basic stone shaping, shows participants how to split stones using feathers and wedges, and spends…

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American Stone Craft: Aside from a wall, what else can you create from harvested stones?

Gerald, from American Stonecraft, got in touch with this message: We are using the same rocks so I think the audience would love learning about us. Indeed, while friends of The Stone Trust harvest stones to build walls, American Stonecraft partners with farmers to harvest stones to turn into functional artifacts in the household landscape.…

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