Photos of Naturist Legacy's early success
11. Naturist Legacy members tackle smaller development projects
Smaller development projects kept volunteers busy throughout the spring
and summer at Naturist Legacy Park.
• A member built a proper steel swing gate for the
• Several of us joined together and finished clearing the
campground access roads.
• A director who owned a tractor with a front-end loader used
it to dig up and relocate a large mound of earth from an uncleared seasonal
• Other members continued clearing and grooming the park's
meadows. Countless piles of brush and branches awaited collection in the
fall for burning.
• A member used his smaller tractor to clear a walking trail
through the bush and then covered it with pine needles that had been raked
from seasonal lots.
• A group of us collected the birch cordwood from the Hydro
line corridor and loaded it onto a customer's trailer (the sale of cordwood
was an important source of income during the early years of the park).
We later collected the remaining cordwood (mostly pine and poplar) and
stacked it for eventual sale.
• A new member couple graciously lent us their garden tractor
equipped with a boom-style weed sprayer which I used to begin eradicating
poison ivy from the park's meadows and paths. Care was taken to avoid harming
the beautiful lilies and other wildflowers that grew on the property.
These photographs from my personal collection were taken in the spring,
summer and fall of 2011. Please contact me
if you'd like to learn more about them. Click or tap to enlarge, or view