On July 1, Mother Nature reminded us who’s in charge. Most of our trails are in good condition except for a few spots at the Mink Brook Nature Preserve – two blow-downs on the Trout Brook Trail and a small missing bridge on the Sachem Connector Trail. At Slade Brook, trails are clear and the flood actually improved the lower falls by scouring the ledge. Reports are not yet in for the Mayor-Niles Forest or Tunis Brook Mill Lot. If you’d like to help with trail restoration, please get in touch.