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Big Time Logging Jamboree

The Maidu Summit Consortium is hosting The Big Time Logging Jamboree with sponsor Collins Pine on June 1 at Chester Park in Chester from noon to 5:00 pm. “We are expecting a great turnout this year to enjoy the competitions and learn about MSC and the projects we are working on in Plumas County,” says Misty Salem, finance and community engagement coordinator. The event will open with a Maidu song and Prayer. Two additional competitive events will offer cash prizes, and the best logger will receive a grand prize of $1,000. Businesses can enter a Business Axe Throw for some friendly competition for bragging rights. Guests will enjoy a variety of food and craft vendors and a beverage bar hosted by The Almanor Foundation. Admission is free. For more information, call 530.258.2299, Our mission is to preserve, protect, and promote the Mountain Maidu Homeland with a united voice. The Maidu Summit Consortium envisions re-acquired ancestral lands as a vast and unique park system dedicated to the purposes of education, healing, protection, and ecosystem management based upon the Maidu cultural and philosophic perspectives, as expressed through traditional ecology. .


Jun 1
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Chester Park
Willow Street & Meadowbrook Loop


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