WTA member and assistant crew leader Bob Adler just finished five years coordinating his own cadre of volunteers and contributing countless hours to restore the Kelly Butte fire lookout building in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

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WTA member and assistant crew leader Bob Adler just finished five years coordinating his own cadre of volunteers and contributing countless hours to restore the Kelly Butte fire lookout building in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Though he had never worked on restoring a fire lookout before, Bob was happy to jump in when the National Forest Fire Lookout Association tapped him to recruit and coordinate volunteers. A half-decade and 3,000 hours later, it is complete.

On September 11th, the Mt Baker Snoqualmie National Forest hosted a Kelly Butte Lookout re-opening dedication and volunteer appreciation ceremony. Washington Trails Association was recognized for its assistance in building a series of rock steps on the trail to Kelly Butte.

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