Welcome to Northwest Firearms
Join our community, sign up for free today!
Sign Up

Medford OR, ANDERSON BUTTE RECREATION APPRECIATION DAY JUNE 15th

Help represent responsible shooting on public lands!


  • Total voters
    2

Rem700..300

Messages
384
Reactions
826
Made it home by 530. Ate some dinner and then washed the 2 inches of dust off the Explorer. Great people and beautiful area. Thank you Techieguy for staying and helping Cogs pack up. Happy Fathers Day all.
 

techieguy

Messages
1,161
Reactions
572
It was a pleasure to meet you all! Thank you for coming down and helping us Southern Oregon folks clean up our mess! I hope to catch up SO off-roaders when they do their clean up in January. And I’ll owe you a clean up in the future up north some time!
 
OP
Cogs

Cogs

Messages
3,262
Reactions
7,046
This guy, techieguy, is a standup guy in my book. I met him at the cleanup iand he is a diehard volunteer. He open carried throughout the cleanup and no one blinked an eye about it. I was sure the BLM would not like that but they never said a word. Come to find out that most of the 5 BLM people there had firearms experience and we're perfectly fine with guns in the woods. He is very knowledgeable on firearms and very willing to share his experiences. A solid guy and great supporter of our 2nd amendment rights. Great meeting you and I'm looking forward to our next meeting.

Bill
 
OP
Cogs

Cogs

Messages
3,262
Reactions
7,046
Just got home this evening from a couple extra days off visiting with mom and bro's in K Falls. I'll have a report posted in the morning.
 

Camelfilter

Messages
4,922
Reactions
11,240
I was a little discouraged that more folks didn’t show up, I invited shooter from work that didn’t show and I’m not sure how many folks on NWFA are living here in So Oregon, but I am please with those who came down so far to help in my back yard
Tough weekend all round, as previously pointed out in the thread (Father’s Day weekend, shows etc etc).

Sorry we missed it tho, & rite in the back yard just abouts too! Alas work conflict (saving lives and whatnot...). But knew we couldn’t make it, so didn’t acknowledge.
 
OP
Cogs

Cogs

Messages
3,262
Reactions
7,046
[I posted this to our website: 6-15-19 Anderson Butte Recreation Appreciation Day and FB page: Security Check Required ]

Volunteers, children and BLM officials made up our 18 person cleanup crew on a day full of conflicting activities! Southern Oregon University had their graduation on Saturday, a big classic car show in Medford and a beautiful Fathers Day weekend! However, there was still room for a little yard work in our backyard playground!

The BLM management staff was great! All were really good to work with and very supportive of our efforts. They highly encouraged us to expand our efforts and continue our outreach to recreational shooters in that area.

My heart goes out to the trail users, nearby residents and the BLM management as they have experienced, up close and personal, the disrespect of some shooters, vandals and dumpers on the Anderson Butte. That kind of rogue and illegal activity is not representative of target shooting, hunting, sportsmanship or stewardship. They need the help and support of responsible shooters who will spread the message of being responsible, respectful and appreciative of our great outdoors. Contact me, Bill Cogley, at Trash No Land to work together for the good of all recreation on the Butte.

We thank everyone who was involved...

  • The BLM,

  • Southern Oregon Off-Roaders Club,

  • Les Schwab Tire Center,

  • Star Body Works,

  • Rogue Targets,

  • Southern Oregon Subaru,

  • Sportsman's Warehouse,

  • Black Bird Shopping Center,

  • Advantage Tire Pros
The photo's below tell the story of our day.

1_6.15.19 Anderson 1.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 2.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 3.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 4.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 5.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 6.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 8.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 9.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 10.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 11.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 12.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 13.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 14.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 15.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 16.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 17.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 18.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 19.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 20.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 21.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 22.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 23.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 24.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 25.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 26.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 27.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 28.jpg


1_6.15.19 Anderson 29.jpg
 

WrenchNguns

Messages
223
Reactions
477
I'm glad you and the other participants were able to show that people do care. I hope this is the beginning of change. Where people will begin to realize that if they want to keep the outdoor traditions alive, conservation will have to be a primary focus.
 
OP
Cogs

Cogs

Messages
3,262
Reactions
7,046
I gotta answer the question some are asking... What kind of a car is that? So far I've been saying it's a mafia hit car. I like to think it's a holy roller! I suspected it to be a Rolls-Canardly (Rolls down one hill and Canardly make it up the other!). But really, it's a Nissan Altima (read that on the trunk lid).

1_6.15.19 Anderson 30.jpg
 

NEW CLASSIFIED ADS

LATEST REVIEWS

  • Klickitat County Firearms Training Facility
    4.00 star(s)
    Not really a range guy, as in I am 53 years old and today is the very first time I have been to an actual managed shooting range. Also, not a WA...
    • CRBMoA
  • Supporting Vendor Oregon Arms & Ammunition
    5.00 star(s)
    I've made several purchases here over the past few years and I've had a great experience every time. Prices are good, their staff is helpful, and...
    • Joe Link
  • Big Iron Armory
    5.00 star(s)
    It's great to have an LGS inside Portland Metro. Walt and Noah have put care into setting good prices and acquiring quality firearms and...
    • kr0ptkin
  • Supporting Vendor Lucky Sporting Goods
    5.00 star(s)
    Well I finally got around to taking pics of the Cerakoting work that Jeremy of Lucky Sports did for my wife and me about 3 weeks ago. We couldn't...
    • jg rider
  • Supporting Vendor Lucky Sporting Goods
    5.00 star(s)
    Here's more work that Jeremy did for me The first 3 pics are of an RIA frame that I had Cerakoted years back by an outfit in Molino. I had Jeremy...
    • jg rider