We here at the Friends of Jawbone love to hear that our friends carried on volunteering and getting involved even after they left the state. Recently Ed Waldheim received a very nice eMail from Lemont Southworth. Lemont was one of the founders of the informal Desert Rat groups here in southern California. A few years ago he moved to Utah and wanted to let us know that he’s carried on his involvement in trail advocacy and conservation.

He’s now involved with the Utah Trail Machine Association (UTMA), where he helps organize long distance rides and volunteer events throughout the year.

We love to see old friends carrying on the work in new places, and wish him and the UTMA a hearty congratulations in the success they’ve seen over the years!

For more information about the UTMA and riding opportunities in Utah, visit www.utma.net.