While hiking up a rugged mountain or over a rocky stream, how often do you notice the trail or bridge you’re hiking on? Too often we take for granted the hundreds of hours of people power and toil it takes to build this infrastructure. In many ways it’s a thankless job for its goal is to go unnoticed. In this video,┬áDoug McConnell and I tell the story of the challenges Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space District faces as they extend and maintain their network of over 300 miles of trails.