Corridor Monitor

DESCRIPTION: 

Trail Corridor Monitors monitor the boundaries of a section of the AT trail lands, maintaining boundary markings and reporting conditions to the land managers.

NECESSARY SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS: 
  •   Member of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
  •   Physically able to bushwhack through woods
  •   Map reading (surveyor and segment)
  •   Orienteering skills
  •   Ability to read a compass or use a GPS device
RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES: 
  •   Walk corridor boundaries 2 to 4 times per year
  •   Verify monuments along the corridor boundary
  •   Verify boundary markers signs along the corridor boundary
  •   Report evidence of trespassing and misuse; such as dumping, logging, ATVs, etc.
  •   Be alert to improvements/ideas that could prevent trespass
  •   Assist Corridor Manager in handling problems discovered
  •   Meet trail neighbors and easement holders annually
  •   Re-freshen painted blazes on boundary lines in consultation with corridor manager
  •   Submit yearly reports on condition of corridor to corridor manager
Training: 

Training in both field and skills work will be provided by the Corridor Manager, or through attendance at a New York-New Jersey Trail Conference monitoring workshop .

Commitment Type: 
Long Term
Duration of Assignment: 
1 year
TIME COMMITMENT: 
Cover trail 4 times per year.
Location Type: 
On Trail
Oversight: 
Other
Age Requirements: 
18 and older
Committee: 
Trail Work