Trail Maintenance Workshop

Ever wonder how the trails stay open and passable? Where do those colored marks on the trees come from? Take this workshop to find out!

Woman painting a blaze.


Trail Maintenance is clearing, cleaning, and blazing.  Trail maintainers use small hand tools to clip and cut brush out of the trail, remove debris from drainage structures, and paint or hang the markers used for route finding also known as blazes.

 

This course helps you gain or brush up on the skills necessary to a Trail Conference Trail Maintainer Volunteer.  Skills include how to clip trail corridor, clean drainage structures, proper blazing techniques, and reporting trail conditions. All you need to bring are sturdy shoes, weather-appropriate clothing, and enough water/snacks/lunch to comfortably make it through the day.

 

The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is helping to organize this event - to register, please contact them directly via their website. Space is limited, so sign up now!

March 25th, 2017 10:00 AM   through   3:00 PM
Hopatcong Senior Center
32 Lakeside Blvd.
Hopatcong, NJ 07843
United States

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Additional workshop information
Level Beginner
Coordinator Peter Dolan
Instructor Peter Dolan
For more information, contact... PDolan@NYNJTC.org

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