Trail Construction & Maintenance Training

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 8:30am
Calhoun Family Forest
Gilsum, NH

Learn how to maintain the trails in your community! SCA instructors will lead you through a 4-day training to give you the skills you need to not only build and maintain trails, but also manage the volunteers who will help you.

Training includes:

  • Introduction to tools, safety procedures, and trail design
  • Volunteer Management
  • New trail construction, trail maintenance, and structure construction
    • bridges
    • puncheon
    • stone steps
    • turnpikes
    • switchbacks, and more

Where: The John and Rosemarie Calhoun Family Forest, White Brook Road, Gilsum, NH

When: Tuesday October 8 through Friday October 11; 8:30-4:30

Who: Open to the public, with special focus on Conservation Commissions and local trail organizations. Registration capped at 20!

Cost: Non-refundable registration fee of $100 applies

Provided: Food will be provided.

To Reserve your place: Contact Emily Hague, Monadnock Conservancy, at 603-357-0600 or Emily@MonadnockConservancy.org

For Questions about course content: Contact Lew Shelley, SCA Training and Education Specialist, at 603-504-3264 or LShelley@theSCA.org

This training is hosted by the Student Conservation Association and the Monadnock Conservancy, and is made possible through funding from the Quabbin-to-Cardigan Partnership (Q2C).