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Trail Maintenance & Invasive Plant Removal
09/30/2017 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Spend a day improving local hiking trails. Learn how your efforts will help our drinking water.
Do you enjoy being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard? Then join us for this hands-on learning experience on the proper techniques of trail maintenance and invasive plant removal.
Participants will work outdoors to perform invasive plant and trail maintenance activities and learn how specific techniques can improve our drinking water and the overall health of the Gunpowder watershed.
Who: No experience is necessary! Community service hours are welcome. Participants must be ages 12 and up. Great opportunity for students, REI employees, scouts, community residents and trail users.
When: Please arrive by 9:15 am to sign in/register. We will start the workshop at 9:30 am sharp.
Where: Gunpowder Falls State Park – Bunker Hill Road (off York Road), Hereford, MD. Meet in the parking lot located at the bottom of Bunker Hill Road about 1 mile west of York Road. Bunker Hill Rd is roughly opposite Hereford High School.
What to bring: Remember to wear sturdy shoes, bring a hat, gloves, and clothes that can get dirty. Bring your own lunch and water. We will break for lunch around noon.
Volunteer Groups: Large groups should directly contact Peggy Perry, Program Director of Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, by email or at (410) 692-0468.