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Mobile Skills Crew Trailbuilding Event, Taylor County

May 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 22, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

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Overview:

Thanks to a $25K grant from Michelob Ultra, we visit Taylor County twice. Our first trip finishes tread and boardwalk needs on a section begun in 2015. Spring wildflowers are sure to be in bloom for the first trailbuilding event of the year!

The IATA provides food, tools, and campsites free to all who volunteer. No previous experience is necessary; training is provided by certified volunteer crew leaders. There will be roles for all ages and abilities.

See a map of the project area [PDF]

Schedule:

Your contribution is welcome for any part of the event or the entire project. Work begins on Wednesday, May 18, and concludes Sunday, May 22. Trail construction activities begin each day around 8:00 a.m. and typically wrap up between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. On Sunday, work ends by noon.

What to Bring:

  • We recommend a long-sleeve shirt and pants for trail work. Plan for variable weather – bring warm layers and rain gear.
  • Sturdy hiking or work boots (no tennis shoes) and leather work gloves.
  • Day pack, water bottles, insect repellent, sunscreen and a hat.
  • If camping, bring a headlamp, tent, sleeping gear and toiletries. Consider bringing a lawn chair; you’ll appreciate having it to relax around the fire in comfortable clothes at the end of the day.

Special Notes:

We love dogs, but we ask that you not bring them to this event. Woolly mammoths are welcome.

 

 

Details

Start:
May 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 22, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
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Organizer

Brad Crary, IATA Staff
Phone:
800-227-0046
Email:
brad@iceagetrail.org

Venue

Wood Lake County Park
Newwood Ave
Rib Lake, 54470 United States
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