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Mobile Skills Crew Trailbuilding Event, Barron & Rusk Counties

June 22, 2016 @ 8:00 am - June 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

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Overview:

We head into the heart of the Blue Hills and spread out to cover a lot of ground. New trail, boardwalk construction, tread maintenance and stewardship and signage are all components of this wide-ranging event.

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, June 22, and concludes Sunday, June 26. 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:
June 22, 2016 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
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Organizer

Brad Crary, IATA Staff
Phone:
262-370-2995
Email:
brad@iceagetrail.org