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RECONNECT: Walworth/Jefferson County Chapter – Trail Improvement Day

July 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ice Age Trail, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Reconnect, Trail Improvement Days

Reconnect with the Ice Age Trail and enjoy the satisfying sense of accomplishment that comes with cutting back hedge parsley, berry bushes, and other invasive plants.

There will also be effort put towards scraping and painting kiosks.

We will meet at HWY 12 parking lot (5 miles east of the city of Whitewater) at 9:00 AM, on Saturday, July 25th, for our monthly Trail Improvement Day.

We’ll take appropriate social distancing measures to help all of us stay safe as we work together on the Ice Age Trail.

Please plan to wear a mask when gathering at the event location, meeting fellow volunteers, and as you and the Crew Leader deem appropriate for the task you will be doing and your proximity to others.

There will be no exchanging of tools unless with a member of the same household.

Volunteers in Parks and COVID-19 Safety Information:

  • We’re excited to have you join us, however, please know the symptoms of the coronavirus and be prepared to STAY HOME if you exhibit any of them. Please visit the CDC website and view the symptoms listed there. Consider using the Self-Checker, an interactive guide, located mid-way down the page, which can help you make your decision. Go there now.
  • Please complete this COVID-19 OF-301A Fillable Form.
  • The National Park Service (NPS) requires every volunteer to complete a COVID-19 OF-301A Volunteer Service Agreement, whether you are a new IATA volunteer or a returning volunteer who has not yet filled out the post-March 24, 2020 version of this form.
  • Please email the completed form to Dan Watson, NPS Volunteer Coordinator, ([email protected]).
  • Dan will reply to you with a signed copy of the form.

Please read through these documents as they provide additional safety guidelines:

  1. A Cover Letter from Eric Gabriel, Superintendent[PDF]
  2. IATR-VIP Risk Assessment Tool[PDF]
  3. Covid19Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)[PDF]

Please bring the following items to add comfort and safety to your volunteer experience:

  • A mask
  • Leather gloves
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Water
  • Bug spray and sunscreen
  • Snacks/lunch

We’re excited to have you join us!


July 25, 2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Jerome Converse


WAJE, Blackhawk, HWY12 IAT trailhead
7206 US HWY 12
Whitewater,, WI 53190 United States
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