FOREST SERVICE TRAIL WORK OPPORTUNITIES
Forest Service trail work projects in the Salt Lake Ranger District will continue to be handled through the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation. Runners should call the CCF directly to sign up for trail work. You can contact them at (801) 466-6411 or send email to:

volunteer @cottonwoodcanyons.org

Please do not call the Forest Service unless you are not in the Salt Lake Ranger District. If you are not doing your trail work in the Salt Lake area, you will need to call the Forest Service office in your area directly. If Forest Service work is not available to you other trail work projects (e.g. State or your local City Parks) can be substituted with permission from the Wasatch 100 Race Committee. 

PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST WEEK OR TWO TO SCHEDULE AND DO YOUR TRAIL WORK!  SOMETHING COULD HAPPEN TO CANCEL OR DELAY YOUR WORK DAY AND NO EXTENSIONS WILL BE GIVEN!!!

 

COTTON WOOD CANYONS FOUNDATION TRAIL WORK DATES

Thank you for being willing to work with CCF, the W100 runners are some of our favorite and most hardworking volunteers.  

Below are our specific dates for the runners. Runners are always welcome to volunteer on other days as well, these days just offer the opportunity to work with other runners.

Sat, 5/14

Wed, 6/22

Thurs, 6/23

Wed, 7/13

Sat, 7/23

 

 

WEBER COUNTY TRAIL WORK OPPORTUNITY

2016 - TRAIL WORK OPPORTUNITY –  WASATCH 100 AND BEAR 100 AND ANY INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS

 

Date:                     SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016

 

Time:                     7:00am

 

Location:               

We will be meeting at the Fernwood Park in  Layton at 7 AM, and finish up by 3 PM.

 

Bring lunch and water, gloves and hat.  Assignment this year is  Vegetation Cut Back.  Participants are asked to bring either a lopper or small hand saw if available.  USFS has and will supply some tools.

 

 

Directions to Fernwood Park

 

From either North or South – Take US Highway 89 to Cherry Lane in Layton

 

Turn either left (from North) or right (from South onto Cherry Lane. (East toward mountains)

 

Immediately turn left onto Valley View Drive and continue going North and turn right onto Fernwood Drive.

 

Follow Fernwood Drive up hill to the end of the road just past the Castle, and into the Fernwood Park.

 

 

Note:  Google Maps will provide directions using the search feature and the input “Fernwood Drive, Layton UT.”

 

 

Fernwood Park was at mile three on the Wasatch 100 course trail up until this year, and in the early years was the actual Start.

 

Thank you very much,

 

See you on Saturday.

 

PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR PARTILCIPATION BY WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016, BY CONTACTING:

James McGregor

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801.391.0647

 

  

TO: SALT LAKE RANGER DISTRICT TRAIL VOLUNTEERS

The following suggestions can help improve your productivity during volunteer projects. Weather conditions are unpredictable and can change quickly during your work project, also the type of hand tools used require appropriate clothing and some personal items that will enhance your safety and comfort.

Required: Long pants, Boots (light weight hiking boots with good support and traction), leather work gloves (please no cloth gardening gloves), 2 liters of water per volunteer (please limit soda and sports drinks), light lunch and snacks, Day pack.

Suggested: Extra Tee shirt, rain gear, sunglasses, water, and a full brim hat to keep the sun off your head. Group leaders please include a First Aid kit, emergency space blanket, spare work gloves, toilet items, and sunscreen.

An important part of any outdoor experience is being prepared. All volunteers are required to wear long pants, and boots and gloves to allow for safe and a more comfortable, productive work experience. Personal items such as extra clothes, water, and food will need to be carried in a day pack leaving hands free to carry tools to the project site. Safety during your volunteer project is our first priority.

 

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