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Adopt a Trail

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The Adopt-A-Trail Program involves interested organizations, individuals, and neighborhood groups who care for their "own" section of trail or restoration site. You can also donate materials, equipment, time, and funds to carry out Parks & Recreation Dept. plans for your site. You may adopt a favorite site or the Volunteer Coordinator can suggest a trail needing your TLC.  

Duties

Your group may sign up for any or all of these duties. Several groups may adopt-a-trail by sharing duties.

Routine Work:

Work Done as Needed:

Training

The Volunteer Coordinator trains your organization in safe techniques for accomplishing Adopt-A-Trail duties and works with your group to get you started. To solve trail problems, the Volunteer Coordinator maintains contact with your group's spokesperson.

Tools

Groups provide their own tools when possible, but the Volunteer Coordinator will loan hand tools to your group. The city will provide trash bags and pickup of collected garbage. Specialized equipment (with an operator) is coordinated with your work party when needed. Parks' staff delivers trees, shrubs, mulch, gravel, and other materials. You donate the labor. Your work on the trail is the most important contribution you can make.

 

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