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Bow Valley PP – Trail Maintenance & Brushing
August 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
TRAIL CARE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
Bow Valley Provincial Park – Trail Maintenance & Brushing Projects
This project will work on several trails in Bow Valley PP over multiple dates. Types of work will vary depending on the trail and section and could include:
- small to medium-sized tread repairs to fix drainage issues and overall tread condition.
- brushing work to improve sightlines and remove overgrown vegetation
Projects & Dates:
Mon, Aug 23 – Paved Path: light work: removing overgrown junipers and tree branches growing over the 4km paved path). 6-8 volunteers needed.
Wed, Aug 25 – Paved Path: light work: removing overgrown junipers and tree branches growing over the 4km paved path). 6-8 volunteers needed.
Wed, Sept 1 – Bow River Trail: light – moderate work: tread repair, brushing, 5 volunteers needed.
Fri, Sept 3 – Many Springs Trail: light – moderate work: tread repair, brushing, 5 volunteers needed.
Meeting time: 9:00am (work day: 9:00am-3:00pm)
Meeting location: will be confirmed in trail day reminder sent the day prior.
What to expect: See project dates above. The level of effort will range from light to moderate and mainly include using hoes, rakes and Pulaskis to improve tread and drainage, brush and limb trees/bushes to improve sightlines and/or remove overgrown vegetation.
REMINDER: Effective June 1, 2021 a Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle at provincial park and public lands sites in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
Volunteer Agreement Form: You will need to fill out this volunteer agreement waiver prior to working on a trail care event. The form will be valid until March 31, 2022. To accelerate the paperwork process, please visit the link above to fill out this form ASAP prior to the trail day.
VOLUNTEERING & COVID-19
Please ensure you read the points below so we can all be safe while volunteering. Do not register for a trail day if you:
- Have symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, cough, shortness of breath, body aches and pains, sudden loss of taste or smell, or any feeling of illness.
- Have been in direct contact with anyone with the above symptoms or who has COVID 19 in the past 10 days.
- Have travelled outside of Canada within the past 14 days
- If you’ve had COVID 19, but have not had a negative post-infection test.
Each volunteer will be required to bring the following mandatory personal protective equipment:
- Work gloves
- Mask (to be worn if <2m proximity to others due to trail work task or interaction with public)
- Safety glasses
- Hand sanitizer
Please contact our Coordinator email@example.com if you have any questions or comments.
- Sign up closes at 12pm on the day prior to the event.
- Confirmed sign-ups will receive a reminder email the day prior to the event with additional information on what to bring and any updates to meeting time/place.
- If you haven’t already signed up as an FKC or CTA volunteer, you can do that here
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