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PLPP – Trail Brushing
August 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
PETER LOUGHEED PROVINCIAL PARK TRAIL BRUSHING
This “Light Duty” project will involve walking trails and brushing/pruning shrubs along trails to improve sight lines, as well as manage wildlife attractants on high-use trails. We’ll be cutting low brush (sheperdia, juniper, etc.) back 60cm from edge of tread and high bush (willow, alder and cow parsnip) cut back 1.5 meters.
Dates & locations:
Wednesday August 12 – Upper Kananaskis Lake trail (south shore) & Mt Everest Expedition Trail
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00pm
What to expect: The level of effort will range from light to moderate difficult and mainly include pruning of small trees and shrubs, limbing of branches, and removal of brush/branches from trail tread.
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.
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, 2021. To accelerate the paperwork process, please visit the link above to fill out this form ASAP prior to the trail day.
Sign up closes at 12pm on the day prior to the event. Limited to 5 volunteers.
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