May 1st, 2007 08:26 PM
Learn to Build Sweet Singletrack - NEMBA Trail School - May 6th - DEADLINE EXTENDED
Dear NEMBA Volunteers,
If you attended a Merlin / NEMBA trail care event with Greater Boston
NEMBA last year, thank you! If you didn't please consider coming out
to help us this year. And to help you be more effective while helping
to build sweet singletrack, the Greater Boston chapter is holding a
trail building and maintenence school in Stoneham, MA on Sunday, May 6th. This will be a great opportunity to learn new skills and reinforce old ones. We hope that you'll consider coming to this training session, and help us increase our pool of trail care knowledge.
Time: 8:00AM to 5:00PM, split roughly equally between classroom and field work.
Audience: Trail volunteers willing to lead small teams, land managers,
Prior experience required: None
What you will learn:
§ How to organize a maintenance event
§ Trail design
§ Construction techniques
§ Existing trail assessment
§ Working efficiently with volunteers
Cost: $20 includes a copy of IMBA's Trail Solutions book (a $35
value), light breakfast, lunch, snacks, beverages, and use of tools.
Please send the form below by Friday May 4 with your $20 check to NEMBA, 12 Essex Street, Lexington, MA 02421. You will receive registration details via email. Attendance is limited to 25 students.
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Phone ________________ Email ______________________________
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or go here for additional info and a downloadable form:
As at all NEMBA events, students will be asked to sign a liability
waiver at the start. Please contact Mike Tabaczynski email@example.com
781-929-8748 with any questions.