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COSCA's 23rd Annual Trail Work Day

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - Rain date October 26th


Activities include a morning of trail building and projects for families & scout groups. Work will be followed by the volunteer thank you lunch where volunteers will be treated to burgers & hot dogs barbecued and served by COSCA Rangers and there will be a drawing where great door prizes will be awarded to some lucky volunteers.


All volunteers are welcome! No experience necessary!

Printable Map & Schedule

Location

This year�s volunteer trail work will be in the Conejo Canyons area of the Conejo Open Space. Meet up at the Conejo Canyons Bridge

Map to Hill Canyon Rd


Schedule

7:30 a.m.
Meet at the Conejo Canyons Bridge in Hill Canyon
Check-in at the registration table at bridge
Complete and sign a Liability Release form
Receive your breakfast bag

8:00 a.m. � 12:00 p.m.

Trail Work Orientation and safety instructions

Tools distributed

Trail Crew Leaders will direct you to your work site


12:00 � 2:00 p.m.

Volunteers will be treated to a Thank You Lunch.
Door prizes will be awarded to some lucky Trail Work Day participants.


Grand Prize is a new mountain bike!
(Winners must be present at the drawing)

Information

  • There will be a variety of projects, ranging from a trail building site where workers will hike as much as 2 miles in & 2 miles out with 400� gain/loss, to projects near the meeting place for families & scout groups.
  • Water will be available at the sign-in area. Be sure to bring a water bottle and fill up before going to your work site.
  • Toilets will be available at Santa Rosa Park (adjacent to meeting-place) and not at the work sites. Please use the facilities before proceeding to your project area.
  • Wear protective clothing & eyewear, sturdy shoes, gloves, hat and sunscreen. Do not bring your own tools � tools will be provided.
  • No experience is necessary. Instructions on trail building, and the safe and proper use of tools/equipment will be given.
  • Beware of poison oak, ticks and rattlesnakes. Check with a ranger or trail crew leader if you need assistance with identification.
  • Follow the directions of the park rangers and trail crew leaders at all times. They are trained for trail projects.
  • If you or someone in your work group needs medical attention, contact a ranger or your trail crew leader.
    For any updates or additional information - Rangers Office: 805-381-2741

THANKS TO ALL TRAIL WORK DAY VOLUNTEERS AND TO TRAIL WORK DAY CONTRIBUTORS & SUPPORTERS:

Conejo Recreation & Park District
Conejo Open Space Foundation
City of Thousand Oaks Community Enhancement Grant Program
Donors of Goods, Services & Door Prizes
Grand Prize donor Giant Bicycle



Santa Rosa Park

On Saturday, October 12th, there will be a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Barbecue at Santa Rosa Valley Park from 10am - 2pm. Click here for the schedule of events.

Also, free parking is now available year round!!!


COSCA Volunteer Corps

The Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency has many opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to volunteer in the open space. We are always seeking volunteers and the opportunities for you to help come in all shapes and sizes.
  • Trail Work
  • Adopt-A-Trail
  • Resource Stewardship
  • Community Outreach
  • Trail Watch
  • Trail Patrol
  • Fundraising
If you are interested in any of the above opportunities click here to sign up.


Submit your Open Space Photos

We are interested in seeing some of the amazing photos that trail users shoot while in the open space. Please send your photos to news@cosf.org for a chance to be recognized in the upcoming newsletter.



This month's photo is from Nancy. This is a photo of Fararie and Ginger, Trail Patrol Horse Volunteers. Thanks for your photo Nancy!

We also encourage you to share your photos and experiences on our facebook page so you can connect with other trail advocates.

Happy Trails!


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