October Trail Work Day 2013

Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency’s 23rd Annual Trail Work Day

Saturday, October 19, 2013

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

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Location

This year’s volunteer trail work was at 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

  • spring trailwork dayThere 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

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