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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This year’s volunteer trail work was at the Conejo Canyons area of the Conejo Open Space. Meet up at the Conejo Canyons Bridge
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
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)
- 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