Connecticut Land Conservation Council
New London County Land Trust Advancement Initiative
Trail Building Workshop
Classroom and Field Training with Larry Knutson of Penn Trails
Trail 101: Trail Bed & Tread
Two Full Days, 7.5-hour session each day, classroom and outdoor work site hands-on.
Course enrollment maximum = 15
Classroom: TBD in or near Colchester
Outdoor Work: Colchester Land Trust's Bulkeley Preserve
Members of Advancement Initiative land trusts: no charge
Non-members: $75 per day; $125 both days
This two-day professional trail workshop focuses on a natural surface trail’s bed and tread planning, layout and construction. The relationship between the trail’s intended use(s), the design parameters determined by use(s), the materials and construction techniques utilized to meet the use and design parameters, along with ongoing maintenance of the trail will be covered, providing participants both expertly guided classroom learning and hands-on client site experience.
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Space is limited to 15 participants.
RSVP to Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org by June 10.