WTA Oaks-to-Wetlands Work Party

Volunteer with Washington Trail Association for a fun and rewarding way to give back to the places you love to hike. Trails across Washington need our help more than ever, including Ridgefield NWR’s Oaks to Wetlands Trail. WTA will be working with the refuge to re-do our trail network after large-scale restoration efforts that have obliterated much of the old trails. WTA has several days scheduled out here to build the new trails — depending on the day, expect to clear new trail corridor, create new tread, or fine-tune temporary trails into actual tread surface (as well as learn about sustainable trail alignment). This is a great project to see a new trail come to life!

What it Takes to Do This Work Party:
No experience is necessary—just bring a great attitude for working with a team! WTA provides the training and tools you need. Expect to be physically active at your own pace for up to 6 hours on uneven terrain.
Recommended for ages 10 and older; under 14 must be accompanied by an adult and a parental consent form must be signed for anyone under 18
Wear: Boots, long pants and shirt, rain wear, and plenty of warm layers. Shorts and sneakers are not allowed.
Pack: a lunch, water and bag to carry it in about a mile, over even terrain.

Oaks to Wetlands Trail (Carty Unit off Main Ave).

Space is Limited. Sign Up at: https://www.wta.org/volunteer/schedule
For More Info, Contact WTA at volunteer@wta.org or 206.625.1367

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