2013 AmeriCorps/CCC Backcountry Trails Program Needs Volunteers!

Position Description: Job duties include trails maintenance of drainage systems and tread, clearance of brush, fallen logs, boulders and other debris, etc.; repair and construction of drainage and erosion control structures; and, repair and re-vegetation of damaged sites and restoration of habitat values.  Crew members are trained in historic skills of log construction and dry stone masonry using on-site materials (timber & stone).  Tasks include digging, moving materials weighing 50 – 1000 pounds, crushing stone for backfill using 8-16 pound sledge hammers (for hours or even days at a time), as well as building retaining walls, waterbars, soil retainers, stone paving, & stairways Organization or Program: 2013 AmeriCorps/CCC Backcountry Trails Program

Contact Name: Christopher L. Montanaro jr.

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