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mParks Trail Maintenance Workshop
October 8, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
mParks presents a two-day workshop dedicated to trail maintenance! With courses offered in Northern or Southeast Michigan, don’t miss this great opportunity to learn valuable information and network with other trail managers.
October 7-8 | Gaylord
October 7 from 9:00am to 4:30pm and
October 8 from 9:00am to 3:00pm
MDOT North Region Office
Gaylord, MI 49735
The workshop will focus on maintenance of hard-surfaced trails (asphalt, cement, crushed limestone). Presented by Jim Schneider from TrailWorks, the first day will be spent in a classroom setting, and the second will be in the field observing various maintenance issues.
Topics covered in the workshop will include:
Planning and construction of trails from a maintenance perspective;
Day-to-day and long-term maintenance;
Managing beaver, poison ivy, trespassing, volunteers, and tree trimming;
Use of bollards and maintenance equipment;
Trail maintenance policy and procedures.
Cost: $130 for mParks members; $145 for non-members. Price includes lunch on both days.
Registration for the Trail Maintenance Workshops is closed – both sessions are full. Please call the mParks office at 517.485.9888 to be placed on the waiting list.
Participants can earn 1 CEU for attending this workshop.
Visit the event website for details http://www.mparks.org/TrailMaintenance