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
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. session each day, classroom and outdoor work site hands-on.
Course enrollment maximum = 15
Friday, June 28 - Classroom and Field: 283 Bulkeley Hill Road, Colchester
Saturday, June 29 - Outdoor Work: Gather at 254 Bulkeley Hill Road, Colchester and walk to 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.