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Clear the Trails! Join Us for Trail Maintenance

Duration

1 - 2 hrs

Directions

Find the best route

How Often Is This Offered?

Seasonally (Spring, Summer)

Age Range

  • K - 2nd
  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

We do everything from digging in the dirt, clipping branches, painting blazes, moving rocks, building steps, changing and building trails. Every trail project is unique and we have work for volunteers of all abilities and experiences (including none). We teach you everything you need to know and why.

What's Needed To Complete

https://friendsofthebluehills.org/terms/Read and sign the electronic waiver (you just need to sign once for 2021) Sign up for a trail event in advance Wear gloves (please bring gloves if you have them) Do not share tools with others Keep a physical distance of 6 feet from others (who do not live with you)

Whose Help Is Required

At trail events, you work under the supervision of a trail leader. If you are interested in working on a specific section of trail on your own schedule, we offer the https://friendsofthebluehills.org/adopt-a-trail/Adopt-A-Trail program.

Special Requirements

None

How It Makes A Difference

Each year, people like you help to care for over 125 miles of trails in the Blue Hills Reservation. Our program depend on dedicated volunteers to keep the Blue Hills trails beautiful and safe!  

Where to Serve

In-Person/On Site

Instructions

Sign up HERE for a trail event. https://friendsofthebluehills.org/terms/Read and sign the electronic waiver  Sign-up for news on upcoming trail events https://friendsofthebluehills.org/trails-maintenance/HERE Tell your friends and family to join you! Have fun, take pictures and post to social media and perhaps enter FBH's https://www.projectgivingkids.org/activities/2021-photo-contest-submit-andor-vote/Photo Contest!  @friendsoftheBlueHills @Projectgivingkids

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