Let’s Pull Together for Trails!

Calling volunteers! On Saturday, May 19th let’s all pull together with Greenbelt Land Trust to remove trailside weeds and to patch sections of trail at Bald Hill Farm. This trail system is a popular gateway to natural areas, so come show it some love! By pulling together, we can protect native plants and our community trails for all to use. This is the second day of a two-day trail event.

The Activity:

  • Clear vegetation and weeds from trail edges using hand tools.
  • Patch damaged sections of trail. We’ll be shoveling gravel and moving it up to 1 mile in motorized toters.
  • Be active at your own pace for several hours. Hike up to 6 miles on uneven natural surface trail where poison oak may be present. Carry hand tools and gear, shovel, lift, bend, and rake.
  • Safety considerations: Rough, uneven natural surfaces. Poison oak may be present. Loud equipment. Please bring protective gloves or use those provided for you. Wear long sleeves, long pants, and close-toed sturdy footwear.

The Location:

Location is at TBA site at the Bald Hill Farm/Fitton Green Natural Areas. Directions will be sent to registered participants prior to the event.

To Register:

For more information and to register, click HERE.

*All youth under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Any questions? Please email GLT’s Land Steward, Elizabeth Records.

Event Hosts:

This event is co-hosted by Benton County Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA) members: Greenbelt Land Trust, Heart of the Valley Runners, and Benton County Natural Areas & Parks. Let’s Pull Together is organized by the CWMA and SOLVE as part of Oregon’s Invasive Weed Awareness Week.

Let’s Pull Together for Trails!

Calling volunteers! On Friday, May 18th let’s all pull together with Greenbelt Land Trust to repair sections of trail at Bald Hill Farm. This trail system is a popular gateway to natural areas, so come show it some love! By pulling together, we can improve our community trails for all to use. This is the first of a two-day trails event. Volunteer for one day or both!

The Activity:

  • Patch damaged sections of trail and re-engineer an eroded switchback. We’ll be shoveling gravel and moving it up to 1 mile in motorized toters. Hand tools will be used to apply gravel to trails.
  • Be active at your own pace for several hours. Hike up to 6 miles on uneven natural surface trail where poison oak may be present. Carry hand tools and gear, shovel, lift, bend, and rake.
  • Safety considerations: Rough, uneven natural surfaces. Poison oak may be present. Loud equipment. Please bring protective gloves or use those provided for you. Wear long sleeves, long pants, and close-toed sturdy footwear.

The Location:

Location is at TBA site at the Bald Hill Farm/Fitton Green Natural Areas. Directions will be sent to registered participants prior to the event.

To Register:

For more information and to register, click HERE.

*All youth under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Any questions? Please email GLT’s Land Steward, Elizabeth Records.

**Want to help with both trail work and weed removal? Join us Saturday, May 19th for Day 2 of Let’s Pull Together for Trails! For more info/to register for Day 2, click HERE.

Event Hosts:

This event is co-hosted by Benton County Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA) members: Greenbelt Land Trust, Heart of the Valley Runners, and Benton County Natural Areas & Parks. Let’s Pull Together is organized by the CWMA and SOLVE as part of Oregon’s Invasive Weed Awareness Week.