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.

Savannah & Trail Stewardship Day **FILLED**

Thank you for your interest. This event is now full.

Join Greenbelt volunteers and OSU Service Learning students for an afternoon of restoring oak savannah habitat at the Bald Hill Farm Conservation Area.

Activity:

We’ll be removing invasive species and Douglas-fir saplings before they get bigger and threaten oak restoration sites. Also, we’ll be repairing trails to make them dryer and safer for this winter!

Participation:

  • Be active at your own pace for several hours
  • Hike up to 5 miles on uneven natural surface trail
  • Carry hand tools and gear
  • Shovel, bend, and rake
  • Team spirit and willingness to have fun

Recommended for ages 15+. Minors under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

If you have any questions, please email rebecca@greenbeltlandtrust.org.

 

Trail TLC Day

Trails at Bald Hill Farm need some lovin’! Join Greenbelt and our great partners at Benton County Natural Areas and Parks to help repair trail surfaces on one of the most used sections of trail. YOU can make a difference for trails that offer our entire community a gateway to the natural world.

Activity:

We’ll be repairing eroded areas to make trails safer and dryer in upcoming wet weather.

Participation:

  • Be active at your own pace for several hours
  • Hike up to 3 miles on uneven natural surface trail
  • Carry hand tools and gear
  • Be able to shovel, bend, and rake
  • Bring your lunch and enjoy complimentary light refreshments afterward.
  • Additional information will be emailed to you upon registering.

Recommended for ages 16+. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

If you have any questions, please email rebecca@greenbeltlandtrust.org.

To Sign-Up:

To sign-up, please fill out the short form below:

Trail TLC Day- Thurs., Sept. 21, 9AM-2:30PM

    *Volunteers under 18 need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

 

Trail Work Day *FILLED*

Are you ready to get a workout? Then join Greenbelt for a day of enhancing our local trails!

Volunteers are needed for projects including regraveling and erosion control on trails from Fitton Green to Bald Hill Farm.

Difficulty level: challenging. Volunteers will be moving heavy loads of gravel with a mechanized toter and repairing trails with hand tools on rough and steep terrain. Folks will be hiking several miles over the course of the day. This is sure to give you a great workout! Please be aware that poison oak is present on this site. Robust physical condition is required to safely enjoy this activity, which is recommended for ages 16+ (minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian).

This day is part of a spring-summer series of Greenbelt Trail Work Days. Many hands make light (and fun!) work.

To sign up, fill out the short form below. Any questions? Please email Rebecca.

Trail Work Day, July 29th 9AM-2PM

    *Volunteers under 18 need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.