City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation is hosting a “Trail School” for new trail volunteers on Saturday, April 21, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., at the located at 799 Pine Ave.
There will also be an optional field session at Hosp Grove from 12:15 to 2 p.m.
The school will include classroom and field instruction, and hands-on trail training to develop skilled trail volunteers. Topics covered will include trail tools and their use, trail volunteer duties, trail maintenance, plus an overview of trail work safety.
A pizza lunch is provided for those who participate. Lunch will feature a talk by the city’s Habitat Land Steward on the wildlife and native plants often seen along Carlsbad’s trails.
Carlsbad’s trail system currently includes 38 miles of open space trails that provide unlimited opportunities to enjoy our natural surroundings, with more trails to come in the future.
Volunteers play an integral role in maintaining the beautiful and extensive trail system provided by the City of Carlsbad. This is a fun event and a great opportunity to learn about being a trail volunteer. To RSVP for this event and for more information on Trail School, visit carlsbadca.gov/parksandrec/trails or call 760-434-2978.
–City of Carlsbad