2016 Stewardship Summit
Date(s) - 10/08/2016 - 10/09/2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Groveland Community Hall
The 2016 Stewardship Summit brings together industry professionals and public land managers to lead intensive classroom and field workshops covering trail design and building. The weekend of workshops (October 8-9) is followed by an optional 3-day USFS Chainsaw Safety and Certification course (October 10-12).
It is possible to register for both the chainsaw course and the design/build weekend at no additional cost. Participants can also register for the chainsaw course alone. $10. Please choose the appropriate registration option below.
NOTE: Lunch will be provided for participants during the weekend design/build workshop only. All Chainsaw Safeto & Certification attendees MUST be First Aid/CPR certified and must bring their card to class.
Workshops and instruction by industry professionals and public land managers.
Lunch provided for attendees.
Trail Design and Flagging: From concept to execution.
Tread Hardening and Maintenance: Planning for sustainability.
Switchback Construction and Maintenance: Designing safe and sustainable turns.
Trail Flagging: Successful design on the ground.
Tread Hardening and Maintenance: OHV-optimized trail work
Switchback Construction and Maintenance: Building walls and constructing platforms.
3-day USFS Chainsaw Field Training
$50 Pre-sale: Workshop with or without chainsaw course
$75 Day-of: Workshop with or without chainsaw course
$10 Pre-sale: USFS Chainsaw Safety and Certification Only
**ALL CHAINSAW CERTIFICATION STUDENTS MUST BE FIRST AID/CPR CERTIFIED**
This year’s Trail Stewardship Summit will take place on October 7-9 in Groveland, CA, 25 miles outside of Yosemite National Park.
This year’s Summit will focus on MTB and OHV trails-from concept to execution and maintenance. There will be one half-day of classroom instruction and 1.5 days of field work followed by a 3-day USFS chainsaw course (October 10-12). Professional instructors from both the trail building industry and from the public sector will come together to lead workshops that cover both basic and advanced trail building concepts.
Join us this beautiful Fall season in the foothills of the Sierra for a weekend of stewardship and sustainable design/build workshops!