We are making great progress on the trails because of all of our volunteers efforts, so THANK YOU! We have a lot more to do, so please join us if you can on an upcoming workday. One quick note: we know everyone is excited for the new trails, but please respect trails that are flagged off. It means the trail is actively being worked on OR it is incomplete. We will open things as soon as possible but trails need to be finished and inspected first. Hold tight, it is going to be worth the wait and we want you to enjoy the final, finished product. Thanks!!
OK, full September and October work schedule below. Details for the next work day are as follows:
September 14, 9 AM.
More finishing work + building on volunteer lines this week. Please read the details and reach out so we know you are coming as we need to have a good head count! We are going to work from the bottom up so we can begin working immediately and minimize our hiking.
Parking at the south end again this week, please read meeting and parking info carefully and see attached map.
1. Hike in this week, biking won’t be a better option.
2. Workers will be meeting at the gate at the bottom of Hamburg Rd. to sign in and get instruction (“P” on the map), then we’ll shuttle people partially up the road and hike uphill to the work location. FYI, there is a stream crossing to negotiate.
3. Parking is VERY limited, so car pool if possible. Park on a pull off on the side of the road if none available at the gate, but do NOT park at the multiple concrete blocks uphill, we need the room for shuttle vehicles. There is also parking at the old stone pump house, .4 mile downhill from the meeting spot. You can drop a car or 2 and carpool up.
Long pants, boots, gloves, and safety glasses are what you should have for this work day. Plus water and bug spray might not be bad either.
Thanks for all of the work, we are making good progress!
Meeting location is the gate at the bottom of Hamburg Rd. https://goo.gl/maps/sbYtAeF5BP11GCA47
Check the events for full details as each day gets closer, but here are dates for the remaining days. Help us finish this project! Dates are:
Sat. Sept 21
Sun. Sept. 22
Sun. Sept 29
Sat. Oct 12
Sun. Oct 20
Sun. Oct 27
Our Facebook page is a good place to follow, we have events for each work day up at https://www.facebook.com/FrederickWatershedTrails/
And one more thing while we have your attention….
Donation Drive: Maybe you can’t make our trail work days but you want to still help with the awesome network of trails that make up the Watershed. Well, we’d love your donation and we’ll put it to good use. Anything from buying tools and materials, putting fuel in chainsaws, donuts for volunteers or post ride food and beverages for our hard trail workers. It all goes to support the trails and the work the volunteers do. Hit the link on the page below and scroll down to the “Take Action” section. No donation is to small or large. It you hit the MORE general donate page, make sure to note you are giving to the Frederick Watershed. Thanks for the support!! MORE is a 501 (C)3 non-profit. Donate Here