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Old Fort

Copper Ridge Collaboration For National Public Lands Day

Join the crew with G5, Foothills Land Conservancy, McDowell Trails and others! More information below RSVP

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Copper Ridge Collaboration For National Public Lands Day
Copper Ridge Collaboration For National Public Lands Day

Time & Location

Sep 23, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Old Fort, 78 Catawba Ave, Old Fort, NC 28762, USA

About the event

Celebrate National Public Lands Day by stewarding Copper Ridge, one of our public trials in Old Fort, alongside several of our conservation partners and community members!

-September 23, 2023

-Meet at 9:00 am. Wrap up by 1:00 pm. (approx 4 hours)

--Meet at Hillman Beer Old Fort, 78 Catawba Ave, Old Fort, NC 28762

-Community Partners: Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina, McDowell Tech Trekkers, G5 Trail Collective, Friends of Fonta Flora State Trail, and McDowell Trails Association

-Event Details: Volunteers will meet at Hillman Beer Old Fort and we will carpool to the trailhead, approximately 5 minutes down the road. From there participants will be split into smaller groups to tackle a variety of tasks including: beautification of the parking area, trimming along the trail corridor, improving the tread, weed eating, brush cutting, removing fallen trees, and more!

-How to Prepare: Tools, safety equipment, and training will be provided. Water and light snacks will be available. Please bring a daypack to carry water and tools, a change of clothes (if wanted), closed toed shoes preferably with ankle support, and long pants.

-RSVP: Please sign up if you plan on coming so that we can have enough materials for all participants. You will also receive event reminders and updates if anything changes.

-Participants are invited to celebrate afterwards over lunch at Hillman Beer Old Fort! Please be prepared to purchase your own beer and food

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