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Vancouver Lake Day Work Party

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 08:30am - 03:30pm
Contact  volunteer@wta.org or 206.625.1367

Meet at the end of the 501 Spur road past the regional park at the northwest end of the lake.

Overview
WTA helped Clark County build this barrier-free trail back in 2014. Come join us to re-gravel the trail's surface.

About the Area
Vancouver Lake Regional Park is a great place to hit the beach and have fun on the water. Just west of the lake, a gentle barrier-free path now leads through a cottonwood forest with vibrant greens in spring, beautiful fall yellows and birds nearly all year. 

What to Expect
We'll have fun, work hard and make a difference! No experience is necessary.

Project Description
We laid gravel on this trail back in 2015; it's time to spruce it up with a new layer. We'll be clearing the trail of any debris, then hauling and spreading gravel that's staged at the trailhead.

Hiking Information
We will start at the trailhead and work our way in.

Schedule
8:30 AM: Be ready to sign in and meet the crew, rain or shine
8:35 AM: Gather for a safety briefing, then hike to the project site
Morning: Work at your own pace, and take breaks throughout the day
12:00 PM: Lunch on the trail
Afternoon: Consider trying a new task before wrapping up the day's work
3:30 PM: Sign out after enjoying refreshments at the trailhead


For safety reasons, arriving late or leaving early is not allowed.

Planning Information
Get ready for a great day outside!

What it Takes to Do This Work Party
No experience is necessary—just bring a great attitude for working with a team! WTA provides the training and tools you need
Expect to be physically active at your own pace for up to 6 hours on uneven terrain
Recommended for ages 10 and older; under 14 must be accompanied by an adult and a parental consent form must be signed for anyone under 18
What to Wear
Boots
Long pants 
Work gloves
Long-sleeved shirt recommended
Eye protection recommended (glasses, sunglasses or safety glasses)
A hard hat will be provided by WTA. For safety reasons, shorts and sneakers are not allowed.

What to Bring
Lunch and plenty of water
Rain jacket and pants
Extra warm clothing in case of wet or cold weather
A pack to carry your personal gear
A sense of fun and adventure for learning new skills and meeting great people!
Firearms and weapons are not allowed.

More Information
Frequently Asked Questions
WTA's Trail Work Guide introduces the type of work you may do
Contact us at volunteer@wta.org or 206.625.1367

Location 

Vancouver Lake Regional Park  
6801 NW Lower River Road 
Vancouver, WA  98660

 

  

 

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