Trails Training Calendar

Trail training, workshops, and conferences on trail building, planning, management, land protection, organization development, leadership, tools, GIS data, parks, bike/ped facilities, nonmotorized transportation, funding, and stewardship.

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Sustainable Trail Design and Layout, Construction, and Maintenance

Wentworth, North Carolina

March 11 - March 14, 2019

Participants will learn the five essential elements of sustainable trails and how to incorporate them into trail layout and construction. This session will guide participants from desktop trail planning to design and layout, corridor flagging, and pin flagging of a trail alignment in the field. Students will gain field experience constructing new trail, reroutes, and maintaining existing trails on the Rockingham Community College campus.

Categories: Multi-day Course

April

Intermediate Trail Assessment-Field Experience (prerequisite required)

Wentworth, North Carolina

April 02 - April 03, 2019

Participants will build on the skills and knowledge they gained in the sustainable trail assessment class. Students will focus on critical assessment of a trail system in the area. The session will cover creating a trail assessment document to present findings and proposed recommendations. Students will gather the necessary information through fieldwork to write a trail assessment document. *Prerequisite required - Interested participants should have a thorough understanding of sustainable trails and trail assessment experience before taking this class.

Categories: Multi-day Course

Sustainable Trail Construction with Mechanized Equipment

Wentworth, NC

April 09 - April 11, 2019

Participants will gain an introduction into the world of mechanized trail building. Students will train on a variety of mini-excavators and a Sutter trail dozer. Tri-State Company, Inc., from Huntington, WV, will be instructing the class.

Categories: Multi-day Course

Intermediate Trail Planning, Design and Layout - Field Experience (prerequisite required)

Wentworth, North Carolina

April 16 - April 17, 2019

Participants will build on the skills and knowledge they gained in the sustainable trail planning, design, and layout class. Small class size and focused fieldwork will allow participants to receive guided instruction with a majority of class time spent in the field. *Prerequisite required - Interested participants should have a thorough understanding of sustainable trail planning, design, and layout before taking this class.

Categories: Multi-day Course

Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

Wentworth, North Carolina

April 27 - April 28, 2019

Offered by Landmark Learning, an affiliate of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), the Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course will help outdoor leaders prepare for the unexpected. This fast paced, hands-on training is designed to meet the needs of trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals working in remote locations. It will introduce participants to caring for people who become ill or injured far from definitive medical care.

Categories: Multi-day Course

May

Sustainable Trail Assessment, Permitting, and Contracting

Wentworth, North Carolina

May 07 - May 09, 2019

Participants will learn how to take a critical look at trails to assess condition, maintenance, and safety. The session will also cover potential permitting requirements and trail contracting for natural surface sustainable trail projects. Students will discuss how trail condition, maintenance, and safety can affect the "trail experience", and they will also learn and discuss how the interpretation of assessment results may vary depending on user group and trail difficulty. Participants will complete desktop trail reviews, assess existing trails and proposed reroutes on the Rockingham Community College campus, discuss permits, and create contracts based on assessment results.

Categories: Multi-day Course

Sustainable Trail Design and Layout, Construction, and Maintenance

Wentworth, North Carolina

May 20 - May 23, 2019

Participants will learn the five essential elements of sustainable trails and how to incorporate them into trail layout and construction. This session will guide participants from desktop trail planning to design and layout, corridor flagging, and pin flagging of a trail alignment in the field. Students will gain field experience constructing new trail, reroutes, and maintaining existing trails on the Rockingham Community College campus.

Categories: Multi-day Course