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Ten Mile Shelter Upper Field and North Stanley Tract Mowing - Open Space Preservation

Date and Time

Saturday, October 24, 2020, 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Location

Meet 9am at the hiker parking area on Rte. 55 in Sherman CT, about 50 yards east of the NY line.,
Connecticut, West of River,
CT

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

Come out and volunteer to maintain open space habitat on National Park Appalachian Trail corridor land. This work party is focused on the field mowing required to preserve and maintain the open spaces that are an important part of the AT experience and critical habitat for unique flora & fauna. We will use our DR mowers (you'll learn all about them) to mow the upper field at Ten Mile River shelter, small field on the North Stanley tract, and do general brushing as required. We'll teach you how to use the mowers and other cutting tools. There is a combination of light and heavy work, so you can choose what you are most comfortable with. Bring plenty of water, lunch and work gloves. Also, bring a mask to wear as we gather in a group and personal hand sanitizer.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

Click map for driving directions
Mowing

Volunteering Type

Trail Work

Activity

Conservation

Offered By

Connecticut

Status

Open

Audience

Adults (18+)


Contact




(best time to call: evenings)

Henry is a CT-AT Committee member with 35+ years as a trail volunteer. He is a past Chairman of the Trail Committee and former Overseer of Trails. Henry currently serves as the Overseer of Lands for the AT in Connecticut.

Contact




(best time to call: Leave a message and I will return your call)
Rich is a section maintainer for the Appalachian Trail between Caesar Brook and West Cornwall Road. He also serves as Secretary and Work Party Coordinator of the CT Chapter Appalachian Trail Committee.