Preserve Trail Project
Silt | Saturday, May 5 | 8:30am-5pm
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Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
Time: Saturday – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (includes dinner + drinks)
Location: Silt, Colorado (Silt River Preserve on County Rd 346)
What to expect
We will be building the first public access trail on a recently acquired property located along the Colorado River. Volunteer work will include building new trail and clearing trail corridor.
Please check in at the RFOV tent upon arrival. From there, we will split into crews and set off to the work site from the registration area.
The Town of Silt is generously providing both lunch and dinner. RFOV will provide lite breakfast offerings. Please bring your own snacks and full water bottles to start.
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Start Work
Noon Lunch (provided)
4:00 pm End Work
4:15 pm Dinner (provided)
What to wear
The best advice is to layer your clothing to be ready for cool mornings and evenings and probable hot weather during the day. Be prepared with a hat, sunscreen, and rain gear. Long pants are recommended and sturdy, closed toe shoes are required.
What to bring
• Work/trail shoes
• Work gloves
• Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, etc.
• Rain gear
• Insect repellent
• Water (at least 1/2 gallon)
• Personal snacks
From east of Silt (Glenwood Springs/New Castle)
Head west-bound on I-70. Take Exit 97 to Silt. Turn left (away from downtown) and head south to River Frontage Road. Turn left onto River Frontage Road, go past the Holiday Inn Express, and turn right on County Rd 311/16th Street. Travel 0.5 mi on County Rd 311 then turn right onto County Rd 331. Proceed west-bound on County Road 331 until the fork (about 0.8 mi), and continue straight onto County Rd 346. Turn right at the Silt River Preserve sign (0.5 mi down County Rd 346) and head to the parking lot.
From west of Silt (Rifle)
Head east-bound on I-70. Take Exit 94 to Garfield County/Airport Rd. Turn right onto County Rd 346 (heading south) and then take an immediate left to stay on County Rd 346 (now heading east). Continue around the curves and turn left at the Silt River Preserve sign (1.9 mi down County Rd 346). Proceed to the parking lot.
• As much as we love pets, they typically make unsafe project participants. To ensure the safety of all pets and volunteers, pets are not permitted on RFOV projects.
• The nature of work is suitable for volunteers 14 years old or older. We request one-on-one adult supervision of any minors attending this project.
RFOV’s Project Partners + Sponsors
Town of Silt
Aspen Valley Land Trust
Aspen Skiing Co. Environment Foundation
Bank of Colorado
Bristlecone Mountain Sports
Summit Canyon Mountaineering
THANK YOU - WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ON PROJECT DAY!
Thank you for signing up to volunteer!
We'll see you in Silt for the Silt River Preserve Trail on May 5th!
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