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  1. #1
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    Governor Dick / Mt. Gretna Trail Work day 3/27

    Governor Dick / Mount Gretna Trail Work Day
    Please come out to help us care for the trails at GD.

    Date: March 27th 2010

    Who is invited: Any person or group who uses the trails at Governor Dick

    Time: 9am – 1pm??

    Meeting Place: Governor Dick Educational Center parking lot off Pinch Rd

    What to bring: Gloves, hiking/work boots, wear long pants, water/snack; bring your bike/hiking shoes (whatever) to recreate afterwards

    Provided by GD Trail Support Committee: cliff bars, tools

    Work Day Agenda: Remove deadfall from trails (branches, logs), removal of leaves near bridges, application of drainage “knicks” where needed, closure of mud hole on trail 13(re-route in place)

    Please RSVP so we can adequately plan:
    Matt & Desiree McElheny
    SAMBA – Governor Dick Trail Support Committee Coordinators
    717-228-1660 - Desiree - Matt

  2. #2
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    That's our off weekend. (edit: DOH! Supposed to have off that weekend, but forgot we have TW that Sunday due to Easter the next weekend, we don't have anything Sat though) I will put it on our site and see if we can't round up a small crew to head over. Any plans for a ride afterwards?
    Last edited by diggingtrail; 03-18-2010 at 07:18 PM. Reason: didn't look at calendar close enough

  3. #3
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    Hi Kevin,

    Thank you for your response. Any help would be greatly appreciated and reciprocated in some fashion. Mainly my focus with this work day is to clean the crap (branches, logs, rotten trees) off of trails that offer no technical challenge and keep the bridges clear of leaf debris. Trail 15 needs some encouragement in a few areas to keep water flowing off the trail. The snow and rain have taken their toll. With a good enough response I can split folks into groups and have the whole park covered in a few hours. I am also sending this out to non-biking groups too. It would be great to have a great local response from those who use the trails most. Reclaiming trail 4 was a major accomplishment because it allows the bikers to do the best loop at GD. That should be worth some peoples time....right??

    No formal ride after the work day but please feel free to bring your bikes and do so. Perhaps other folks are willing to lead a ride that day.

    Thanks again!

    Desiree (The Duchess of Ellsworth)

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