San Diego Mountain Biking Association - Event Information
Trail Stewardship Summit - Building Better Trails Through Collaboration and Community
A FREE two day workshop -
The summit will bring together the interested public with federal, state, county, and city agencies with the goal of facilitating stronger partnerships and developing a shared vision for our trails across agencies, stewardship organizations, volunteers, and trail users. The Forest Service has partnered with the International Mountain Bicycling Association to bring their professional trail building, maintenance, and education skills to this community event.
11-02-17 - 11-03-17
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM Pacific
Lakeside Community Center 9841 Vine St. Lakeside, CA 92040 UNITED STATES
The purpose of this event is to engage community partners in trail operations and planning on the Cleveland National Forest, specifically the Palomar and Descanso Ranger Districts which surround the greater San Diego area. Through community partnership, the U.S. Forest Service will expand its ability to deliver high quality outdoor trail recreation opportunities, preserve natural and cultural resources, and grow public land stewardship.
This event is split into two parts; the first two days will involve presentations by the U.S. Forest Service and partners. The second half will involve field training and certification of trail crew leaders for qualified individuals.
Workshop: Building Better Trails Through Collaboration and Community
Thursday - Friday, November 2 and 3
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Lunch provided)
Classroom workshops will be taught by USFS staff and other experts in the field. Topics include trail and partnership fundamentals,updated methodologies and best management practices applicable to volunteer and partner agreements, development of new trail opportunities and technologies and more. Local partners will discuss current projects, community needs, and new opportunities.
These sessions are appropriate for agency and jurisdictional staff members, outdoor non-profit partner staff and volunteers, and other interested trail advocates.
Attendees can choose to attend both sessions or only the Workshop(Thurs./Fri.) or the weekend Trail Sessions - your choice