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Blues Crew Work Party: Rempel Nature Trails – Fort Walla Walla Natural Area

  • Fort Walla Walla Natural Area 755 NE Myra Rd Walla Walla, WA, 99362 United States (map)

Overview

We will partner with the Blue Mountain Audubon Society on this project.  Work will primarily be the placement of wood chips on the trails.  Brushwork will be performed as needed.  The City of Walla Walla has placed piles of chips area the nature area.  Teams will fill wheelbarrows and move chips to the trails.  Others will then spread the chips on the trails.

What to Expect

We'll have fun, work hard and make a difference! No experience is necessary.

Hiking Information

Low to moderate. 

Schedule

Rempel Nature Trail at Fort Walla Walla adjacent to Fort Walla Walla Museum, accessible via Myra Road.

  • 8:00 am – Meet at the parking lot at Fort Walla Walla

  • 8:15 am – Greetings, work orientation, safety briefing

  • Noon – lunch break

  • 3pm – Celebration of start of year 2 of Blues Crew with refreshments

Planning Information

Get ready for a great day outside!

Blues Crew Leads                  Greg Brown, Nathan Viavant, and Eileen Settle

Blue Mountain Audubon Society   Chris Howard and Tom Land

What it Takes to Do This Work Party

  • No experience is necessary—just bring a great attitude for working with a team! USFS provides the training and tools you need

  • Expect to be physically active at your own pace for up to 6 hours on uneven terrain

  • Recommended for ages 10 and older; under 16 must be accompanied by an adult and a parental consent form must be signed for anyone under 18

What to Wear

  • Boots - no sneakers or sandals

  • Long pants

  • Leather gloves

  • Long-sleeved shirt

  • Eye protection recommended (glasses, sunglasses or safety glasses)

A hard hat will be provided by BMLT. For safety reasons, shorts and sneakers are not allowed.

What to Bring

  • Lunch and plenty of water

  • Rain jacket and pants

  • Extra warm clothing in case of wet or cold weather

  • A pack to carry your personal gear

  • A sense of fun and adventure for learning new skills and meeting great people!

Firearms and weapons are not allowed.

USFS Supplied Gear             

  • Hard hat

  • Tools

  • Safety gear

  • First aid kit

More Information

  • Contact us at blues-crew@bmlt.org or 509-525-3136