We will work with the Corps of Engineers on this project. We will be planting a variety of flowering shrubs along the southern portion of the Whitetail Trail. See maps. We had previously worked on the upper portion of this trail.
Removing existing plastic cover.
Laying out plants.
Minor trail work will likely be required at the base of the slope.
Plants to be planted include:
200 Mock Orange
200 Silver Buffalo Berry
200 Woods Rose
200 Golden Currant
500 Purple Prairie Cone Flower
500 Indian Blanket Flower
Approximately 50 showy Milkweed
100 Blue Elderberry
100 Rocky Mountain Juniper
What to Expect
We'll have fun, work hard and make a difference! No experience is necessary.
Light to Moderate.
For morning information about the trail visit the Hiking Project page.
8:00 am – Meet at the parking lot on Reservoir Road of the Corps of Engineers.
8:15 am – Greetings, work orientation, safety briefing
8:30 am – Move to the work site
Noon – Lunch break
3:00 pm - Refreshments
Get ready for a great day outside!
Blues Crew Leads Greg Brown and Diane Briggs
Army Corps Leads Jeremy Nguyen and Dillon Benitez
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
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.
Corps Supplied Gear
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-525-3136