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D&L Trail Patrol & Adopt-A-Section Workshops

EVENT UPDATE: MAY 14 SESSIONS HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR JUNE 29 AND JULY 13.

Join us at Hugh Moore Park for training sessions for the D&L Trail Patrol and Adopt-a-Section of D&L Trail volunteer programs in June, July, and September (dates TBD)! The day will include both informative and interactive portions for prospective volunteers to learn about the two programs, time commitments and responsibilities, and receive the tools needed to complete program objectives. Each session will also include a “mobile” activity out on the D&L Trail to test the skills you learned in the informative session.  

This event is rain or shine, so please dress appropriately for the weather, as well as for walking on the trail. 

  • Trail Patrol Summer Training Session: June 29, 2022 from 6-8PM at Hugh Moore Park, Easton
  • Adopt-a-Section of D&L Trail Summer Training Session: July 13, 2022 from 6-8PM at Hugh Moore Park, Easton
  • Trail Patrol & Adopt-a-Section Fall Training Sessions: Date and Location TBD 

Registration is required.

Program Highlights 

Trail Patrol: Through this program, volunteers serve as the “eyes and ears” of the D&L Trail. They patrol the trail on bicycle or foot at least twice a month, April through October, in all five counties answering visitors’ questions and reporting back about fallen trees, erosion, and trail maintenance issues. This training workshop will give interested volunteers the tools they need to become Formal Trail Patrollers. Visit the Trail Patrol webpage for more information: https://delawareandlehigh.org/volunteer/trail-patrol/

Adopt-A-Section of D&L Trail: This program is an off-shoot of the D&L Trail Tenders Program. Previously, the D&L trained “Chapters” to run their own clean-up events; some groups are still active, while much of the D&L Trail needs more volunteer maintenance. Adopt-A-Section of D&L Trail will be a new program where families, organizations, and businesses will volunteer to steward a section of trail (as defined by our Interactive Map from trailhead to trailhead) and maintain it through the year. Activities will include sign cleaning, litter removal, brush removal, and other “light” tasks.

June Trail Patrol Summer Training Event Agenda

  • 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Registration for Trail Patrol Session
  • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM: D&L Trail Patrol Presentation  
  • 7:30 PM – 8 PM: D&L Trail Patrol Mobile Session (identifying trail conditions and issues)

July Adopt-A-Section of D&L Trail Summer Training Event

  • 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM:  Registration for Adopt-A-Section of D&L Trail Session
  • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM: Adopt-A-Section of D&L Trail Presentation  
  • 7:30 PM – 8 PM: Adopt-A-Section of D&L Trail Mobile Session (sign cleaning, safety, brush clearing) 

What will be provided by the D&L? 

  • Coffee & Tea 
  • Light Snacks
  • D&L Trail First Aid Kits  
  • Trail Patrol Vests (Trail Patrol Only) 
  • Sign Cleaning Kits (Adopt-A-Section of D&L Trail Only)

What do I need to bring? 

  • A water bottle
  • Pen & paper for notes 
  • Appropriate footwear for walking 
  • Rain or Shine, plan your outfit appropriately

To register for either event, please fill out the form below, or directly contact [email protected] or [email protected]