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Hands-on trail building workshop for private forest landowners

ARLINGTON — Come get your hands dirty and learn some new trail building skills with fellow forest landowners. Good walking trails can greatly increase the enjoyment of your property for you and your family, as well as providing access for maintenance, fire control, etc. Join WSU Extension forestry educators and trail experts from EarthCorps to learn how to properly build and maintain trails through different types of terrain, and what tools and materials are required. This will be an outdoor, hands-on workshop where you will get to practice working on an actual trail, learn to build a footbridge and more.

The workshop will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1 off Burn Road in Arlington. It will begin at 9 a.m. and end around 3:30 p.m. The cost for early registration is $15 per person or $25 per couple until Sept. 20. Sign-up early space is very limited.

For more information or to pre-register, please visit http://snohomish.wsu.edu/forestry/trails11.htm or contact WSU Extension at 425-357-6017.

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