2019 Latino Conservation Week Events

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July 21, 2019

Appalachian Trail Latinx Crew

Event Description:

Join ATC and Latinx Hikers July 11th through July 13th for a session building new Trail! This may include using hand tools to carve out and dig a flat surface for hikers to walk on. Volunteers will move lots of soil, dirt, and rocks.
Trail Crew projects are planned and completed in cooperation with A.T. maintaining clubs and agency partners such as the National Park Service and the U.S. Forest Service.
You must apply to get on a Trail Crew. It begins by expressing interest through the form below linked below, and completing an application you receive by email, along with additional material to prepare you for crew life.
Crew Life - All crew members must be able to live and work cooperatively and in close proximity with fellow volunteers of all genders, ages, and nationalities. All crew members are expected to participate in routine tasks, including cooking, cleaning, and tool care, both at base camp and the project site.
Crews are led by experienced, professional crew leaders eager to pass along Trail work and backcountry skills.
What We Provide - Appalachian Trail Conservancy provides training, equipment, and food, transportation to and from the project sites, and group camping gear.
After two days of working as a team, learning new skills, and living in the backcountry both the crew and the trail is transformed.
No experience is necessary, but you must be at least 18 years old to join this crew.
Still interested? Fill out the form to apply:
http://www.appalachiantrail.org/latinxcrew2019


Event Sponsor(s):
Appalachian Trail Conservancy, U.S. Forest Service, and National Park Service

Date & time:
July 21, 2019
6:00 pm  -  7:00 pm

Location:
Gooch Gap
Copper Gap Rd, Suches, GA 30572
Suches, GA, 30572

Open to the Public:
Yes

Cost:
Free

Questions: For Questions about this event, please contact Luz Lituma with Appalachian Trail Conservancy at 678-492-9157 or llituma@appalachiantrail.org.


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Latino Conservation Week is a collection of events from variety of organizations. Hispanic Access Foundation is only directly responsible for events in which it is listed as a sponsor. 

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