Invitation to Volunteer Crew Leader Training

Trails users united for sustainable trails on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests

When: Jan. 25, 2014 9:00am –

Location: Chattooga River Ranger District Office
 9975 Hwy 441 South
 Lakemont, GA 30552

CoTrails and the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest continues to offer training leading to certification of volunteer trail crew leaders. This is a great opportunity to increase one’s knowledge of all aspects of trail maintenance projects and become a more effective crew leader.
This is the last class planned until recertification of crew leaders begins in 2015 and class size is limited so interested volunteers should sign up soon, but please RSVP no later than COB on January 22th.

Volunteers who want more information or wish to register for one of these courses should contact Larry Thomas at lrthomas68@gmail.com. The course will offer training in planning and leading volunteer trail crews, and address the administrative requirements of crew leadership that will be of importance to organized volunteer groups and individuals in their ongoing trail maintenance projects.

One certification requirement is that crews leaders must be have First Aid/CPR certification. The Forest Service in Georgia will be offering First Aid/CPR training sessions on each Ranger District in 2014. Contact your nearest Chattahoochee-Oconee NF Ranger District for specific dates.

Crew Leader Training Class – Oct. 19, 2013

Trails users united for sustainable trails on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests

CoTrails and the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest continues to offer training leading to certification of volunteer trail crew leaders. This is a great opportunity to increase one’s knowledge of all aspects of trail maintenance projects and become a more effective crew leader.
This is the last class planned until recertification of crew leaders begins in 2015 and class size is limited so interested volunteers should sign up soon, but please RSVP no later than COB on October 16th.

WHEN: Saturday, October 19, at 9:00 AM –
WHERE: Chattooga River Ranger District Office
, 9975 Hwy 441 South
, Lakemont, GA 30552

Volunteers who want more information or wish to register for one of these courses should contact Larry Thomas at lrthomas68@gmail.com. The course will offer training in planning and leading volunteer trail crews, and address the administrative requirements of crew leadership that will be of importance to organized volunteer groups and individuals in their ongoing trail maintenance projects.

One certification requirement is that crews leaders must be have First Aid/CPR certification. The Forest Service is offering its last First Aid/CPR training session for 2013 on the Chattooga River Ranger District on October 12. Registration is required. To sign up or for more information, contact Janice Miller at janicepmiller@fs.fed.us. More First Aid/CPR classes will be planned in 2014.

CoTrails new mobile app

Now you can. The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests has released its first mobile app that helps visitors locate recreational activities on the two national forests in Georgia. The app is free and delivers information about 49 recreation sites. In addition, the app will deliver forest news and alerts to visitors so they can keep informed about changing conditions while they are on the go. For complete details and where to get the app, visit www.fs.usda.gov/goto/mobile-app.