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Conservation Commission Seeks Volunteers for Trail Cleanup at Ewen Preserve

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Oct 082020
 

Fall is a great time for hiking and enjoying the Open Spaces of Orange. To enhance that experience, the Orange Conservation Commission (OCC) has scheduled a Trail Cleanup Day at Ewen Preserve (GPS address: approx. 648 St John’s Drive) for Saturday, October 24 from 9 am to 11 am (rain or shine).

The OCC is asking for volunteers to join Commission members in this effort to do some light maintenance work of clearing the trails of litter and small branches.

Volunteers will gather at 9 am at the St John’s entrance and we will work in small groups, maintaining social distance, water will be provided.

Volunteers are asked to wear face masks and bring gloves and hand tools such as pruning shears, branch loppers, and rakes. It also suggested that volunteers wear long pants and bring tick spray

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Volunteers Needed For Racebrook Tract Trail Cleanup

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May 152017
 

It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to hiking and enjoying the Open Spaces of Orange. To prepare for the new season, the Orange Conservation Commission (OCC) has scheduled a Trail Cleanup Day at Racebrook Tract for May 20 from 10 a.m. to noon (rain or shine). The OCC is asking for volunteers to join Commission members in this effort to do some light maintenance work of clearing the trails of litter and small branches.

The OCC is asking for volunteers to join Commission members in this effort to do some light maintenance work of clearing the trails of litter and small branches. Volunteers will gather at 10 a.m. at the Lean-To Shelter at the entrance, water will be provided.

Volunteers are asked to bring gloves and hand tools such as pruning shears, branch loppers, and rakes. Racebrook Tract is located on Racebrook Road, Orange just North of the Rt. 34 intersection (GPS Address is 839 Racebrook Road).

The OCC  also would like to remind bicycle riders that the Racebrook Tract re-opened to riders on May 1. Riders should remain on OCC-designated trails.

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