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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, April 5, 2013

State Trails Day- April 13, 2013

April 13, 2013 is State Trails Day! Join local agencies, organizations and volunteers in maintaining portions of Jesusita and Tunnel trails.


This is the perfect opportunity to contribute to the many efforts necessary to keep our trails open to the public and available to future generations.

Who: Join City Parks, County Parks, Forest Service, Mountain Bike Trail Volunteers, the Multi-Use Trails Coalition, and Santa Barbara Trails Council for a fun-filled afternoon on two of Santa Barbara’s front country trails.

What: Volunteers will be guided by an experienced trail leader to improve portions of eastern Jesusita trail and lower Tunnel trail. Volunteers should expect to use hand tools for the following types of work: cutting back brush to widen the trail corridor and improving water control features. All tools are provided.

Where: Sign-in: 8-8:30 AM at the Mission Rose Garden located on the corner of Laguna and Plaza Rubio.

Trail Work: 9 AM-1 PM Carpool to Jesusita and Tunnel trailhead located at the end of Tunnel Rd.

Lunch: 1-2 PM at the Mission Rose Garden. Lunch is provided to all trail volunteers.

Equipment and Clothing- Volunteers are asked to wear sturdy shoes and long pants to protect from poison oak, plus sunglasses for eye protection. Volunteers should also bring water, sunscreen, hat, and a snack. Bike helmets and gloves are helpful but will also be provided on site. All tools will be provided.

For more information about the trail work see attached flyer or view the event online at: http://www.sbvolunteers.org/events/calendar

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