Gum and Big Fork Creeks - Volunteer Work Party, Jan. 11 and 12, 2020

Florida Trail - Choctawhatchee Chapter
Florida Trail - Choctawhatchee Chapter
Public group
Respond by
Thursday, January 9, 2020
3:00 PM

Every 2nd Saturday of the month until March 10, 2020

Eglin / Okaloosa - Ranger House

Ranger House · Duke Field AFS, FL

How to find us

Ranger House is located just north of the overpass at Duke Field on Hwy 85 N. Take next left past overpass.

Location image of event venue

Details

This is a Saturday and Sunday project. You are welcome to come for one or both days. The goal is to reduce potential hiker injury from slippery / wet boardwalks and bridges on the Eglin segment of the Florida Trail. Workplan: Crews will be installing roofing shingles on boardwalks at Gum and Big Fork Creeks on Eglin. Contact the activity leader for additional details. BRING: Plenty of fluids, lunch, insect repellent, orange vest, gloves, hammer and utility knife. NO PETS PERMITTED!

An annual Eglin recreation permit is REQUIRED when working or recreating on the Eglin Reservation. Permits can be purchased in person at Jackson Guard in Niceville. Their address is 107 Hwy 85 North, and their number is (850)[masked] or (850)[masked]. Permits can also be purchased online at the following website. https://eglin.isportsman.net/default.aspx NO PETS

Please review the following Job Hazard Assessment (JHA) prior to attending.

General Trail Maintenance:
https://www.floridatrail.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/FTA-2018-JHA.pdf