Celebrate Earth Day: Volunteer at a Trail near you!

April: Celebrate Earth Day:

Volunteer at a trail near you!

April traditionally brings on the first of several trail volunteer opportunities and this year is no different. Celebrate Earth Day, April 13th, by volunteering at one of several area trail projects. Donations and support for this volunteer trail day in the form of drinking water and food for lunch are welcome. Youth groups, families, service organizations are all welcome to participate. Pre- registration is requested to allow for proper planning of projects, logistical support and to maximize the work organization. The various contact names and emails are listed below.


The Sturbridge Trail Committee:   Trail Maintenance at Heins Farm.  Following the tornado and winter storms of 2011 various maintenance items need to be completed including brush cutting, root and rock removal, staining bridge decks and other related maintenance


The Holland Trail Committee: Spreading Fine gravel on a section of Lake Siog Pass final surfacing of the trail that connects Lake Siog to the Grand Trunk Trail.


The Brimfield Trail Committee: 5K trail race cleanup and preparation volunteers will inspect and help clean up and mark the 5K trail race route set for Saturday April 20th.


The Southbridge Trail Committee & U S Army Corps of Engineers at Westville Lake will be installing trail marker sign posts along the 2 mile section of the Grand Trunk Trail.


U S Army Corps of Engineers at East Brimfield Lake will be installing trail marker sign posts along the 1/2 mile section of the Grand Trunk Trail. Planting tree seedlings and winter debris clean up along the trolley trail.


Meeting locations and contact information to register:         

Sturbridge Trail Committee: Heins Farm Parking lot, 197 Leadmine Rd and 

To register: email: Randy Redetzke at rredet@charter.net    or call 508-347-6340


Brimfield Trail Committee: 207 Five Bridge Rd., Trail Head parking lot

To register: email: Rob Mahlert at:  rmahlert@charter.net  or call: 508-450-8519


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: 24 Riverview Ave, Fiskdale Ma.

To register: email: Thomas.a.chamberland@usace.army.mil  call: 508-347-3705


Holland Trail Committee: Quinebaug River Trail Head parking lot, Pond Bridge Rd.

To register: email Dick Haller at hallerr@cox.net  or call: 413 245-7745


Southbridge Trail Committee: Westville Lake Recreation Area, 125 Wallace Rd. 

To register: email: Thomas.a.chamberland@usace.army.mil  or call: 508-347-3705

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