Mercer County Park Volunteer Trail Work 5-15-21

This Saturday we will be meeting on the north side of the lake in the rowing center’s parking lot @ 9am and will continue to work on the blue trail along the farmers field next to south post and conover rd Please RSVP so we know what to bring as far as tools go I will have documents to…

New South Jersey Trail at Seaview

Working with the Atlantic County Parks Commission and Galloway Township Committee, JORBA’s Atlantic Chapter was able to obtain approval for this new 4.7 mile “Nucleus” trail at center of the “Seaview Trails” tract. Work continues as they sculpt the trails to improve flow and fun factor. With the addition of this new trail, riders can now…

Trail Training Resource

Trail Build

American Trails is a fantastic source for information and webinars on trail design and construction. Its webinars and library are a go to source for chapter leads and JORBA park coordinators. You might want to check out the upcoming webinar Introduction to Trail Planning (Part 1 of 3).

New JORBA Rep for Mine Hill Chapter

Please welcome Jeremy Klopper as the new representative for the Mine Hill Chapter of JORBA. Jeremy is taking over for Jason Gonsalves. Jason has been the driving force behind all the trails at Dickerson Mine Preserve, none of which would exist without his tireless efforts building and maintaining them. Thank you Jason.

2020 JORBA Chapter Report/Ringwood State Park

In 2020, the Ringwood Trail Crew recorded 612 volunteer hours. In April, James Bazzano and Tom Pannorfi organized work parties that Park Management permitted, while the Park was technically closed, due to Covid-19 restrictions. Strict mask protocol was observed, and social distancing encouraged. Standout projects include removal of a dilapidated 20+ year old bridge, that…