FTI’s Trail Academy is an experiential training for trail enthusiasts who want to give back.
This spring, we’re launching the Trail Academy with 2 pilot events!
May 21, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM: 20 participants
June 11, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM: 20 participants
Classroom portion: Outdoors at the USFS Flagstaff Ranger District Office
5705 US-89, Flagstaff, AZ
Field Activities: Fatman’s Loop
Cost: FREE. Lunch & snacks are provided!
Attendees will learn how to assess trail maintenance issues in a fun, interactive setting. Through an outdoor classroom session and on-the-trail practice, participants will gain practical knowledge of:
- Leave No Trace ethics
- Trail ettiquete
- Sustainable trail design
- Trail features and structures
- Landscape hydrology
- Trail maintenance issues and solutions
- Public lands volunteerism
Trail Academy participants will develop skills and knowledge useful for launching trail-related jobs, getting involved in trail stewardship initiatives, and promoting mindful trail use. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity! Click here to sign up today!