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North Coast: Cape Lookout Trail Party

May 21 at 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Free
Brushing on the Cape Trail!

Crew Leader: Emily A.

Hike Distance: < 5 miles round trip

Elevation Gain: < 1000′

Hike Difficulty: Moderate-Difficult

Work Difficulty: Easy

Work Description: Brushing

We will be brushing the second half of the Cape Trail.

Project Overview: The Cape Trail is a 2.5 mile scenic out and back trail along Cape Lookout. We have brushed out the first half of the trail and will be focused on brushing the section between Wells Cove viewpoint and the tip of the cape. We will plan to use loppers, hand saws and pole saw for overhead limbing.

Hiking information: From oregonhikers.org

COVID-19 Information:

**You will be asked to electronically sign the e-waiver for this event, provide proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID-19 test result, and perform a self-assessment health screening within the 24 hours preceding the event.**

The crew leader for this event will verify that you have completed these requirements at the trailhead safety talk before the trail party begins. The registration confirmation and pre-event emails will contain further details and links.You should expect to participate in the day’s work party for its entirety. For safety reasons, please do not arrive late or expect to be able to leave early.

What to bring:

  • Lunch
  • Plenty of water
  • Snacks
  • Gloves (if you don’t have your own, we have some extras)

What to wear:

  • Boots (Please wear something sturdy that will protect your toes from sharp tools!)
  • Work gloves
  • Long sleeved shirts and pants.
  • Rain gear as appropriate for the weather
  • TKO will supply tools, hard hats and safety glasses
  • Safety Glasses

Directions: Will be provided to registrants 48 hours prior to the event.

COVID-19 Procedures **Please follow all civil authority restrictions for your community. **

In accordance with civil authority restrictions and land manager requirements for safety considerations, the following policies are currently in place:

• All volunteers will watch in the TKO COVID-19 Safety Lab, a broad safety orientation of TKO Safety Policy & Procedures for a COVID-19 Environment. Link will be provided in your registration confirmation.

• All volunteers must administer a health self-evaluation prior to attending in-person volunteer events (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html).

• All volunteers will read and sign the TKO Volunteer Waiver updated for COVID-19 for release and indemnity of TKO and the land manager partner. Link will be provided in your registration confirmation.

For a complete list of Covid specific safety measures, see our safety manual, available here.

LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: TKO recognizes that the trails we work on travel through the traditional lands of many Indigenous tribes. In every corner of what we now call Oregon, these people were forced to cede their land, their home, to the US government at various times from 1853 – 1871. We are privileged to be here today & express gratitude to the descendants of these tribes for being the original stewards of this land.

EQUITY & INCLUSION: TKO seeks to make Oregon’s trails a place where people can go to connect with nature & one another. Not everyone feels safe & welcome in the outdoors due to racism, bias & hate. We commit to being part of the solution to change that. Conduct, speech, or expressions that target individuals or groups will not be tolerated by TKO, regardless of whether they are based on age, citizenship, disability, ethnicity, gender identity/expression, geographic origin, language, marital status, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.

PERSONAL SAFETY: Your physical & emotional safety is our number one priority. If a person’s actions or comments make you feel uncomfortable/unsafe – interrupt directly, tell a crew leader &/or complete the post-event survey.

Details

Date:
May 21
Time:
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/north-coast-cape-lookout-trail-party-registration-332264360647

Venue

Cape Lookout State Park
Cape Lookout South Trailhead
Cape Lookout, OR 97141 United States
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