In accordance with civil authority restrictions and land manager requirements for safety considerations, the following policies are currently in place:
All volunteers will participate in the TKO COVID-19 Safety Lab, a broad safety orientation of TKO Safety Policy & Procedures for a COVID-19 Environment.
All volunteers will attend a digital safety briefing the Friday before the event.
All volunteers must administer a 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.
Volunteers must bring their own gloves, cloth masks, hand sanitizer, and hardhat.
Tools will be sanitized prior to the event, and will not be shared throughout the day.
No carpools will be arranged by TKO for the time being.
For a complete list of Covid specific safety measures, see our safety manual, available here (link).
Come join Trailkeepers of Oregon as we perform new trail construction/ annual maintenance on a brand new segment of the Oregon Coast Trail from Neahkahnie Mountain to Nehalem Road in Manzanita!! Plan to hike less than a mile to the workarea and work using a variety of hand tools, including hand saws. We prioritize safety and fun over quantity of work accomplished and encourage people to try different things and work at a comfortable pace. No experience is necessary — you’ll be working with experienced crew leaders who will teach you all you need to know.
What to bring:
• Plenty of water
What to wear:
• Hiking Boots (Please wear something sturdy that will protect your toes from sharp tools. Tennis shoes are not recommended! Open toed shoes will not be allowed.)
• Work gloves (please bring your own)
• Long sleeved shirts and pants.
• Rain gear as appropriate for the weather
• Volunteers will supply hard hats and safety glasses
Directions: Detailed directions will be provided via email 2 days before the work party.