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USFS volunteer training weekend at Westfir, near Oakridge Ranger Station, Oregon




























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Note: About 71 Volunteers attended this three day event! This training is required for folks who would like to help out in the Willamette and Deschutes National Forests during the summer. Judy Mitchell is a retired USFS person and she has done a fine job putting on this 2007 Training Weekend. Participants camped out at a school grounds in Oakridge near the Ranger Station. We were on our own for car camp meals, but were treated to a lunch by the Pacific Crest Trail Association and a dinner by Emerald Empire Back Country Horsemen of Oregon. Music and dancing capped the evening on Saturday! --Webmeister Speik


From our Calendar of interesting TraditionalMountaineering events:
Friday through Sunday, May 18 to 20, 2007, USFS Volunteer Training at Oakridge

This is the second year for this interesting Volunteer Training. Classes include: First Aid & CPR, Historic Site Stewardship Program, Map, Compass and GPS, Pacific Crest Trail Adopters & Potential Volunteers, Saw Re-certification, Survival Tips, Trail Bridge Survey, Trail Maintenance Basics, Trail Maintenance Crew Leader Training, Wilderness Stewardship & Trailhead Hosts. The weekend includes camping together with like minded interesting folks, evening BBQs and entertainment and lots of things to learn. Yes, "He who knows naught, know not that he knows naught."

I will be participating, learning from others and teaching about 40 folks how to "Stay Found with Map Compass and GPS Together".
Call Judy Mitchell at 541-225-6319.



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