Old Spanish Trail
Help Monitor Segments of the
Old Spanish National Historic Trail
On Public Land Near Where You Live
The OSTA Trail Steward Program
Trains Volunteer Teams to Monitor Designated Sections of the Trai
Helps Preserve the Trail for Future Generations
Increases Public Appreciation for the Trail
Schedule of Upcoming Free Training Workshops
Barstow, California: Fri./Sat., November 16-17, 2012
Register on-line. Class size is limited to 25 participants.
Day 1 (Friday): 8 am to 5 pm
Day 2 (Saturday): 8 am to 3 pm
Day 1 - Classroom: OSTA will provide (free)
Day 2 - Field Day: Bring your own sack lunch
High Clearance Vehicle Recommended for Field Day (limited carpooling may be available)
Day 1: appropriate for classroom.
Day 2: seasonal/weather appropriate for outdoor
General Guidelines and Requirements
Workshops are free; pre-registration is required. Maximum 20 people per workshop. Trail Stewards must be responsible; trainable; accountable; capable of moderate hiking. Persons under 18 years of age must have parent/guardian approval. Second day of workshop requires vehicle with moderately-high clearance, provided by participant (some carpooling available). No knowledge of Old Spanish Trail required (training provided). Completion of a two-day workshop required for Trail Steward certification.
Training provided: principles of trail identification and stewardship; use of GPS devices and other field equipment (OSTA provides materials/equipment at no cost to participant); ‘Leave No Trace’ and ‘Tread Lightly’ concepts. Artifact collection strictly prohibited.
Workshop graduates who are not already OSTA members will be offered complimentary $25 memberships. Graduates will be eligible to conduct future team-based trail inventories and condition assessments on specified segments of the Old Spanish Trail corridor.
Trail Stewards must sign Federal Agency Volunteer/Hosted Worker Agreements before beginning field work.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org PHONE: 505-425-6039