Trail Patrol volunteers assist the San Dieguito River Park Rangers with patrolling established trails within the River Park, meet park visitors and answer questions, provide information, and identify trail problems and maintenance needs.
Train to become a San Dieguito River Park Volunteer Trail Patrol Member. Protect the natural and cultural resources of the River Park and provide information and assistance to River Park patrons while you exercise in the fresh air and sunshine! Volunteers are asked to commit to at least one 3 or 4-hour patrol shift per month.
The Trail Patrol training will be held in Escondido area on Jan. 28 and 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. Trail Patrol volunteers will be trained in natural resources identification, visitor relations, equipment procedures, and emergency situations. There will be several SDRP Ranger led presentations, a guest speaker from the Oceanside Police Department presenting “Verbal Judo,” and in the field scenario/role playing.
Whether you are interested in hiking the trails, patrolling by bicycle, or taking your horse out as part of an equestrian unit, you are needed. You must be at least 18 years of age.
No fees: Training provided and paid for by the San Dieguito River Park. Refreshments will be provided!
For more information or to register and receive a confirmation letter please contact Leana Bulay at Leana@sdrp.org or call (858) 674-2275 ext.14
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