News and Trail Updates                                                                            (Last Updated:  10/14/2021)


FUTURE EVENTS

A PATC North Chapter worktrip is planned for this Saturday on the Tuscarora Trail in Pennsylvania.

Date:  10.16.21
Time:  8:30 AM
Location:  Parking Lot at Waggoners Gap on PA 74 near towers
GPS:  40.27650  -77.27750
Goals:  Work on trail north and south of McClures Gap
Tools Needed:  Loppers, chainsaws, hand saws

It's highly recommended that you bring the following: work gloves, sturdy shoes, sunscreen, bug repellent, safety glasses, water, lunch, and a raincoat.

Please observe COVID19 precautions and wear a mask if you are unvaccinated.

AN ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE SENT TO THOSE WHO RESPOND IF PLANS CHANGE SO BE SURE TO REPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  The current forecast for Saturday is rain showers.  Carrying trail tools on wet Tuscarora Trail rocks is not a good idea.

Please respond to patcnorthchapter@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
AN ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE SENT TO THOSE WHO RESPOND IF PLANS CHANGE SO BE SURE TO REPLY.

FUTURE EVENTS

The next AT worktrip will be on Saturday, 11.06.21.
The next Tuscarora Trail worktrip will be on Saturday, 11.20.21.

 As of April 2021, The following rules must be follower for maintainers in organized work trip until further notice:

1. If you feel unwell, stay home and we hope to see you on the next worktrip.
2. PATC and ATC are requiring some video training.  Each person must visit the ATC website (Homepage) to sign the acknowledgement that they have reviewed the guidelines and watched the video.  Once is enough so no need to revisit.  Follow this link: Volunteer Protocols During COVID-19 then scroll down and watch the embedded Video referenced above.  Please sign the acknowledgement after the video.  This is required viewing if you want to volunteer on the AT.
3. No carpooling.
4. No sharing of food or drink.
5. No sharing of tools.
6. Workers are encouraged to bring their own tools and PPE.
7. Groups will be limited to a maximum of 6 persons.
8. Efforts will be made to keep workers, who live under the same roof, together.
9. Mask wearing is encouraged.
10. Bring hand sanitizer.