HIKING Multiple Day Backpacking -- for 40-43 miles on 06/04/2020 - 06/07/2020 @ All Day -- The Black Forest Trail, a 43-mile loop through Tiadaghton State Forest, is generally considered the toughest backpacking trail in Pennsylvania. There are steep, rocky climbs, multiple stream fordings, rattlesnakes and bears. We will leave Delaware early Thursday morning, drive to Slate Run and do a half day of hiking followed by three full days to finish on Sunday. Daily details are Day 1: 7 miles / 1500 ft of climb, Day 2: 11 miles / 1900 ft of climb, Day 3: 13 miles / 2500 ft climb, Day 4: 13 miles 2700 ft climb. This trip is open only to very experienced backpackers who have demonstrated recent ability to cover these daily distances and elevation changes. Please contact Tom at 302-383-4498 or ). for more details and to sign up.
WTC WTC Volunteer Opportunities (Recurring) -- for miles on 06/04/2020 @ 9:00am - 11:00am -- This project’s objective is to increase plant diversity and help preserve the native plants by removing non-native invasive plants. Wear long sleeves and pants, work gloves. Bring tools such as loppers, hand saws, pruners, shovels. All help is welcome and there is work for all levels: from pulling easy to remove honeysuckle vines, to sawing down linden viburnum. The walk to the worksite varies between 0.25 to 1.0 mile. Any questions, please contact Terri Tipping. Backup contacts are: Jim March and Mike Czupryna.