Project Description: Volunteers will use hand tools such as loppers, small saws, and hatchets to hand trim eight miles of wilderness trails in a scenic spruce and fur forest. This will be the annual maintenance for the wilderness trails and will enable the refuge to keep access to these trails open for hikers year round.
Hosting Organization: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Day Hiking or Backpacking: Day Hiking Up to 4 Miles Per Day
Minimum Age: 16
Area and Attractions: Moosehorn is the easternmost national wildlife refuge in the Atlantic flyway, a migration route that follows the east coast of North America.
Accommodations Description: Volunteers will stay in two separate indoor dormitory style buildings and share rooms. Volunteers should bring their own bedding and towels. There is TV available, but no Wi-Fi. Moosehorn is six miles to the Canadian border so bring your passports to explore New Brunswick, Canada.
Climate Information: Moosehorn boasts a moderate climate at this time of year. Volunteers can expect night temperatures in the 40s and days in the 70s.
Travel Information: Airport pickup provided from Bangor Airport
Maximum # of Volunteers: 8