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OZAUKEE INTERURBAN TRAIL

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Trail Maintenance

a. Sweeping "Crossing" Areas for Gravel and Debris

b. Minor Shrub and Tree Pruning for Trail Clearance

c. Pick Up and Dispose/Recycle Garbage, Bottles, Cans, Etc.

2. Trail Usage Surveys

Passive – Count the number and type of Trail Users at a given time(s)

Intensive – Count and Interview Trail Users in regards to type of usage, frequency of usage, timing of usage, purpose of usage, economic impact study, etc. (a survey form will be provided)

3. Trailside Facilities

Building Benches – construct Aldo Leopold Benches for the Trail with an approved placement plan

Building a Kiosk(s) – construct a kiosk for the Trail… work with the Ozaukee Interurban Trail Advisory Council, We Energies and local municipality on the design, construction and placement of kiosks for the Trail.

Wayfinding Signage – construct wayfinding signage for the Trail… work with the Ozaukee Interurban Trail Advisory Council.

4. DONATIONS for Trail Projects

Donations or assistance in fundraising for the CMAQ Project Grants to construct an off-road Trail section and I-43 Pedestrian Bridge in the Town of Grafton OR Town of Port Washington.

Donations (cash or materials) for the construction of benches, bike racks/business bike rack program, kiosks, wayfinding signage, road crossing signage (name of road), mileage markers, trail stripping/painting, garbage cans, and interpretive (historical or environmental/resource) signage.

Donations (cash or materials) to develop a Trailside Users County Park in the Town of Port Washington (e.g. picnic benches)

Donations (cash and/or land) for Parking Facilities nearby the Trail

Donations (cash and in-kind) for Marketing, Advertising, Printing Items for the Trail

Donations for Website Enhancements and Development

Donations (cash and in-kind) for Trail Events (giveaways, etc.)

Donations for the production of Trail Maps, Birding Maps, etc.

5. Natural Resources

Invasive Species Control – work with the Trail Advisory Council, We Energies, Ozaukee County – Planning, Resources, and Land Management Dept., and Local Municipalities to control / remove invasive species that have been identified in a target area along the Trail.

Replant Native Species (Herbaceous (Flowers), Shrub, Small Tree) - work with the Trail Advisory Council, We Energies, Ozaukee County – Planning, Resources, and Land Management Dept., and Local Municipalities to replant target areas with designated and approved plant species. Target areas will include those being controlled for invasive species.

Water Quality Monitoring - work with the Trail Advisory Council, We Energies, Ozaukee County – Planning, Resources, and Land Management Dept., and Local Municipalities to monitoring water quality at designated sites along the Trail.

6. Historical / Cultural Donations

a. Donations of Interurban Trail relevant historical or cultural items.