Trail Corridor Monitor | New York and New Jersey

Have a passion for the Appalachian Trail? Become a monitor of the trail boundaries that surround this historic, beloved trail.

Responsibilities

  • Walk corridor boundaries of a section of the Appalachian Trail Lands 2 to 4 times per year

  • Verify monuments and boundary markers along the corridor boundary, refresh as necessary upon consultation with Corridor Manager

  • Observe and non-trail use of corridor land and report to Corridor Manager

  • Be alert to improvements/ideas that could prevent trespass

  • Report observations of rare, threatened or endangered plants along or near the Appalachian Trail

  • Use the available resources to report observations

  • Submit yearly reports on condition of corridor to corridor manager

Training

Trained by Corridor Manager or attend NYNJTC monitoring workshop in both field and skills work

Time Commitment: 
Cover trail 4 times per year.
Location: 
New York and New Jersey

Volunteer Opportunity