Volunteer Opportunities

Public Lands Day:
Sept. 26, 2015

Thunderbird Gardens:
Celebrate the Cedar City BLM opening their new Trail System!

7:30 Registration and T-shirt pick up
8:00 Grand Opening of the Thunderbird Canyons Trail System/ribbon cutting.
8:30 Construction of fence/trail/kiosk and trash clean up.
12:;00 Close and head home

To get to Thunderbird Gardens, travel south on Main Street from University Blvd. Turn east on 900 North (as if you were going to the golf course). Continue east(ish) on the dirt road past the dikes until you see the trail head.

Contact: Liesel Whitmore, Cedar City BLM Recreation Technician (435) 865-3012 or email lwhitmore@blm.gov

Cedar Breaks National Monument: Collecting native seeds

This year’s Public Lands Day service project will be to collect native seeds for restoration porjects. The even starts at 9:00 AM and will commence at 3:00PM. If you plan to attend please check-in at the Ranger Station anytime from 9:00AM to 2:00PM. Lunchy will be provided, but please make sure to wear proper clothing, including sturdy shoes and a jacket, and to also bring a water bottle.

Contact: Michael Bell, Cedar Breaks Bio-Tech at 435-586-0787 ext. 4041 or email michael_r_bell@nps.gov

Build the South Town BLM TRail System
September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31

7:00-5:00 (you can come and leave any time).

IMBA is building a six mile loop near the Southview trailhead at the south end of Cedar City. This trail will consist of a 4 mile green climbing trail and a 2 mile downhill flow trail. This is a machine built trail and needs finish work. The IIC Crew works on the trail each Saturday from 7:00AM to 5:00PM. If you are interested in assisting with the trail work bring some or all of the following tools: finish rake, hand clippers, hand saw, Mcleod, water and gloves.There will also be extra tools if you do not have any of these tools or prefer to use the FLM tools.

Contact: Caleb Smith (435) 586-5020 or email CIC@suu.edu

To get to the trailhead: Drive south on Main street, then continue south on Old Highway 91. After the Holiday Inn Express, turn east onto Easst Shurtz CAnyon. Follow this road to the trailhead.

Get the trails ready for Nordic skiers and snowshoers!
October 3 and 9

Join the Dixie National Forest and the Cedar Mountain Nordic Ski Club to prepare the Deer Hollow Ski and Snowshoe trails for winter grooming! Two Trail Days are planned: Saturday October3 and Friday October 9. We will meet both days at 9:00AM at East Canyon Park, at the parking lot on your right just as you leave town toward Cedar Mountain on Hwy 14. We will car pool for the 20 mile drive to Deer Hollow. Work will consist of brushing and clearing debris from the trails and assisting Forest Service sawyers. Bring a lunch, water, and globes. Please RSVP to Jim Riehle (Ski Club Event Coordinator) at jimriehle@yahoo.com. Get to know these wonderful trails and meet other skiers and snowshoers!

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