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We are sorry to announce the TART Trail’s Ambassador Training is cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date. In the meantime, please enjoy the trails and remember to follow the guidelines below. 



When: To Be Rescheduled –  Stay Tuned!

Where: Traverse Area District Library on Woodmere, McGuire Room, 1st floor and then break out sessions at various locations

What: TART Trails’ Ambassador Training

The training is totally FREE and a light breakfast will be provided. TART Trails staff and current Ambassadors will give a brief overview of the program and what it means to be a TART Trails Ambassador from 9:30 – 10:45. Learn about the different ways in which you can become involved with TART Trails and our local trails. From 10:45 – noon we’ll host break out sessions and head out on the trails to shadow a current TART Trails Ambassador.

Stationary Ambassadors

    • Coordinate and perform light maintenance such as brush clearing, litter removal, etc.
    • Volunteers who lead potentially large-scale and long-term trail maintenance
    • Adopt-a-section volunteers who oversee a specific trail or section of trail

Roaming Ambassadors

    • Regular trail users who report issues that they observe along the trail
    • Volunteers who have a specific passion or skill set for enhancing user experience along the TART Trail network
    • Those with specific skills that may be used network-wide to benefit the trail

Outreach & Event Ambassadors

    • Volunteers who enjoy ‘talking TART’ in the community and/or representing TART Trails at meetings and events
    • Depending on the event, these volunteers educate the public about TART Trails, a specific project or issue
    • Outreach and event opportunities include but are not limited to trail-side open houses, community partner events and TART Trail fundraisers

Please RSVP and sign up for a break out session below. Contact Kate Lewis at kate@traversetrails.org or 231.941.4300 if you have any questions.


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