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Organizations and agencies that host classes, workshops, and other educational opportunities. See the National Trails Training Partnership Calendar for scheduled training events.

  • Amherst Conservation Department

  • John Kowaleski, TrailTech LLC -- 5 Morrow Lane Amherst, MA 01002 - (413 )549-7813 - . or
  • Profile: As the owner of TrailTech LLC started in 2005, I bring seventeen years of work experience as a park and natural resources professional. Trail services include trail design, planning, and construction management, grant writing, volunteer and professional training workshops.
  • Work Experience: Area Superintendent, Supervising Ranger, Ranger, Technician. 1988-2002 Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, Los Altos, CA. 2003- Present Grant Writer, Board Member Hitchcock Center for the Environment, Amherst, MA. 525 South Pleasant St. Amherst, MA. 01002 Responsibilities: Grant Writing Board Member Volunteer trail work. 2005- Present Owner of TrailTech
  • Achievements: Supervised numerous trail and park projects. Sponsored Trail Planning and Construction Workshops Administered, planned, coordinated, and constructed grant funded trail projects. -Authored a successful $30,000 Recreational Trails grant with the town of Amherst; presently training town staff and consulting on project implementation. Submitted in 2006 a $2500 Kodak American Grant for trail work at Larch Hill Conservation Area. Supervised volunteers during trail work days for the Hitchcock Center for the Environment. Leading a workshop on trail design for the Trustees of Resevations, on 11-03-2006.
  • Education: BA in Park Management and Natural Resources Planning UWW program -UMass-Amherst 2005 NPS Law Enforcement Academy- Santa Rosa Junior College 1990 EMT certification- Mission College 1988 Wilderness First Aid- American Red Cross 1988 State of California General Contractor s License- 469353 since 1985 Affiliations- Member of the Professional Trail Builders Association, Member of National Recreation and Park Association

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Publications and other materials that are especially relevant to this state or region. Also see articles sorted by topic in the Resources and Library area.

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