Trail maintenance is a family affair

November 05, 2009
Jennifer Amato


Trail maintenance is a family affair



The Barnhards of North Brunswick are involved in a unique type of volunteer work: they are part of the West Jersey Trail Crew.

David, Patricia, Bradley (17) and Leanne (15) are responsible for maintaining 1.4 miles of trails at the Norvin Green State Forest lower white trail in Passaic County every other Saturday. They clean debris from storms, collect leaves that fall, cut back growth from hiking paths and build bridges or water bars as needed.