Trail-work leadership program at County Parks facility

       The Colorado Outdoor Training Initiative (COTI) will offer a standardized training program for crew leadership in trail work Saturday and Sunday, May 14-15.
       The location will be the El Paso County Parks administration building, 2002 Creek Crossing (southwest of 21st and Rio Grande streets).
       The 16-hour workshop will cover leadership, tool and crew safety, and technical trail skills. Times will be 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. both days. The cost is $40, which covers all training materials and fees.
       COTI is affiliated with the Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, a statewide trail-building organization.
       For more information, call Pam Packer at 303-715-1010 or e-mail

From a press release