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National Trails Day in Cutler Park

Digging a drainage ditch  
A DCR employee cutting a downed tree for removal by the volunteer crew  
Getting organized Walking to the work sites
Digging a hole for a new signpost Removing rocks by hand
Inserting the post Ready for the sign
Digging a trench to drain a wet trail section  
The trench approaches the marsh  
The first water enters the trench Extending the trench to reach another puddle
Done! Stepping stones protect the trench walls
Creating a boardwalk  

Photos by DB

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