Workshop: Watershed- and Wallet-friendly Roads

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A classroom & field training for heavy equipment operators and land managers who maintain roads and vineyard avenues

January 20, 9 am – 12 pm
Near Napa, CA (Directions provided upon RSVP)
$10 fee, due in advance, pay by check or cash or via this website (click on green donate button on right-hand side of this page)

Training will focus on maintaining and creating roads to reduce annual maintenance costs and the amount of sediment entering local streams to implement your Farm Plan and comply with water quality protection programs.

Training topics:

  • Road shaping techniques
  • Stream crossing fail-safe structures
  • Following typical construction drawings in a real world setting
  • Checklist for determining whether or not your roads are storm-proof
  • Estimating time involved in upgrading roads

Space is limited, RSVP to Bill Birmingham: 707-252-4188×106 or

Funding for this LandSmart workshop is provided by Napa County RCD, CA DFW, and North Bay Watershed Association

Find resources for rural road management here.