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Rural Roads Active Management Program Field Training

October 7 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Trainees climbing a bank to study rural road erosion

Concepts Covered

  • RRAMP overview
  • In-field app training to collect roadside erosion data
  • Cutting edge technology to add to your erosion control toolbox

Free lunch and registration
Register online by September 23: https://forms.gle/h4ZZNJff3fvdxaM37

Agenda

8:30 a.m. – RRAMP Overview: History, goals and objectives of program, components, funding sources

8:40 a.m. – RRAMP App Training: Attendees will learn how to use the RRAMP app to collect roadside erosion data, where data is stored, devices it works on, and field equipment needed to complete the survey.

9:10 a.m. – Roadside Erosion Assessments: Driving tour (please carpool) to evaluate roadside erosion sites using the RRAMP app. Each attendee will be required to work through the app independently. After the assessments are complete, the site will be reviewed and District professionals will discuss how to mitigate the erosion, what practice works best where, and how to determine cost estimates.

10:00 a.m. – Erosion Control Toolbox: Discover cutting edge technology to add to your erosion control toolbox.  Learn which products work best where, and how to install them.

12:00 p.m. – Lunch: Lunch will be provided.

12:30 p.m. – Project Showcase: Tour (please carpool) completed projects and learn what products and practices were implemented, challenges and successes, and lessons learned.

2:30 p.m. – Wrap up and Departure: Thank you for attending, and safe travels!

For more information, contact Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District Manager Caitlin Stewart:  caitlinstewart@frontier.com • 518-548-3991

This event is part of the Community Resiliency Training Program sponsored by the Champlain Watershed Improvement Coalition of New York, LLC and the Upper Hudson River Watershed Coalition, with funding provided by New York State through the Soil and Water Conservation Committee.

Details

Date:
October 7
Time:
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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