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Conference House Park Super Steward Trail Maintainer Training

Join us for a Super Steward Trail Maintainer Training at Conference House Park.

During this training you will learn:

  • How to navigate using Citywide Trails Team trail maps
  • How to identify and assess trail conditions
  • Ways to mitigate trail concerns
  • Plant identification and invasive/non-native species management techniques
  • Standard trail corridor dimensions & how to prune native vegetation using basic arboriculture methods

What should you bring:

  • A water bottle
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Long pants
  • Sturdy, closed toe shoes


All participants are encouraged to attend the Super Steward Orientation prior to training. You can register for the Super Steward Orientation on the NYC Parks Super Steward website (there is one every month). You are required to attend this orientation before becoming certified as a Super Steward Trail Maintainer.

If you have any questions about this specific training please contact Trails Volunteer Coordinator, Melissa Rosenthal, at If would like to learn more about NYC nature trails or the Super Steward Trail Maintainer Program, please contact Trails Program Manager, Josh Otero, at


February 24, 2024

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Conference House Park

Natural Areas Conservancy