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Highbridge Park Super Steward: Trail Maintainer Training

The Natural Areas Conservancy will host a Super Steward: Trail Maintainer training on Saturday, September 10 at Highbridge Park in Manhattan. The event will take place from 10am to 1pm and the meeting location is Adventure Playground [W. 164th St. & Park, Edgecombe Ave, New York, NY 10032].

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 management techniques
  • Standard trail corridor dimensions and how to prune native vegetation using basic arboriculture methods

Attendees are recommended to bring a water bottle and wear weather appropriate clothing, long pants, and sturdy, closed toe shoes. Attendance of a Super Steward Orientation is required to become a Super Steward: Trail Maintainer. 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):

If you have any questions about this training or would like to learn more about New York City’s nature trails or the Super Steward: Trail Maintainer Program, please contact the NAC’s Trails Community Engagement Manager, Josh Otero at

September 10, 2022

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Highbridge Park

Natural Area Conservancy