Start receiving our award-winning magazine today!

Subscribe
  • The power of partnership at Voorhees Preserve.
  • The trail takes shape. The SCA crew built ½ mile of new trail, much of which was built along the contour of the slope, requiring lots of bench cutting to make a flat and durable tread.
  • SCA crew at work.
  • SCA crew members at work on the trail.
  • The crew routed the new trail to include this beautiful overlook, and built the rustic fence to keep hikers from getting too close to the cliff.
  • Crew member working on a retaining wall at one of the switchback landings.  This structure will help reduce erosion of the trail.
  • Detail of the retaining wall showing the skilled degree of construction.
  • SCA trail crew alumni (white hard hat) instructs a volunteer from Dominion Power on sustainable trail construction.
  • Volunteers post trail markers to direct hikers.
  • Volunteers from Dominion and Asplundh clear trees from across the trail.
  • Volunteers dismantle the handrail from a damaged section of boardwalk. Much of this lumber will be re-used for trail projects at other preserves.
The Power of Partnership
Rebuilding, re-routing, and re-blazing trails at Voorhees Preserve damaged by Hurricanes Irene and Sandy.

We’re Accountable

The Nature Conservancy makes careful use of your support.

More Ratings

x animal

Sign up for Nature eNews!

Sign Up for Nature e-News

Get our e-newsletter filled with eco-tips and info on the places you care about most.

Thank you for joining our online community!

We’ll be in touch soon with more Nature Conservancy news, updates and exciting stories.

Please leave this field empty

We respect your privacy. The Nature Conservancy will not sell, rent or exchange your e-mail address. Read our full privacy policy for more information. By submitting this form, you agree to the Nature.org terms of use.