The Restoration Trail Crew Member will serve as a member of a crew performing trail restoration activities
within the Almanor Ranger District of the LNF. The position will work cooperatively to learn how to safely
perform trail maintenance, hand thinning, limbing, low-stumping, and bucking of dead and small diameter
live material. The position will be responsible for reestablishing and maintaining access to designated trail in
order to increase accessibility to public lands within the LNF including diverse wilderness landscapes.
Additional crew tasks may also include rearranging fuels in preparation for prescribed fire or managed
wildfire, including piling and lopping and scattering. All crew members are expected to engage positively with
youth and exhibit professionalism as the crew may periodically work alongside youth corps to accomplish
As some work will be conducted in designated wilderness areas, the Crew Member is expected to uphold the
ethics of wilderness land management, working to minimize the visual and ecological impacts of human
intervention and practicing Leave No Trace principles. Training will be provided to inform decision making in
the wilderness in line with the 1964 Wilderness Act and for adherence to minimum visual retention standards
in the USFS Scenery Management System.
About Sierra Institute
Sierra Institute for Community and Environment (Sierra Institute) in collaboration with Lassen National Forest
(LNF) are providing a unique opportunity to contribute to forest restoration and recreation improvement
activities within designated national forest and wilderness areas of LNF.