Ever wanted people to enthusiastically shout “Thank you, you’re awesome” to you on the job? Feel like a trail celebrity? (actual quote from a former Trail Ranger) Be part of a dynamic team of outreach trail champions? Get to directly improve your community through events and maintenance? Be paid to be outside on your bike for six months?
If the answer is yes to any or all of these questions, consider applying to be DC’s trail superstars as part of our fifth annual cohort of Trail Rangers. We have a whole host of plans lined up for this season and we are looking for our team. More information and the job description can be found here. Applications are due February 20th 2017.
Part of the 2016 team
Sharing our trail
Hopscotch at the National Night Out at River Terrace
Hanging out at the Park(ing) Day on Minnesota Ave
It was a rainy May 2016
Cleaning up the Rhode Island Ave Pedestrian Bridge
Patrolling the west bank of the Anacostia
Outreach at Yards Park on the Anacostia River Trail
Helping a neighbor with a flat in River Terrace
Removing vegetation at Pennslyvannia and Anacostia Drive
A fun project in 2016 – helping DDOT to install a few flexposts on M St NE
Popup outreach on the Metropolitan Branch Trail
Weeding on the Metropolitan Branch Trail
Fixing a trailer tire at R St NE
Outreach at the Minnesota Ave Metro
Moving soil from the trailbed of Marvin Gaye
Image courtesy of Jo Maralit
Join WABA and outdoor enthusiasts throughout the region to celebrate the grand opening of the region’s new REI Flagship Store!
The packed line-up is a nonstop three-day festival with national and local artists, local marching bands, workshops, bike valet, beer gardens, s’mores, screen printing, climbing walls, and more!
Plus, you can help REI decide how to share a $100,000 contribution among 5 regionally focused outdoor non‑profits and WABA is one of them! It’s up to you where the dollars go. Everyone gets a vote, free breakfast and coffee each morning, and the first 500 people through the store’s doors each day Oct. 21-23 receive a custom REI DC CamelBak water bottle with an REI promo card inside.
Check out the locations and times for the live music and events here.
The REI DC Flaghip store is located at 201 M Street NE, Washington, DC 20002.
Store hours are Friday & Saturday 10am – 9pm, Sunday 11am – 7pm.