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Contractor Re-certification Gravel Road Maintenance Workshop

Date: August 2, 2019

Location: Cross Lake Township, Lakeview Senior Citizens Center, 3089 Caribou Road, Cross Lake, ME

Contact: Anthony Tardiff 207-834-3311 ext 3

Course Sponsor: St. John SWCD and Friends of Cross Lake

The proper maintenance of gravel roads in Maine is important for providing residents safe access to their properties and minimizing costly capital repairs to these roads over time, but it is also an important part of protecting our natural resources from degradation. In this training, participants will learn how proper maintenance protects water quality, gravel road materials, how to evaluate a gravel road for maintenance needs, gravel road Best Management Practices, and will include a site-walk of a local gravel road to provide a real-life scenario for discussion of potential improvements and practices. This training is intended to be provide a resource for gravel road owners, town officials, contractors, and watershed organizations to better understand methods and practices for evaluating and maintaining gravel roads.

This workshop qualifies for 4 Continuing Education Credit Hours for individuals Certified in Erosion Control Practices by Maine DEP. For re-certification credit, please submit the "Application for Re-Certification Credit" (include the course(s) attended and date(s)) to to ensure you get the appropriate credit towards re-certification. To maintain DEP certification, proof of a total of 4 hours of qualifying Continuing Education Courses is required every three (3) years.