Wed, Aug 11|
7 Lakes Alliance
Camp and Gravel Road Maintenance Workshop
Save Money, Maximize Resources & Protect Water Quality
Time & Location
Aug 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
7 Lakes Alliance, 137 Main St, Belgrade, ME 04917, USA
About The Event
Attention Camp Road residents, Lake Association members, Driveway owners, and Contractors
This workshop is for you! This workshop will discuss road design and installation, and how maintenance of your gravel road, camp road, and driveway will save you money and protect water quality. Road Commissioners, Public Works Supervisors, CEOs and others involved in road maintenance are welcome.
Provides 4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Recertification in Erosion Control Practices.
Cost of Workshop:
$20 Pre-Registration; $30 day of event.
$5 discount for additional members of the same road association, lake association, business, or town.
Register here. Contact: 7 Lakes Alliance, 207-495-6039
Hosted by: 7 Lakes Alliance, Friends of the Cobbossee Watershed, Maine Alliance for Road Associations, and 30 Mile River Watershed Association “Funding for this project is, in part, provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act.
"The funding is administered by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection in partnership with EPA.”
Charlie Baeder, 7 Lakes Alliance: Roads and Water Quality; 319 cost-share grants for road construction projects that reduce erosion to improve water quality, 2022-2023.
Peter Coughlan, Director, Maine Local Roads Center, Maine DOT: Road basics 101; grader operators; ensuring safety and reducing impacts on water quality; culvert sizing; winter plowing; technical resources.
John Maclaine, Nonpoint Source (NPS) Training Center, Maine DEP: Permitting, Erosion, and Sedimentation Control; Culvert grant opportunities 2021; Stream-Crossing design and construction.
Josh Platt, President, Maine Environmental Solutions LLC; Kennebec County Soil and Water Conservation District: Surveying gravel roads; design and maintenance for road associations.
Dave Rocque, Maine State Soil Scientist-retired: Effective non-traditional practices to repair roads.