Maintaining and Improving Rural Roads

Maintaining and Improving Rural Roads
When: December 6,  9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Where: J. Lohr Wine Center,  6169 Airport Road, Paso Robles


Presentations from Workshop available for download:

Fundamentals of Rural Roads-RichardHarrisPresentation1


December 6 Roads Workshop Agenda

Workshop Objectives:
Provide landowners and land managers with information on:

  • Identifying road-related problems and their causes
  • Road best management practices
  • Preventing road failures or impaired functioning
  • Reducing future maintenance costs
  • Minimizing environmental impacts of roads

Workshop Topics:

  • Fundamentals of rural, low volume roads
  • Environmental conditions affecting roads
  • Road assessment methods
  • Road management and maintenance
  • Permitting Requirements
  • Sources of Technical and Financial Assistance
  • Storm-proofing roads

Sponsored by:  
Northern California Society of American Foresters, Upper Salinas-Las Tablas  Resource Conservation Districts, UC Cooperative Extension.

Support for this program has been provided in part by USDA-Forest Service, State and Private Forestry and the California State Department of Conservation.

Questions? Contact Dr. Richard Harris at (707) 685-5508 or
Locally contact Royce Larsen at (805) 434-4106 or or Erin White, (805) 434-0396 ext 3191 or

Register early! Enrollment limited to 40 people. Light refreshments will be served.