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Thad Walker, District Manager and Conservation Project Coordinator

Thad is a specialist in natural-surface roads and trails assessment.  Forest roads are usually the biggest source of sedimentation in a watershed, so fixing them is not just good for users, it's also good for creeks and fish. Thad has 5 years' experience assessing and remedying hydroconnected routes, including leading trainings in appropriate route-building and erosion control techniques.  Knowing that a great trails system is directly tied to a community's quality of life, jobs, and economic development, Thad also serves on the boards of Chico Velo and the Butte County Forest Advisory Committe.