Posts By: Juntu Oberg

Advocacy Alert – Tillamook State Forest wants to hear from you!

Written by Tim Mathews, NWTA’s Tillamook State Forest LST Tillamook State Forest could use your voice! Comments due by May 6, 2020. Please provide comments to ODF Annual Operations Plans for 2021 to support further expansion of Tillamook State Forest mountain bike accessible trails. All of the mountain bike accessible trails presently in the Tillamook

Portland Parks Board Seeks New Members

Post from the Portland Parks & Recreation website. Deadline for Applicants – April 10, 2020 Staff Liaison – Brooke Gardner, 503-823-5135 Application – surveymonkey.com/r/PPRBoardApplication Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) cares for and maintains more than 11,000 acres of lands and offers thousands of programs for all ages at its community centers, swimming pools, and other

NWTA sawyers trained & certified by USFS

Written by Dan Beaman. Seven NWTA members congregated at the Middle Fork Ranger Station in Westfir, OR on the morning of March 14th. Unbeknownst to them, this would be the last sanctioned group event for the foreseeable future. The group was a mix of Northwest Trail Alliance & North Coast Trail Alliance Local Stewardship Teams,

COVID-19 Statement

A message from Bob Lessard. President Northwest Trail Alliance NWTA will be cancelling all activities for the remainder of the month of March due to COVID-19 concerns. Our event calendar will be adjusted regularly to be in line with the most up to date recommended practices. We ask our members to follow CDC safety guidelines

NWTA signs agreement with Portland Parks & Recereation

Press Release 03.18.2020 Portland OR On Tuesday March 10, 2020, the Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) entered into a formal partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) for the stewardship of soft-surface cycling trails in Portland Parks. This stewardship agreement pertains to the maintenance, improvement, and enhancement of portions of soft surface trails and corridors in

A message from your NWTA Leadership Team

Due to the risks posed by Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Oregon & SW Washington, NWTA will be postponing all group activities until further notice. This includes social rides, the March 31 member meeting, and work parties. We were not anticipating such a thing would have direct impacts on our activities, so we will pause to

Rocky Point BIG Dig recap

Written by Scooter Sutterer Despite the threat of rain 84 volunteers came out to Rocky Point for the March 7th Big Dig. The goal was to work on a reroute of Joy of Climbing. The old trail was a rutted straight shot up a steep hill on the edge of a clearcut. Too steep for

We’re Hiring! Operations Coordinator

  We are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing organization that is responsible for mountain bike trail access and development in large parts of Oregon and Washington, and for over 20,000 hours of volunteerism annually. Founded in 1988 in Portland Oregon, the Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) is the largest mountain

NWTA Member’s connection to Portland Art Museum Volcano! Exhibit

From February 8th to May 17th the Portland Art Museum Volcano! Exhibit features a grand photograph of Mt. St. Helens from that fateful day 40 years ago from NWTA’s Tara Bowen-Biggs’s father. Below is the story from Tara about how it all came together & the surprise she & her sisters had when they saw

Open NWTA board position – Community Director

The Northwest Trail Alliance’s Nominating Committee is searching for a member volunteer who is interested in filling an open position for a Community Director on our Board of Directors. Any interested parties should email volunteer@nw-trail.org Community Director Are you gregarious? Do you like interacting with people and putting a smile on their face? NWTA is