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Join NWTA at Metro Parks and Nature Gratitude Mixer

Please join us for a night of music, food and celebration right in the heart of Portland. About this Event Date and Time: Wed, December 4, 2019 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST Location: June Key Delta Community Center 5940 North Albina Avenue Portland, OR 97217 “Thank you is the best prayer that anyone could

5.25 Mile Outer Limits Trail Completed @ Growlers

Growler’s Outer Limits Dig Day brought 87 hearty volunteers out to finish putting in a 5.25 mile. This trail isn’t called Outer Limits for no reason- crews pedaled themselves + tools up to the work sites ranging from 4.25 to 5.5 miles out from their parking area. They didn’t let that slow them down as

Trail Sisters get their ride on at Growlers

19 Trail Sisters showed up at Growlers for a beginner level ride on Sunday, November 3rd. The sun was shining, the vibe was positive and the trails were fantastic. The forest was alive with plenty of whooping, hollering and laughter- a sure sign of fun! Social hour afterwards consisted of snacks, drinks and conversations of

Old School Meets New School at Rocky Point

Written by Scooter Sutterer On Saturday October 26, we had our first large scale work party at Rocky Point. We had over 40 volunteers working on one of the old school downhill lines. We also built a new climb trail. These volunteer builders mainly consisted of the people that have been building at Rocky Point

2020 Active Volunteer Planning / Leadership Retreat Recap

On Saturday October 12, a group of new & veteran Northwest Trail Alliance volunteers gathered to celebrate our accomplishments in 2019 & formulate a plan of what we want to do in 2020. Many topics were discussed including our new education initiative. Our Trail Sustainability Institute launched in August at SHIFT. Education Director Nancy Stone

2020 NWTA (Tentative) Calendar of Events

Please note that this list is subject to change. Check the  NWTA events page for confirmation & sign up links. Questions? Email: volunteer@nw-trail.org January: Saturday 4th: Tillamook State Forest Work Party (Sickter Lars Loop or Wilson River Trail) Sunday 5th: Stub Stewart Work Party Saturday 11th: Tillamook State Forest Work Party (Sickter Lars Loop or

NWTA says YES! to Measure 26-203

NWTA has some exciting news to share: we have moved to formally endorse the Nature for All campaign and hit the ground running. The campaign seeks to renew our region wide Metro bond that ensures birds, fish, friends and neighbors alike have access to clean air, clean water, and beautiful parks from the Sandy River

Leadership Retreat Reminder + Sponsor Update

The ‘Active Volunteer’ Leadership Retreat is only 2 weeks away but you still have time to sign up. Thanks to our generous sponsors this event will be amazingly productive and fun. Come and help create the action plan and calendar for 2020. Event information can be found at: http://nw-trail.org/events/2019-leadership-retreat-for-all-active-volunteers/   Supported by:

Nature for All – Campaign Launch

Please join us September 19th from 5:30-7:30pm at Cully Park for a celebration to launch the Nature for All campaign and set the stage for sustained support for our parks and conservation areas in the years to come across the region. RSVP HERE. The Nature for All campaign launch will center community, equity and families

Planning for 2020

It’s time to register for the NWTA “Active Volunteer” Leadership Retreat which will occur on October 12, 2019. What is it? The Active Volunteer Leadership Retreat is open to anyone interested in getting involved with NWTA. It’s our yearly meeting to review what we accomplished during the year and work together to sketch out what we