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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

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

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

Jan 5 Build Establishes New Record at Growlers Gulch

Originally posted at WriteTek Northwest Written by Jim LeMonds It was a classic Growlers Gulch build with 136 volunteers coming out to work on several big projects. The total eclipsed the previous record of 130. Here’s what got done – Carnage – The line is completely buffed out. It will be muddy and soft for

The Pipeline Trail at Rocky Point is Done

Written by Jered Bogli Update from our work on Saturday 12/21. The Pipeline – aka the ridge, aka the connector is DONE! Overall the trail now drains 100% better. Segments of the trail were re-routed to help accomplish this, we laid lots of gravel to keep mud off of bikes, built up rollers and pump

Do you want more trails?

Your donations help build more trails This is not an IMBA request. Contributions go directly to Northwest Trail Alliance. It has been an incredible year. We are creating more riding opportunities and there is no end in sight. We know we can build on the momentum of 2019 and do even better in 2020. This

Advocacy Alert – Timothy Lake Trails

The existing trails around Timothy lake are a great place to take family and friends. Please take the time to send your comments to help PGE build more trails open to bikes. If you have never been, you should. Find out more about the trails & the area: MTB Project – Timothy Lake Loop. CALL

24 Trail Sisters #optoutside on Black Friday

It was a balmy 35 degrees on Black Friday when 24 Trail Sisters met at Rocky Point to #optoutside together for an intermediate level ride on the north side of the trail system. But this story began several weeks prior in early October at the NWTA Leadership Retreat. The Rocky Point local stewardship team (LST)