Month: March 2021

Coin Box Donations at Trek!

Have you stopped into Trek Bicycle PDX to vote for your favorite local cycling org? They will be giving away a total of $10,000 to three local groups— The Street Trust, Community Cycling Center, and the Northwest Trail Alliance—and there’s only one weekend left to vote. Visit any of the 6 locations now through April … Read More

Upcoming Trail work

Want to help get Stub ready for the spring riding season? Here are some upcoming events for the next few weeks. TRAIL WORK (LOWER SHOOFLY) OUR MISSION – Fix the notoriously muddy section on Lower Shoofly. This will involve reshaping the trail for better drainage and adding rock. SIGN UP for the Shoofly trail project … Read More

Rocky Point Update 3/29

Written by Bob Lessard Attention: Access is limited on Rocky Point Northside trails due to windstorm blowdown. Many trails have too many trees down to be rideable. All Rocky Point Southside trails found on Trailforks are open. Please be mindful and aware of hanging trees and downed trees under tension. Open on the Northside: RP United, Andyland, … Read More

Sandy Ridge Dig Day Recap 3/13

On Saturday, March 13th, two groups of 10 trail stewards set out on a sunny 60-degree day at Sandy Ridge Trail System to spruce up some of the winter wear and tear on the trails. The groups were divided into two offset start times to minimize extra contact with participants. Group A started at 9 … Read More

Parks Levy Oversight Committee application

Deadline for Applicants: 5pm on Thursday, March 25, 2021 Staff Liaison: Maija Spencer, [email protected], 503-823-5593 The Parks Levy Oversight Committee will meet quarterly to review the progress and annual proposed expenditures for the Portland Parks & Recreation levy passed by voters in November 2020. This 5-year operating levy will provide crucial funding for the City of Portland’s park and … Read More

PP&R and NWTA Gateway green/Ventura Agreement – PRESS RELEASE

Portland, OR, March 9, 2021 Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) enters into a formal agreement with The City of Portland Parks & Recreation Bureau (PP&R) to maintain & steward the off-road cycling facilities at Gateway Green & Ventura Park. This agreement’s primary goal is for the maintenance and stewardship of off-road cycling facilities at Gateway Green … Read More

February Crew Leader Training

Written by Nancy Stone February’s Crew Leader Training was unique compared to NWTA’s Trail Sustainability Institute’s previous training sessions. This was due to the attendance of not only new folks coming through the Crew Leader program but having several LST (Local Stewardship Team) leaders attend as well. As always, everybody’s personal experience lends to opportunities … Read More

Rocky Point Update 3/2 – presidents day Snowstorm

Written by Andrew Jansky Good News! Rocky Point’s Southside trails are open. Following the President’s day storm, NWTA performed a comprehensive on-site wind and ice damage assessment, prepared a report, and discussed recovery parameters with the landowner to get approval to do the work to open the Southside. Scooter Sutterer then organized multiple small teams … Read More

LL Stub Stewart Adopt-A-Park Agreement – press release

LL STUB STEWART STATE PARK, OR, March 1, 2021 Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) has renewed its Adopt-A-Park Agreement with Oregon Parks & Recreation Department (OPRD) for trails open to mountain bikes at L.L. Stub Stewart State Park. This agreement allows NWTA to work with & support OPRD interpretive & educational programs related to trail stewardship … Read More