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February TSI Trail School

Written by Nancy Stone NWTA’s Trail Sustainability Institute held our monthly Trail School last weekend at Rocky Point. Keeping to our Covid-19 guidelines, 10 Trail Stewards arrived to learn the fundamentals of sustainable trail maintenance while enjoying a rare sunny day in the mossy forest.  Trail School is split into two distinct types of learning: … Read More

Trail School with NICA

Written by Volunteer Director Jered Bogli After some back and forth with two of the assistant coaches Dan Brown and Duncan Parks, Nancy and I put a date on the calendar with the NICA Portland Composite team for a TSI Trail School and Dig Day on January 24th. NICA stands for National Interscholastic Cycling Association … Read More

TSI Trail School Recap 1/10

written by Nancy Stone Building and maintaining trails are, arguably, the backbone of our sport. Building and maintaining a membership of skilled Trail Stewards are the backbone of our organization. NWTA’s Trail Sustainability Institute (TSI) understands this and strives to provide new Trail Stewards with the knowledge, skill, and confidence to join in the ever-growing community … Read More

TSI Crew Leader Training Recap 1/9

Written by Nancy Stone With a membership of greater than 4,500 dedicated and eager folks who want to help create more mountain bike opportunities in NW Oregon and SW Washington, NWTA knows that leadership and guidance are vital in making that desire a reality. The Trail Sustainability Institute (TSI) focuses those efforts on training highly … Read More