The 2011 Great Allegheny Passage Trail User Survey came to an end during the weekend of October 15 and 16. With the beginning of the month being quite rainy, the number of surveys possible was lower. At the current count, over 45 volunteers have collected close to 1200 surveys which was our goal....Read more
The cold winds blew in October as the Connellsville Community Gardens focused on thanking our volunteers, putting the gardens to bed, and preparing for next year. Along with beautiful fall foliage, we enjoyed warm and sunny weather for only a week or two this year, before the cold rain blew in....Read more
October has been a month of planning for the future of my projects, catching up on projects that are not time sensitive and volunteering at many events. The event that I was most heavily involved in was Meyersdale’s Second Annual Oktoberfest....Read more
•The Sustainable Energy Fair was very successful. The GAP SBN table drew many onlookers who were interested about TTOC projects as well as the GAP SBN.
•At the TTOC oﬃce, we are currently planning the GAP SBN annual member networking event. This year the event will be taking place at Levi Deal Mansion Bed and Breakfast in Meyersdale, PA....Read more
• The mural and welcome center signs, designed and painted by Laura Koposko and Jessica Lotman are complete. The colorful signs and murals feature native wildlife and plants, as well as popular regional recreational activities, like kayaking and biking....Read more
Daily and weekly updates continue to occur on the SCA TrailTowns Facebook friend and like pages. Earlier in the fall, the Great Allegheny Passage did a plug on its page for the GAPSBN page resulting in new fans that are not normally in our core town contacts. On this page, we continue to post our weekly blog that are housed on gapsbn.com....Read more
The Ozark Trail Association - News:
Another Momentous Day
By: Kathie Brennan
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05/15/11 08:05:07 PM
Yes, we DID IT AGAIN!!! It is amazing how AWESOME our OTA volunteers are at meeting and exceeding the goals we put before them....Read more
Mark Twain National Forest Trail Work Completed by Student Conservation Association
By: By Ashlee Ransom on Jun 6, 2011
Original article can be found at: http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/ssrs/story?id=5860
Recovery Act funded Student Conservation Association to complete Trail Assessment and Condition Surveys on Mark Twain National Forest.
Mark Twain National Forest received Amer...Read more
On Thursday, October 20, the “Bear Brookers” of 2011 were formally recognized for their 10 months of service. The 26 members at the ceremony and 30 throughout the year logged 50,000 hours of service with most going well above and beyond the 1700 required hours.
But hours aside, we will all remember this year for accomplishments and challenges....Read more