Despite being the warmest day of 2018, we had a great turnout to our public meeting on May 1! Thank you to everyone who came out to learn more about what we have been up to and how to get involved with improving the nonmotorized trails system in Delta County. If you were busy enjoying the beautiful Spring weather and couldn’t make it to the meeting here’s a quick recap of what you missed. [See Full Slideshow]

Our Mission

To create and maintain sustainable non-motorized, multi-use trail systems in and connecting Delta County that use the region’s natural assets and expand recreational opportunities for residents and visitors.

What Has DCNT Been Up To?

Since the formation in February, DCNT has made progress in becoming an official non-profit organization. Here are some highlights:

  • 03-07-18 Endorsed Articles of Incorporation as a Non-Profit Organization
  • Approved Bylaws
  • Formation of Committees, Chairperson Appointments and Approved Charters
  • Filed for 501(c)3 Status
  • Filed to become Friends of Days River Pathway
  • Partnered with 906 Adventure Team [Learn More]
  • Met and had conversations with landowners/managers, government agencies and planning committees, grant writers, other non-profit organizations, trail builders, trail enthusiasts such as bikers, equestrians, cross-country skiers and hikers.

Trail Project Development Public Input and Prioritization

Over the past few months, members of DCNT have met with many landowners/managers and government agencies to learn about different existing trails and recreation areas throughout the county. With the information gathered, we are in the process of evaluating each property to determine the potential for future trail development in order to develop short and long-term goals. Attendees at the May 1 public meeting were asked to participate in an activity, to provide their input on what trails they would like to see developed and to rank the priority of the projects.

 

Membership and Merchandise

We have developed multiple membership levels for you to join DCNT and support our mission of improving trails in Delta County.

 

Adult Youth/ Senior/ Military Family EPIC
$35 $25 $80 +$100

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Check out our new DCNTrails Merchandise and support Delta County Nonmotorized Trails with pride.

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We Need You!

In order to for us to succeed with our mission of improving the non-motorized trail system in Delta County we are going to need your help! Please consider joining us in any way that you can. In order to spread out the workload, we have developed various committees. Take a look below and feel free to contact us if there is a committee that you feel you would be able to assist with.

Master Trails Committee
Sub Committees: Unpaved Trails | Paved Trails | Aquatic Trails

CoChair: Adam Zimmerman | zimmzclone@gmail.com | 906-280-4701
CoChair: Andy Claes | aclaes@dsisd.net | 906-280-5971

The purpose of the Master Trail Planning Committee (the “Committee”) is to assist DCNTrails Board of Directors (the “Board”) in its oversight responsibilities relating to resource management, planning and resource allocation associated with the many paved, water and natural trails throughout the county.

Finance and Budget

Chair: Kathy Mason | kathymason33@gmail.com | 917-402-8560

The Finance and Budget Committee assists DCNTrails Board in its oversight responsibilities relating to fiscal management. Goals are to monitor long-term economic health of DCNT, ensure the accounting infrastructure will produce the necessary financial information and meet compliance requirements.

 

Youth Extension

Chair: Tony Lambert | tlambert@dcntrails.com | 906-280–2923

The purpose of the Youth Extension Committee is to assist the DCNTrails Board of Directors in fulfilling the mission of the organization by expanding nonmotorized recreational opportunities for youth in Delta County.

 

Event Committee

Chair: Lori Aho | loria@cardconnectglobal.com | 906-399-8821

The purpose of the Events Committee is to organize events that will promote nonmotorized outdoor activities to expand recreational opportunities and encourage interest in Delta County Trails, build a community around nonmotorized outdoor activities and raise funds to support the mission of DCNTrails.

Marketing and Fundraising

Chair Rick Elrod | secretary@dcntrails.com | 616-566-8538

The Marketing and Fundraising Committee oversees the strategic marketing plan and works to establish and implement fundraising opportunities to promote DCNT’s mission and vision.  The Committee provides guidance on the implementation of the marketing, membership and communications plan.

Stay Tuned

As we make progress on developing and implementing plans we will do our best to share information on our website and Facebook page to keep people informed.