April 2017: Meeting
Join the Estuary Partnership and Chinook Trail Association for a Vancouver Lake Open House
Thursday, April 13, 2017 From 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Join the Estuary Partnership at the Water Resources Education Center (map) for an open house for Vancouver Lake.
Come learn about the groups involved at Vancouver Lake and how you can get involved!
There will be a brief presentation at 5:30, but the community is invited to stop by any time.
Light refreshments provided • Free • All are welcome
Water Resources Education Center
4600 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661
June 2017: American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® 2017
American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® will bring together outdoor enthusiasts across the country in June 3rd for the 25th annual celebration of America’s magnificent trail system and its countless supporters and volunteers. Over 2,000 nationwide events will take place including trail maintenance, hiking, paddling, biking, horseback riding, bird watching, running, trail celebrations and more!
Check back for more information for 2017!
CHINOOK TRAIL ASSOCIATION will be hosting a work party to celebrate National Trails Day®. The event’s location is yet to be determined. Free lunch will be provided at 1:00 p.m. and the event will end after lunch. A long-standing celebration of America’s magnificent trail system and its countless supporters and volunteers, National Trails Day® (NTD) is celebrated in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
For detailed information on CHINOOK TRAIL ASSOCIATION’S 2017 NTD event, please contact project coordinator Ted Klump @ 360-907-5733.
Annual Board Meeting
When: Sunday February 26, 2017 from 12 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: The Water Resource Education Center: 4600 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661
Speakers: Vancouver Triple Crown hiker Jeff Garmire.
The meal is being catered by Kathryn Artistic Catering. $25.00 will pay for your food and a place at a table. Couples are $40 and children 10 and under can come along for $15
For reservations please call 360-907-5733 and leave a message.
Rock Creek Work Party
When: Saturday February 18, 2017 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
The Chinook Trail Association partnered with DNR & Backcountry Horsemen of Washington to spread gravel and reroute part of a trail near the Rock Creek Campground.
March 2017: Work Party
Saturday March 11th, 2017 from 9 a.m. to about 2:30 p.m.
The Chinook Trail Association will be partnering with WTRA & Backcountry Horsemen of Washington on Saturday March 11th, 2017 at the Horse Camp @ Battle Ground Lake State Park. The work party starts at 9:00 am and concludes at 1:00 pm with a hot lunch. You can get a free pass for the day and vouchers towards a Discovery pass can also be earned. If you are interested in this work party PLEASE email tedklump_@_gmail.com (take out the two _ characters to create a valid email address) so we can get a head count for lunch.
You can also call Ted @ 360-907-5733 to reserve a spot.
Hope to hear from you.