Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship will be hosting three open houses February and March in order to gather community input for 2023-2024 trail projects. We’ll also provide updates on our existing projects, including a progress report on Connected Communities—our effort in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service to connect 15 mountain towns via multi-use trails to create economic stability and prosperity in the Lost Sierra region through outdoor recreation, an $887 billion industry.
Open House in Downieville
The first open house, held in partnership with Tahoe National Forest, will take place on Zoom on Thursday, February 23 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
WINTER WEATHER UPDATE – Now Zoom Meeting
In consideration of uncertain and hazardous weather and travel conditions, Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship will be making the Open House meeting a virtual event.
The virtual meeting will be held at the same time through Zoom, link here, or call in to +1 669 900 6833 (meeting ID: Meeting ID: 825 3491 5048).
We look forward to hearing from everyone and hope everyone stays safe and warm.
In addition, SBTS is applying to the CA OHMVR Grants Program for funding to maintain the Downieville Trail System for the G23 Grant Cycle, and we need your comments to help secure grant funding to continue working on the Downieville trail system (the public comment period opens on March 7).
Open House in Quincy
The second open house, held in partnership with Plumas County and the Plumas National Forest, will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28 at SBTS offices in Quincy, 47 Trilogy Lane.
In addition, SBTS is partnering with Plumas County and Plumas National Forest to apply to the CA OHMVR Grants Program for funding to maintain trails on the Plumas National Forest for the G23 Grant Cycle, and we need your comments to help secure grant funding. (the public comment period opens on March 7)
We are also partnering with Plumas National Forest to apply to the CA OHMVR Grants Program for funding to provide education on how to safely use motorized trails for the G23 Grant Cycle.
(the public comment period opens on March 7)
Open House in Truckee
The third open house is scheduled for Thursday, March 23rd, in Truckee at Alibi Ale Works—Truckee Public House at 10069 Bridge Street. It will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., with executive director Greg Williams’ Connected Communities presentation scheduled to start at 6 p.m. Greg will discuss the upcoming East Zone project, which includes 71 miles of motorized singletrack near Truckee. Work is scheduled to begin this summer on the first segment, 10 miles of the Boca Trail System.