Deschutes Trails Coalition Announces 2018 Small Projects Grant Awards

BEND, OR – The Deschutes Trails Coalition announced awards totaling $60,000 for their inaugural Small Projects Grant program. This program funds trail-related projects within the Deschutes National Forest. The nine projects selected for funding include public education and outreach, tool cache upgrades, and on-the-ground work including: ADA accessible bridge installments, youth crew trail management and maintenance, a new snowshoe trail, key elk habitat protection, trail signage and marking, and raised trail installation and trail repair in sensitive habitat. Project work will occur between August, 2018 and September 30, 2019.