December 2008 e-Walker

December New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, 156 Ramapo Valley Road (Route 202), Mahwah, NJ 07430, (201) 512-9348

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E-Walker: December 2008

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Members Only: Give Half-price Gift Memberships
to the Trail Conference!

Act now. This offer ends December 31! Click here to order online.

Review Sterling Forest Draft Trails Plan
New York State Parks has issued a Draft Trails Plan and Environmental Assessment to address a range of trail issues at Sterling Forest State Park. Comments are due by December 5. Review the plan here.

Maintainers! Please Submit Your Trail Reports
We want to document the role of volunteers in keeping trails open to the public during these challenging economic times. New Interactive Trail Reporting Forms will make your job easier! Find the new forms here.

Register Now for Our December Volunteer Orientation!
Learn more about our organization and the volunteer opportunities available. Our next Volunteer Orientation will be Tuesday, December 16, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at our Mahwah office. Click here to register via our website or email [email protected] (put 'Orientation' in the subject line), or call 201.512.9348.

Keep Up with ATV Legislation
Bills are in play in the legislature. Keep up with the latest news and learn how you can help make things happen. Click here.

$700 Billion Bailout Package Can Help You
Help the Trail Conference!

The bill includes a two-year extension of a provision that allows a charitable distribution from your IRA. Learn more here.

Dan Chazin ATC Volunteer of the Month
Our own prolific writer and editor is recognized by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. Read more here.