TO: All Grand Valley region COPMOBA Members
RE: Grand Valley Trails Alliance call for Board Members
Hello COPMOBA members. Some of you may be familiar with the relatively newly formed organization in the area - the Grand Valley Trails Alliance. This group was created at the behest of the BLM - Grand Junction Field Office, as an instrument to help organize, consolidate, and improve trail creation and maintenance activities among various user groups in the area. Federal dollars and manpower are already stretched thin, and the ability of the BLM to respond to requests and take action on projects is limited.
The goal was to create a structure to help user groups not only cooperate on planning and trail development, but also to gather and build broad support and consensus from the various user groups, municipalities, and other community stakeholders for proposed projects. With broader backing for projects, [more...]