Tags: OCTA

Oregon and California NHTs: 2018 Highlights

Oregon-California Trails Association (OCTA) OUTREACH Developed a new website and brochure program. The website makes it easier for volunteers to report their hours, mileage, and unreimbursed expenses, and also incorporates interactive trail maps of the Cherokee Trail in Colorado and the Southern Routes. The 68,000…

Lauren Manning

Name: Lauren Manning Age: 28 Current City/State: Kansas City, MO Hometown: St. Joseph, MO Education: Urban Studies-Neighborhood Development and Housing at University of Missouri at Kansas City Trails Represented: Pony Express, Oregon, California, and Lewis and Clark national historic trails Federal Agency/Nonprofit Employers: City of…

3-Trails Transit Center: Dedication retraces history of trailside travelers

by Kate Dujakovich, Intern with Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Adapted from www.ridekc.org/blog/ with more info by Ross Marshall, Past President of OCTA, SFTA On May 31, 2018, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) joined with 3 Trails West, Inc. and the National Park…

Oregon and California NHTs 2017 Highlights

Oregon-California Trails Association (OCTA) OUTREACH Events — OCTA co-sponsored a symposium in Vancouver, WA with the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation; celebrated its 35th annual convention in Council Bluffs, IA (its first-ever convention in Iowa). Solar Challenge — OCTA partnered with the NPS offices…

In Memoriam: Jere Krakow—NPS, friend of the trails

By Bill Martin, Past President of the Oregon-California Trails Association Jere Krakow, a friend of the trails and a friend to all who knew him, passed away peacefully on November 3, 2017, at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, following a yearlong battle with cancer.…