For Immediate Release: April 18, 2013
Contacts: Sam Logan 720-684-9960
Stay The Trail Receives Outstanding Trail Sharing Award
DENVER, Colo. – The American Trails Program recently recognized the Stay The Trail program with the 2013 Outstanding Trail Sharing Award. The Outstanding Trail Sharing Award recognizes innovative and successful trail sharing efforts, programs, and systems.
Stay The Trail was recognized with this nationally prestigious award for working with state organizations, federal land managers, environmental groups and Off-Highway Vehicle enthusiasts to promote ethical and responsible trail use in Colorado.
Since 2002, the Stay The Trail OHV Education program has been focused on encouraging responsible recreation on public lands within the State of Colorado. The Stay The Trail program is a model for the entire nation as well as other countries. Many of the website and outreach materials have been used by other states and national organizations, including Montana, Arizona, New Mexico and organizations like Tread Lightly.
The mission of Stay The Trail Colorado is to encourage the responsible use of the roads and trails that are open to motorized recreation in Colorado. Stay The Trail Colorado is a partnership between the Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition, Responsible Recreation Foundation, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, USDA Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management and numerous OHV clubs from Colorado. It is funded through the Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Registration Program and support from Polaris, and Yamaha.
For more information on “Stay The Trail” go to www.staythetrail.org
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Caption: American Trails Chair Bob Searns presents award to RRF Director Valerie Douglas and Stay The Trail Program Coordinator Sam Logan