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Release Date: 05/10/13
Contacts: Greg Wolfgang, BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner, (970) 876-9068    
  Greg Noss, High Country Four Wheelers, (970) 366-2237    

Volunteers needed for Transfer Trail maintenance May 18 (05-10-13)

SILT, Colo. – Volunteers are needed May 18 for the annual Transfer Trail “Open the Trail Day” north of Glenwood Springs.

High Country 4 Wheelers, White River Trail Runners, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and a host of other local businesses and off-highway vehicle groups are sponsoring this trail maintenance day to prepare for the May 24 seasonal opening of this popular access to the Flat Tops.

Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at the base of Transfer Trail. From U.S. 24 in Glenwood Springs, turn north onto Traver Trail, in 0.4 miles turn right on Transfer Trail and drive for one mile.

Volunteers should come dressed in long pants, sturdy work shoes and leather gloves, and bring rakes and shovels.

High Country 4 Wheelers will provide lunch.

For more information, call Greg Noss, (970) 366-2237 or Dan Alvis, (970) 309-5368.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

  2300 River Frontage Road      Silt, CO 81652  

Last updated: 05-10-2013