Service Projects

BCH of North Carolina, Uwharrie Chapter Receives BCHA Grant for Trail Project in Uwharrie National Forest

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Greetings from the BCH of North Carolina, Uwharrie Chapter. We give our sincere thanks and gratitude for the $1000 grant we received last year from BCHA. The grant was used to help offset project costs to repair a section of the River Trail located in the Uwharrie National Forest near the intersection of the River Trail (TR#713) and Forest Road … Read More

BCHA Grant Helps North Georgia BCH Maintain Campgrounds near Blue Ridge

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Through a National Grant from Back Country Horsemen of America, local fundraising efforts, and largely through a donation from a local concerned citizen, Todd Burkhalter from Drive Planning and the Burkhalter Ranch, Back Country Horsemen of North Georgia has purchased two new lawn mowers. One lawnmower replaces the current Jack’s River Fields Campground lawnmower near Blue Ridge, Georgia and the … Read More

Sierra Free Packers Improve Trail Safety

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Report on BCHA Educational Grant to Sierra Freepackers During the summer months of 2018 members of the Sierra Freepackers used $1000 funds provided by a BCHA Education Grant for our ongoing project on the Spring Cove and Goat Mountain Trails. We maintain these two trails through our volunteer service agreement with the Sierra National Forest/Bass Lake Ranger District. The two … Read More

BCH of North Carolina Holds LNT Course

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I have included photos but want the Educational Foundation of BCHA to know how much the NC BCH grant was appreciated.  The photos will show you the use of materials and supplies as well as the 10 by 20 canopy for the LNT course.  This course had 7 attendees, five of which just graduated from high school and one that … Read More

Territorial Riders BCHO Elk Lake Creek Trail Restoration RTP Grant Project

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by Tim Lagasse – Please contact me with any questions –  territorialriders@bcho.org The Mt. Hood National Forest has some steep and rugged country, and Bull of the Woods Wilderness is probably some of the most rugged and isolated country in the Mt. Hood.  In addition, in 2010, a significantly sized, and very hot, forest fire burned out the center of … Read More

BCHA Education Foundation Grant Project Report.

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2017 Back Country Horsemen Education Foundation Grant Accomplishment Report The San Joaquin-Sierra Unit of BCH of California submitted a grant proposal to help cover member’s costs for providing volunteer service to the Sierra National Forest. Work parties were organized to work on both wilderness and non-wilderness trails in the John Muir and Ansel Adams Wildernesses near Edison Lake as well … Read More

2017 Winner of the Double Diamond Award

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2017 Double Diamond Award Territorial Riders BCH of Oregon City, Oregon Eleven nominations for the Double Diamond Award were received. In reviewing the nominations, it was clear all the chapters that submitted nominations undertook very worthwhile projects. It was difficult for the committee to choose which nomination was most worthy of the award. After the scoring was completed, the Elk … Read More

BLM Gives Thanks to Steens BCH of Oregon Volunteers

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Each year in the Burns District in Oregon of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), volunteers give thousands of hours of service to your local public lands. Yes, thousands of hours dedicated to Harney County Oregon! Volunteers offer their time and skills to restore habitats, build and maintain trails, preserve historic structures, provide services to visitors, and much more. Check … Read More

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