Service Projects

Sierra Free Packers Improve Trail Safety


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


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


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.


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


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


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

Gravel Bags Rock – Buffalo National River BCHA


First comes a need. Then an inspiration. Followed by a little ingenuity and a lot of work. And, voila, a problem is solved and a need is met. While that’s the formula upon which whole civilizations are built, members of the Buffalo River Chapter BCHA had something a little more elemental in mind. After receiving a significant grant from the … Read More

BCH of California Takes the Lead with Leave No Trace Stock Use Education


“Tools to Make Better Choices” Leave No Trace Master Educator Program After years in the planning and training phases, Back Country Horsemen of California (BCHC) is being nationally recognized for our leadership in Leave No Trace education of stock use.  As we preserve our right to ride horses on public lands, Back Country Horsemen of California also embrace and promote … Read More

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