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Trail award nominees sought

March 14, 2014

​The Oregon Recreation Trails Advisory Council is seeking nominations for its annual Doug Newman Recreation Trails Achievement Award.

Named after deceased Council member Doug Newman, the award honors an individual or individuals who have made significant contributions to non-motorized trails in Oregon. Nominations for the 2013 award must be submitted to Rocky Houston by May 1, 2014.

Nominations must be submitted in writing and should briefly address the following three subjects:

1) Accomplishment of candidate(s) has or will benefit a large number and variety of trail users.
2) Candidate(s) have made a significant contribution to the planning, design, development, or maintenance of recreation trails. Describe the scope of impact locally, regionally, or statewide.
3) Candidate(s) accomplishments are an inspiration to others.

Nominations are solicited from various non-motorized trail organizations, government agencies, and the general public.

For further information, contact Rocky Houston at (503) 986-0750 or by e-mail rocky.houston@oregon.gov