2009 Grant recipients announced

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

In early 2009, SEAtrails announced the awards for its second round of community trails grants. SEAtrails first round of grants in 2004 was a huge success and awarded more than $119,000 in grants to 10 communities and helped to establish the organization as a viable contributing entity in the region. In 2009 SEAtrails awarded nearly $245,000 with an estimated $260,000 in matching funds and in-kind contributions to 12 trails spread over 9 communities.

SEAtrails continues to be a strong coalition helping communities secure funding, provide monitoring of trails and ensure the trail-using public of a high quality trail experience.

2009 SEAtrails Grant Recipients
1. Battery Point Trail: Haines, $15,100
2. Ripinsky Trail: Haines, $18,260
3. Upper Dewey Lake Trail Restoration phase 2: Skagway, $18,665
4. Skyline Trail: Skagway, $17,000
5. Rainbird Trail: Ketchikan, $15,000
6. Point Higgins Trail Extension: Ketchikan, $10,444
7. Harris River Trail: Hollis, $10,000
8. Forest & Muskeg Signage: Sitka, $16,500
9. City Creek Trail: Petersburg, $26,750
10. Nagoonberry Loop Trail: Gustavus, $36,266
11. Hut-to-Hut Vocational Training Project: POW, $43,756
12. Grassy Flats Trail: Coffman Cove, $17,000

Total amount awarded $244,741.63

SEAtrails featured in Capital City Weekly article

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Amber Guy and Davey Lubin were interviewed for an article by the Capital City Weekly. The cover story for the week, this bit of press was great for keeping SEAtrails in the minds of residents. Read the full story here.



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