Thanks to all of you that made donations and volunteered for The Piney Knob Trails Entrance Enhancement Project! Because of your generous donations we were able to exceed the $2000 donation goal! A big thanks goes to Eddie Sylvester of Natural Landscaping Services for putting it all together and members of SABA for donating their time, labor,
Location: Mariolino’s Italian Cuisine (formerly Hayesville Family Restaurant) 495 US-64 BUS, Hayesville, NC 28904 This month’s agenda: Piney Knob Project Progress Sign Up for Fundraiser / Cookout Potluck Social Dates: May 25th, July 6th, August31st all Saturdays Summer Rides & Group Meetups SORBA Summit Attendees Update Name Change on Accounts Note: The Board of Directors
Asheville, NC– April 2, 2019 – The U.S. Forest Service is seeking nominations to fill seven positions on the Southern Region Recreation Resource Advisory Committee to serve national forests across the Southeast. The committee is tasked with reviewing fee proposals for the forests in 13 southern states and Puerto Rico and recommending fee changes. Potential nominees
In May and June 2019, the North Carolina Department of Transportation will deliver six workshops around the State to focus on Collaborative Approaches to Advance Complete Streets. The workshops, which will be delivered by the UNC Highway Safety Research Center, VHB, and Ramey Kemp & Associates, are intended to bring together a diverse group
The trail system has reopened on March 11, 2019 since its closure due to freeze thaw conditions.
The summit will offer chainsaw certification, crew leader certification, and lots of other educational opportunities for members, chapters, and land managers. We encourage you to attend and take advantage of these opportunities. Here’s what SORBA has to say about this year’s Summit: Join SORBA’s volunteers, land managers, advocates, and members in Johnson City,TN, May 15
This fundraiser’s purpose is to make a more sustainable enhanced trail entrance experience from parking gate to the existing turnpike at the entrance bridge for the Piney Knob Trail System in Murphy, NC. Materials will include gravel and mulch. All work to be done by Saba volunteer efforts. Approximately five hundred feet of sustainable road to trail conversion will be completed with this project along with approximately 40 SABA trail crew volunteer hours. This will give SABA the opportunity to show the city of Murphy it’s ongoing commitment and support for Piney Knob trails. The total fundraiser goal 2k. Natural Landscaping Services will be donating its machine time and crew as volunteer hours. Anyone donating to be listed on SABA Website. Fundraiser completion May 1 Project completion date May 31 All donations to be made to SABA and MUST specify that the donation is for the Piney Knob Trails When the fundraiser is complete, SABA will give the Final check to the City of Murphy DONATE to the PINEY KNOB ENTRANCE ENHANCEMENT PROJECT NOW!
Dates: Sunday March 10th 9:00 to 1:00 Saturday March 23rd 9:00 to 1:00 Mark your calendars! SABA will be leading trail clearing work days in preparation for future trail construction. This will consist of cutting brush/tree and clearing this from the flagged route. The terrain will vary- some sites are very steep, rocky or