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The awards ceremony was held in Washington, D.C. on June 4, 2013 at U.S. House of Representatives offices.
The Coalition for Recreational Trails has announced the winners of the Annual Achievement Awards in recognition of outstanding use of Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds. The awards ceremony was held in Washington, D.C. on June 4, 2013 at U.S. House of Representatives offices.
Seven trail projects and two State programs honored for 2013 are listed below by category of award:
2013 Maintenance and Rehabilitation
New grooming equipment for some of the best maintained trails in the system.
2013 Construction and Design
The replacement of the East and West Twin Creek bridges allow for continued safe use of motorized trails.
2013 Education and Communication
The School Messaging Project is a multi-level partnership to put positive messages about OHV recreation into schools.
2013 Multiple-Use Management and Corridor Sharing
The Trace's equestrian trail’s width would not allow access for maintenance equipment.
2013 Accessibility Enhancement
Construction of a paved, handicap accessible trail and boardwalk at the Beaman Park Nature Center.
2013 Environment and Wildlife
This project entailed the construction of a new multi-use natural surface trail in Seneca State Park.
2013 Youth Conservation/Service Corps and Community Outreach
This project is the result of the outstanding collaborative effort exhibited among federal, state and partner organizations.
2013 Outstanding State Trail Program
This award goes to the Recreational Trails Program administered by the Division of Highways of the West Virginia Department of Transportation.
2013 Outstanding State Recreational Trails Advisory Committee
Members are deeply active in their respective associations, and bring an intimate knowledge of the individual, and often quite localized, issues facing their respective member groups and communities.