BLT News

Angellford kids dash

Angellford Family Dash!

By Nancy Hildebrandt / May 18, 2020

We know a lot of kid were disappointed when we had to cancel the Kids Dash this year – here’s one family’s response!

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August 2019 Bug Crawl event

Become a BLT Elite Volunteer in 2020!

By Nancy Hildebrandt / November 29, 2019

Have you noticed? Build Lebanon Trails is generating a lot of traction lately, and we’re looking for a few people to join our new elite volunteer program. Here are the details of what’s involved. We hope you’ll consider becoming part of the BLT family!

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Trevor Spangle's Pledge-It page

100-mile runner donates his pledges to help build the Cheadle Lake Loop Trail!

By Nancy Hildebrandt / November 10, 2019

Update: See the great Lebanon Local article about Trevor’s run here: http://www.lebanonlocalnews.com/runner-puts-in-100-miles-over-two-days-to-benefit-trails-group/

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2019 bat sheep

Ruff, Baa, and costumes

By Nancy Hildebrandt / November 9, 2019

Our October event, “Paws on the Pavement and Kids Costume Walk,” was a mouthful to say but it turned out to be a good pairing! Dogs and kids in a dress rehearsal for trick or treating. And let’s not forget about the “bat” sheep! The weather was kind and the dogs barked their approval at…

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The bugs showed up for their event!

By Nancy Hildebrandt / August 11, 2019

Have you ever heard of a velvet ant, also known as a “cow killer”? Have you ever seen a spider wasp? Did you know that all of our native Oregon bees are annuals? Only honeybees, who were not native originally, live for more than one year. Did you know that small holes in tree trunks…

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2019-03 Cheadle Lake paddle Brian Rose

BLT teams up with a master recycler for the Cheadle Lake Run event

By Nancy Hildebrandt / April 1, 2019

The 10th Annual Cheadle Lake Run and Kids’ Dash, sponsored by Build Lebanon Trails, is coming up fast: Saturday, May 4. This year, Brian Rose, Master Recycler, will be taking charge of waste management at the event. Brian is highly committed to improving waste management throughout the community of Lebanon and has kindly volunteered to…

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2019-02-10 Marks Slough sign in snow

Have you seen the new trail signs?

By Nancy Hildebrandt / February 16, 2019

You’ve probably spotted the beautiful new trail signs. Trailhead signs have maps and mileages, and other waypoint signs just have the name of the trail and an arrow pointing the way. Here’s the story.

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Feb 2018 work party

We’re looking for a few good Trail Troopers

By Nancy Hildebrandt / November 20, 2018

Have you noticed? Build Lebanon Trails is generating a lot of traction lately, and we’re looking for a few people to join our new elite volunteer program. Here are the details of what’s involved. We hope you’ll consider becoming part of the BLT family!

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Do you know how to adjust your trekking poles?

By Nancy Hildebrandt / October 23, 2018

BLT’s Burkhart Creek walk on October 13 was special this year, because we were joined by four people representing the Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital Physical Rehabilitation Department: Kelly, Veronica, Lynda, and Ron. Physical therapists Veronica and Kelly showed the group how to use two types of walkers with wheels, a cane, and trekking poles. Sound dull? Not the way they presented it!

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Want to get your hands dirty on October 2?

By Nancy Hildebrandt / September 24, 2018

Cheadle Lake Work Day Tuesday October 2, 2018 at 9:00am Meet at Boat launch parking area, North Shore, Cheadle Lake Park (see map below) Build Lebanon Trails is having a work party day at Cheadle Lake.  Help reduce some of the “spookiness” of the resting benches being taken over by berry vines.  We’ll meet on…

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