A happy Lebanon Trails customer

Photo of Elaine and Rocky on Marks Slough Trail

Meet Elaine and Rocky. They walk the Marks Slough Trail frequently and are very thankful for all the Lebanon trails. We ran into them this morning during our bicycle tour event, and Elaine graciously consented to let us take her photo and put it on our website. If you happen to spot Elaine on the…

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Lebanon trails, 2018 style!

Screenshot of Jan 2018 Albany Democrat-Herald article

The January 30, 2018 Albany Democrat-Herald has a great article by Jennifer Moody about Build Lebanon Trails.  Similarly, in December Lebanon Local had a write-up on BLT and our December historic walk. We think both journalists did a wonderful job of representing our nonprofit organization and our goals to improve our community. Thanks for the great press!…

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A historic historic tour

Brock and Joyce at The Lobby

Saturday, December 2. BLT’s last monthly event of 2017: a historic tour of downtown Lebanon. Rain rain rain and cold.

But the hardiest of the hardiest braved the weather, we put the listening devices in our ears, and off we went. And it was wonderful.

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BLT Photo Contest winners!

Drawing of fireworks with a white and blue background

35 entries in total 4 age category winners + one grand prize = 5 winners! The Board of Directors had several rounds of anonymous and secret voting to arrive at the choices. It was really close! We based our votes on their meaningfulness to us and on the relevance of each photo to the BLT…

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BLT trails by drone

Marks Slough Trail and South Santiam River

We met Chris Allen, owner of Alien Drone Services, in June. Chris kindly offered his time and his drone technology to fly over our most popular trails: Cheadle Lake and Marks Slough…

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Summer tree duty

Jim Lee trims weeds around trees at Marks Slough Trail

BLT volunteers have been watering trees weekly at various Lebanon trails. Perhaps you’ve seen our water trailer if you’ve been out walking on a Thursday morning. This weekend, Jim McKinnon and Jim Lee went to work trimming around some of the trees at Marks Slough. No, that machine in the top photo is not a…

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More fun spreading mulch

March BLT event group shot

Our March event involved more mud and getting dirty–we had fun and finished mulching around the remaining trees that we hadn’t finished in February.

The photos say it all, so without further ado…

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More trees for the Marks Slough trail

Happy BLT volunteers planting trees

If you walk the Marks Slough trail loop, you’ll no doubt notice a number of new trees in view of the path.

An intrepid group of volunteers who like to work hard and get dirty showed up on Saturday, February 25, 2017 and had a wonderful time planting 22 young trees, thanks to the help and guidance of John Dinges of John Dinges Landscape Company…

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