BLT keeps winning (with your help)!

Crew of Build Lebanon Trails volunteers plantng trees

The City of Lebanon put out a call for “Capture the Spirit of Our City” photos that “showcase the beauty, diversity, and uniqueness of our city” and “feature the vibrant spirit of Lebanon and highlight the talents of our local photographers.” We submitted this photo of a rather typical day with a small crew working…

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Dennis Pearson brought his backhoe

BLT volunteers for bench site prep 3-9-2023

On March 9, volunteer Dennis Pearson, brought his backhoe and prepared three new areas for bench pads along the Mark Slough Trail. BLT Board Members and elite volunteers assisted, and as you can see in the photos, a good time was had by all. Next step: Briese Custom Concrete will form and pour concrete for…

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Linn-Co volunteers join BLT’s Trail Work Day

Linn-Co volunteers for trail work pose with BLT Board director Darryl Black

On February 18, volunteers from Linn-Co and other volunteers from our community worked to free tree trunks from the English ivy strangling them. English ivy grows around and up tree trunks and eventually constricts the trunk’s growth and injures the bark, which then allows pests and diseases to enter the tree. Linn-Co is sponsoring BLT…

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2022 Downtown Historical Walk brochure

Wells Fargo building in Lebanon Oregon

We had 110 people on our Downtown Historical Walk on December 3. Yowza! In case you didn’t get a brochure at the walk or missed the walk but want the information, here it is! You can scroll through the brochure here or download the PDF by clicking the Download icon at the top of the…

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Our 2023 trail plans start now!

River Park Trail Connection by Santiam River

Dear BLT Supporter, Last year Build Lebanon Trails (BLT) successfully completed the 4,100-foot-long, lighted, Old Mill Trail along the South Santiam River. If you’ve walked that trail, you know that this was a great community effort and a new jewel in our trail necklace. Now we’ve got two trail efforts planned for 2023 and we’re…

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BLT Photo Contest April-May 2022

Bee collecting pollen

Second 2022 Photo Contest – BLT’s Flora and Fauna Safari Submit a photo taken of flora or fauna on any of our BLT trail walks and win! Deadline for submissions extended to May 31, 2022 Take on an adventure in Lebanon, Oregon along the Build Lebanon Trails to explore the flora and fauna of our…

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