This is much appreciated and will go a long way to help us save our trails. Thank you!
The Ouachita ATV Club contributed $3,016 in matching funds. This grant is for implementing all trail signage throughout the Wolf Pen Gap Trail System.
The Ouachita ATV Club contributed $3,000 in matching funds. This grant was used to purchase a fully outfitted Polaris Ranger for use in trail maintenance.
The Ouachita ATV Club contributed $4,000 in matching funds. This grant money was used to construct cement forms used at water crossings and low lying wet areas to prevent soil erosion and enhance the sustainability of the trails and enhance water quality. The Ouachita ATV Club entered into a collaborative agreement with the USFS Mena Ranger District and Job Corp. of Hot Springs, AR to construct the forms and pour the cement planks used in this grant project. The planks, when put together, form concrete mats. Money was also used to purchase a chainsaw with a pole saw extension, clippers, trim saw, generator, safety helmets, chaps and goggles for use when maintaining the trails.
The Ouachita ATV Club contributed $7,000 in matching funds. This grant money was used to purchase a mini excavator for use in trail maintenance.
The Ouachita ATV Club is pleased to announce that it received the official notification in May 2014 that they have been awarded an RTP grant in the amount of $222,400.00 The ATV club will contribute $44,450 in matching funds. The Wolf Pen Gap Trail Restoration Phase 3 Grant will be used for new construction of trails and the rerouting of existing trails to make them environmentally sustainable. $25,000 of the grant money will be used to construct a pavilion at the North trailhead.