Last day for BYLT Trails donation match campaign |

Last day for BYLT Trails donation match campaign

Hikers enjoy a Bear Yuba Land Trust trail.
Courtesy photo |

Local trail lovers have through today to fund the building and maintenance of Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) trails they enjoy and see their dollars matched.

Time was extended last month when a generous donor agreed to bump the deadline of BYLT’s annual Trails Appeal from Sept. 30 to today. This anonymous donor has pledged to match each dollar donated to BYLT’s Trails Fund — up to $40,000.

So far, the nonprofit organization has raised $23,000. In this final week of the campaign, the community has the power to grow this amount to as much as $80,000 for local trails in the coming year.

“If you care about walks, runs, rolls, bike and equestrian rides in the woods for people of all abilities, then it’s time to support BYLT’s Trails Appeal. One of the healthiest local assets we have, trails are worth investing in.

When we get outdoors on trails, we connect with ourselves, our communities and the therapeutic wonders of nature,” said Outreach Coordinator Laura Petersen.

Money raised this fall will fund the extension of the new 2.25 mile Yuba Rim Trail on Rice’s Crossing Preserve in Yuba County near Bullards Bar. Donating to BYLT’s Trails Appeal will also help break ground on two new trails: Burton Perimeter Trail at Burton Homestead Preserve and the Clover Valley Trail in Alta Sierra.

Learn more about trails and donate to trails today at:

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