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State Trails Advisory Committee Meeting - Open to the Public - Friday, May 23 at 9:30 am in Bozeman

(Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the citizen Montana State Trails Advisory Committee (STAC) will hold a meeting on Friday, May 23rd, 2014 at 9:30 am in the Fish, Wildlife & Parks Regional Office, located at 1400 S. 19th, in Bozeman.

The committee will advise staff on a number of trail issues, including FY2014 Recreational Trails Program scoring criteria and application review; reauthorization of Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21); alternative funding sources for development and renovation of trails; and promotion of recreational trails. State Trails Advisory Committee members represent both motorized and non-motorized trail user groups and provide advice and assistance for the Recreational Trails Program.

The meeting is open to the public.  For more information contact: Beth R. Shumate, Trails Program Manager at (406) 444-4585 or bshumate@mt.gov.

The Montana Recreational Trails Program provides grant funding to support trail construction, trail maintenance and grooming, and trail-related education so enthusiasts can enjoy trails throughout Montana.

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Contact:
Beth R. Shumate
Recreational Trails Program Manger,
Montana State Parks
(406) 444-4585
bshumate@mt.gov