SCLT Discovery Session: Trail Running Mechanics – Wednesday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 21

Join Dr. Brandon Kelley, D.C., owner of Sheridan Spine & Sports Medicine for a run along scenic Hidden Hoot Trail. Brandon will teach you the basics of running technique, form, nutrition/hydration and recovery as part of a group run. What Brandon teaches you can be used wherever you go. Beginner/Intermediate runners encouraged; all skill levels welcome to come learn and run at your own pace. Meet at Black Tooth Park at 5:45 p.m. (follow 5th Street to the west edge of Sheridan). Clinic will start at 6 p.m. Please bring adequate footwear and water.

Chris VrbaSCLT Discovery Session: Trail Running Mechanics – Wednesday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 21

SCLT First Tracks Volunteer Dig Part 2 is June 30

That’s right, back by popular demand – and because of the help of awesome volunteers Ronnie has been crushing the trail build – we are going to have the 2nd First Tracks Volunteer Dig! Help finish tread on another section of The Link! Bring your favorite bike, hiking or running shoes and help compact the surface in the funnest way possible When: Tuesday, June 30 Where to meet: Soldier Ridge Trailhead at 5 p.m. We will drive to the job site. The work should take about two hours.  What to bring: Sturdy shoes/hiking boots, gloves, water, and a hard-toothed rake …

Chris VrbaSCLT First Tracks Volunteer Dig Part 2 is June 30

SCLT “First Tracks Volunteer Dig” worknight scheduled for Wednesday, June 17

The Sheridan Community Land Trust will host a “First Tracks Volunteer Dig” worknight on Wednesday, June 17. Volunteers will help finish tread on a portion of SCLT’s newest trail – The Link, which will be part of the Soldier Ridge Trail System. As a reward, volunteers will have an opportunity to put the “first tracks” on a portion of The Link. Along with digging and raking the trail, volunteers will be packing the trail surface. Bring your favorite bike, hiking or running shoes to help pack the surface in the funnest way possible! Where to meet: Soldier Ridge Trailhead at …

Chris VrbaSCLT “First Tracks Volunteer Dig” worknight scheduled for Wednesday, June 17

SCLT Discovery Session: Trail Riding Technique & Tips – Friday, June 12 and Tuesday, June 23

Join SCLT board member Caryn Moxey for a fun-filled ride on Hidden Hoot Trail. Caryn will teach you all the tips and tricks that will let you roll with the flow of trails like Hidden Hoot, Red Grade and beyond. Beginner/Intermediate mountain bikers encouraged; all skill levels welcome to come and ride at your own pace. Meet at Black Tooth Park at 5:45 p.m. (follow 5th Street to the west edge of Sheridan). Ride will start at 6 p.m. and last about 2 hours. Helmets required.

Chris VrbaSCLT Discovery Session: Trail Riding Technique & Tips – Friday, June 12 and Tuesday, June 23

Hidden Hoot Trail reopens May 1

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is happy to announce that Hidden Hoot Trail will reopen to the public on Friday, May 1. “This is an example of ranching and recreation working hand in glove,” remarked Brad Bauer, SCLT Executive Director, who noted the trail was closed on April 1 to accommodate calving season. “We’re thankful for the opportunity to bring a tremendous trail like Hidden Hoot to our community. By closing the trail in April, the cows were given opportunity to calve with fewer disturbances during a critical time on a ranch’s calendar. We’re especially appreciative for the patience everyone …

Chris VrbaHidden Hoot Trail reopens May 1

SCLT Discovery Sessions takes flight with ‘Virtual Happy Hour is For The Birds’

For the first of Sheridan Community Land Trust’s Discovery Sessions, we invite you to discover the wonderful world of birding. On Thursday, April 23, at 5:30 p.m., local bird vivant Tina Toth will host “Virtual Happy Hour Is For The Birds.” With so many feathered friends on the wing, Tina will talk about the birds that have already flown into Sheridan County, what birds you can expect to see through April and which birds you’re likely to see fly in this May. Tina will also share tips & tricks that will help you see more birds locally, and answer questions …

Chris VrbaSCLT Discovery Sessions takes flight with ‘Virtual Happy Hour is For The Birds’

Hidden Hoot closed for calving season as of April 1

Hidden Hoot Trails is now closed for the duration of calving season. This is a seasonal closure that will take place each calving season. When reopened, Hidden Hoot will continue to require that dogs remain on leash at all times. While it is closed, SCLT encourages you to enjoy other trails in Sheridan County. Soldier Ridge Trail – From the trailhead to the third fence crossing (approx. 2 miles in), dogs must be on leash during calving season AND at all other times when cattle or wildlife are present. From the third fence crossing to the trail’s end, dogs must …

Chris VrbaHidden Hoot closed for calving season as of April 1

Concept Z Gives Back to build new miles at Red Grade Trails

On Wednesday, March 11, Concept Z – Home & Property presented the Sheridan Community Land Trust a contribution of $1,000 to help build new miles at Red Grade Trails. The contribution was part of the firm’s Concept Give Back program, where employees donate $100 from every completed transaction to the company’s Giving Fund. Once the fund reaches $1,000 an agent’s name is drawn and a donation is made to the charity or cause of that agent’s choosing. Concept Z – Home & Property has set a goal to donate $27,000 to community organizations in 2020. This Concept Give Back donation …

Chris VrbaConcept Z Gives Back to build new miles at Red Grade Trails

SCLT receives Key Service Award

On February 12, the Sheridan Community Land Trust was honored to be named this year’s Key Service Award recipient at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s awards banquet. SCLT was first nominated and then chosen from four other nonprofit organizations operating in our community by a vote of active Chamber members. Here is a thank you to the community from President Susan Holmes: “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” It’s a famous quote I thought of as I stood in front of a packed room applauding as the Sheridan Community Land Trust …

Chris VrbaSCLT receives Key Service Award

‘The mountains called and I came’

Ronnie Wagner joins SCLT as full-time trail builder “The mountains called and I came.” It’s a statement many who’ve been beckoned by the Bighorns have made, and it was echoed by Ronnie Wagner on his first day working in Sheridan County. On December 4, Ronnie Wagner joined the Sheridan Community Land Trust as the organization’s first dedicated trail builder. Born and raised in the upper, Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Wagner developed passion to get outside and enjoy what Mother Nature as much as possible. While attending Michigan Tech he was often on his mountain bike, routinely riding the extensive trail …

Chris Vrba‘The mountains called and I came’