SCLT Discovery Session: The Rocky History of Red Grade Trails – Thursday, August 20

Join geologist Steve Stresky for a hike that will detail the fascinating geology along the upper portion of Red Grade Trails in Sheridan Community Land Trust’s upcoming Discovery Session – The Rocky History of Red Grade Trails. Steve will tell a story millions of years in the making as attendees view prominent features like the Bighorn Anticline and Moncreif Ridge on a hike from Drifter Trail to the First Grade Overlook. Steve will draw upon more than 40 years as a professional geologist and a lifelong passion for adventuring in the Bighorns to teach hikers about the structural evolution of …

Chris VrbaSCLT Discovery Session: The Rocky History of Red Grade Trails – Thursday, August 20

Antelope Butte Foundation and Sheridan Community Land Trust announce Mountain Bike Discovery Nights for August and September

Join the Antelope Butte Foundation and Sheridan Community Land Trust for Mountain Bike Discovery Night. This free, family-friendly community night will feature a tips and tricks clinic as part of the ride for people who are new to mountain biking or any rider who wishes to hone their mountain biking skills. There will also be a fun ride for intermediate-skilled and experienced riders. Mountain Bike Discovery Nights are a great way to ride with and get to know people in your community who also enjoy riding bikes! Mountain Bike Discovery Nights are scheduled for the following dates: Wednesday, August 19 …

Chris VrbaAntelope Butte Foundation and Sheridan Community Land Trust announce Mountain Bike Discovery Nights for August and September

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

$2,500 WyoGives Day Of Challenge Match issued by Susanna and David Meyer

Funds will help build more new trails, faster Donate on July 15 to make the $2,500 WyoGives Day Of Challenge Match Wow! Double wow! You came through and blew us away! Thank you for your generosity. Because of your kindness, $22,830 has been raised for Red Grade Trails before WyoGives Day on July 15!! Susanna and David Meyer have challenged us to keep that momentum going. They have pledged to match dollar for dollar up to $2,500 for all gifts made on the July 15th WyoGives Day! That means we can build more trail, and faster, this summer and fall. …

Chris Vrba$2,500 WyoGives Day Of Challenge Match issued by Susanna and David Meyer

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

SCLT Discovery Sessions hits the road for the ‘Black Diamond Trail Virtual Tour’

For the second of Sheridan Community Land Trust’s Discovery Sessions, we invite you take a trip down memory lane – a virtual trip, that is! On Thursday, May 14, at 5:30 p.m., AmeriCorps Historical Education VISTA Carrie Edinger will take guests on the award-winning Black Diamond Trail tour from the comfort of the best seat in your house.   The Black Diamond Tour celebrates the heritage of Sheridan County’s coal mining communities and the people who lived in them. See all the updates Carrie has made, including the latest news on Acme and all the other historical preservation and interpretation …

Chris VrbaSCLT Discovery Sessions hits the road for the ‘Black Diamond Trail Virtual Tour’

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

Working lands, wildlife habitat and clean water at heart of $235,000 allocated for two voluntary conservation agreements in Sheridan County

It was a great day for working lands, wildlife habitat and conservation in Sheridan County. On Tuesday, April 14, the Wyoming Wildlife Natural Resource Trust (WWNRT) approved $235,000 that will be used by the Sheridan Community Land Trust (SCLT) to help complete two voluntary conservation easements totaling a little more than 550 acres. SCLT Executive Director Brad Bauer said WWNRT’s authorization of funds lays the groundwork for the final phase of completion on two properties that conserve key migratory habitat and safeguard clean water while ensuring important range and hay ground remains in production. One property, he explained, includes two …

Chris VrbaWorking lands, wildlife habitat and clean water at heart of $235,000 allocated for two voluntary conservation agreements in Sheridan County