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6 TEXAS STATE GRANTS AWARDED Great news!!! Yesterday, the TPWD Commission announced that we were awarded 6 recreational trail grants. Please visit www.tpwd.texas.gov and click under TPWD State News and Media for the official news release of our
My sincere thank you to all of you who were instrumental in preparing
SIX GRANTS FOR $1,174,400 APPROVED The Northeast Texas Trail Coalition is excited to announce that Texas Parks and Wildlife recently approved six different grants totaling $1,174,400 for various Northeast Texas Trail projects! It’s important to note that these funds are National Recreational Trails
ars that fund recreational trail construction, renovation and acquisition. These are federal dollars that are generated from a portion of the federal tax on gasoline. Of these funds, 30% are for motorized recreational trails, 30% for non-motorized and 40% is marked as discretionary. In essence, these are dollars that we, as Texans, send to Washington coming back home to projects here in
Open the PDF here for a rundown on grants received! September 9-19 North Texas Giving Day I’m excited to report that the NETT and Chaparral Trails received a total of $4,133.59 in donations from 38 generous trail fans during our North Texas Giving Day campaign. These funds will be used to obtain additional grants for resurfacing and repairs in the western trail sections. We are grateful for the support of those many Trail users who joined us in this effort!
heard all the reasons why it’s critical for you to give and many of you have. THANK YOU so very much, Let’s Build That Trail!!!! We’re off and running on the Northeast Texas Trail’s North Texas Giving Day campaign! Day 1 saw almost $400 go towards local match money for repairs and resurfacing on the NETT and Chaparral Trail. That’s an exciting start! Our thanks to those who got us going early. Now let’s see what we can do for day 2. Remember, donations raised during our North Texas Giving Day campaign will go toward local match money to be used for up to a 4 to 1 match for state and federal grants. So your money does up to 4 times as much work. And it will all go to western sections of the trail. So go to the following link and schedule your donation right now! And then please contact your friends who bike, hike and walk the trail and ask them to join you in donating to our North Texas Giving Day
Locate entrance points across East Texas and start your journey today from Farmersville to New Boston.
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HISTORY OF THE NETT
When completed, NETT will be the largest trail in Texas. Learn more
about our history.
TEXAS LEGISLATIVE NEWS Northeast Texas Trail has two bills before the Texas Legislature working toward our efforts to complete the Trail and become a 130 mile long Texas State Park.
INTRODUCING THE TOM ELLIS WHITE PARK IN WOLFE CITY by admin | January 29, 2019 | What's New | 0 Comments Wolfe City Rail Trail now has a primitive overnight camp ground! This beautiful park is located at the city lakes which is right off the trail. Trail users passing thru now have a spot to stop and rest for the night. They can safely pitch a tent while biking,...
WOLFE CITY CHILI COOKOFF – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH!! by admin | October 29, 2018 |
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The first annual Wolfe City chili and cornbread cook off will take place November 17th. Enter your best batch of chili or cornbread for a chance to win 50% of total entries. Spectators will have the opportunity to purchase bowls for $10 with all proceeds benefiting...
JACK NEAL, NEW NETT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR by admin | August 13, 2017 | What's New | 0 Comments The Northeast Texas Trail (NETT) Coalition, a non-profit organization that advocates for the full development of the NETT, announces the hiring of Jack Neal as its first executive director. His hiring follows a successful fund drive
2016-2017 NETT STRATEGIC PLAN by admin | July 26, 2016 | What's New | 0 Comments On June 25th, 2016, a Joint Session of the NorthEast Texas Trail (NETT) Board of Directors, the working committees, and interested trail supporters met at the Paris City Council Chambers. At this meeting the Committee Chairs presented their committees efforts of
OUR JOURNEY SO FAR
by admin | November 19, 2015
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The Northeast Texas Trail has come a long way over the last few years. Some of our achievements include: 17 of 130 Miles Developed with All-Weather Surface $6 Million Spent on Development from 2003 through 2015 • Texas Parks & Wildlife Recreational Trail Grant...
NETT OPENING DAY OVERVIEW by admin | August 19, 2014 |
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Find out about the latest happenings going on at NETT and get
WALKING OUTDOOR ART GALLERY by admin | April 21, 2014 | What's New | 0 Comments Students and members of the PJC Art League have decorated trash cans that are on display at different locations along the trail. "Each can is an original work," said PJC art instructor Susan Moore. "The subject matter ranges in scope from deep space and the solar...
THE QUEST TO HIKE THE 130-MILE NORTHEAST TEXAS TRAIL by admin | December 5, 2013 |
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Our 130-mile Northeast Texas Trail from Farmersville to New Boston made the Cover Page and Story of the 2013 November issue of the Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine. Read the full article on how a hiker sets off to be the first to walk the Northeast Texas Trail.
ONE HECK OF A TREK
by admin | December 5, 2013 |
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Northeast Texas Trail. Become a part of completing the trail way and building a destination for current and future generations, and a legacy for our children and grandchildren. Successfully completed trail sections have proven they richly enhance the quality of life...
SUPPORTERS HEAR UPDATE ON 130-MILE NORTHEAST TEXAS TRAIL THROUGH PARIS by admin | December 5, 2013 |
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Supporters of the Northeast Texas Trail met Friday afternoon at the Love Civic Center to discuss completion of the trail. Lunch was provided before the meeting by the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce and Friends of the Trail. Lamar County Judge Chuck Superville...