Sunday, June 19, 2022
NEMBA Trail Grants Spring Round
The New England Mountain Bike Association is proud to announce the recipients of the latest round of NEMBA Trail Grants.
NEMBA Trail Grants are awarded twice a year. Applications for the fall 2022 round are due on August 31st.
- Providence, RI - NEMBA awarded $500 for Providence Parks Woonasquatucket Adventure Park’s Mountain bike trails and skills park. 1PVD Cycling is committed to making cycling more accessible to Providence’s youth. The grant will be used to improve the park’s existing trails as well as construct a skills park.
- Middletown, CT - Central CT NEMBA was awarded $500 to partially fund the replacement of a bridge in the Naugatuck State Forest. The new bridge will be 30’ long and high off the water requiring railings.
- Moodus, CT - The Nathan ray Middle School received $500 to help expand the mountain bike trails on school property. Currently there are 5 miles of trails but some need bridges. A mountain bike team is envisioned and the trails will also be used for walking the cross country team and locals.
- Bangor, ME - Penobscot Region NEMBA was awarded $500 to purchase tools for regional trail projects. They will be used on University of Maine trails as well as other trail systems in the region.
- Killingly, CT - Quiet Corner NEMBA received $500 to partially fund a bridge replacement project at the Old Furnace State Park. The existing pallet bridge was dislodged and broken last winter. The new bridge will be 12’ long, much sturdier and raised high enough that high water will no longer be a problem.
- Westerly, RI - RI NEMBA received $500 to extend a bridge on the Hobbit Juice Trail at Woody Hill and also replace the decking on the Hop Boogie Trail.
- Madbury, NH - Seacoast NEMBA won a $500 grant to partially fund a bridge project at University of New Hampshire’s Kingman Farm trail system. The existing bridge crosses a wetland and is in need of repair.
- Holden, MA - Wachusett NEBA won $500 to partially fund a number of bridge projects in the Trout Brook Recreation Area. In all 42 bridges will be constructed. Thes bridges will benefit all trail users on the property.
- Conway, NH - White Mountains NEMBA received a $500 grant to partially fund a new bridge as well as repair three other bridges at the Pillar to Pond Trail Network.