AGM Meeting November 28

Save the date for the OTRA AGM & Social!
Next Tuesday November 28th 6:30 pm Unit #103 1505 Harvey Ave beside the REMAX building.

Come on out and support the Okanagan Trail Riders Association and learn more about the Bear Creek OHV area and the club. As club Directors we want to hear from you! Bring your ideas, feedback and riding stories. Also up for discussion are future projects, executive positions and 2018 events.

OTRA could use some more boots on the ground and we are actively looking for members to get involved in trail maintenance, marking, mapping and patrol. More on the administrative side we are looking for some help with events, our website, social media accounts, communications and club finances.

Without volunteers and their efforts the Bear Creek OHV area would simply not exist. If you enjoy riding in the Bear Creek OHV area, please give this some thought. You are benefiting from the efforts of those who have stepped up in the past and we'd appreciate your help as well. For those of you who do pitch in, your efforts are greatly appreciated and you have every reason to feel good about a job well done and take pride in the Bear Creek OHV area!

Looking forward to seeing you next Tuesday. We will have a few bevies and snacks to nibble ;-))

OTRA Directors.



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About the Okanagan Trail Riders Association

This is the web site of the Okanagan Trail Riders Association, a group of motorcycle and ATV enthusiasts who are protecting your opportunity to ride in the Okanagan Valley. Efforts by club members have secured your access to riding areas that were disappearing fast! The Bear Creek riding area is now designated in the LRMP as motorized recreation, and recognized as a Provincial Recreation Site. Without your club at work, this would not have happened, and there could easily be a ban on riding in the area. Look at the maps section for more details.

The Okanagan Trail Riders Association wants to work with others to ensure that there will always be good, well maintained, safe riding areas for you and future generations of riders. Club members have been working to improve the Bear Creek riding area, and have plans to turn this area into a showpiece on trail management.

OTRA has worked with other stakeholders, including the Lakeview Irrigation District, the Regional District of the Central Okanagan, Recreation Sites and Trails BC, our local MLA, and many others to ensure that the views of our recreational community are heard.

Hundreds of thousands of dollars has been spent in the Bear Creek Motorized Recreation area, and much more is in the planning stage. Without any doubt, this area will become one of the finest motorized trail networks in the world.

Watch a movie presentation on the goals of the Okanagan Trail Riders Association in Bear Creek.

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