SAVE-THE-DATE!! Ride the NETT on April 29, 2017! For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1178809498851805/?ti=cl
Great NETT News! 2.5 miles of completed and operational surfaced Trail has been added to the NETT: 1.0 miles of west extension from 8th SE Street to 4th SW street in the City of Paris. 1.5 miles of east extension through the City of Blossom from their west city limit to Bois’ de Arc Road. Come and ride or walk 10.5 picturesque linear miles (21 miles round trip) of contiguous surfaced Trail through, Paris, Reno, Lamar County, and Blossom. These extensions were made possible via two (2) separate Texas Parks & Wildlife Recreational Trails Grants sponsored by the Cities of Paris and Blossom....
Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens will work in conjunction with the Northeast Texas Trail Coalition to patrol the NETT
The Board of Directors of the NorthEast Texas Trail Coalition is pleased to work in conjunction with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) game wardens to patrol the growing NETT. Effective immediately, the game wardens will patrol to enforce laws prohibiting the use of motorized vehicles and the dumping of property on the trail corridor. Pursuant to federal and state law, motorized vehicles are prohibited on the NETT, with exceptions for emergency or maintenance vehicles. The NETT Board certainly appreciates the willingness of TPWD wardens to patrol with the purpose of arresting and prosecuting those who violate these laws. Criminal fines and penalties will be imposed on violators.
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 3 – NETT Workshops held over a 6 month period, resulting in action plans, deliverables, and timelines for completion. At the conclusion of the meeting the Board unanimously authorized the execution of the presented Strategic Plan for 2016-2017. Attached is the links to download the Approved 2016-2017 Strategic Plan. FinalStrategicPlanOutline6.27.16_1_
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 – 9 Each • Trail Supporters – Individuals, Businesses & Foundations Thousands of Volunteer Hours • Local, N.E. Texas and DFW Area Click here to learn even more about our recent accomplishments.
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 system, to mystical figures, and everything in between such as landscape, patterns, social commentary, and animals. Students used as assortment of media, such as house paint donated by Sherwin Williams to the Friends of the Trail, their own acrylic paint, wallpaper, and magazine scraps. They have also used an assortment of techniques that include air brush, collage, sponge painting, spray painting, straight painting, drip painting, and the use of templates made from tape and twine. Each...