Home » Sports » College Sports
Snowmobile club tackles trail work in Hollis
Even with the hot weather, however, the Nor’easters Snowmobile Club has plenty to do. Doug Sattler, the club’s president, told selectmen on Monday that efforts to maintain the town’s 45 miles of wooded trails are ongoing.
The club has around 670 members, though Sattler said he’s hoping to recruit some more during Hollis Old Home Days on Sept. 20 and 21.
Founded in the 1970s, the nonprofit club was inactive from 1970 through 1999 as membership dwindled. The Nor’easters were reinvigorated about 13 years ago and these days, membership continues to rise as the club partners with other local trail organizations and the Hollis Conservation Commission.
The club conducts its own fundraising and also receives money from state and federal recreation trail grants, allowing the group to complete multiple projects with minimal taxpayer dollars.
“We’re not only maintaining trails, we’re also rebuilding them,” said White, who noted that the trails allow snowmobilers to travel all the way to Canada in the wintertime, with hikers and horseback riders enjoying similar excursions in warmer weather.
The most recent editions of the Hollis trail maps are available at a number of local businesses and will also be available to those attending this month’s Old Home Days festivities.
According to Wyskiel, the club has donated more than a quarter-million dollars worth of time and materials to improve the Hollis trailway system over the past seven years.
The Hollis Nor’easters meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. inside the Lawrence Barn, located at 28 Depot Road. For more information, visit www.noreasters.org.
READER COMMENTS: 0
- Sixth Annual Family Fun & Music Festival this weekend - 0
- Theater provides creative outlet for kids - 0
- Manchester mom turns to crowd funding for daughter's heart surgeries - 0
- Nature Talks: Residents of a vacant lot - 0
- Special Unit M Antlerless Deer Permits Selling Fast - 0
- The Granite State Blues Society presents the 12th Annual Barnful of Blues - 0
- A Concert in a Place with No Space or Time - 0
- Derry Cycling Trio reaches 2000 Mile Mark in Cross Country Adventure - 0
- Loeb School offers Cartooning for Kids Workshop August 7th - 0
17 Special New Hampshire Picnic Spots
Nature Talks: Residents of a vacant lot
Theater provides creative outlet for kids
Win tickets to see Josh Turner
Win tickets to see Austin Mahone
UPDATED: Thousands of Market Basket employees rally; company board issues statement on purchase offer, reaffirms support for new CEOs
Basket case: Saga of a supermarket
Mother says Abigail in 'deteriorated' health
Market Basket board: We'll 'evaluate' offer