California Trail Heritage Alliance Board meetings are held at the California
Trail Interpretive Center (”Trail Center”) every third Thursday of the month at
6:00pm unless otherwise amended. All meetings are open to members and the
The Alliance fully participates in the California Trail Days; some members may
attend the meetings Oregon-California Trails Association (OCTA) and other events.
Plaza Lighting: With a grant from the Nevada Commission on Tourism and
further funding from Trails West, we continue to work with the Trail Center on the
installation of additional lighting in the intrepretive plaza at the Interpretive Center,
to allow for more night-time events.
Other ongoing projects of the Board are the design and placement of billboards
along Interstate 80, working with other Elko entities on a bicycle path, and the
establishment of an adopt-a-trail program.
Strategic Plan: The Foundation has completed our first strategic plan with the
assistance of Zachary Pratt, BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner and input from
Interpretive Center management. Completed and approved February 18, 2015,
identified were fund development, outreach, project identification, and board
development. Contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
501(c)(3) Status: The Foundation was granted 501(c)(3) status in September
2014, enabling us to take advantage of many new opportunities and making
most donations to the Foundation tax deductible. Consult your tax advisor for
Ongoing work of the Alliance: