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About The Platte River Trails Trust
The Platte River Trails Trust, incorporated in 1982 and formerly known as the Platte River Parkway Trust, is a citizen-led non-profit organization. Our mission is to develop the Platte River Trail as a central non-motorized transportation corridor while preserving the scenic, natural and historic value of the North Platte River. We also work with community partners to develop a network of trails that serve as our community’s non-motorized transportation system while positively impacting our community's economic vitality and quality of life.
We created a central thread through the heart of the community that provides recreational opportunities, riparian conservation and urban development, including a riverside venue for weddings and events (the Tate Pumphouse) and a whitewater park. Our work continues to expand and maintain this Casper treasure, which draws countless visitors each year.
MISSION AND ORGANIZATION
The mission of the Platte River Trails Trust is to develop a river pathway while preserving the scenic, natural and historic value of the North Platte River, and to assist with the development of a network of trails that contribute to our community’s non-motorized transportation options, economic vitality and quality of life.
View our 2022 Annual Report!
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Board of Directors
We have a fantastic board that gives their time, talents, and financial contributions to help further our mission!
THANK YOU to all the members of the Platte River Trails Trust Board:
Debra Swedberg (President), Nat Steinhoff (Vice President), Chris Smith (Treasurer), Nick McNamee (Secretary), Kathy Blair, Jeff Bond, Mandy Cepeda, Eric Easton, Bruce English, Pam Mills, Charlie Powell, Bart Rea, JoAnn True, and Keith Tyler. NOT PICTURED: Wayne Heili and Mike Konings
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS: Donna Hoffman (UW Extension), Zulima Lopez (City of Casper), Alex Sveda (City of Casper)
STAFF: Angela Emery (Former Executive Director). NOT PICTURED: Shari Kolb (Maintenance Supervisor) and Rachel Spear (Executive Director)