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Members Sought for Brushy Creek Board
Posted: 01/14/2014
Hikers, bikers and horseback riders interested in protecting, preserving and enhancing the trail system at Brushy Creek State Recreation Area are being encouraged to serve on the Iowa Department of Natural Resources' Brushy Creek Trail Advisory Board.

The 10-member Trail Advisory Board is responsible for advising the DNR on issues and recommendations regarding the development and maintenance of 45 miles of trails at Brushy Creek, a popular equestrian and multi-use recreation area in Webster County.

The DNR is looking for qualified applicants who actively participate in recreational trail activities, from hiking, bicycling and horseback riding to snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. There are two board positions open, each serving a three-year term.

For more information about the board or becoming a member of the board, go to The form for serving on the board can be found in the middle of the page. Deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m., Jan. 20.