01 | Jul | '21
It’s been over a year since individuals and organizations were propelled into action to play an active role in combating social injustice. Like other organizations, Evergreen set out to face the inequities and injustices within our own community and the outdoor industry. Yvonne, our Executive Director, wrote a personal statement where she highlighted the importance of inclusivity and diversity in the outdoors, and vowed that Evergreen would shift its priorities to better serve ALL of our community.
19 | Apr | '21
It's a great time to ride and a great time to build more #Riderpowered trails! Every spring since 2015 we have asked you to Give Big for trails. In just the past five years Give Big donors have opened up more than 100 miles of #Riderpowered new trail and 2 entirely new ride areas in (or near) Wenatchee, the Methow Valley, Ellensburg, Roslyn, Battle Ground, Port Gamble, Issaquah/North Bend, Skykomish, Leavenworth, and Spokane. It's time to do it again and you can #BeTheBuilder with a donation today. We need $125,000 in our Trails Fund to make it happen. Our Trails Fund needs replenishing, and your help supports miles of projects that are ready to go! A strong Trails Fund allow us to complete urgent maintenance tasks and keep our Trail Crew going all year.
18 | Mar | '21
Every other year, when our State lawmakers develop a new budget for the next biennium, Evergreen hosts a Legislative Rally Day for our members and other riders at the Capitol in Olympia to meet with lawmakers, share information about mountain biking, and push for robust and sustainable recreation funding. This year looked a little different than what you see above...
26 | Jan | '21
Meet the Crew Brian Tustison is a full-time Evergreen builder who works primarily in the South Puget Sound region as well as on new trail construction projects across Washington. Read on to learn what prevented Brian from going "full roadie", hear about his BMX background and how he applies it to the Swan Creek trails he maintains, and more...
28 | Dec | '20
Throughout December, Evergreen is featuring essays, personal anecdotes, and portraits of Washington workers who have used mountain biking and access to trails as a tool for coping with the stresses of 2020. Help us reach our goal of raising $125k by December 31st by making a gift today. Your donation directly supports the Washington mountain bike community through world-class trails, professional rider education, and continued advocacy for sustainable recreation. Read on for Ed's story and to learn why trails are important to him: