meeting reminders

Next Board Meeting

Jan 5th at Noon
Sharon Cochran's
E-mail any items of interest to Becky.


E-mail any items of interest to Al.

in the news

BSTRA makes the Combined Federal Campaign List!!!

Our listing will be Bay State Trail Riders Association 90621

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Becky Kalagher
Vice President/Clerk
Kathy Wicks
Karen Parlin
Recording Secretary
Rose Zariczny
Southeastern MA Chapter
Al Amaral
Fundraising Committee
Donna Johnson
Wendy Amaral

Coming soon!

This is a new page, being constructed to provide information about land preservation, grant programs, and other links to help our members stay informed about important legislation or other items that may impact where you ride. Information will be added soon, and we'll try to keep things up to date, so check back regularly! Happy Trails!

Trail Protection

  • Park Watch Program

  • Park Watch is a statewide program designed to protect public open space by giving visitors a number to call to report suspicious or illegal activity. The Park Watch number is now operational, and a Ranger is available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week to take your calls. The Ranger on duty will forward your report to the appropriate agency; one or more of the following: MA DCR staff, Environmental Police, State Police, Municipal Police, or a Ranger. Wherever you are in the state, one number is all you need to remember: 1-866-PK-WATCH

Property & Land Owner Information

  • Chapter 61B Open Space and Recreational Land - Current Use Tax Program

  • The Chapter 61B program is one of three current use tax programs (ch.61-forestry, 61-A-agriculture, 61B-open space and recreational land use) that give land owners an opportunity to reduce their property taxes in exchange for providing their community with public benefits. Read more...

Grant Programs