Link to NRM Gateway Homepage  Link to public outreach items for Corps visitors  Link to Lake Discovery  Link to Recreation  Link to Environmental Compliance  Link to Environmental Stewardship  Link to Partners  Link Ideas
 Link to News/Current Events  Link to People  Link to Forums  Link to Learning  Link to GETS  Link to Tools  Link to Recent Gateway additions and archive of past postings  Link to Submissions  Link to Gateway Index and Search Engine  Description of tabs and contact information
Partnerships Banner

    MVN: Bonnet Carre and IMBA Build Mountain Biking Trails

    Lake: Bonnet Carre Spillway

    Partners: USACE; International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)

    Partnership Type: MOU

    Corps POC: Greg Miller

    Story: In March, Scott Linnenburger and Aaryn Kay of the Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew joined forces with Louisiana mountain bikers and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to open the first official mountain bike trail on public land in the New Orleans metro area. The target was Bonnet Carre Spillway, a Corps property with potential to provide a recreational outlet for city dwellers. IMBA's visit was a great success, revitalizing mountain bikers in the area and busting out 3/4 mile of new trail and 1.5 miles of restored trail. Surrounded by cypress swamp, the property now features twisty singletrack that hops from one dredge spoil pile to another - a mountain biking experience like nowhere else. The newly formed New Orleans Metro Area Mountain Bicycling Organization (NOMAMBO) hopes to build on the partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and increase singletrack mileage at the spillway. In addition, the club and Corps managers are now investigating trail potential in the gargantuan Atchafalaya Basin, east of New Orleans.


  • Home
  • Challenge Cost Sharing Cooperative Management Program
  • Economy Act Agreements
  • Challenge Partnerships Program
  • Handshake Partnerships Program
  • Contributions Program
  • Memoranda of Understanding/Agreement (MOU/MOA)
  • Cooperating Associations Program
  • Cooperative Agreements
  • Volunteer Program
  • Corps Photo Album for Partnerships
  • News / Current Issues
  • Division & District POCs
  • Partnership Advisory Committee
  • FAQs
  • CWBI-OPS: Partnerships and Volunteers Module
  • Good Enough to Share
  • Policy & Procedures
  • Grants/Alternative Funding Sources
  • Training
  • NRM Partnership Agreement Signature/Approval Levels
  • USACE NRM Partnership Agreements - Flow of Money/Contributions
  • Qlik App - Partnerships/Volunteers Data Visualization Tool
  • Corps Lakes Gateway Partnerships Webpage
  • FY 23 Partnerships and Volunteer Fact Sheet
  • Health/Medical Community Partnerships
  • Partnership Outreach Sheet
  • Military Partnerships
  • Partnership Success Stories
  • National Partners
  • Partnership/Volunteer Program Newsletter
  • Partnering with the Corps video
  • School/University Partnerships
  • Partnership and Volunteer Awards
  • Special Events with Partners
  • Water Safety Partnerships

    Technical Problems