Upcoming Events


OCTA is an active organization with regular events, activities and initiatives. Check back often to see if there are events in your area, or activities that you would like to support.

 

  Learn more and register for OCTA’s 38th annual convention in Elko, Nevada from September 13-16th 2021 by clicking the button below. The convention theme is “Through the Lens of History – Preserving the Past – Focusing on the Future” Read More …


Please join us for a visit with Colorado historian and author, Dr. Jeff Broome.  A member of OCTA, Jeff is a leading historian on the subject of Indian wars and the author of four books on the Central Plains Indian Read More …


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3: “Following William Becknell in September 1821: The Osage Trace/Original Santa Fe Trail.” Learn how to attend here. Trails Head Chapter President Lila Aamodt and Kansas City Area Historic Trails Association President Gary Hicks are co-sponsoring the bus tour. Led Read More …


The mapping and conservation easement workshop that was scheduled for June 2020 and postponed due to COVID-19 has been tentatively rescheduled for September 9, 10, and 11 2021 assuming it will be safe to once again travel and assemble in Read More …


Read our Blog and learn about the latest events and news from OCTA! Learn about the new grants that will allow us to continue our preservation efforts.

Watch our E-News, Facebook page, and website to learn more about these and other forthcoming programs, because we plan to celebrate our dual anniversaries of the National Trails System Act and Oregon Trail in grand fashion!