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#SaveLWCF to Save Our Trails

Urge Congress to permanently reauthorize LWCF with full, dedicated funding The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) expired on September 30th, threatening the future of our national trails, parks, and public lands. “Without any action from Congress, a program that is widely supported, provides more…

PNTS Statement in Support of H.R. 6510

On behalf of the Partnership for the National Trails System and our 35 member organizations we encourage the Natural Resources Committee to support H.R. 6510, the Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act. All Public Lands Must Be Included in Deferred Maintenance Legislation (incl. U.S.…

PNTS to Attend 2018 Summer Retailer Show

This July, the Partnership for the National Trails System will attend the summer 2018 Outdoor Retailer Show in Denver, CO. During our time there, PNTS staff will meet with nonprofit and Federal agency partners and key players in the outdoor industry, as well as partake in various event commemorating the 50th Anniversary…

PNTS Statement on the $1.3 Trillion Omnibus FY 2018 Appropriations Bill

The Partnership for the National Trails System thanks Congress for finally appropriating the money to fund Federal agencies—including our partners in the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S Forest Service, and the Federal Highway Administration—through the end of…

The Partnership for the National Trails System Announces National Trail Intern Grant Recipients

The Partnership for the National Trails System Announces National Trail Intern Grant Recipients The Partnership for the National Trails System, in collaboration with the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service and US Forest Service, is pleased to announce grant recipients for their 2017-2018 National…

LWCF Launches 52 Week Campaign

The LWCF Coalition has launched the #SaveLWCF initiative to highlight the successes on the 52nd year of LWCF in 52 places in states and territories over the next year. We are spotlighting conservation and recreation success stories, drawing attention to LWCF’s looming expiration, and growing…

Next 100 Years Coalition Underway

The Next 100 Years Coalition is underway. This coalition is a large national effort to help further the discussion and dialogue of increasing diversity in the use, management and stewardship of our public lands for the next 100 years.  The Continental Divide Trail Coalition is one of…

Partnership for the National Trails System Land and Water Conservation Fund Statement

  A Battle to Save the LWCF   For 50 years, until Congress let it expire on September 30th, the Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has allowed for the purchase of critical lands for conservation and the development of parks, trails, and other outdoor recreation facilities…

Registration for 2015 Conference is Open!

The Registration for the 2015 National Scenic and Historic Trails Conference is now open. The Conference is scheduled for June 27th – July 1st in Franklin TN. For more information about the web site, or to register, go to the Partnership website for the 2015…

Register your Event for National Trails Day

Register an Event for National Trails Day! June 6, 2015 is National Trails Day®, the country’s largest celebration of trails. Events will take place in every state across the country and including hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling trips, birdwatching, geocaching, gear demonstrations, stewardship projects…