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Published Resources

Teaching Guide The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a middle school teaching guide about the national trails titled “America’s Scenic and Historic Trails on Public Lands: The Intersection of Cultures, Heritage, and Outdoor Recreation.” This product provides teachers with three activities to trace…

Eric Gabriel selected as Ice Age Trail Superintendent

June 26, 2018 News Release from National Park Service Midwest Regional Office Omaha —​ National Park Service Midwest Regional Director Cam Sholly announced the selection of Eric Gabriel as superintendent of Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Gabriel is currently the Chief Ranger of the North…

Helen Scully retires as NTS Program Specialist

by Partnership for the National Trails System Adapted from emails with former and current NPS staff Helen Scully, National Trails System Program Specialist and National Recreation Trails Coordinator, has announced her retirement, which takes effect September 29, 2018. Helen came into the National Park Service…

Old Spanish Trail Association leadership changes hands

by Partnership for the National Trails System Adapted from emails with OSTA staff and board The Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA) appointed a new Executive Director, Lynn Brittner. Brittner served as the Executive Director for the Santa Barbara Historical Museum from 2014 until recently, and…

Lauren Manning

Name: Lauren Manning Age: 28 Current City/State: Kansas City, MO Hometown: St. Joseph, MO Education: Urban Studies-Neighborhood Development and Housing at University of Missouri at Kansas City Trails Represented: Pony Express, Oregon, California, and Lewis and Clark national historic trails Federal Agency/Nonprofit Employers: City of…

Taylor Houghton

Name: Taylor Houghton Age: 21 Current City/State: Whitewater, WI Hometown: Fox Lake, IL Education: Environmental Science at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Trail Represented: Ice Age National Scenic Trail Federal Agency/Nonprofit Employer: Ice Age Trail Alliance (IATA) Internship Title: Outreach and Education Intern Scope of Internship: Assist…

Halle Goldstein

Name: Halle Goldstein Age: 22 Current City/State: Tallahassee, FL Education: Psychology at Florida State University Trail Represented: Florida National Scenic Trail Hometown: Fort Myers, FL Federal Agency/Nonprofit Employer: Florida Trail Association Internship Title: Florida Trail Program Intern Scope of Internship: Marketing the trail and creating…

Gabriel Chevalier

Name: Gabriel Chevalier Age: 24 Current City/State: Northampton, MA Hometown: Ashfield, MA Education: Geology/Environmental Science at Mount Holyoke College Trail Represented: New England National Scenic Trail (NET) Federal Agency/Nonprofit Employer: Appalachian Mountain Club Internship Title: NET Outreach and Communications Coordinator Scope of Internship: Creation and…

Keko’o Brown

Name: Keko’o Brown Age: 29 Current City/State: Mountain View, HI Hometown: Moku o Keawe, HI Education: Anthropology/Hawaiian Archaeology at University of Hawaii at Hilo Trail Represented: Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail Federal Agency/Nonprofit Employer: Ala Kahakai Trail Association Internship Title: Community Outreach and Education Intern…