Pacific Northwest Trail Association (PNTA)
- Launched an entirely new, feature rich website to promote the PNT and provide trail users with up-to-date information for enjoying the trail safely and responsibly.
- Installed new PNT thunderbird servicemark signage along the length of the trail in five national forests and numerous state-managed units through Project Thunderbird.
- Held Spring Ruck, an educational event in partnership with the American Long Distance Hiking Association–West in Bellingham, WA.
- Released a revised second version of the PNTA map set for the trail and partnered with Atlas Guides to release the first official navigation app for the trail.
- Supported a local land trust in the acquisition of an easement to ensure permanent public access for the trail across private land on Whidbey Island.
- PNTA partnered with the U.S. Forest Service and University of Montana to support an internship to study trail use in Western Montana and the Idaho Panhandle.
- Engaged with the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho to find visitor use management solutions for the trail’s route across the Tribe’s ancestral lands.
- Developed PNTA’s new four-year strategic plan.
- Added two new permanent full time positions with PNTA: Eastern and Western Washington Regional Coordinators.
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