Tags: Federal Partners

National Trails System Council April 2020 Update

by Jeff Mast, Assistant National Trail Program Manager, U.S. Forest Service Greetings trail friends and colleagues! Thank you to all of you who were able to join the National Trails System Council (NTSC) in-person meeting that took place during Hike the Hill in Washington, D.C.…

Vicki Christiansen appointed Interim Chief of U.S. Forest Service

By Partnership for the National Trails System Adapted from USFS social media and March 9, 2018 AP article The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has recently experienced a change in leadership in the agency. The 18th Chief, Tony Tooke, announced his retirement on March 7, 2018,…

NPS Traffic Safety Coalition recognizes Supt. Mary Risser

By Partnership for the National Trails System Adapted from NPS website and February 21, 2018 news release The National Park Service (NPS) Traffic Safety Coalition recognized Mary Risser as the 2017 Superintendent of the Year. Risser has been the Superintendent of Natchez Trace Parkway, which…

USFS announces trail maintenance priority areas, strategy, fundamentals guidebook

By Partnership for the National Trails System Adapted from USDA and U.S. Forest Service news releases, websites, and publications The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) incorporates several standardized trail management concepts and tools in the administration and management of over 150,000 miles of National Forest System…