Tags: Florida Trail Association

Latinxhikers cofounder shares the importance of changing outdoor representation and narratives

The new normal Changing outdoor representation and narratives by Luz Lituma, Cofounder / Latinx Partnership Coordinator, Latinxhikers / Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Florida Trail Association  As cofounder of Latinxhikers, a community created to bring more diversity to trails, I am interested in addressing and changing…

Where are they now? Halle Goldstein

From trail intern to conservation organizer by Halle Goldstein, 2018 PNTS Trail Intern and Apprentice When I first began my internship with the Florida Trail Association, I was originally pursuing a psychology degree so that I could attend graduate school for occupational therapy. However, the…

Florida NST: 2018 Highlights

Florida Trail Association (FTA) OUTREACH Rejuvenated the Gateway Communities program in nine towns along the length of the trail. Introduced the first ever Florida Trail Passport. Stamps can be collected at participating Gateway Community businesses as a fun way for hikers to engage and support…

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…

Florida NST 2017 Highlights

Florida Trail Association (FTA) OUTREACH Website — FTA updated look and functionality of its website and added interactive maps to streamline the user experience. Documentation — FTA contracted National Geographic photographer Chris Johns to capture the subtropical ecosystems the trail passes through for use in…

Hurricane Damage Reports from the Florida Trail Association

By Alex Stigliano, Florida Trail Program Director for the Florida Trail Association Adapted from the September and October 2017 e-Blaze None of us will forget the storm that completely enveloped the State of Florida in September 2017. Our hearts go out to all of those…