Tags: National Park Service

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…

BLM, FWS, NPS launch story maps

by Partnership for the National Trails System Adapted from BLM, FWS, NPS, and Trails50 websites As the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act approaches, several Federal agencies have launched interactive story maps to encourage people to discover, connect, and explore. The Bureau of…

50th Anniversary Projects Raising Funds and Awareness

TRAIL PANELISTS AT OR SHOW In July, the Partnership for the National Trails System attended the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Denver, CO. During our time, we met with nonprofit and Federal agency partners and key players in the outdoor industry, and took part…

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…

The National Park Service publishes trail resources

Adapted from the NPS Community Assistance News Improving Public Health Through Parks and Trails The National Park Service (NPS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborated to identify eight common measures that can be used to link parks and trails to public health…