Tags: 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

SUMMER OF TRAILS CROWDFUNDING In May, the National Forest Foundation (NFF), the nonprofit partner of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), launched a five-month long “Summer of Trails” crowdfunding campaign to raise awareness and funds for maintaining and improving the nearly 158,000 miles of trail across…

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…