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Published Resources

Teaching Guide The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a middle school teaching guide about the national trails titled “America’s Scenic and Historic Trails on Public Lands: The Intersection of Cultures, Heritage, and Outdoor Recreation.” This product provides teachers with three activities to trace…

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…

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…

2017 Federal Agency Highlights for the National Trails System

Federal Interagency Council on the National Trails System The Federal Interagency Council on the National Trails System, with representation from the NPS, BLM, FWS, USFS, FHWA, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers, considers issues of interest to the NTS. Documentation — Interagency development…

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…

In Memoriam: Jere Krakow—NPS, friend of the trails

By Bill Martin, Past President of the Oregon-California Trails Association Jere Krakow, a friend of the trails and a friend to all who knew him, passed away peacefully on November 3, 2017, at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, following a yearlong battle with cancer.…