Tags: Pathways

New Pathways for Samantha Haas of the PNTS

Samantha Haas has accepted a full-time marketing and community outreach specialist position with Mad City Dream Homes (MCDH) in Madison, WI, and will be departing from her part-time communications coordinator and Pathways Across America editor role with the Partnership for the National Trails System. “For…

Florida Trail ‘Big Bend’ reroute approved for implementation

Just around the bend Florida Trail ‘Big Bend’ reroute approved for implementation       by Shawn Thomas, Florida National Scenic Trail Administrator Adapted from an article originally published in the Florida Trail Association Footprint magazine Over 1,100 miles of the Florida Trail (FT) have been successfully certified,…

2019 U.S. Forest Service Highlights

Trail Administration — Administered five NSTs (Pacific Crest, Pacific Northwest, Arizona, Continental Divide, and Florida), one NHT (Nez Perce), and managed portions of many others. Maintenance — Maintained and cared for approximately 6,115 miles of trail across the six NSHTs administered by the USFS in…

2019 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Highlights

Trail Management — Managed significant portions of 15 NSHTs on 860 miles of public lands in 21 States.  Inventory — Collected field data in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast/New England States for the FWS Cycle 3 Trails Inventory (TrIP 3.0). As of the end of 2019,…

2019 National Park Service Highlights

Trail Administration — Administered 23 national scenic and historic trails, crossing over 12,500 miles of public lands in 48 States, including Washington, D.C. Trail Extensions — Under the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act (2019), the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail…

2019 Federal Highway Administration Highlights

Partnerships — In 2019, FHWA had a cooperative agreement with the PNTS to perform a two-year gap analysis and corridor protection research project. FHWA also had an Interagency Agreement with the BLM to complete a methodology to develop an inventory and monitoring program for trails.…

2019 Bureau of Land Management Highlights

Trail Administration — Administered three trails and engaged in the National Trail Administrators Roundtable in Harper’s Ferry, WV (Iditarod, Old Spanish, and El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro NHTs). Trail Management — Managed significant portions of 18 NSHTs on 6,000 miles of public lands in…

2019 Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Highlights

National Park Service (NPS) OUTREACH Programs — NPS offered a Trail Stewards Program, a shipboard curriculum-based education program, for nearly 500 students to share their experiences through legacy learning projects with over 5,723 people. NPS held Star-Spangled Banner NHT paddle programs for 262 urban youth…

2019 Santa Fe National Historic Trail Highlights

Santa Fe Trail Association (SFTA) OUTREACH Events — SFTA held a workshop in New Mexico with NPS staff participation on cooperative topics. SFTA held a symposium in St. Louis, MO, “Gateway to Santa Fe,” with educational speakers and tours to sites related to the history…

2019 Trail of Tears National Historic Trail Highlights

Trail of Tears Association (TOTA) OUTREACH Events — TOTA worked with the Hiwassee River Heritage Center in Charleston, TN to dedicate new exhibits at the grand opening of a signed walking trail, featuring two days of events with information booths and lectures that attracted standing…