Tags: Pathways

Carin Farley selected as BLM NSHT Program Lead

Carin Farley (email: cfarley@blm.gov phone: 505-263-9586) began her new position as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National Scenic and Historic Trail Program Lead on August 30, 2020. The position was formerly held by Kevin Keeler in an acting role after Deb Salt retired in February…

Summer 2020

View/Download the high resolution pdf version of Pathways here. View the email notice for Pathways (including an updated Editor’s Note) here. Contents PARTNERSHIP LEADERSHIP REPORTS “A time of accelerated change for the Partnership” by Karen Crossley, Interim Executive Director “Raising our voices for trails” by Kathy…

PNTS publishes Ice Age Trail case studies

by Don Owen, Consultant and Case Study Author, Partnership for the National Trails System The Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS) has published its third case study about national trail protection efforts. “Partnerships, Planning, and Persistence: Collaborative Approaches Aid Three Ice Age Trail Acquisitions”…

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…

Partnerships propel research grant

Partnerships propel research grant NEH funding enlivens native history at Lewis and Clark Trail Summer Institute by Lewis and Clark Trust, Inc., with contributions by Dr. Stephanie Wood and Tom Smith During 2018-2020, Dr. Stephanie Wood, of the University of Oregon’s College of Education, in…

Summit for Arizona Trails

Summit for Arizona Trails Statewide trails network discusses shared challenges and opportunities by Wendy Lotzke, Coordinator and Volunteer Program Manager, Summit/Network for Arizona Trails and Arizona Trail Association In February 2020, a small volunteer committee of trail managers, builders, and enthusiasts convened the inaugural Summit…

Hiking Challenges Gain Attraction During Pandemic

NEW ENGLAND TRAIL #Hike50NET  The Connecticut Forest and Park Association and Appalachian Mountain Club worked closely with the Center for Community GIS to redevelop the New England National Scenic Trail website, which features a new interactive map and overnight site reservation system and pages for…

Virtual CDT Trail Days

Virtual CDT Trail Days COVID-19 cancellations bring events online worldwide by Amanda Wheelock, Policy and Communications Manager, Continental Divide Trail Coalition Amanda Wheelock has worked, volunteered, and occasionally lived on national trails for most of the last decade. This fall, she is embarking on a…

Plans underway for Santa Fe Trail’s 200th anniversary

by Joanne VanCoevern, Manager Santa Fe Trail Association  The Santa Fe Trail Association (SFTA) continues to make plans and preparations to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Santa Fe Trail throughout 2021. In 1821, the Santa Fe Trail was opened as a commercial route between Missouri…

Preserving the legacy of voting rights

Preserving the legacy of voting rights Interpretive center opens 55 years after Selma to Montgomery March by The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture, Alabama State University Contributing authors for this article include: Janice R. Franklin, Ph.D., Dean, Levi Watkins…