Tags: Pathways

Trail Safe! video resources for trail volunteers

By Daniel Watson, National Park Service Volunteer Coordinator with the Ice Age National Scenic Trail Greetings from the Ice Age National Scenic Trail! The colorful logo you see associated with this article is one I hope becomes very iconic for all of us in the…

Mazatzal restoration transforms Arizona NST

By Matthew J. Nelson, Executive Director of the Arizona Trail Association  Adapted from the article, “Mazatzal Restoration Project,” in the Summer 2017 edition of Arizona Trail News.  Of all the trail projects the Arizona Trail Association (ATA) has undertaken over the past five years, none…

PNTS Welcomes Two Communications Coordinators

By Gary Werner, Executive Director of the Partnership for the National Trails System Greetings from the Partnership for the National Trails System! We now have the services of two new experienced and skilled women to help further and amplify the good work we are all…

Pony Express upgrades annual re-ride tracker

Rain, mud, and even some snow didn’t stop hundreds of riders on horseback from delivering a thousand letters from Missouri to California in June. The 2,000-mile trek across eight States in ten days was part of the annual re-ride on the Pony Express National Historic…

25 Years of the National Trails Community Working Together—Part 3

By Gary Werner, Executive Director of the Partnership for the National Trails System During 2007-2008, the Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS) collaborated with our Federal agency national trail administrators and leaders of The American Hiking Society, American Trails, and the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy to…

Views of the solar eclipse from the trails on August 21

On August 21, 2017, hundreds of thousands of people converged on America’s public lands, including its scenic and historic trails, to witness a total solar eclipse. It was the first time in 99 years that an eclipse swept from coast to coast over the U.S.…

Summer 2017

Contents: • Fulfilling “A Decade for the National Trails” goals • Pony Express NHT upgrades annual re-ride tracker • Mazatzal restoration transforms Arizona NST • Trail Safe! video resources for trail volunteers • PNTS hires two communications coordinators • North Country Trail Association leadership change…