Tags: Pathways

2019 El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail Highlights

Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Trail Association (CARTA) OUTREACH Partnerships — BLM, NPS, New Mexico Historic Sites, and the Texas Historical Commission entered into a memorandum of understanding regarding collaboration on interpretation along the national historic trail. NPS and BLM invited CARTA to participate in…

2019 Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Highlights

Chesapeake Conservancy (CC) OUTREACH Programs — CC and NPS drove the Roving Ranger to 32 locations across Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and D.C., bringing the trail to more than 4,800 individuals. CC outreach staff held painting, storytelling, and music programs with Latino and Hispanic children…

2019 Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail Highlights

Ala Kahakai Trail Association (ATA) E Mau Nā Ala Hele (E Mau) OUTREACH Education — ATA initiated a program that taught intermediate and high school students from six schools about the trail and its significance to our history. The program included a classroom lecture about…

2019 Partnership for the National Trails System Annual Report

FINANCIAL OVERVIEW The Partnership for the National Trails System met its revenue needs for 2019, in part through extra efforts to get private contributions. The Partnership launched a supporter program, reaching out to new and existing donors by mail, email, and personal asks made by…

2019 Partnership for the National Trails System Highlights

OUTREACH Organized and led a collaboration with leaders of American Trails, American Hiking Society, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, and several of its member organizations to increase the presence and awareness of trails among the outdoor retailers at the Summer Outdoor Retailer Show. Began planning for two…

2019 Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail Highlights

Potomac Heritage Trail Association (PHTA) PROTECTION Partnerships — PHTA played a key role in formulating a new initiative, Loudoun County Linear Parks and Trails Committee, approved by the county supervisors, prioritizing completion of the Potomac Heritage NST and trails along major streams; one key project…

2019 Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail Highlights

Pacific Northwest Trail Association (PNTA) OUTREACH Trail Towns — PNTA developed an Interpretive Kiosk Planning Guide to be used to inform and standardize the design and installation of informational kiosks in Gateway Communities along the length of the Pacific Northwest NST. The kiosk guide was…

2019 Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail Highlights

Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) OUTREACH Awareness — PCTA volunteers, with guidance from staff, developed a Tabling Program, which provides branded canopies, map banners, and messaging to increase awareness of PCTA’s mission and work at a variety of events.   Awards — The PCT was honored…

2019 North Country National Scenic Trail Highlights

North Country Trail Association (NCTA) OUTREACH Programs —NCTA celebrated the fourth year of the Hike 100 program, encouraging hikers to log 100 miles on the North Country NST; over 1,000 finishers are anticipated.  Next Generation — NCTA connected over 50 members ages 18-28 in the…

2019 New England National Scenic Trail Highlights

Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) OUTREACH Programs — AMC and CFPA celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the NET’s designation as a national scenic trail with special events, programs, and a new “Hike100” component of the Hike50 Challenge. The National Park…