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2017 Accomplishments of the Partnership for the National Trails System

By Gary Werner, Executive Director of the Partnership for the National Trails System During 2017, the Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS) continued to provide the educational and information sharing services it has for years to the National Trails System community. Pathways Across America…

Autumn 2017

Contents: • How to help promote the 50th Anniversary • LWCF Coalition launches #SaveLWCF initiative • Outdoor recreation economy, funding reports • Impacts of natural disasters on the trails • Ice Age, Arizona trails get REI grants for girls • Appalachian Trail Conservancy leadership changes • Former NPS Superintendent Jere Krakow dies…

PNTS launches trail intern grants program and forum

Grants In 2017, the Partnership for the National Trails System launched its National Trail Intern Grants program. We would like to extend a special thanks to our partners at the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and U.S. Forest Service for making these grants…

Help us make the 50th Anniversary generate increasing resources to sustain national trails

By Gary Werner, Executive Director of the Partnership for the National Trails System The National Trails System 50th Anniversary next year provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to focus much greater attention on our national scenic and historic trails and to inspire both our longtime supporters and…

PNTS seeks Volunteer Program Committee members

Are you interested in discussing best practices for volunteer recruitment, tracking, and recognition? Join the Partnership for the National Trails System Volunteer Program Committee! If someone in your organization who works with volunteers would like to take part in this committee, please contact Leanna Joyner…

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…

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…

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…