Tags: PNTS

Atlas examines full scope of CDT

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition recently announced the completion of the Atlas of the CDT, a collection of thematic maps, infographics, and writing that explores the history and context of the trail corridor and its regional setting. The Atlas examines the Continental Divide National Scenic…

Join us at the Virtual Fall Workshop

by RG Absher, Chair, PNTS Fall Workshop and Trail Leaders Council We would like to welcome you to join us at the National Trails Virtual Fall Workshop! These are indeed challenging times along our National Trails System. With the continuing COVID-19 health crisis, so many…

The Partnership is now anchored in Washington, D.C.

by Valerie Rupp, Executive Director, Partnership for the National Trails System Greetings! It is an honor for me to write my first message for Pathways Across America as the Executive Director of the Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS). This issue of Pathways marks…

Historic trails featured in new book

by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc Adapted from a news release From the battlefields of the American Revolution to the trails blazed by the pioneers, lands explored by Lewis and Clark and covered by the Pony Express to the civil rights marches of Selma and Montgomery, “America’s…

PNTS publishes Ala Kahakai Trail protection case study

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 fourth case study about national trail protection efforts. “Protecting Waikapuna: Nana i waele mua i ke ala, mahope aku makou,…

Changes within NPS leadership

Adapted from Federal agency emails and news releases On August 7, 2020, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced the designation of Margaret Everson to exercise the delegable authority of the director of the National Park Service (NPS). Deputy Director for Operations David…

Rose Fennell named NPS Superintendent of WARO

Adapted from Federal agency emails and news releases National Park Service (NPS) Regional Director Gay Vietzke has named Rosalyn “Rose” Fennell as the new superintendent of Valley Forge National Historical Park, Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, and the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail in…

Fall National Trails Workshop – Registration Open & Detailed Schedule Available!

September 22, 2020 – We would like to welcome you to join us at the National Trails Virtual Fall Workshop! These are indeed challenging times along our National Trails System. With the continuing COVID-19 health crisis, so many schedules, activities, trail events, and trail projects…

Carin Farley selected as BLM NSHT Program Lead

Adapted from Federal agency emails and news releases 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…

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…