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Vickie Christiansen appointed Interim Chief of U.S. Forest Service

By Partnership for the National Trails System Adapted from USFS social media and March 9, 2018 AP article The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has recently experienced a change in leadership in the agency. The 18th Chief, Tony Tooke, announced his retirement on March 7, 2018,…

USFS announces trail maintenance priority areas, strategy, fundamentals guidebook

By Partnership for the National Trails System Adapted from USDA and U.S. Forest Service news releases, websites, and publications The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) incorporates several standardized trail management concepts and tools in the administration and management of over 150,000 miles of National Forest System…

2017 Federal Agency Highlights for the National Trails System

Federal Interagency Council on the National Trails System The Federal Interagency Council on the National Trails System, with representation from the NPS, BLM, FWS, USFS, FHWA, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers, considers issues of interest to the NTS. Documentation — Interagency development…

Tony Tooke replaces Tidwell as Forest Service Chief

Adapted from U.S. Department of Agriculture news releases Tony Tooke was sworn in as the 18th Chief of the U.S. Forest Service following the retirement of Tom Tidwell on September 1, 2017. “I am deeply humbled to have been asked to serve as Chief of…