Next Generation

a collage of portraits of the 2021-22 trail apprentice cohort with the text "introducing PNTS' 2021-22 Trail Apprentice Cohort" in white against a blue and green background

Meet the 2021-22 Trail Apprentice Cohort

The Partnership for the National Trails System is excited to announce the 2021-22 Trail Apprentice Program cohort—it’s largest to date. The Trail Apprentice Program provides learning, peer exchange, and networking opportunities for students and young professionals between the ages of 18 and 28 who are…

Chase Gregory poses for a selfie in front of a Finger Lakes Trail Sign

2021 PNTS Trail Apprentice: Chase Gregory Expands Programming Career

This column shines a light on rising leaders in public lands and outdoor recreation who participate in PNTS’ Trail Intern Grants or Trail Apprentices Program. Trail Intern Grants are distributed to help Trails nonprofits hire interns to further their missions and expand their capacities. The…

Historic Trails Award Badge – Boy Scouts of America

This merit badge presents a great opportunity for a community and stewards of National Historic Trails to work together. To qualify for this award, scouts have to fulfill the following:   Locate a historic trail or site and study information relating to it. (The information…