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Close up photo of the blue Lewis and Clark Junior Ranger booklet with a Junior Ranger badge propped in front of it.

Lewis & Clark NHT Junior Ranger Activity Book Engages Kids of All Ages

By Caitlin Campbell, Visual Information Specialist, Lewis and Clark NHT The Lewis and Clark Trail Junior Ranger program is now available at more than 30 locations in 13 States across the country. To earn a Junior Ranger badge, kids work on an activity book that…

Conservation Corps at Work

AmeriCorps VISTA provides much needed experience and staff by Francesca Governali, Community Engagement Coordinator, Continental Divide Trail Coalition As of June 2020, I had never hiked on the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) and knew very little about this 3,000+ mile National Scenic Trail beyond its existence…

Civilian Climate Corps

Secretary Haaland promises to work to advance President Biden’s vision On Tuesday, March 16, 2021, Deb Haaland took the oath of office to become the 54th Secretary of the Department of the Interior—making history as the first Native American to hold the office.   “I…

PNTS Welcomes New Board Members May 2021

STEVEN GONZALES Returning board member, Steven Gonzales, is Executive Director of El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail Association. In addition to his work with the Partnership, he has promoted National Parks and the Camino Real in two PBS documentaries and has served…

Summit Seekers: Telling our own story on the trail

By Frederick L. Tutman, D.C. Ambassador for the 2017 Summit Seekers Inaugural Program Adapted from the article in the Fall 2017 Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s Journeys magazine People of color don’t hike, don’t scuba dive, and we don’t care about the environment. It sounds absurd to…