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A lone pine tree stands in front of a sweeping mountain vista at sunset

Nearly 15,000 Acres Conserved in Montana National Forest, Protecting Miles of Lewis and Clark and Nez Perce NHTs

Project Quick Facts: Area secured: 14,800 acres Trail preserved: 8 miles Lewis and Clark NHT; 12 miles Nez Perce NHT Funding source: Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Land manager: USDA Forest Service Cost of Acquisition: $10,800,000 A recent acquisition of 14,800 acres in western…

2020 Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Highlights

Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF) Lewis and Clark Trust, Inc. (LCT) OUTREACH Junior Rangers — The first ever Trailwide Junior Ranger activity book was piloted at ten locations along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. The program allows children to complete educational…

2019 Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Highlights

Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF) Lewis and Clark Trust, Inc. (LCT) OUTREACH Programs — LCTHF grants helped fund a new travel brochure of the eastern portion of the trail; a program to preserve and teach the Lakota language; a program to teach children…

Building sustainable tourism along the Lewis and Clark NHT

Building sustainable tourism Public-private partnerships elevate historic trail experience through website by Derek Schimmel, Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Experience Project Manager, Solimar International Pittsburgh to the Pacific Ocean. 16 States. 15 American Indian reservations. 4,900 miles. 200-plus years of United States history. Community…

Partnerships propel research grant

Partnerships propel research grant NEH funding enlivens native history at Lewis and Clark Trail Summer Institute by Lewis and Clark Trust, Inc., with contributions by Dr. Stephanie Wood and Tom Smith During 2018-2020, Dr. Stephanie Wood, of the University of Oregon’s College of Education, in…

Sarah Cawley is new Executive Director of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation

Submitted by the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation The Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF) announced December 5, 2019, that it hired Sarah Cawley as Executive Director to lead the national nonprofit organization. Sarah began her position at the LCTHF’s headquarters in Great…

Electronic Tour Sites: Enhancing visitor experience on two historic trails

by Chrysann Jaeger, Recreation Programs Assistant and Historic Routes Project Manager, Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests The Lolo Trail National Historic Landmark (NHL) encompasses the Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail (NPNHT) and Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail (LCNHT) through the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests…

Students explore the trails in their classroom and beyond

by Partnership for the National Trails System, adapted from partner news releases and emails Triumph and Tragedy Each year, the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF) supports National History Day with two $1,000 prizes in the Junior Division (grades 6-8) and the Senior Division…

Agents of Discovery: App engages youth along historic trails in Bitterroot

by Kristine Komar, President, Bitterroot Cultural Heritage Trust Two years ago, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Conservation Education program in the Washington Office created an opportunity for USFS sites across the country to opt into a pilot program with the Agents of Discovery app. Geared toward…

Eastern Legacy Extension Act: Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail nonprofit partners provide updates

Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation by Lou Ritten, President, Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation The Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF) celebrated the 50th anniversary of its official establishment on March 11, 2019. The very next day, as part of the John D.…