Tags: Outreach

Virtual Success: Appalachian NST

by Alivia Acosta, Volunteer Development Coordinator, Appalachian Trail Conservancy The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) invited people from across the country to join them on an amazing Appalachian Trail (AT) Ed-Venture Series.  Starting in Georgia and traveling all the way north to Maine, each session was led…

North Country Trail 2021 Hike 100 Challenge

by Kate Lemon, Marketing + Communications Coordinator, North Country Trail Association Since 2016, thousands of North Country Trail (NCT) users have signed up for and completed the annual Hike 100 Challenge, one free program offered by the North Country Trail Association (NCTA). Each year this…

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…

Connecting with lineal descendants in Hawaii

By Ala Kahakai Trail Association Adapted from AKTA emails and social media Under the terms of its cooperative funding agreement with the National Park Service, Ala Kahakai Trail Association (AKTA) is obligated to host at least six community events per funding year. In February and…

Attracting businesses: Survey, marketing toolkit for trail communities

By Continental Divide Trail Coalition Adapted from CDTC e-news and business toolkit The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) recently published a marketing toolkit for local businesses. The business toolkit is available to any business along the Continental Divide Trail (CDT), including its 11 Gateway Communities.…