Tags: Pathways

Holistic Inventory Methods for National Trails

By Carin Farley, National Scenic and Historic Trails Lead, Bureau of Land Management The relationship with place strengthens our understanding of historic events and patterns in North American history. National Scenic and Historic Trails (NSHT) are places of cultural and natural significance, where the landscapes…

Artist Selected to Design the Indigenous Mapping and Research Project Logo

This summer, PNTS put out a call for an artist to design a logo for the Indigenous Mapping and Research Project (IMRP) to represent the project in online material, outreach, and promotional materials. Since this  project seeks to create connections between Native lands and National…

Native Lands, National Trails: An Indigenous Mapping and Research Project

  Trails are Indigenous. Trails flow and live through the territories and are guides for many histories, people, animals and entities living and nonliving. We acknowledge that this project aims to strengthen relations for National Trails and Indigenous communities throughout Indigenous Territories and what is…

NextGen Spotlight: Emma Connors

This column shines a light on rising leaders in public lands and outdoor recreation who participate in PNTS’ Trail Intern Grants or Trail Apprentice Program (TAP). Trail Intern Grants help organizations hire interns to further their missions and expand their capacities. The TAP helps up-and-coming…

Message from the Executive Director Fall 2022

This fall the Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS) held an in-person workshop. It drew well over 200 people from around the nation to New Mexico to learn, share and celebrate trails together. A perennial highlight of our fall workshop is the participation of…

2022 National Trails Workshop

Summer 2022 Comings and Goings

This column highlights leadership and staff changes along the National Trails System. Join us in celebrating new trails leaders and professionals, and saying goodbye to those who move on to new adventures. WE WELCOME Marcy DeMillion as the Arizona National Scenic Trail Administrator in the…

Continental Divide Trail Coalition Celebrates 10 Years of Uniting the Divide

By Allie Ghaman, Communications Manager, Continental Divide Trail Coalition As the Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) celebrates 10 years of cooperative stewardship in partnership with the communities and landscapes of the Divide, we have a great opportunity to pause on our trek, take a water…

Interagency Communication and Collaboration Across the National Trails System

By Vanessa Morales, National Trails System Communications Fellow The National Trails System’s (NTS) 19 National Historic and 11 National Scenic Trails are administered by three Federal agencies: the National Park Service (NPS), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the US Forest Service (USFS), all with…

PNTS and Bell’s Brewery Encourage You to “Go Where the Trail Leads You” This Fall

The Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS) is once again teaming up with Bell’s Brewery for a co-branded trails awareness campaign called “Go Where the Trail Leads You.”  It’s easy to participate. Pledge an hour to trails on Bell’s website between September 1 and…