Tags: PNTS

PNTS Trail Intern Grant Award Announcement

PNTS Trail Intern Grant Award Announcement The Partnership for the National Trails System, in collaboration with the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and U.S. Forest Service, is pleased to announce grant recipients for their 2021 National Trails System Intern Grants. The Intern Grants…

2020 Partnership for the National Trails System Highlights

OUTREACH PNTS organized and led the 23rd “Hike the Hill” with the American Hiking Society (AHS).  More than 100 representatives from 40 trail organizations, including PNTS Trail Apprentices and AHS Next Generation leaders participated in meetings with agency leaders and members of Congress.   The…

2020 Partnership for the National Trails System Annual Report

FINANCIAL OVERVIEW 2019 Total Revenue $461,376 Government Assistance Membership Dues Private Contributions Miscellaneous Income 2019 Total Expenses $428,666 Program Services Expenses Management Expenses Fundraising Expenses 2020 CONTRIBUTORS Benefactor of Trails ($5,000 – $9,999) Anonymous Barney & Sandy Mann National Park Foundation Ron Tipton & Rita…

2020 Reflections: Elena Medaras – IATA

by Elena Medaras, Communications Support Specialist – Ice Age Trail Alliance One year ago, I was a National Trails System newbie. My investment in National Trails – like any hobby, passion, or even obsession – began with simple curiosity. Equipped with enthusiasm for outdoor recreation…

Pathways: COVID-19

When we made our plans for 2020, focusing on the challenges that lay before us, no one could have predicted that the greatest challenge of all would be operating in the midst of a once-in-a-century global pandemic. Covid-19 spread across the world and reached into…

The National Trails System: 2020 – “Six Feet Apart, But Closer Than Ever.”

Recently, I read an article that featured responses to a request for people to summarize 2020 in a word or a phrase. Contributions varied wildly, often reflecting the strain and uncertainty so many of us experienced in 2020. My favorite response was a phrase commonly…

Registration Now Open Virtual Hike the Hill® 2021- March 8-26, 2021

We hope you will join us March 8-26, 2021 for Virtual Hike the Hill 2021®!  Now in its 24th year, Hike the Hill® is a joint effort between the American Hiking Society and the Partnership for the National Trails System to bring together the trails…

Virtual Workshop Wraps Up

Thank you! Virtual Workshop Wraps Up More than 200 people attended, presented, sponsored, and/or supported the Partnership for the National Trails System’s first Virtual Workshop. Thank you so much for making this Workshop a success we can build on! During the workshop we heard about…

New Pathways for Samantha Haas of the PNTS

Samantha Haas has accepted a full-time marketing and community outreach specialist position with Mad City Dream Homes (MCDH) in Madison, WI, and will be departing from her part-time communications coordinator and Pathways Across America editor role with the Partnership for the National Trails System. “For…

2019 Partnership for the National Trails System Annual Report

FINANCIAL OVERVIEW The Partnership for the National Trails System met its revenue needs for 2019, in part through extra efforts to get private contributions. The Partnership launched a supporter program, reaching out to new and existing donors by mail, email, and personal asks made by…