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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…

2019 Partnership for the National Trails System Highlights

OUTREACH Organized and led a collaboration with leaders of American Trails, American Hiking Society, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, and several of its member organizations to increase the presence and awareness of trails among the outdoor retailers at the Summer Outdoor Retailer Show. Began planning for two…

Latinxhikers cofounder shares the importance of changing outdoor representation and narratives

The new normal Changing outdoor representation and narratives by Luz Lituma, Cofounder / Latinx Partnership Coordinator, Latinxhikers / Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Florida Trail Association  As cofounder of Latinxhikers, a community created to bring more diversity to trails, I am interested in addressing and changing…

Arizona Trail acknowledges cultural resources

Adapted from Arizona Trail Association e-news articles STEWARD GUIDE TO CULTURAL RESOURCES When you’re out on the Arizona Trail it’s important to remember you are often walking in the footsteps of people who have lived on this landscape for 10,000 years or longer. Many of…

Great American Outdoors Act passes

Great American Outdoors Act passes Legislation fully and permanently funds LWCF, addresses maintenance backlog by Partnership for the National Trails System Adapted from news releases and advocacy and policy updates The Partnership for the National Trails System is thrilled that the decades-long effort to fully…

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…

WARO artwork tells a broader story

Adapted from a NPS news release The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail (WARO) has announced a partnership with Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution to highlight the lesser known stories of African Americans, Indigenous populations, women, and children and their contributions to the American…

Atlas examines full scope of CDT

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition recently announced the completion of the Atlas of the CDT, a collection of thematic maps, infographics, and writing that explores the history and context of the trail corridor and its regional setting. The Atlas examines the Continental Divide National Scenic…

Join us at the Virtual Fall Workshop

by RG Absher, Chair, PNTS Fall Workshop and Trail Leaders Council We would like to welcome you to join us at the National Trails Virtual Fall Workshop! These are indeed challenging times along our National Trails System. With the continuing COVID-19 health crisis, so many…

The Partnership is now anchored in Washington, D.C.

by Valerie Rupp, Executive Director, Partnership for the National Trails System Greetings! It is an honor for me to write my first message for Pathways Across America as the Executive Director of the Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS). This issue of Pathways marks…