Thoughts from the Pacific Crest Trail “I’d read the section in my guidebook about the trail’s history the winter before, but it wasn’t until now – a couple of miles out of Burney Falls, as I walked in my flimsy sandals in the early evening heat – that the realization … Read More
20 February 2015
20 February 2015 I was in Washington D.C. in late January to meet with staff of two senators and others about the status of our country’s National Scenic Trails. Here’s a recap: Wednesday, 28 January 2015: I had breakfast with Chuck Sloan, Vienna, VA, of counsel for the Appalachian Trail … Read More
January 16, 2015 This is our first blog.
You may remember that the president signed into law a budget submitted to him by the House back in early January. In that bill there was $28M of funding for the National Trails System. Funds are to come from the Land & Water Conservation Fund. The money was appropriated very … Read More