March 9, 2015

Quote from John Burroughs “A better world I have never wanted. I could not begin to exhaust the knowledge and the delights of this one. I have found within it deep within deep worlds within a world, an endless series of beautiful and wonderful forms forever flowing out of itself … Read More

February 27, 2015

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