Recreational Trails Program Awards:

 

2014 RTP Achievement Awards

Award-Winning Trail and Greenway Projects

 

Winners have been announced for the 2014 "Annual Achievement Awards" in recognition of outstanding use of Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds. The awards ceremony hosted by the Coalition for Recreational Trails was held in Washington, D.C. on June 11, 2014 at U.S. House of Representatives offices. The awards are part of annual efforts by national trails and outdoor recreation organizations to promote the importance of RTP funding to States across America.

Learn more about the Recreational Trails Program

 

 

Alaska Trails Mobile Tool Trailers

Use of Youth Conservation/Service Corps

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An rtp grant allowed alaska to replace the trailers and equip them for volunteer use

 

Since 2007, Alaska Trails has fielded two mobile tool trailers that are rented by trail constructors or donated for use by non-profits and volunteer trail builders. The trailers, one in Fairbanks and one in Anchorage, have supported trail building by local, state and federal agencies, service groups and Girl and Boy Scouts. Both trailers are equipped with over 50 different hand tools and safety equipment. Alaska Trails was awarded a Recreational Trails Program grant in 2013 to replace the popular tool trailers and purchase new tools and equipment to outfit them.

The trailers have been used by many youth trail builders including the Student Conservation Association, the Anchorage Youth Employment in Parks, and the Chugach Children's Forest - a partnership led by Alaska Geographic and the U.S. Forest Service that provides life-changing expeditions and educational experiences for young Alaskans of all backgrounds.

 

For more information:

Steve Cleary, Executive Director
Alaska Trails
P.O. Box 100627
Anchorage, AK 99510
Phone: (907) 334-8049
http://www.alaska-trails.org


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The trailers are equipped with over 50 different hand tools and
safety equipment

 

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