National Trails Awards - 2004

The awards were presented on October 23, 2004, at the 17th National Trails Symposium in Austin, Texas.

The awards were presented on October 23, 2004, at the 17th National Trails Symposium in Austin, Texas.

WINNERS of National Trails Awards for 2004

Lifetime Service Award

Deb Schnack

Deb Schnack, retired director of the Planning and Development Division of the Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources for demonstrating longstanding, significant, and exemplary service to trail planning, implementation and recreation in the State of Missouri.

Trails for Health Award

Jane Lambert

Jane is the Program Manager of the Alliance for Cardiovascular Health in Utah. Jane is committed to improving access to trails and promoting their use to increase physical activity throughout the state of Utah.

Partnership Award - Level 1

Hudson River Valley Greenway

Hudson River Valley Greenway for forming partnerships with citizens, organizations and agencies that had the overall goal of developing a plan that would provide about 1,000 miles of hiking opportunities along the Hudson River.

Public Service Award

Tom Gilbert

Tom is the Superintendent for the North Country and Ice Age National Scenic Trails

Outstanding Media Award

Joli Harrington

Joli is a newspaper correspondent for the York Daily Record.

Outstanding Media Award

Barbara Krebs

Barbara Krebs is the newspaper correspondent with the York Dispatch.

Trails and the Arts Award

Connecticut Impressionist Art Trail

The State of Connecticut has been widely recognized as the birthplace of American Impressionist art, where many prominent artists gathered at the turn of the 20th Century to paint the landscape.

Planning and Design Award - Level One

Hall Bargainer Inc.

Designer: Brushy Creek Regional National Recreation Trail

Corporate Award

Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc.

Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB) has long been a supporter of trails in America.

State of the Art Technology Award

City of Austin

City of Austin for their use of multiple technologies including GPS, GIS, print and Internet to increase efficiency in trail design, development, or maintenance throughout the City of Austin.

Trail Sharing Award

Jefferson County Open Space, Colorado

Jefferson County Open Space, Colorado, for their successful trail sharing efforts demonstrated in their Volunteer Park Patroller/Bike Right programs.