State Award

The State Awards recognize individuals who have made compelling and significant contributions to the trails movement in their home states.

 

North Carolina: Tim Johnson

For two decades, Tim Johnson has been that champion for sustainable trails in North Carolina. His leadership, knowledge, and vision of many significant projects with incalculable impact has created dozens of miles of new sustainable trail on the ground.

Far from an individual effort, trails are unequivocally achieved through partnerships and collaboration. However, every trail, project, initiative, and movement needs a champion and more often than not, it is the talent, passion, experience, and prudent strategy of an individual that rises to the top to achieve great success and a positive outcome. For two decades, Tim Johnson has been that champion for sustainable trails in North Carolina. His leadership, knowledge, and vision of many significant projects with incalculable impact has created dozens of miles of new sustainable trail on the ground; bold plans and inspiration for communities, regions, and the state going forward; and the transfer and fostering of his skill and knowledge to countless future trail stewards, professionals, and volunteers infinitely into the future. The impact of each of Tim’s contributions are significant, and their sum form a compelling positive movement of sustainable trails in North Carolina that will endure and flourish going forward.

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