Trails Appropriations Request Submitted to Congress

Read the public witness testimony.

American Hiking Society, on behalf of a coalition of National trails organizations, has submitted public witness testimony to the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee in support of increased topline trail funding for trails in FY23. See the attached PDF for more information.

 

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