National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program Call for Applications

The National Park Service’s (NPS) Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program supports community-led natural resource conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the nation. Its network of conservation and recreation planning professionals can partner with community groups, nonprofit organizations, tribes, and government agencies to realize your conservation and outdoor recreation vision by providing a range Read the full article…

Updates to Physical Activity Benefits and Guidelines

The 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee released its 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific Report. The 779 page report details the most recent evidence on the benefits of physical activity, ways to achieve those benefits, and techniques for facilitating a more physically active American population. This is the first Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Read the full article…

Town of Edgewood wins National Park Service Award

The Town of Edgewood has been chosen to receive technical assistance from the National Park Service’s (NPS) Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program. Marcy DeMillion, a Community Planner with the program, will work with community leaders in Edgewood to create a collaborative concept plan for the management and use of trails and open space Read the full article…