• photo of a replica keelboat with a crew member on the bow at sunset

    Lewis & Clark

    National Historic Trail ID,IL,IA,KS,MO,MT,NE,ND,OR,SD,WA

Trail Newsletter Archive

Spring 2014 Trail Companion cover in archive

Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Nebraska City, Nebraska

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Spring 2014

 
smaller image of volcano of Lewis and Clark

Lewis and Clark noted the five prominent peaks of the Columbia region in their journals. Read more about what they said about Mt. Saint Helen's seen above, as well as the others.

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Winter 2013/2014

 
photo of canoe with kids and a ranger on front cover of The Trail Companion December 2013

Youth experiencing the Missouri River and Lewis and Clark stories in urban Omaha, Nebraska

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December 2013

 
youth hiking and working on Lewis and Clark trail in Washington state

Urban youth from Washington taking a respite from a hard day's work on the Lewis and Clark trail.

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Summer 2013

 
image of Lewis and Clark Auto Tour Route

Proposed Auto Tour Route Sign for Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail

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Spring 2013

 
cover photo of Trail Companion February 2013 issue

Volunteering is a great way to learn more and teach others about the rich history, culture and natural resources of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Volunteer Ken Schlueter shares an otter fur to illustrate why the fur trade was so popular during this time.

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Winter 2012-13

 
thumbnail photo of Spirit Mound in Vermillion, South Dakota

Spirit Mound in Vermillion, South Dakota

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November 2012

 
view of corkscrew road in Columbia River Gorge

Columbia River Gorge, Old Highway

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Fall 2012

 
Jim Mallory announces the presence of a new partner organization in Omaha

Executive Director, Jim Mallory, of the newly founded non-profit organization, the Lewis and Clark Trust, announces its presence will be in Omaha

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Spring 2012

 
Chinook Indian Nation lead visitors in a song blessing the salmon at Cathlapotle Plankhouse Ridgefield, Washington.

Chinook Indian Nation lead visitors in a song blessing of a sacred salmon bake at Cathlapotle Plankhouse. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington.

Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

Winter 2012

 
History comes alive as this cultural demonstration intrigues young people at an encampment in Omaha

History comes alive as this cultural demonstration intrigues young people at an encampment in Omaha

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Fall 2011

 
Spring 2011 Trail Companion Newsletter for the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail

View from the Columbia River near Port of Cascade Locks

Spring 2011

 
photo of a tule lodge located at the living history village of Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, Pendleton, Oregon

Photo of a tule lodge located in the living history village at Tamastslikt Cultural Institute in Pendleton, Oregon.

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Winter 2010

 
volunteers participating in sturgeon survey on Missouri River holding sturgeon and posing

Volunteers surveying sturgeon in the Missouri River

Spring 2010

 
five photos of staff from left to right

LECL staff from left to right: Nichole McHenry, Volunteer Coordinator; Lisa Griebel, Lead Park Ranger; Andrew Veech, Cultural Resource Specialist; Denise Nelson, Environmental Compliance Specialist; Carolyn Fiscus, Volunteer-in-Parks.

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Fall 2009

Did You Know?

Seaman was Lewis's Newfoundland dog

Seaman, Lewis’s Newfoundland dog, joined the Expedition in Philadelphia when Lewis purchased him for $20. On the journey, Seaman served the Corps as hunter, sentry, and companion. Upon reaching the Pacific, Seaman became the first dog to travel the breadth of the North American continent.