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Partnership Stories

The Rivers & Trails program works in partnership at the local, state, and
national level. Each of these partnerships is a unique and exciting story!

Choose one of the stories below to learn more or visit our partnerships page to see examples of our current partners.

A national partnership between RTCA and the American Society of Landscape Architects delivers pro bono planning and design assistance to selected community projects dealing with rivers and trails.

RTCA and Groundwork USA have teamed up to engage youth from diverse backgrounds with their local National Parks as part of the Groundwork Green Team program. Green Teams provides youth (ages 12-18) with the structure, knowledge, and tools to help revitalize their communities.

Learn more about 2009 Green Team adventures in national parks!

Photo shows Aspen Interpretive Trail,
								  sign and partners at opening celebration in Glennallen, AK. Partners include the local Chamber of Commerce,
								  the Copper Valley Development Association's Resource Conservation and Development program,
								  the State of Alaska Recreational Trails grant program, 
								  the BLM Glennallen field office, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, and the Rivers & Trails program. Photo courtesy Cassie Thomas.

"The trail demonstrates how collaboration among community interests, with assistance from state and federal partnership programs, can enhance quality of life for residents and visitors alike."

- Cassie Thomas
Rivers & Trails, Alaska

 
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