The mission of the Alaska Trail Stewards Program is to provide volunteer-based trail maintenance services to public land managers and others who have responsibility for safely and sustainably maintaining trails throughout Alaska. 

73

trail projects

167,968

feet of trail built, maintained, or protected

6331

volunteer hours

 $176,260

donated labor

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Primary Goals

1. Increase the number of skilled and safe volunteers doing trail work on public lands in Alaska

2. Provide a wide variety of opportunities for citizen stewardship of public lands

3. Decrease the backlog of trail maintenance on public lands

4. Promote effective communication and coordination between skilled volunteers and land managers

5. Create a flexible program that can be a model for urban centers and rural communities throughout Alaska

 

Secondary Goals

1. Create or enhance partnerships between nonprofit organizations and land managers

2. Increase philanthropic support of trails throughout Alaska by engaging businesses and organizations

3. Expand youth engagement in caring for public lands

4. Develop a greater awareness of sustainable trail design and maintenance

Alaska Trails
PO Box 100627
Anchorage, AK 99510-0627
907-334-8049

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