A short inspiration by Jeanne and
Bill Watson, who have devoted 40 years of their lives to the Oregon / California Trail
Association (OCTA) .
Then we talk with Deb Salt,
The BLM's National Trails Coordinator about the Trails System, The
importance of volunteers and the economic and cultural significance
to gateway communities.
We talk with Gary Werner,
Executive Director for the Partnership for the National Trails
System, the man responsible for overseeing the coordination and
communication of all
aspects of the National Trails System. He discusses National Trails
and their significance in coming to know the history of the US and
We talk with Steven Elkinton, the Program Leader with the National Trails System for the
National Park Service about the many elements of the system, and how
you can get involved.