National Forest Foundation

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Summer/Fall 2016

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Outdoors for All: An Interview with James Edward Mills

By Greg M. Peters

James Edward Mills is an accomplished journalist and adventurer. In 2013, he worked with the National Outdoor Leadership School to organize the first all-African-American expedition up North America’s tallest mountain, Denali. His book, The Adventure Gap: Changing the Face of the Outdoors, recounts the project, called Expedition Denali, and explores how minority populations relate to the outdoors.

The Newest Long Trails Crossing America

By Tim Gibbins

In the decade since my thruhike, Congress has designated three new long trails to bring the National Scenic Trail System’s total to 11 trails. Work crews have added hundreds of miles to existing ones, and conservation groups have proposed a handful of new routes.

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