Volunteer Profile: Brian Wagenaar (part 1 of 2)

Note: this is the first part of reflections from PCT Volunteer Brian Wagenaar. Stay tuned for part two in March!

I am tremendously lucky. Over the last six years, I’ve spent much of my time engaged in conservation, crisscrossing the country to find myself in  beautiful, diverse places, working outside ... Read more

Cliffside grilled cheese

This story was written by PCTA’s Spencer Valenti, featuring narration from a fictionalized hiker who encounters Spencer on the PCT and learns about our work. Though the specific hiker might be made up, encounters and conversations like this are not uncommon. We hope you enjoy this chance to get to ... Read more

Announcing two new PCTA Regional Representatives!

2023 Regional Rep Hiring Announcement

The PCTA is very excited to announce our two new Regional Representatives. Allissa Brush will serve as the PCTA’s Southern Sierra Regional Representative, and Michelle DiMeglio will serve as the North Cascades Regional Representative.


Allissa Brush – Southern Sierra

Allissa joins us following over ... Read more

Right Plant, Right Place: Amy Stork Consulting


PCTA Business Member Amy Stork grew up in a cabin her parents built in the woods of northern Vermont.  She recalls walking in the cold when the snowy winters made it difficult to drive up to the cabin. Yet, she still cherishes and has fond memories of her childhood ... Read more