Trail protection

PCTA’s Ian Nelson gets an award from the top

During a regular Monday morning meeting of his most senior staff members, U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell picked up a heavy plaque made of green and white granite inscribed with some very special words: “Ian Nelson” and “Wilderness Champion.”

Nelson is PCTA’s longest serving regional representative, covering Southern Oregon ... Read more

Pyramid Peak now belongs to you

Another piece of the PCT in the checkerboard lands south of Snoqualmie Pass is now permanently protected!

The U.S. Forest Service recently purchased the 480-acre Pyramid Peak property from the Plum Creek Timber Company. The Trust for Public Land was holding the parcel until the Forest Service could secure the ... Read more