•Hired a summer intern with a PNTS grant for the 40th anniversary of the Iditarod National Historic Trail and the
5oth anniversary of the National Trails System Act to develop social media posts about the historic trail. More than 20 social media posts were created with over 20,000 views and 2,100 interactions.
•Updated and revised the visitor guide for the Iditarod National Historic Trail, which was printed and distributed to communities and partners.
•Partnered with the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers to print and distribute a trail brochure with a map of the first mile of the Iditarod National Historic Trail and pointing out historic sites along the trail.
•Sponsored an Iditarod Trail to Every Classroom teacher Alumni Workshop in the ninth year of the program. During the first eight years (2010-2018), 120 teachers completed the year-long place-based service learning professional development program that connects youth and communities along the trail, promoting resource stewardship, recreation and community engagement.
•Partners developed a draft Iditarod National Historic Trail Southern Trek Stewardship Plan with the assistance of a Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program grant.
•Successfully organized three first-time volunteer trail events, which experienced strong and enthusiastic community and local business support: Moose Pass Trail near Rocky Creek (400 feet of trail built), Upper Winner Creek (800 feet widened and brushed) and Crow Pass Trail in Girdwood (600 feet improved and widened).
•Established a Challenge Share Agreement with the Chugach National Forest, U. S. Forest Service, to promote the trail, story and stewardship of the Iditarod National Historic Trail.