National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act (H.R. 845) has passed in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. The bi-partisan supported legislation now heads to the the desk of President Obama for his signature in the last step to become law.
This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to publish a national strategy to significantly increase the role of volunteers and partners in trail maintenance.
The strategy shall: