On May 24th Executive Director Judi gaiashkibos and Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry appeared on 1011 News to discuss the Chief Standing Bear Trail and the Chief Standing Bear statue to be installed in Statuary Hall.
On May 22nd Executive Director Judi gaiashkibos testified before the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands in support of H.R. 2490, brought by Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry. This bill would amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study… [ Read More ]
Please click here to be directed to a video of late Justice John Wright presiding over a recreation of the Trial of Standing Bear which took place in the Nebraska Supreme Court on April 8, 2017 as part of a Diverse Origins event for Cub Scouting and the 150th… [ Read More ]
Two life-long visionaries who were instrumental in building some of Nebraska’s most treasured pathways were named Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s (RTC’s) 2017 Doppelt Family Rail-Trail Champions. Many across Nebraska credit Ross Greathouse and Lynn Lightner – who have been friends and fellow trail builders for nearly four decades, and who… [ Read More ]