Ask Your Representative to Co-Sponsor the Complete America's Great Trails Act (HR 1912)
This fall, as Congress comes back into session, American Hiking Society urges you to use this page to contact your Representative and encourage them to support HR 1912, the “Complete America’s Great Trails Act,” a bill introduced by Rep. Connolly (D-VA), Rep. Blumenauer (D-OR) and Rep. Lummis (R-WY) designed to protect some of the most special trails in America. Use the form below to send a customized e-mail to your Representative today!
The Complete America’s Great Trails Act is a bill that provides a tax credit to private landowners who grant conservation easements to National Scenic Trails. This means that private landowners have a new incentive to allow hikers to pass through their property, and trails get a guaranteed corridor that protects the connectivity and continuity of the hiking experience for years to come!
This tax credit is an important tool that provides a fiscally responsible incentive for private landowners to allow access for hikers. During these challenging financial times, it is important to mention that HR 1912 requires no direct spending from the federal government, provides a significant tax break to hard-working land owners, and helps ensure that
For information on this important legislation, visit our webpage. Below, please customize this brief e-mail, and click to send it to your Representative.