The National Parks Service – Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program (RTCA) supports community-led natural resource conservation and outdoor recreation proejects across the nation. This partnership assists local communities in revitalizing their conservation and outdoor recreation vision and goals by providing a broad range of services and skills. For small technical assistance questions in the greater Hartford area, contact Stephan Bastrzycki, NPS, RTCA at stephan_bastrzycki@nps.gov or 860-309-1135. For larger-scale projects, communities must complete the formal application process with a deadline of June 30th.

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