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Program Timelines

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YEAR
MZTA Organization
The Link Trail (NRT)
Education Projects
Cabeza de Vaca (NHT)
2016
Toured National Park-to-Park Highway

 
100 Year Anniversary of National Park-to-Park Highway Association

100 Year Anniversary of National Park Service


 
2017
Mile Zero Trail Association Founded


Studied Feasibility and Introduced Concept for Southern Great Plains to Interior Highlands Trail, the Link Trail


Continued Research on National Park-to-Park Highway Association and Other Historic Trail Associations


Continued Research on the History, Implications and Route of Panfilo de Narvaez and Cabeza de Vaca


2018

Membership Outreach
Jan 1 - Aug 31
Organize Board

April 1 - June 30
Charter Members

May 1 - Aug 31
Organize Chapters

Sept 1 - Dec 31
Inaugural Members

Oct 1 - Dec 31
Membership Outreach
(Crowdsource Camp.)
Incorporate as a Non-profit and Apply for 501(c)(3) Status



Describe Link Trail A (Auto)

Plan First Conference

Study Path Needed to Complete Route, Dallas-Fort Worth to Little Rock



Develop Programs Around 100 Year Anniversary of the National Park-to-Park Highway Inaugural Tour

Plan Youth Camp Programs



Compile Sources and Seek Additional Translation of Original Text (Key Parts)


2019
Expand Outreach/Social Events

Develop 10 Year Plan (2020-2030) for Organization

Assist in Promotion of "Old Spanish Trail" Highway "OST 100" Centennial Through MZTA Newsletter and Possible Educational and/or Tour Events (e.g. San Antonio, El Paso, Tucson)


Continue to Study Sections of Link Trail B and C

Hold Regional Conferences


Tour National Park to Park Highway

Consider Educational Projects and/or Tours Based on 100 Year Anniversary of Grand Canyon NP, Zion NP, Acadia NP

Establish Youth Camp Programs

Plan Tour Based on Route of Panfilo de Narvaez and Cabeza de Vaca

Give Presentations on Journal of Cabeva de Vaca and Route of Panfilo de Narvaez and Cabeza de Vaca


Prepare and Present Information to Government Agencies for Consideration of National Historic Trail

Prepare and Present Information to for Consideration of International Historic and Interpretive Trail


2020
Launch 10 Year Plan (2020-2030)

Consider Facility Needs and Possibilities


Continue to Study and Develop Sections of Link Trail C

Decribe Link Trail B (Bike Route)

Plan Hikes, Dallas-Fort Worth to Little Rock

Fall and Spring Conferences


Tour National Park to Park Highway

Participate in 100 Year Anniversary of the National Park to Park Highway Conference (organize if necessary)


Propose Interpretive Center Based on First Contact between Africans, Europeans and Native Americans Based on the Expeditions of Panfilo de Narvaez/Cabeza de Vaca, Hernando de Soto and Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, and the Earliest Written Descriptions of Indigenous Cultures and Environments in the United States


2021
Consider Participation or Promotion of Educational Activities Rlated to the Sesquicentennial of Yellowstone National Park, America's First National Park


Continue to Study and Develop Sections of Link Trail C

Plan Hikes on Developed Sections of Link Trail C

Fall and Spring Conferences

Consider Feasibility of Link Trail B Competitive Bike Tour


100 Year Anniversary of Appalachian Trail Concept

Offer Educational Activities based on 100 Year Anniversary of Appalachian Trail

Consider Educational Projects and/or Tours based on 100 Year Anniversary of Hot Springs NP


 
2022
 
Continue to Study and Develop Sections of Link Trail C

Plan Hikes on Developed Sections of Link Trail C

Fall and Spring Conferences


 
Hold Preliminary Conference for Planning of National Historic Trail and Educational Activities Around 500 Year Anniversary of Expedition of Panfilo de Narvaez and Cabeza de Vaca


2023
 
Continue to Study and Develop Sections of Link Trail C

Plan Hikes on Developed Sections of Link Trail C in Conjunction With Appalachian Trail Anniversary

Establish Conservancy Organization for Maintenance and Continued Development of the Link Trail

Fall and Spring Conferences


100 Year Anniversary of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

100 Year Anniversary of Appalachian Trail (first segment opening)

Offer Educational Activities based on 100 Year Anniversary of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, combined with 100 Year Anniversary of Appalachian Trail

Consider Educational Projects and/or Tours based on 100 Year Anniversary of Carlsbad Caverns NM (became National Park in 1930)

 
2024
 
Achieve Goal of 60 Percent Completion of Link Trail C

Plan Hikes on Developed Sections of Link Trail C

Hold Annual Conference


 
Plan Participation in 500 Year Anniversary of Narvaez Expedition Education Conference and Related Activities (organize if necessary)


2025
Consider Participation or Promotion of Educational Activities Rlated to the Founding of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (Originally the Appalachian Trail Conference)


Achieve Goal of 80 Percent Completion of Link Trail C


Consider Educational Projects and/or Tours based on 100 Year Anniversary of Inception of Shenandoah (became National Park in 1935)

Consider Combining with Additional Projects Related to Appalachian Trail and Skyline Drive through Shenandoah National Park


Establish Conservancy Organization for Education and Advocacy for a National Historic Trail based on the Route of the Expedition of Panfilo de Narvaez and Cabeza de Vaca


2026
Assist in Promotion of U.S. Highway Route 66 Centennial Through MZTA Newsletter and Possible Educational and/or Tour Events (e.g. Chicago, Tulsa, Shamrock, Albuquerque)


Achieve Goal of 90 Percent Completion of Link Trail C

Consider Events Related to U.S. Highway Route 66 Centennial at Potential Link Trail Intersecting Cities (Weatherford, Clinton, Elk City)


 
 
2027
 
Achieve Goal of 100 Percent Completion of Link Trail C


 
500 Year Anniversary of Narvaez Expedition

Participate in 500 Year Anniversary of Narvaez Expedition Education Conference and Related Activities (organize if necessary)


2028
 
Hold 10 Year Celebration of the Link Trail


Consider Educational Projects and/or Tours based on 100 Year Anniversary of Bryce Canyon NP (Educational Potential: Colorado Plateau)


 
2029
Evaluate 10 Year Goals, Prepare Plan and Vision for Next Decade (2030-2040)


 
 
 
2030
Launch 10 Year Plan (2030-2040)


 
 
 
2031
 
 
 
 
2032
 
 
 
 
2033
 
 
 
 
2034
 
 
 
 
2035
 
 
 
 
2036
 
 
 
500 Year Anniversary of Narvaez Expedition Survivors' Arrival in Mexico City, including Cabeza de Vaca, Esteban and Two More


2037
 
 
100 Year Anniversary of the Completion of the Appalachian Trail


 
2038
 
 
 
 


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