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American Trails is proud to present "Introduction to Trail Maintenance Management Planning" as a part of the American Trails "Advancing Trails Webinar Series"


The recording of this webinar is available for purchase. Original webinar took place September 25, 2013.

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"Introduction to Trail Maintenance Management Planning ~ Part 1 of 3"


This is the first in a series of webinars on Trail Maintenance Management brought to you by Kim Frederick of Chinook Associates LLC and American Trails. See details below...


The recording of this webinar is available for purchase. Payments accepted are credit cards (Visa and MasterCard), checks, and purchase orders. If paying via purchase order, please select check as your payment method in the online store and in the notes section write in your purchase order number.


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If you already have a Trail Maintenance Management Plan this webinar will present some ideas on how you might improve it. If you are considering developing a one, you will get information to consider so you can make good decisions about how you might best move forward with the development of your plan.

Millions of dollars annually are devoted to trail development across the country. Fundamental to the sustainability of this investment in a trail system is a Trail Maintenance Management Program. Participants in this workshop will be provided with an introduction of the process to create a Trail Maintenance Management Plan that will include: Establishing Management Objectives, Creating a Trail Inventory, Managing Information, and Program Implementation Considerations.



Presenter for the Webinar: “Introduction to Trail Maintenance Management Planning ~ Part 2 of 3:”

Kim Frederick, Principal, Chinook Associates LLC, PO Box 18571 Golden CO 80402 - (303) 718-0829 -


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Kim Frederick



Since 1983, Kim Frederick has managed the trail system for Jefferson County Open Space in the foothills west of Denver. This 200 plus mile trail system is in an urban rural interface and experiences over 2 million visitors annually. A founding member of the Colorado Outdoor Training Initiative (COTI) he was instrumental in developing delivering trail related skills workshops over a ten year period throughout the country.

As the Board Chairperson for COTI he facilitated partnership agreements with over 40 Federal, State, Local Government and Non-Profit Organizations to support COTI. As a principal with Chinook Associates he has over 20 years of experience conducting trail skills workshops throughout the United States and internationally in Italy, Lebanon and Mexico. Kim creates a positive learning environment in his workshops where all of the participants benefit. 

Chinook Associates was created to be an industry leader in the design, development, and management of Recreational Trail Systems, Natural Resources, Parks and Protected Areas. This is accomplished through providing services and products that exceed our partners’ expectations. We are a collection of professionals that are:

• Committed to researching and advancing best management practices
• With diverse education, work and life experiences
• That demands integrity from each other
• Dedicated to making a positive difference


arrow Read Kim's article: "Training partnership leverages Department of Labor funding"



Continuing Education Units: This webinar was worth 0.10 CEUs but only if you attended the LIVE webinar. We are pleased to offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for American Trails webinars (included in the fee) through the Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS), an authorized independent CEU provider through IACET (International Association for Continuing Education and Training). Be sure to sign up in advance for future webinars to take advantage of the CEUs. Check out our upcoming webinars…



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