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An effort is underway to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11 with a memorial trail that traverses 1,300 miles.
A report on the use and benefits of Federal Recreational Trails Program funds across the United States.
Gathering GIS data can help create maps for trails. This guide for beginners will tell you how to get started.
The future for outdoor recreation. To continue building a robust future for outdoor recreation, the outdoor sector needs investments in outdoor infrastructure, businesses that support collaboration and sustainable growth, a talent pipeline to build a skilled workforce, and marketing resources that ensure quality and equity.
The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT), a federation of the nation’s leading national and regional trail-related organizations, is excited to announce plans for the 2021 Tom Petri Annual Achievement Awards recognizing outstanding trail projects funded by the Recreational Trails Program (RTP)
The National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service is pleased to announce 48 funded projects.
Pannier is the leading manufacturer of signs, panels, exhibit bases, and frames. With a full line of exhibit bases, there is a product for every trail and wayside application.
The goal of this report is to highlight greenway trail programs, policy, funding, and design
trends, as well as best practices. This peer city and aspirational city report summarizes data
gathered from eight peer cities and two aspirational cities and compares it against data from the
Northwest Arkansas (NWA) region.
Hiking is widely recognized as one of the healthiest hobbies anyone can have, and for a good reason too. When we break it down to plain physics, walking activates most muscle groups, which not only keeps us in shape but also conditions us to become more resilient to all bodily ailments and harms.
Are there any graduate programs that are focused on trail planning, development, and design?
American Trails is announcing new benefits for our members, including discounts at top outdoor recreation retailers!
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National Crosscut and Chainsaw Program
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