The award winners were recognized at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C. on June 14, 2007 as part of the celebration of Great Outdoors Week 2007.
The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) has announced the winners of its "Annual Achievement Awards" in recognition of their outstanding use of Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds. The award winners were recognized at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C. on June 14, 2007 as part of the celebration of Great Outdoors Week 2007.
The following trail projects and programs were honored for 2007. Click on the links to see details and photographs of the projects.
2007 Youth Conservation/Service Corps and Community Outreach
Youth crews have built over 75 miles of new trail in rugged environments along the Continental Divide.
2007 Accessibility Enhancement
Building an accessible trail on the Boothbay Region Land Trust's Penny Lake Preserve.
2007 Environment and Wildlife
Kids build trails while having summer camp experiences.
2007 Education and Communication
A "how-to guidebook" for developing trails.
2007 Construction and Design
New accessible boardwalks bring visiors to the scenic Upper Falls of the Left Fork of Holly River.
2007 Maintenance and Rehabilitation
Renovation of city parks trails has increased use.
2007 Multiple-Use Management and Corridor Sharing
Decks were replaced on 12 rail-trail bridges to keep over 100 miles of trail open.