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published Oct 2020

Resilient Green Infrastructure and Workforce Development

The Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) partnered on this “green paper” to help guide the development of such a program. We started with a literature scan of green infrastructure that considered the benefits and challenges of green infrastructure workforce development programs for communities.


published Sep 2022

Outdoor Rec Drives Jobs

by Outdoor Recreation Roundtable, Oregon State University

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable partnered with Oregon State University’s Center for the Outdoor Recreation Economy to look deeper into the career paths, workforce needs, and future opportunities across America’s outdoor recreation economy.


published Jan 2021

Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board

by Strategy Matters, LLC

The Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board (LTWDB) consists of 23 business and community leaders across Central Kentucky promoting a thriving, responsive workforce system supporting business success, growth, and job creation.


published Jan 2020

How to Build Safer Streets Quickly and Affordably

by Alta Planning + Design, California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike)

The California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike) and Alta Planning + Design are excited to share this Quick-Build Guide for quickly and inexpensively creating safe spaces on our streets for people to travel by bike, on foot, on a scooter, by skateboard, or by any other low-impact, low-cost mode of transportation.


published Apr 2015

Trail Creek Restoration

by Coalition for the Upper South Platte

The 2002 Hayman Fire grossly affected Trail Creek, a tributary to the South Platte River, with a concomitant increase of sediment yield, increases in significant flood events, and reduced habitat quality.


published Sep 2022

Age and Dementia Friendly Design Considerations for Physical Infrastructure

by Massachusetts Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Disease

Inclusive design can address functional needs arising from dementia.


published Sep 2023

ON FIRE: The Report of the Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission

The wildfire crisis in the United States is urgent, severe, and far reaching. Wildfire is no longer simply a land management problem, nor is it isolated to certain regions or geographies. Across this nation, increasingly destructive wildfires are posing ever-greater threats to human lives, livelihoods, and public safety.


posted Sep 26, 2023

Safe Routes to Parks

by National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

Adults living within a half mile of a park visit parks and exercise more often, but according to the 2014 State Indicator Report on Physical Activity, less than 38 percent of the U.S. population lives within a half mile of a park.


published Jan 2004

Guidelines for Managing and Restoring Natural Plant Communities along Trails and Waterways

by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

These guidelines are designed to assist resource managers in conducting management activities that enhance the quality of natural plant communities, wildlife habitat, regional landscape integrity and visual quality, particularly as related to planning, development, and maintenance of trails, water trails, and water access sites.


published Feb 2005

Hand Tools for Trails

by USDA Forest Service

The tools shown here are those used most often by Forest Service trail crews. They are categorized into tools for sawing, chopping, grubbing, digging and tamping, pounding, and hammering, lifting and hauling, peeling and shaping, and sharpening and rehandling. Each tool is described along with helpful techniques for use and maintenance.