Trails Training Calendar

Trail training, workshops, and conferences on trail building, planning, management, land protection, organization development, leadership, tools, GIS data, parks, bike/ped facilities, nonmotorized transportation, funding, and stewardship.

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September

Sustainable Trail Maintenance

Wentworth, NC

September 26, 2018

Participants will learn how to maintain sustainable trails. The session will cover vegetation trimming, deberming and maintaining outslope, constructing knicks and rolling grade dips, and other typical trail maintenance requirements. Students will gain field experience maintaining existing trails on the Rockingham Community College campus.

Categories: Workshop

2018 World Trails Conference

Santiago de Compostela, Spain

September 26 - September 30, 2018

Join the world's leading trail organizations, trail professionals and trail enthusiasts in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Categories: Conference

SORP Webinar Series: Research Approaches for Outdoor Recreation Planners

Webinar: Boulder, Colorado

September 26, 2018

This one-hour webinar focuses on research approaches for outdoor recreation planners

Categories: Webinar

Intermediate Trail Maintenance

Wentworth, NC

September 27, 2018

Participants will learn about advanced trail maintenance techniques. The session will cover trail tread narrowing and rehabilitation, armoring, checkdams, and trail closure and reclamation. Students will also review vegetation trimming, deberming and maintaining outslope, constructing knicks and rolling grade dips, and other typical trail maintenance requirements.

Categories: Workshop

Turnpike Training

Parshall, Colorado

September 28, 2018

A turnpike is an elevated trail tread structure used to carry trails through wet or sensitive areas. Trainees will participate in and learn the steps behind building a proper turnpike.

Categories: Workshop

OSI Creede Crew Leadership for Ecological Restoration

Crede, Colorado

September 29 - September 30, 2018

Learn the value and basic practice of ecological restoration and how to motivate and lead others in restoration tasks. This exciting two-day workshop will cover the fundamentals of crew leadership and ecological restoration including basic planting, seeding and erosion control techniques. Participants will be expected to complete a 4-5 hour online course delivered through Colorado Mountain College covering leadership techniques, tool and crew safety before attending the weekend workshop.

Categories: Workshop

October

50th Annual Meeting of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation

Astoria, Oregon

October 07 - October 10, 2018

Visit sites during the Corps’ winter stay in 1805–1806. Learn about life before and after the Corps arrived. Celebrate 50 years of Trail preservation and interpretation.

Categories: Meeting

Basic Rockwork for Trails

Wentworth, NC

October 09 - October 11, 2018

During this advanced trail training session, participants will gain an introduction into basic rockwork for trails. Students will learn how to move rock efficiently and use various methods to build stone steps. Please contact Tim Johnson, Director of Duke Energy TRAILS at Rockingham Community College for more details.

Categories: Workshop

Defining the Future of Trail, One Community at a Time

Fruita, CO

October 10 - October 12, 2018

T.H.E. Trail Summit, is a trails-based conference where bike industry leaders and trail-advocates will join together to participate in three days of working sessions to address the trail building industry as a whole. The goal is to help organizations understand the true broad picture of trails and trails-based tourism

Categories: Conference

Advancing Trails Webinar Series

Working with Tourism to Develop, Promote, and Fund Active Tourism

October 11, 2018

This webinar explores how to work with tourism officials and/or economic development councils to drive economic development.

Categories: Webinar, Advancing Trails Webinar
Oct 11

Ten Years of Safe Routes to School - Where Do We Go From Here?

United States

October 17, 2018

Safe Routes to School initiatives are continuing to improve safety and get more kids walking and rolling to school. Join this webinar from the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals to hear about continued successes from state and local level programs.

Categories: Webinar

Alabama Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant Workshop

Center for Commerce, 401 Adams Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama in the 7th Floor Auditorium

October 18, 2018

Everyone interested in competing for Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant assistance during this funding cycle is encouraged to attend. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. The workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end by 12 noon.

Categories: Workshop

Alabama Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Grant Workshop

Center for Commerce, 401 Adams Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama in the 7th Floor Auditorium

October 18, 2018

Everyone interested in competing for Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant assistance during this funding cycle is encouraged to attend. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. The workshop will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end by 5:00 p.m.

Categories: Workshop

2018 National Scenic and Historic Trails Conference

Vancouver, Washington

October 22 - October 25, 2018

Every two years, the Partnership for the National Trails System convenes a conference for the members, partners and allies from the National Trails community.

Categories: Conference

Sustainable Trail Assessment, Permitting, and Contracting

Wentworth, North Carolina

October 23 - October 25, 2018

Participants will learn how to take a critical look at trails to assess condition, maintenance, and safety. The session will also cover potential permitting requirements and trail contracting for natural surface sustainable trail projects. Students will discuss how trail condition, maintenance, and safety can affect the "trail experience", and they will also learn and discuss how the interpretation of assessment results may vary depending on user group and trail difficulty. Participants will complete desktop trail reviews, assess existing trails and proposed reroutes on the Rockingham Community College campus, discuss permits, and create contracts based on assessment results.

Categories: Workshop

SORP Webinar Series: Visitor Use Management Series Webinar 3

Webinar: Boulder, Colorado

October 24, 2018

This one-hour webinar focuses on spatial approaches to monitoring and managing visitor use

Categories: Webinar

SORP Webinar Series: Visitor Use Management Series Webinar 3

Webinar: Boulder, Colorado

October 24, 2018

This one-hour webinar focuses on spatial approaches to monitoring and managing visitor use

Categories: Webinar

Washington State Trails Conference

Wenatchee, Washington

October 25 - October 27, 2018

The 12th biennial conference theme is “Leading the Way”. This year’s conference will offer breakout sessions along four themed tracks: Shared Trails, Shared Advocacy; Exclusivity, Diversity, and Access; Public Lands - Multiple Uses & Balancing Values; Managing for Change.

Categories: Conference

November

National Equestrian Trails Conference - "Sharing The Trails"

Scottsdale, Arizona

November 02 - November 04, 2018

The annual conference will address important educational issues that are being presented in both a hands-on environment as well as in general workshop sessions. The Conference topics include up-to-date educational information and skills that will benefit both trail riders and trail maintenance groups, as well as our public and private land managers.

Categories: Conference

Sustainable Trail Design and Layout, Construction, and Maintenance

Wentworth, North Carolina

November 05 - November 08, 2018

Participants will learn the five essential elements of sustainable trails and how to incorporate them into trail layout and construction. This session will guide participants from desktop trail planning to design and layout, corridor flagging, and pin flagging of a trail alignment in the field. Students will gain field experience constructing new trail, reroutes, and maintaining existing trails on the Rockingham Community College campus.

Categories: Workshop

Sustainable Trail Assessment

Wentworth, North Carolina

November 13, 2018

Participants will learn about the characteristics of sustainable and traditional trails and the five essential elements of sustainable trails. Students will also learn and discuss how the interpretation of assessment results may vary depending on user group and trail difficulty. The session will cover user and natural impacts and include desktop trail review and field assessment. Participants will gain field experience assessing existing trails and proposed reroutes on the Rockingham Community College campus.

Categories: Workshop

Sustainable Trail Permitting and Contracting

Wentworth, NC

November 14, 2018

Participants will learn about potential permitting requirements and trail contracting for natural surface sustainable trail projects. The session will cover environmental regulatory agencies and contacts. Students will be provided with examples of trail contracts and create one of their own based on findings from a trail assessment.

Categories: Workshop

Conflict Resolution: Good Sidepath Design

United States

November 14, 2018

Join this webinar from the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals and learn how design can help with conflict resolution.

Categories: Webinar

Advancing Trails Webinar Series

Nordic Ski Trails Across the Country

November 15, 2018

In partnership with the Society for Outdoor Recreation Professionals (SORP). Presented by TBD

Categories: Webinar, Advancing Trails Webinar
Nov 15

December

Advancing Trails Webinar Series

Building Strong Volunteer Partner Organizations: A Success Story

December 06, 2018

With increased use of our public trails and limitations on agency resources, how can volunteer organizations be more responsive and effective partners? Join us to learn about a successful statewide effort in Colorado—the Colorado Outdoor Stewardship Coalition (COSC) -- that is laying the groundwork for advancing the state’s stewardship movement by building a stronger and more effective infrastructure of volunteer programs across the state.

Categories: Webinar, Advancing Trails Webinar
Dec 06

Intermediate Trail Assessment (prerequisite required)

Wentworth, North Carolina

December 11 - December 12, 2018

Participants will build on skills and knowledge they gained in the sustainable trail assessment class. Students will focus on critical assessment of a trail system in the area. The session will cover creating a trail assessment document to present findings and proposed recommendations.Students will gather the necessary information through field work to write a trail assessment document. **Interested participants should have a thorough understanding of sustainable trails and trail assessment experience before taking this class - prerequisite required.

Categories: Multi-day Course, Workshop

SORP Webinar Series: Visitor Use Management Series Webinar 4

Webinar: Boulder, Colorado

December 19, 2018

This one-hour webinar focuses on International approaches to visitor use monitoring

Categories: Webinar

March

PTBA Sustainable Trails Conference

Grand Junction, CO

March 17 - March 23, 2019

The Sustainable Trails Conference is heading to Grand Junction, CO, to offer the absolute must attend conference for anyone involved in trails construction, maintenance, design, development and use.

Categories: Conference

April

2019 International Trails Symposium

Syracuse, NY

April 28 - May 01, 2019

American Trails hosts the 24th International Trails Symposium and Training Institute in Syracuse, New York April 28 - May 1, 2019

Categories: Conference, Symposium