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posted Dec 5, 2019
Elvin Clapp with Bureau of Land Management
Survey of skills and competencies to assist in developing a national training strategy for National Scenic and Historic Trails
posted Nov 15, 2019
Taylor Goodrich with American Trails
Trailshaping is a system of understanding in which simple, everyday forces shape (generate) the big picture, details, and nuances of all trails and all trail types, as well as context-specific trail planning, design, construction, maintenance, and management.
posted Nov 14, 2019
One of the most difficult trail facilities to accomplish is a crossing of an active rail line.
posted Jul 8, 2019
Michael Osborne with Five Rivers MetroParks
The challenges of balancing ecological protection, physical management and social demands on natural surface hiking, equestrian, mountain biking and multi-use trails can be overwhelming. However, it IS possible to meet these challenges by designing sustainable trails that are created to last into the next century.
posted Jan 24, 2018
Jim Murphy with Back Country Horsemen of America
Trail conflict occurs: among different user groups, among different users within the same group, and as a result of factors not related to a users' trail activities.
Jan Hancock with Hancock Resources LLC,
Federal Highway Administration,
USDA Forest Service
posted Jan 19, 2018
Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Designing sustainable contour trails that reduce maintenance needs while providing a good experience for visitors.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
This 300-page spiral-bound publication, several years in the making, provides a first-ever comprehensive "how-to" guidebook for developing all types of recreational trails.
posted Jan 4, 2018
Randy Martin with Trailscape
Designers and land managers should consider the benefits of lengthening trails to lower the average grade while at the same time including short sections that are much steeper.
posted Jan 3, 2018
American Trails Staff
The goal of trail building is to create a long-term relationship between humans and nature.
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