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posted Feb 17, 2020
American Trails Staff
The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) calls on all trail organizations and trail enthusiasts to take action immediately to continue and to expand the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), the national trails assistance program that aids all trail activities nationwide through use of federal non-highway recreational fuel taxes.
posted Dec 5, 2019
Specific skills used in Interpreting regulations and legislation; applying federal laws on environmental, historic issues; providing accessible routes under the Americans with Disabilities Act; developing and enforcing trail regulations; responding to legal and liability issues.
Specific skills used in development of organizations for trails and greenways work: creating and building a nonprofit organization; managing boards and staff; recruiting, training, and rewarding volunteers; managing finances and legal issues.
Creating and maintaining partnerships; interagency project management; structuring agreements among partners; nurturing cooperation among a variety of recreation and conservation interests; planning trail systems across jurisdictional lines.
Database management; website development; trail and facility inventories; trail assessment and maintenance records; identifying and gathering needed information.
posted Nov 22, 2019
Q&A from the American Trails webinar for JEDI with the purpose of creating a map that can help you identify priorities for your organization and areas where you need more support.
posted Nov 19, 2019
The Continental Divide Trail Coalition surveyed 200 small business owners along the CDT and found that 86% say trails are vital to the economy of their communities.
posted Nov 13, 2019
Taylor Goodrich with American Trails
Every year hundreds of projects across the country use Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding to complete new projects and improve existing infrastructure. These are two recent highlights of how those funds are being used on the ground.
posted Oct 31, 2019
Trails are shown to improve health both mentally and physically, yet the healthcare industry and the trails industry rarely work together. There are many reasons for this, such as logistics, bureaucracy, and communication issues. We asked some leading experts how we can begin bridging these gaps.
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New trails were built for a new housing development to access the Highline Canal Trail in Aurora, Colorado
More development along the Highline Canal Trail in Aurora, Colorado
Sign advertises new apartments along the Highline Canal Trail in Aurora, Colorado
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