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posted Jul 2, 2019
Corps are embedded in their communities and serve as cost-effective, common-sense partners that show up ready to work, manage their own crews, and help increase your staff capacity. Learn how you can engage the next generation of diverse trail, transportation, and recreation professionals!
posted Jun 10, 2019
Andrew Dupuy with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC),
Brian K. Housh with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)
Several states, including Ohio, Michigan, and Massachusetts have established legislative trails caucuses in the past year, facilitating active engagement among state legislators and trail constituents.
posted Jun 5, 2019
Mike Halferty with City of Toronto - Urban Foresty Branch
This poster session presentation summarizes the process of developing the City of Toronto's Natural Environment Trails Strategy and its outcomes.
posted Jun 4, 2019
Chris Gensic with City of Charlottesville
Lack of funding for trail design, construction, and upkeep is often a major barrier to implementation. Topics of discussion include: should this be local or state level, should it fund planning or construction, how much is enough but not too much, and how to equitably share the funding.
Bill Long with Bay Area Ridge Trail,
Frank Maguire with Pennsylvania Environmental Council,
Learn how trail leaders are generating support through techniques like outings and events, hikes with landowners, improved mapping and compelling visual images and engage in a sharing of lessons learned.
Chris Morris with New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation,
Hank Osborn with New York - New Jersey Trail Conference,
Sara Hart with New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation
This presentation will showcase elements of a comprehensive planning effort underway, and will focus on specific management actions including data collection, trail stewardship, maintenance, and a Leave No Trace hot spot event.
Daniel Ashworth with Alta Planning + Design,
Sara Patterson with Michael Baker International
Two case studies lay out the opportunities and challenges with completing trails through a lengthy planning, design, and construction process with multiple planning partners and project funders.
Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration
This presentation will provide a broad overview of Federal Highway Administration goals, programs, resources, and funding.
published Jan 1, 2014
Water trails are a unique form of recreation—in its simplest form it consists of floating with minor balance and navigation. However, the ability to reach the water’s edge is probably one of the largest obstacles to participation.
published Apr 10, 2019
Economic Impact Analysis shows new bike master plan will save 36 lives every year, add $500 million to the regional economy, and create 12,000 jobs.
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The Land and Water Conservation Fund is credited as funding the Big Dry Creek Trail in Westminster, Colorado
The Cache la Poudre River Trail in Greeley, Colorado received funds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund and Colorado Lottery, both through the state trails program
A newer style of sign boldly proclaiming the Colorado Lottery funding source on Cherry Creek Trail in Denver, Colorado
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The Acorn Group
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