posted Feb 28, 2019
This webinar will discuss how the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ attention has focused in the past few years on creating more inclusive public access through youth programs and collaborations.
posted Oct 25, 2018
This presentation discusses the seven biggest considerations for planners and designers when designing near wetlands, streams, forests, and other environmental resources.
posted Oct 22, 2018
For more than a decade, Greater & Greener has been the leading international conference for urban park leaders, city planning and design professionals, public officials, advocates, funders, and innovators to explore the role of parks and recreation in addressing some of the biggest challenges facing 21st Century cities. The highly curated sessions, workshops, and tours facilitate an honest dialogue around solutions, cross-sector and peer-to-peer networking, and tools for building successful park partnerships.
posted Oct 4, 2018
The next webinar in the U.S. Access Board's free monthly series will take place November 1 from 2:30 – 4:00 (ET) and will focus on scoping and technical requirements for exterior routes and surfaces. The presenter will review the differences between sidewalks in the public right-of-way, accessible routes, shared use paths, and pedestrian trails. Additionally, the latest information on accessible surfaces will be discussed.
posted Jun 12, 2018
The goal of this webinar is to teach planners, landscape architects, engineers, and trail committee volunteers a variety of best practices for trail design. Hard surfaced trails are not as easy to design as they seem.
posted May 22, 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.
posted May 10, 2018
On March 15, 2011, new Department of Justice rules took effect, specifying the “other power-driven mobility devices” (OPDMD) that could be used on trails by “individuals with mobility disabilities.” If you manage a trail that is open to the public this rule applies to your facility.
posted Feb 17, 2018
This American Trails’ webinar, “Telling a Better Story,” focuses on strategies for captivating your trail audience with provocative, well designed interpretive panels.
posted Feb 17, 2018
This course is designed to help water trail managers and outfitters improve opportunities for people of all backgrounds and abilities to enjoy water trails.
posted Feb 16, 2018
This webinar will provide an overview of Mass Audubon’s All Persons Hiking Trails.