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published Dec 5, 2019
American Trails Staff
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.
published Oct 17, 2019
Back Country Horsemen of America
Organizations working together can tackle problems and issues that are too large for single organizations to handle.
posted Jul 12, 2018
In partnership with the Equine Land Conservation Resource, this webinar will explain how joining or creating an organization will help in addressing issues such as poor trail design, lack of maintenance, and general misunderstanding of horses that can result in loss of trail access. Please note: This webinar can apply to all trail activities, but examples in this webinar reference equestrian trails.
posted Jun 6, 2018
This project required an easement across private property to access the San Juan National Forest. Labor was provided by the Southwest Conservation Corps, Southwest Colorado Cycling Association, and Mesa Verde Backcountry Horsemen, with additional funding from the National Forest Foundation.
published Sep 1, 2008
Equestrian trail users are awakening to the fact that we are recreating largely on public lands owned by more than 300 million citizens.
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.
published Jun 1, 2010
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
The Ice Age Trail Triad shows that the federal government, a state agency, and a nonprofit can all work together to accomplish a lot more than they could if they worked on their own.
Partners work to develop volunteers skills to improve heavily-used sections of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
published Jan 1, 2003
The Katy Trail is a 185-mile rails-to-trails conversion of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas-Railroad (nick-named the KATY). The Missouri Department of Natural Resources was able to acquire the right-of-way after Congress passed the National Trails System Act allowing railroad corridors to be banked for future transportation use and used on an interim basis for recreational trails.
posted Feb 19, 2018
How to develop trails during an economic crisis.
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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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The Acorn Group, Inc.
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