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published Mar 2013

Connecting Youth with Nature… On a Trail

by American Trails Staff

Encouraging youth to learn about the importance of trails along with stewardship and conservation.


published Dec 2012

Inspiring Children to Become Lifelong Stewards of our Great Outdoors and Trails

by American Trails Staff

Environmental education inspires lifelong learning.


published Dec 2011

Trails are Making a Difference

by American Trails Staff

Nancy Desmond of Cleveland Metroparks, tells us how trails have made a difference in her life and career.


published Nov 2011

What Draws People to a Trail?

by American Trails Staff

The desire to recreate, exercise and enjoy natural beauty.


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posted Jun 18, 2020

1,300 Trail Projects Can Put Americans To Work

Nearly 1,300 trail projects are waiting for infrastructure funding to help put Americans back to work and meet the burgeoning trail use numbers coming out of the pandemic.


posted Feb 25, 2020

Trails Move People

Creating a strong, cooperative, and unified voice for a diverse trails community


posted Feb 20, 2020

Mental Health Benefits of Trails

Beyond the physical health benefits of trails, the mental health benefits of trail access is also invaluable.


posted Feb 20, 2020

Health Benefits of Trails

Does access to trails really lead to healthier communities? According to research the answer is a resounding yes.


posted Feb 20, 2020

Trails Are Transportation

Trails are critical infrastructure and, as such, they should receive the financial and human resource allocations necessary to maintain their critical role.


posted Feb 19, 2020

Trails Make Economic Sense

The benefits of expanding and improving the outdoor recreation economy are clear and compelling.


posted Feb 19, 2020

Trails Are Inclusive

Trails, by their very nature, promote social, racial, gender, and economic equity. They are almost always free to use, are available 24/7/365, and provide transportation alternatives no matter what mode of travel you use.


posted Feb 19, 2020

Why Trails?

Where would we be without trails? It is a simple question, but it is worth pondering. The longer you sit with this question, the more you will discover the overwhelming impact that trails have on our lives, often in very unexpected ways.


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Stantec

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.


Headquarters: 10220 103 Ave NW Suite 400, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 0K4
(866) 782-6832 • [email protected]

Partnership for a Healthier America

Washington, District of Columbia

Our goal is that all children — especially those disproportionately affected — will live healthier lives, growing up to be adults free from obesity, diabetes, heart disease and other chronic conditions. We accomplish thi...


1203 19th Street NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, District of Columbia 20036
(202) 842-9001 • [email protected]

The City-County of Butte-Silver Bow Parks and Recreation

Butte, Montana

We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for our citizens and visitors through outdoor recreation, sports, community and fun.


1340 Harrison Ave, Butte, Montana 59701
(406) 497-6565 • [email protected]

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