Beyond the Trail - 2015

Exploring National Trail Corridors and Plan Implementation

This presentation describes how the new BLM policies guide the agency in fulfilling its responsibilities under the National Trails System Act.

Presenters: Bill Gibson, Travel Management and National Trails Lead, Bureau of Land Management Arizona; Terry Heslin, Travel Management and National Trails Lead, Bureau of Land Management Idaho

The Bureau of Land Management has recently approved policies for the establishment of National Trail Management Corridors on public lands. This National Trails Policy is the first of its kind for any federal agency within the National Trails System. This presentation describes how the new BLM policies guide the agency in fulfilling its responsibilities under the National Trails System Act and other laws for National Scenic and National Historic Trails, including inventory, planning, management, and monitoring.

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