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.
This session will provide case studies of five Canadian trails from across the country.
Strategies for captivating your trail audience.
The one-mile trail provides a chance to enjoy the natural world at Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge.
The westernmost rail trail in Florida, it extends from the historic town of Milton north to US Naval Air Station Whiting Field. The trail passes through pine woods, a cypress/bay swamp, and an area of white-topped pitcher plants. An unpaved equestrian trail parallels a segment of the paved trail.
The Bikeway Selection Guide from the Federal Highway Administration will help planners make informed decisions about the selection of bike- way types. This guide emphasizes engineering judgment, design flexibility, documentation, and experimentation.