Protecting Your Trail, Your Agency, and Yourself From Liability
Help limit liability.
Presenters: Jim Schneider, President, Trail-Works
Government agencies and non-profits are concerned about ways to limit liability in the design, maintenance, and operation of trails for the public. There are design elements that can improve safety. There are policies and procedures that can be developed and implemented that can reduce the likelihood of lawsuits. There is paperwork that should be in place to help limit liability when a lawsuit does occur.
Learn how to plan an initial trail layout.
This session will highlight design development of the Urban Arts Leg of the City of Jackson’s (MI) Riverwalk Trail on the Grand River, complemented by a survey of several recent National Park Service trail projects that integrate public art.
Located in Highlands, North Carolina, the 5-mile network of walking trails connects natural areas and historic sites. Straddling the Eastern Continental Divide in a temperate rain forest, the area boasts the highest floral and faunal diversity in North America.
Leave No Trace educational techniques.