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posted Jan 29, 2018

South Korea - Jeju Olle Foundation

The Jeju Olle Foundation has demonstrated outstanding efforts to bring dialogue about long distance trails to an international level.


posted Jan 26, 2018

Plan, Design, Fund, Get Right of Way, and Build a Greenway in 1,500 Days

This webinar tells the story of how the Razorback Greenway was conceived, designed, funded, and implemented— a case study with multiple innovative and enabling solutions.


posted Jan 26, 2018

Applying Foundations of Mountain Trail Sustainability to a Trail Network - Part 1 of 3

It is the first of a series of three on Sustainable Mountain Trails. Each webinar in this series is independent of each other and can be attended individually. Parts 2 and 3 will teach you to apply these principles to a trail network "One Trail at a Time, One Mile at a Time." The course includes Tools and Techniques, Examples, and Case Studies of mountain trail sustainability.


posted Jan 26, 2018

Fundamentals of Mountain Trail Sustainability ~ Part 2 of 3

Rocky Mountain National Park – Applying Fundamentals of Mountain Trail Sustainability to Repair / Rehab & Storm Recovery Projects (Sustainable Mountain Trails – Trail Project Cycle Innovations & Experiences from Estes Park, Colorado)


posted Jan 26, 2018

Towards a Mountain Trail Sustainability Ethic ~ Part 3 of 3

The goal of a trail sustainability ethic is the protection of natural and cultural resources, inspired by federal land management agency trail management traditions, and implemented with consideration to a wilderness ethic of minimum alteration of the natural system.


published Jul 1, 2007

Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook

by USDA Forest Service

An updated edition of the industry standard, "Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook," first released in 1996.


published Aug 3, 2003

Design and Management for Backcountry Horse Trails

by Jim Murphy with Back Country Horsemen of America

Trail conflict occurs: among different user groups, among different users within the same group, and as a result of factors not related to a users' trail activities.


published Jan 24, 2018

How Accessible Recreation Facilities Benefit Everyone

by R. Brian Kermeen with USDA Forest Service

Like most areas managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the central Sierra Nevada has steep and mountainous terrain. Most of our facilities evolved over time or were designed 30 years ago with no consideration for the needs of persons with disabilities.


published Sep 1, 2001

Wetland Trail Design and Construction

by Federal Highway Administration

This manual describes the common techniques for building a wetland trail.


published Dec 1, 2007

Equestrian Design Guidebook for Trails, Trailheads, and Campgrounds

by Jan Hancock with Hancock Resources LLC, Federal Highway Administration, USDA Forest Service

This guidebook provides practical guidelines for developing recreation environments that are sensitive to the needs of riders and their stock.


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American Endurance Ride Conference

Auburn, California

AERC has always stressed the development, use, and preservation of trails, with Trails Grants available for trails projects to maintain or improve equine trails.


National Office: PO Box 6027 | 1373 Lincoln Way, Suite A, Auburn, California 95604
Toll Free: (866) 271-2372 | Main: (530) 823-2260 • [email protected]

Superior Recreational Products

Carrollton, Georgia

SRP Site Amenities, formely Webcoat Inc., has been manufacturing long lasting, corrosive resistant outdoor tables and benches for more than fifteen years. Combining this experience of using high strength steel fabricatio...


150 Adamson Industrial Boulevard, Carrollton, Georgia 30117
(866) 959-8004

Ditch Witch

Perry, Oklahoma

A good company is more than just the sum of its products. The Ditch Witch organization is understandably proud of the many innovative products we've contributed to the underground construction industry, but we reserve th...


PO Box 66 | 1959 W. Fir Avenue, Perry, Oklahoma 73077-0066
(580) 336-4402 • [email protected]

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