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published Dec 2003

What’s Under Foot? Multi-use Trail Surfacing Options

Key criteria in arriving at a recommended trail surface.


published Aug 2019

Why You Might Consider Conservation Corps on Your Next Trail Project

by Hannah Traverse with The Corps Network

Why trail managers often engage Conservation Corps on maintenance projects, and why you might see more Corps on our trails.


posted Dec 29, 2017

Wild Rivers State Trail - Wisconsin

Decks were replaced on 12 rail-trail bridges to keep over 100 miles of trail open.


published Sep 2018

Wildlife And Trails Primer - C. Tools for a broader view

by American Trails Staff

Looking at resources from a regional or landscape-wide perspective helps identify where trails should go and which areas should be conserved for wildlife.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Wisconsin: Rich Propp

Rich Propp, a volunteer with the Ice Age Trail Alliance, sets the bar high for the group’s Mobile Skills Crew.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Writing a Better Story

by Jennifer Rigby with The Acorn Group, Inc.

Strategies for captivating your trail audience.


published Sep 2019

WSDOT Shared-Use Path Design Manual

by Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT)

A Washington State DOT guide to designing shared-use paths.


published Aug 2018

Wyoming Invests in Trails at Glendo State Park

by Paul Gritten with Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources

Working together for a sustainable system of trails.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Wyoming: Matthew Shannon

Matthew Shannon is a Trail Crew Leader with the USDA- Forest Service in Bridger Teton National Forest.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Wyoming: Tony Simek

Tony Simek is an active member of the Cody Country Snowmobile Association.


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YRU Construction

Midvale, Idaho

All types of backcountry trails and bridges.


2900 Farm to Market Road, Midvale, Idaho 83645
(208) 550-2454 • [email protected]

Erica Fielder Studio

Fort Bragg, California

Erica Fielder Studio creates interpretive displays for parks and visitor centers.


Fort Bragg, California 95437
(707) 671-4072 • [email protected]

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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