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published May 2018

Asphalt mix developed for better durability with snowmobile use

A new asphalt mix was developed and tested to better withstand snowmobile traffic during the winter months, and to provide a more durable surface for summer trail use.


published Jan 1993

Beach Access: Assist Devices and Surfaces

A Research Report of the National Center of Accessibility Original Study Conducted at Bradford Woods (1993)


published Jan 2004

Best Management Practices for Erosion Control During Trail Maintenance and Construction

Trail construction and maintenance may involve impacts to wetlands and other natural resources: an understanding of these impacts and methods to minimize them.


published Dec 2019

BioSpan Creates Environmental Green Non-Toxic Chemical Products for Paving and More

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

An interview with Dr. Sheldon Chesky, President & CEO of BioSpan


published May 2018

Building Better Asphalt Trails

Design and construction guidelines for asphalt trails.


published Jul 2019

Design a Trail to Last 100 Years

by Michael Osborne with Five Rivers MetroParks

The challenges of balancing ecological protection, physical management and social demands on natural surface hiking, equestrian, mountain biking and multi-use trails can be overwhelming. However, it IS possible to meet these challenges by designing sustainable trails that are created to last into the next century.


posted Aug 26, 2019

Equestrian Trail Design for Urban Shared Use Trails

In partnership with Equine Land Conservation Resource, this webinar addresses methods used in constructing equestrian trails for shared use while also including ADA interface in an urban environment.


published Mar 2019

FAQ: Tips and Techniques for using Crusher fines surfacing for trails

by American Trails Staff

Finely crushed rock (crusher fines) is a useful alternative to paving trails that accommodates most trail activities.


published Jan 2014

Multi-use Trail Surface Study

by Connecticut Equine Advisory Council

The Equine Advisory Council conducted research and interviews throughout Connecticut to determine project cost and general installation, maintenance, environmental impacts, and suitability for multiple user groups for various surface materials.


published Dec 2019

National Scenic and Historic Trails Training Needs Assessment

by Elvin Clapp with Bureau of Land Management

Survey of skills and competencies to assist in developing a national training strategy for National Scenic and Historic Trails


Results from the Business Directory


TechniSoil Global, Inc.

Redding, California

TechniSoil Global, Inc. is an industry leading manufacturer of innovative products for today's modern landscape.


5660 Westside Road, Redding, California 96001
(877) 356-2250 • [email protected]

Right-way Trail Systems, LLC

Somersworth, New Hampshire

The Right-way Trail Systems, LLC Eco-Stabilizer™ is a modular trail platform designed to protect environmentally sensitive areas on OHRV and other multi-use trail systems.


253 High Street, Somersworth, New Hampshire 03878
(603) 534-0476 • [email protected]

BioSpan Technologies

Ballwin, Missouri

Built on patented technology, BioSpan products offer a fresh approach to oil recovery, pavement preservation, industrial cleanup and resource recovery without negative environmental impact.


PO Box 4222 (Physical Address: 6540 Meyer Drive Washington, MO 63090), Ballwin, Missouri 63022
Toll Free: (800) 730-8980 | Local: (636) 583-7974 • [email protected]

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