published May 13, 2020
Liz Thorstensen with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2020, provides the Economic Development Administration (EDA) with $1.5 billion for economic development assistance programs to strengthen communities.
posted Dec 5, 2019
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
published Jun 1, 2020
American Trails Staff
Categories, lists, and definitions of skills used in trails and greenways work, along with links to classes and resources for training.
published Dec 5, 2019
The project to complete the Catamount Trail, located in Oregon's Silver Falls State Park, was awarded $145,925.00 in Recreational Trails Funds in the year 2016.
posted Nov 14, 2019
One of the most difficult trail facilities to accomplish is a crossing of an active rail line.
posted Sep 25, 2019
Guy Zoellner with USDA Forest Service
Packers still play an important role in backcountry trail development.
published Sep 5, 2019
Bill Hasenjaeger with Trail Boss
Trail Boss™ innovative new packable rock bar expands digging tools from dirt to rock
published Aug 28, 2019
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 Jul 8, 2019
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.