posted Jan 26, 2018
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.
published Aug 2003
Jim Murphy with Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA)
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 Sep 2006
The Consolidated Open Space Plan (COSP) guides the work of Wake County's Open Space Program. The Plan presents policy recommendations, program guidelines and suggested methods that should be used by the County and its partners to conserve remaining open space.
published Dec 2006
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
This 300-page spiral-bound publication, several years in the making, provides a first-ever comprehensive "how-to" guidebook for developing all types of recreational trails.
published Jan 2018
Randy Martin with Trailscape
Designers and land managers should consider the benefits of lengthening trails to lower the average grade while at the same time including short sections that are much steeper.
published Mar 2007
American Trails Staff
The goal of trail building is to create a long-term relationship between humans and nature.
posted Dec 29, 2017
A "how-to guidebook" for developing trails.
posted Nov 16, 2017
This webinar explores the critical components and processes necessary for truly sustainable trail design and construction.