The Tools for Success
How to develop trails during an economic crisis.
Presenter: Fivos Tsaravopoulous, Founder, Paths of Greece
Within an economic crisis, people tend to think that developing hiking trails is a luxurious need, and thus, not a priority. This is the case in Greece at the moment, after 4 years of continuous recession. This presentation will demonstrate that by using the appropriate tools and approach, the economic crisis can be used as an advantage rather than a constraint for the development of hiking trails. These tools are easy to implement and to adjust to any environment.
With no new National Recreation Trails (NRTs) designated in 2019, and the deadline for 2020 National Trails Day fast approaching, we are encouraging Secretary Bernhardt to uphold this tradition of honoring and celebrating our nation's trails and designating new NRTs. Please read and share our open letter.
Help the trails community demonstrate its ability to put America back to work and deliver the benefits of trails to all communities.
Trails are invaluable assets to any community, and when it comes to procuring funding, building coalitions, providing the best trail access, and more, trail research is one of the best tools available for showing that worth.
Before you go on any outdoor adventures you need to ask yourself these questions to confirm if your plans are safe and appropriate.