A Trail Talks Presentation
Take control of your volunteer program's future!
|The health of our trails and public lands depends on volunteers – they are the sustaining force behind trail building and maintenance. The volunteer landscape is changing though. Organizations are faced with new demands from a base that wants more episodic opportunities instead of long-term commitments and is multi-generational with varying desires. Many volunteer frameworks no longer maximize volunteers’ work and experience – or maybe they never did. How do you course correct? By conducting a volunteer program assessment that uncovers current volunteer needs.
This session will help you take control of your volunteer program’s future by teaching you how to plan and implement a successful assessment that will solicit both qualitative and quantitative data. We’ll discuss how to utilize data collected to create change that will ensure the community you’ve built over the years is happy, strong and sustained through the years.
Pannier is the leading manufacturer of signs, panels, exhibit bases, and frames. With a full line of exhibit bases, there is a product for every trail and wayside application.
The goal of this report is to highlight greenway trail programs, policy, funding, and design trends, as well as best practices. This peer city and aspirational city report summarizes data gathered from eight peer cities and two aspirational cities and compares it against data from the Northwest Arkansas (NWA) region.
Hiking is widely recognized as one of the healthiest hobbies anyone can have, and for a good reason too. When we break it down to plain physics, walking activates most muscle groups, which not only keeps us in shape but also conditions us to become more resilient to all bodily ailments and harms.
Are there any graduate programs that are focused on trail planning, development, and design?