Dogs, trails & open space are the topic of discussion.
Speaker: Julia Kertz Grant, Boise City Foothills and Open Space Manager
Dogs, trails & open space are the topic of discussion, highlighted by the dog use policy of the 125 mile Ridge to Rivers Trail System, an urban/rural interface of a rapidly growing community. Boise, ID, needed to know “What is the best way to negate the impacts dogs are having to resources on the heavily used trail system?” Learn about the process for reviewing/revising current trail policy, dealing with resource management where trails cross numerous ownerships (municipal, private, state and federal), building off leash areas, fostering responsible dog ownership through educated citizens and the partnerships formed for providing these solutions.
The newly designated Trinity River Paddling Trail is the first National Water Trail in Texas!
Defining a trail corridor in law, policy, and planning.
Don Meeker, president of Terrabilt, reflects on trails as a critical sanctuary during COVID-19, and provides guidance on signage to keep everyone on trails safe. Terrabilt will also provide the production artwork for their COVID-19 trail sign for free.
This 1997 paper estimates the value of a relatively new form of recreation: mountain biking. Its popularity has resulted in many documented conflicts, and its value must be estimated so an informed decision regarding trail allocation can be made. A travel cost model (TCM) is used to estimate the economic benefits, measured by consumer surplus, to the users of mountain bike trails near Moab, Utah.