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This session will look at "how to keep it green" by projecting, planning, partnering, and paying for trails with examples from both projects.
Speakers: Steven W. Anderson, Field Manager, Bureau of Land Management; Sheila E. Fleming, Senior Planner for Conservation Design, Brandywine Conservancy
The Front Country Trails Program is a cooperative effort of the Bureau of Land Management, two philanthropic foundations, and others to create over 35 miles of paved and natural trails in Redding, California. The Brandywine-Struble Greenway, located 40 miles west of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is in the early stages of planning with a focus on the historic, cultural, and natural heritage of the Brandywine Valley. This session will look at "how to keep it green" by projecting, planning, partnering, and paying for trails with examples from both projects. The presentation will highlight attractions and unique natural and cultural features that will garner trail support.
Use this interactive map to find where, when, and how these funds are being used.
Everything you need to know about the positive impact of trails on health, environment, economics, and more.
A 48-mile water trail along the Chattahoochee River in Georgia. The water trail is contained within the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (NRA).
In April 2021, the City of Columbia, South Carolina used Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds to improve the Owens Field Pump Track