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.
Guidelines for use of Geosynthetic materials in trail construction.
Asking the right questions is a vital first step in effective planning of a trail project.
This article provides users with a state-of-the-art legal document and guidance to customize it to nearly any situation. No conservation easement document has benefited from more real-world testing, user scrutiny, and cycles of peer review.
Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: layout of trails; design for different trail activities; types of trails.
A survey of residents acknowledged that there are disadvantages expressed by some adjacent homeowners, but most reported being satisfied with the trail as a neighbor and experiencing relatively low rates of trail-related problems.