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.
This National Recreation Trail is enjoyed by more than 350,000 hikers, cyclists, skaters, runners, and horseback riders every year.
The Maah Daah Hey Trail (MDHT) is a legendary 144-mile non-motorized, single-track trail that runs from Medora to south of Watford City in North Dakota.
The September 11th National Memorial Trail is a 1,300-mile system of trails and roadways that link the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City, the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, and the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
Recreation ecology is the scientific study of environmental impacts resulting from recreational activity in protected natural areas. The nature of a literature review is to summarize what has been studied, what has been learned, and what the experts have concluded.