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posted Apr 29, 2020

Utah OHV Trail Hosts – A Study of Effective Volunteerism

NOHVCC’s webinar series continues– join us on May 6!

categories: General Interest, Training and Education
tags: education, training

posted Apr 27, 2020

Introduction to Natural Surface Trails and Recreation Management

Introduces sustainable trail concepts, including ways trails impact the landscape and ecology, land management and recreation, basic geography and maps, types of trails and trail users, basic sustainability concepts, and implementation of a new trail project. Instructor: Tony Boone

categories: General Interest, Training and Education

posted Apr 27, 2020

Introduction to Trail Maintenance

Introduces sustainable trail maintenance practices including evaluation of trail condition, coordinating with land managers; tool selection, use and maintenance, and personal and crew safety considerations. Developing maintenance plans and basic trail maintenance techniques are also covered in this course. Instructor: Tony Boone

categories: General Interest, Training and Education

posted Apr 27, 2020

Planning Sustainable Trails I

Covers sustainable trail planning considerations, including route planning, types of trails, an introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and map reading, mathematical calculations, accessibility requirements, and signage. The course also explores trail building opportunities and design constraints, and environmental impact considerations. Instructor: Tony Boone

categories: General Interest, Training and Education

posted Apr 27, 2020

Designing Sustainable Trails I

Explores sustainable trail design considerations. Topics include safety and risk management, sustainability, control points, user experience, slopes, water control, environmental impact, basic surveying techniques, trail types, and trail standards and guidelines. Instructor Tony Boone.

categories: General Interest, Training and Education

posted Apr 23, 2020

RTC Rapid-Response Webinar: The Role of Trails in Economic Recovery

Join us on Thursday, April 30, to learn how you can impact conversations on Capitol Hill to advance the need for a trail and active transportation system that connects America.

categories: General Interest, Training and Education
tags: eduation, training

posted Apr 23, 2020

Providing Outdoor Recreation while Keeping Public and Workforce Healthy & Safe

Outdoor Recreation Management and Response During COVID-19. A discussion series hosted by the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals.

categories: General Interest, Training and Education
tags: training, eduation

posted Apr 23, 2020

How the Pandemic is Changing Outdoor Recreation Patterns

Outdoor Recreation Management and Response During COVID-19. A discussion series hosted by the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals.

categories: General Interest, Training and Education
tags: training, eduation

posted Apr 23, 2020

Data Collection and Monitoring During the Pandemic and into Summer of 2020

Outdoor Recreation Management and Response During COVID-19. A discussion series hosted by the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals.

categories: General Interest, Training and Education
tags: training, eduation

posted Apr 23, 2020

Unequal Access to Outdoor Recreation - Effects from COVID-19

Outdoor Recreation Management and Response During COVID-19. A discussion series hosted by the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals.

categories: General Interest, Training and Education
tags: training, eduation

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posted Feb 27, 2020

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posted Feb 26, 2020

NRT Ambassador Program

American Trails is seeking motivated volunteer Trail Ambassadors that are willing to visit as many of the National Recreation Trails in their region as possible to gather data and identify issues on these great trails.

tags: nrt ambassador program, national recreation trails (nrt), ambassadors, trail ambassadors

posted Feb 26, 2020

TRAILSNext™

TRAILSNext™ Series - High energy, 18-minute presentations on trail innovation.

tags: trailsnext videos, training

posted Feb 25, 2020

Trails Move People

Creating a strong, cooperative, and unified voice for a diverse trails community


posted Jul 25, 2019

Earn Learning Credits and CEUs

American Trails offers learning credits for our Advancing Trails Webinar Series, our International Trails Symposium and Training Institute, and other trail-related conferences, workshops, and webinars.

tags: ceus, learning credits

posted Mar 19, 2018

Advancing Trails Webinar Series

​American Trails brings agencies, trailbuilders, advocates, and volunteers the latest in state-of-the-art information on all aspects of trails and greenways. Our webinars focus on very specific trail topics and usually include one to three presenters skilled on the topic.

tags: training, advancing trails webinar series, free webinar

posted Mar 19, 2018

International Trails Symposium

Every two years American Trails sponsors the International Trails Symposium to bring together trail and greenway advocates, managers, planners, and users, as well as tourism and business interests.

tags: international trails symposium (its), 2021

posted Mar 16, 2018

Training Center - Calendar

Trails training, workshops, and conferences on trail building, planning, management, land protection, organization development, leadership, tools, GIS data, parks, bike/ped facilities, nonmotorized transportation, funding, and stewardship.


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