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posted Dec 9, 2012

Success or Chaos: Attitude Makes the Difference

by American Trails Staff

The bicycle and pedestrian facilities of European cities are often cited as examples of an enlightened future.

categories: General Interest

posted Nov 19, 2012

Korea Hosts Another Outstanding World Trails Conference

by Robert Searns with Robert Searns & Associates

The Second World Trails Conference took place November 7-9, 2011 in the Seogwipo area of Jeju Island, South Korea.

categories: General Interest
tags: international trails

posted Aug 8, 2012

Remembering Joe Shoemaker: Colorado Greenway Visionary

by American Trails Staff

American Trails and the trails community nationwide mourns the passing of Joe Shoemaker in August 2012.

categories: General Interest, Memorials
tags: memorial

posted Mar 19, 2012

Trails are Linking Our World

by Stuart Macdonald

Trails are not just an American concept.

categories: General Interest
tags: international trails

posted Mar 4, 2012

Great Photos of America’s Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

Bring a camera on the trail!

categories: General Interest
tags: nrt photo contest

posted Feb 16, 2012

OPDMD: Coming to a Trail Near You?

by Stuart Macdonald

What's the right answer for mobility devices?

categories: General Interest
tags: mobility devices

posted Jan 7, 2012

Hulet Hornbeck, Trail Activist and Land Acquisition Specialist

Hulet was a long-time American Trails board member. He created his legacy through trails during 20 years of land acquisition for the East Bay Regional Park District. His intellect, kindness, public sense of stewardship and humor was an inspiration to us all!

categories: General Interest, Memorials
tags: memorial

posted Dec 25, 2011

Spiritual Journeys: the Light on the Trail Ahead

by Stuart Macdonald

Reflections on the spiritual aspect of trails.

categories: General Interest
tags: international trails

posted Mar 24, 2011

Mark Hufeisen — Virginia State Parks Trail Builder and Manager

by American Trails Staff

Mark’s expertise on a wide range of subjects from construction to trail development to horse training will leave a very tangible legacy. He took a fledging rail-to-trails project, New River Trail State Park, and made it one of Virginia’s most visited and most supported state parks.

categories: General Interest, Memorials
tags: memorial

posted Oct 20, 2010

Fran Wallas— Tennessee Trail Writer

by American Trails Staff

Since 2005 The Tennessee Conservationist magazine featured Fran Wallas’ “Great Hikes in Tennessee State Parks” in each bi-monthly issue.

categories: General Interest, Memorials
tags: memorial

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posted Feb 27, 2020

For Trails Professionals



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.


Results from the Business Directory


Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands

Bloomington, Indiana

Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands provides online courses and onsite programs designed for those in the parks, recreation and tourism professions.


501 N. Morton St., Suite #101, Bloomington, Indiana 47404
(812) 855-3095 • [email protected]

wherethetrailsare.com

Where the Trails Are is all about sharing information on public and private equestrian trails open to riders and their horses. Do you want to get away, then hit the trails. I am always looking for new trails to venture...


Texas
[email protected]

Leave No Trace

Boulder, Colorado

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly.


1830 17th Street, Suite 100, Boulder, Colorado 80302
(800) 332-4100 • [email protected]

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