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posted May 28, 2018

Dedication of the Rich Guadagno Memorial Trail

by Pam Gluck with American Trails

The 1,000th National Recreation Trail dedicated to refuge manager killed on United Flight 93.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails, Memorials
tags: memorial

posted May 16, 2018

The Forest Service and Horses: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

by American Trails Staff

A historical presentation by the USFS at the Southeast Equestrian Trail Conference in 2008.

categories: General Interest
tags: historic, horses and equestrian trails

posted May 16, 2018

Backcountry Horsemen "Leave No Trace" Trainer Programs

by American Trails Staff

BCHA teaches Leave No Trace principles to stock users.

categories: General Interest, Training and Education
tags: wilderness, safety, preservation, horses and equestrian trails, volunteers, backcountry, leave no trace

posted May 16, 2018

"Defensive Horse Safety" Training Course

by American Trails Staff

A presentation on remaining safe while performing such tasks as catching, leading, tying, grooming, bridling, and saddling stock.

categories: General Interest, Safety
tags: safety, horses and equestrian trails

posted May 16, 2018

Environmental Aspects of Horses on Trails

by American Trails Staff

Does equestrian use have an impact on stream and lake water quality?

categories: General Interest
tags: horses and equestrian trails, preservation

posted May 7, 2018

Voters Embrace San Antonio's Vision of Greenways and Creek-side Trails

The Howard W. Peak Greenway Trail System in San Antonio currently boasts a total of 41 miles of completed trail and several more miles of trail under construction and in the design phase.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: greenways and open space

posted May 7, 2018

River Walk to Creekfront: Community Perseverance Pays Off

by Robert Searns with Robert Searns & Associates

Downtown San Antonio's River Walk draws over nine million visitors per year.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: greenways and open space

posted May 3, 2018

How Greenways Work: A Handbook on Ecology

This is a handbook for those private citizens and public officials all over America who are working to create outdoor recreation opportunities and protect wildlife and our environment by establishing corridors of open space called greenways.

categories: General Interest
tags: greenways and open space, wildlife and habitat

posted Apr 24, 2018

Closing Gaps in the East Coast Greenway

by Chuck Flink with Greenways Incorporated

The ECG Alliance focuses on completing the long-distance system of trails and bike routes.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: greenways and open space, gis mapping, long-distance trails, thru-hiking

posted Apr 23, 2018

Triad Partnership protects and manages the Ice Age Trail in Wisconsin

by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

The Ice Age Trail Triad shows that the federal government, a state agency, and a nonprofit can all work together to accomplish a lot more than they could if they worked on their own.

categories: General Interest
tags: partnerships, volunteers, conservation and environment, management and operation, youth corps, hiking

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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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Flake & Kelley Commercial

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Clean, Healthy, Educated, Safe & Sustainable Community, Inc.

Africatown~C.H.E.S.S. exists to ensure that the Africatown community, in Mobile, Alabama is Clean, Healthy, Educated, Safe, & Sustainable. Through our partnership with the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSC...


Mobile, Alabama

John Favro

John Favro has 40 years of trail management, construction, and maintenance experience with the U.S. Forest Service in California, Alaska, Montana, Idaho and North Dakota. He also worked in the country of Jordan developin...

American Trails Member


5155 W Fork Petty Creek Rd, Alberton 59820

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