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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

posted Apr 21, 2018

Partners build mountain biking trail system at Oak Mountain State Park

by Rob Grant with Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: mountain biking, partnerships

posted Apr 21, 2018

The Shoreline Greenway Trail: a study in patience, flexibility, and creativity

by John Eberle with Stantec

The 25-mile trail along a stretch of Connecticut’s southern coast faces challenges from acquiring easements, to coordinating between four towns, to designing through varying types of terrain.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: travel & tourism, landowner outreach

posted Apr 20, 2018

Volunteers promote trails and equine rides for public in NJ

Lusscroft Farm has a network of trails that connects the site with additional trails in High Point State Park and Stokes State Forest. The major purpose of this event has been to reintroduce the concept of equine trail rides to this area of New Jersey.

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

posted Apr 20, 2018

Florida Trails Expo inspires young equestrians to action

by Alexandra H. Weiss with Florida Office of Greenways and Trails

Florida Youth Equestrian Trails Expo is designed to inspire young equestrians to become active trail users, encourage advocacy and volunteerism on behalf of equestrian trails, and offer education in land conservation ethics.

categories: General Interest
tags: youth and kids on trails

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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


Safe and Sound Playgrounds

Queen Creek, Arizona

Safe and Sound Playgrounds was founded in 2005 by concerned parents who wanted safer and cleaner places for their children to play.


18521 E. Queen Creek Road, Suite 105-144, Queen Creek, Arizona 85142
(480) 888-8784 • [email protected]

Pachner & Associates, LLC

Keene, New York

Pachner & Associates, LLC is an insurance consulting firm specializing in Risk Management services.


PO Box 140, Keene, New York 12942
Toll Free: (888) 582-4884 or Local: (518) 576-2100 • [email protected]

Pennsylvania Equine Council

Windsor, Pennsylvania

The overall goals and aims of the Pennsylvania Equine Council is to make it easier, more affordable, safer, and more enjoyable to own equines and participate in equestrian sports in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


PO Box 303, Windsor, Pennsylvania 17366-0303
(888) 304-0281 • [email protected]

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