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posted Jun 11, 2019

Huts in the USA: Where, Why, and How to Responsibly Expand Access to Nature

by Sam Demas with Hut2hut.info

A concise presentation of the roles hut systems can play in the educational and recreational opportunity spectrum of America.

categories: Training and Education
tags: education, trailsnext videos, huts and backcountry shelter systems

posted Dec 18, 2018

Intermediate Trail Planning, Design and Layout - Field Experience (prerequisite required)

Participants will build on the skills and knowledge they gained in the sustainable trail planning, design, and layout class.

categories: Training and Education

posted Dec 18, 2018

Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

Offered by Landmark Learning, an affiliate of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), the Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course will help outdoor leaders prepare for the unexpected.

categories: Training and Education

posted Dec 18, 2018

Sustainable Trail Assessment, Permitting, and Contracting

Participants will learn how to take a critical look at trails to assess condition, maintenance, and safety. The session will also cover potential permitting requirements and trail contracting for natural surface sustainable trail projects. Students will discuss how trail condition, maintenance, and safety can affect the "trail experience", and they will also learn and discuss how the interpretation of assessment results may vary depending on user group and trail difficulty. Participants will complete desktop trail reviews, assess existing trails and proposed reroutes on the Rockingham Community College campus, discuss permits, and create contracts based on assessment results.

categories: Training and Education

posted Dec 18, 2018

Intermediate Trail Assessment-Field Experience (prerequisite required)

Participants will build on the skills and knowledge they gained in the sustainable trail assessment class.

categories: Training and Education

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

posted Dec 29, 2017

Leave No Trace Program - Washington

Long focused on backcountry travel, the program’s scope has been expanded to cover day-use areas and trails.

categories: Training and Education
tags: recreational trails program (rtp), leave no trace, crt awards, coalition for recreational trails (crt)

posted May 19, 2020

DroneCamp

Anyone interested in using drones for mapping or data collection? Super low registration for 4 days of content! General admission – $50; Academic rate – $30

categories: Training and Education
tags: training, advocacy

posted May 12, 2020

Preparing for the Long Haul – Be Prepared for Your Next Off-Highway Adventure

Eric Anderson from ROXOR, Mahindra Automotive North America and ROXOR Adventure Magazine will discuss how to prepare and pack your vehicle for any situation that may occur on long trips.

categories: Training and Education
tags: education, training

posted May 6, 2020

Trail Work in the Covid-19 Context

The Oregon Trails Coalition will be offering two webinars next week with more info for Coalition partners to help care for our trails, our staff and volunteers, and our communities as our trails reopen.

categories: Training and Education
tags: training, advocacy

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posted Feb 27, 2020

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posted Feb 26, 2020

TRAILSNext™

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

tags: trailsnext videos, training

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


Equine Land Conservation Resource

Lexington, Kentucky

The Equestrian Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) is a national, not for profit organization whose mission is to advance the conservation of land for horse-related activity.


4037 Iron Works Parkway #120, Lexington, Kentucky 40511
(859) 455-8383 • [email protected]

Missouri River Relief

Columbia, Missouri

Missouri River Relief is a community, volunteer and equipment-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to connecting people to the Missouri River through hands-on river clean-ups, education events and stewardship acti...


PO Box 463 | Street Address: 914 N. College Ave. #5, Columbia, Missouri 65205
(573) 443-0292 • [email protected]

Summit Charter School

Cashiers, North Carolina

Summit Charter School is a tuition-free, public school located in the beautiful mountains of Cashiers, North Carolina.


370 Mitten Lane, Cashiers, North Carolina 28717
(828) 743-5755 • [email protected]

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