How Greenways Work: A Handbook on Ecology

by Jonathan Labaree

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.



Chapter 3, Fig.3: Effects of fragmentation and narrowness on interior habitat.

Published October 01, 1997

Landowner Outreach and Trail Planning

The most important part of the planning process is building relationships with the people affected by the proposed trail and its potential users.

Getting Started: A Guide to Planning Trails

The 44-page guide covers the key topics: Getting organized, Going public, Trail planning, Integrating natural values and recreational use, and Landowner issues and concerns. This is a joint publication of Parks & Trails New York and Hudson River Valley Greenway to encourage successful trail projects at the local level.

Save the LWCF

We need to protect the LWCF, America’s best parks program, before it’s too late. American Trails is proud to support action to permanently reauthorize this critical program. Join us now and add your name to #SaveLWCF