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This report is a product of Advocacy Advance — a partnership of the League of American Bicyclists and the Alliance for Biking & Walking.
Statewide organizations are well positioned to improve state-level policies that impact funding processes and to share best practices with regions.
Experienced advocates note that federal funding campaigns require patience. Changing the funding process takes time. Construction projects themselves take years to go from conception to completion. It’s never too soon to learn how the process works in your state and to get involved.
Published August 06, 2012
A report on the use and benefits of Federal Recreational Trails Program funds across the United States.
The National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service is pleased to announce 48 funded projects.
Billings has successfully implemented over 35 miles of trail in the last 15 years, causing concern over how the trails will be maintained, which departments are responsible for maintenance, and how it will be funded.
This February and March, over 120 advocates virtually hiked the halls of Congress to call for action to protect and expand access for all to public lands and trails. These efforts, led by the Partnership for the National Trails System and American Hiking Society, developed a series of common messages and legislative priorities for the coming Federal fiscal year. We encourage all of our partners to download the Hike the Hill materials now to help build a common agenda for the entire trails community.