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.

by Mendocino Land Trust

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The mission of the Mendocino Land Trust is to conserve and restore valuable natural resources of the Mendocino County region. It is dedicated to providing public access to the coast and protecting working farmlands and forests, wildlife habitat, open space, scenic vistas and watersheds.

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Greenways and Crime on Nearby Properties

posted Jan 30, 2020

This study investigates the question of whether the presence of a greenway increases the risk of crime occurring on the properties adjacent to the greenway.

Landowner Relations Manual

posted Feb 15, 2019

This manual explains the duties of the Landowner Relations Director for the Bruce Trail and suggests some of the best and most effective ways to carry them out. A Landowner Relations Director is fundamental to the success of securing a permanent corridor for the Trail.

Sample agreement among land manager, landowner, and trail organization

posted Apr 23, 2018

A typical agreement addressing all issues and responsibilities of the parties to allow for trail use, in this case on the City of Austin's Water Quality Protection Lands (December 2004).

Greenway Proximity Study: A Look at Four Neighborhoods in Surrey, BC

posted Mar 13, 2018

The purpose of this study is to determine if single-family sites that border upon a greenway are influenced economically by their proximity to the greenway.

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