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published Jan 1, 2004

Best Management Practices for Erosion Control During Trail Maintenance and Construction

Trail construction and maintenance may involve impacts to wetlands and other natural resources: an understanding of these impacts and methods to minimize them.


published Dec 31, 2007

Understanding Equestrian Use of Highways and Bicycle/Pedestrian Facilities

Federal transportation laws and regulations do not prohibit the use of shared use paths or trails by equestrians.


published Sep 1, 2007

Recreational Horse Trails in Rural and Wildland Areas: Design, Construction, and Maintenance

American Trails Magazine editor, Stuart Macdonald, reviews Dr. Wood's equestrian trail book.


published Apr 1, 2006

Backcountry Horsemen "Leave No Trace" Trainer Programs

by American Trails Staff

BCHA teaches Leave No Trace principles to stock users.


published Oct 16, 2007

"Defensive Horse Safety" Training Course

by American Trails Staff

A presentation on remaining safe while performing such tasks as catching, leading, tying, grooming, bridling, and saddling stock.


published Nov 1, 1998

Horses in Ecological Reserves

by American Trails Staff

The perception of horse impacts in ecological reserves.


published Aug 1, 2008

Rio Grande Trail Corridor Study: Trail Surfacing Report

This report sorts through the various choices for the most "economical and sustainable" types of trail surfacing options along the proposed Rio Grande Trail corridor from Belen to Sunland Park, New Mexico.


published Nov 1, 2011

Porous asphalt shows advantages for trail surfacing

by Stuart Macdonald

A Wisconsin community sees benefits in a different mix of asphalt.


published Oct 1, 1997

Hard-earned Lesson from the Midwest floods

Floodplain open space makes economic sense.


published Jun 1, 2010

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.


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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.


posted Feb 24, 2020

Emerging Trail Leaders

The Emerging Trail Leaders Program immerses young leaders in learning best practices and trends in the trails profession to help pave the path to careers in natural resource management.


posted Feb 19, 2020

Threats to Trails


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Coeur d'Alene Snowmobile Club

Hayden, Idaho

The Coeur d'Alene Snowmobile Club seeks to preserve and promote winter recreation in our community. Our club, in conjunction with the Idaho State Snowmobile Association, along with neighboring clubs, works to ensure our ...


PO 713, Hayden, Idaho 83835
(509) 321-1234

Portland Parks and Recreation

Portland, Oregon

Portland's parks, public places, natural areas, and recreational opportunities give life and beauty to our city. These essential assets connect people to place, self, and others. Portland's residents treasure and care fo...


1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97204
(503) 823-7529

City of Hoover, AL

Hoover, Alabama

Incorporated in 1967,the Government provides a full range of services including general administration, planning and zoning, public improvements, E911, police, fire, inspections, municipal court, streets and sanitation, ...


100 Municipal Lane, Hoover, Alabama 35216
(205) 444-7500

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