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posted Oct 17, 2019

The Keys to Making Ambitious Trail Partnerships Work

by Back Country Horsemen of America

Organizations working together can tackle problems and issues that are too large for single organizations to handle.

categories: Volunteers
tags: conservation corps, volunteers, partnerships, horses and equestrian trails

posted Mar 27, 2019

Adopter Handbook for North County Trail

The North Country National Scenic Trail facilitates trail maintenance through a system of Trail Adopters who take responsibility for sections of trail. The NCTA Adopter Handbook notes that “A good trail experience is what gains support for the trail and ultimately increases membership.” The Handbook details standards for signs, blazes, tread, bridges, and campsites.

categories: Volunteers

posted Feb 15, 2019

Volunteer Guide to Trail Protection

by North Country National Scenic Trail

As we forge ahead building new trail each year, particularly on private land, how will we make sure the trail and the surrounding area are enjoyed into future generations?

categories: Volunteers
tags: landowner outreach, land and open space

posted Sep 5, 2018

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) Stepping Up Stewardship

VOC announces their Stepping Up Stewardship Toolkit: a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive set of resources specifically designed to help other groups and organizations start or expand their volunteer programs.

categories: Volunteers
tags: volunteers, maintenance, training

posted Aug 28, 2018

Volunteers maintain Chief Joseph Ski Trail System in Montana

The Chief Joseph Ski Trail System in southwest Montana provides for easy and safe use by a variety of winter visitors.

categories: Volunteers
tags: volunteers

posted Aug 22, 2018

My Public Lands — Middle School Teaching Guide

by Bureau of Land Management

Through this teaching guide, students learn to locate national scenic and historic trails that they can visit with their families. Students also carefully read the inspirational language of the National Trails System Act, which motivates them to explore public lands and highlights the crucial role of volunteers in trail maintenance.

categories: Volunteers
tags: education, public lands, youth and kids on trails

posted Jul 17, 2018

FAQ: Trash on trails

by American Trails Staff

Solutions to trash on trails

categories: Volunteers
tags: faq, volunteers, leave no trace

posted Jul 2, 2018

Trails of Vernon, New Jersey are a Community Effort

A one hour drive from New York City brings you to the bucolic settings of Vernon, New Jersey nestled in at 435’ above sea level. Vernon provides an ideal environment for those that love nature all year round.

categories: Volunteers
tags: greenways and open space, wildlife and habitat, urban trails

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

posted Apr 20, 2018

Volunteers promote trails and equine rides for public in NJ

Lusscroft Farm has a network of trails that connects the site with additional trails in High Point State Park and Stokes State Forest. The major purpose of this event has been to reintroduce the concept of equine trail rides to this area of New Jersey.

categories: Volunteers
tags: horses and equestrian trails, volunteers, historic

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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.

tags: nrt ambassador program, national recreation trails (nrt), ambassadors, trail ambassadors

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.

tags: emerging trail leaders (etl), scholarships

Results from the Business Directory


Redding Trail Alliance

Redding, California

Redding Trail Alliance is a group of bike park/trail builders located in Redding California. Dedicated to expanding the local mountain biking landscape.


3335 Placer Street, Suite 389, Redding, California 96001
(530) 515-0908 • [email protected]

Southern New Mexico Trail Alliance

Las Cruces, New Mexico

The Southern New Mexico Trail Alliance was formed by hikers, trail runners, and mountain bikers that are enthusiastic about trails and the lands where they exist. This group realized we must maintain and protect what we ...


PO Box 542, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88004
(865) 414-6799

High Cascades Forest Volunteers

Springfield, Oregon

The mission of the High Cascades Forest Volunteers is to help maintain, restore and preserve the public lands and resources administered by the National Forest Service for present and future generations.


3106 Pierce Parkway Suite D, Springfield, Oregon 97477
(541) 225-6319 • [email protected]

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