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Linking People Through Land and Water Trails
Refuges close to highly-populated areas provide the greatest opportunity to engage new and diverse audiences.
Presenters: Jean Akers, Senior Associate, Conservation Technix; Christopher Lapp, Refuge Manager, Ridgefield National Wildlife
Learn how Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Complex is working with partners to improve access facilities to a diverse public while preserving its essential habitat values. The trail systems also provides connections between land and water trails to accommodate a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities while balancing the appropriate degree of access to a wildlife habitat area.
National Park Service − Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program
This publication is designed to inform the reader about the services provided by the National Park Service – Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program.
The influence of use-related, environmental, and managerial factors on soil loss from recreational trails
This research investigated the influence of several use-related, environmental, and managerial factors on soil loss on recreational trails and roads at Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, a unit of the U.S. National Park Service.
All-Terrain Vehicle Sustainability Assessments
The sustainable management of ATV use is an expensive proposition requiring careful design, construction, and maintenance of ATV trails.
Assessing the Condition and Sustainability of the Trail System at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
This research assessed the condition and sustainability of the trail system at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, a National Park Service unit that partners with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in the management of this unit.