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Growing China's National Trail
Learn about national trails efforts in China.
by Robert (Bob) Searns, Owner, Robert Searns and Associates, Inc., Nie Jian, General Manager
The trails movement is growing rapidly in China and has contributed great value to the nation: the livelihood of the people, economic, cultural, integration of the tourism industry and the promotion of healthy lifestyles and social harmony. Learn about national trails efforts in China: development and growth, status, construction methods, applications, and how to make each trail a unique experience. Also learn about fund raising efforts, ecological sustainability of trails, rescue, events, and local community economic growth.
View China's National Trail Presentation Online
View Trail Construction Presentation Online
This document is a best practices manual intended to give guidance and direction on minimizing risk and liability for persons with an interest in operating and maintaining trails. Specifically, it seeks to help trail operators, managers and owners, mitigate risk and reduce liability, that can arise from trail design, trail use and maintenance operations. The techniques discussed here are intended to be applied with prudence and due consideration of the particular circumstances of each trail.
State of Victoria’s Guidelines for trail planning, design and management
The State of Victoria’s Guidelines for Trail Planning, Design and Management aims at “development of exceptional trail experiences. A useful feature is a trail planning and design checklist. The book also covers management models, marketing and brand- ing, community and stakeholder engagement, and monitoring and review.
Walkable Edmonton Toolkit promotes a more active community
Here you’ll find a menu of advocacy ideas, design concepts and walkability tools, each with links to numerous other resources. You’ll discover interesting destinations and group efforts that make walking in Edmonton interesting and fun. You’ll learn about civic initiatives that may dovetail with your interests. You’ll read success stories that prove you and your community can make a difference.
Shannon Region Trails Programme in Ireland
The Shannon Region Trails Programme is a Shannon Development-led initiative which aims to establish the Shannon Region as a world-class destination for walking, cycling, water-based and other outdoor activity pursuits during the period 2007-2010.