Take away tools include how to train volunteers, bring a recognizable present to public lands, maintain motorized trails, and educate the public.
Speakers: Robin Fehlau, Outdoor Recreation Planner, Bureau of Land Management; Mary Van Buren, Education Specialist, Tread Lightly!; Bill Gibson, Travel Management Coordinator, Bureau of Land Management's Arizona State Office
The Bureau of Land Management and Tread Lightly are partnering to get kids "On the Right Trail" through a new education curriculum in Utah, where children are learning responsible OHV use. Learn how this successful program can be applied in your State. Attendees will also hear about an innovative program in Arizona to establish OHV Ambassadors who are transforming the way OHV use is managed in their budget-challenged state. Take away tools include how to train volunteers, bring a recognizable present to public lands, maintain motorized trails, and educate the public.
The newly designated Trinity River Paddling Trail is the first National Water Trail in Texas!
Defining a trail corridor in law, policy, and planning.
Don Meeker, president of Terrabilt, reflects on trails as a critical sanctuary during COVID-19, and provides guidance on signage to keep everyone on trails safe. Terrabilt will also provide the production artwork for their COVID-19 trail sign for free.
This 1997 paper estimates the value of a relatively new form of recreation: mountain biking. Its popularity has resulted in many documented conflicts, and its value must be estimated so an informed decision regarding trail allocation can be made. A travel cost model (TCM) is used to estimate the economic benefits, measured by consumer surplus, to the users of mountain bike trails near Moab, Utah.