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.
Trails on the former Mullet Hall Plantation are managed specifically for horse trail riding.
The San Jose trail count provides data to support further development of the integrated trail network.
Located south of Dubuque along the Mississippi River, the 20-mile trail system provides opportunities for recreation as well as environmental education.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), part of the US Department of Transportation, provides expertise, resources, and information to improve the nation's highway system and its intermodal connections. The Federal-Aid Highway Program provides financial assistance to the States to construct and improve the National Highway System, other roads, bridges, and trails.
During the period August 2012 through November 2012, the University of Idaho, in cooperation with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR), surveyed Idaho’s registered off-highway-vehicle (OHV) owners. The goal of the survey was to determine the economic importance of OHV use in Idaho during the previous 12 months. The survey sample was drawn from IDPR-registered OHV owners. OHV activities not related to recreation (e.g., work) and out-of-state visitors could not be sampled. Trips and expenditures for OHV recreation in Idaho would be higher if nonresident OHV recreation could be estimated.
The Trail User Count Survey was conducted to provide information on the number and types of trail users at several different locations along the Canalway Trail within Oneida, Herkimer, and Montgomery counties.