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posted Sep 8, 2018

Planning Trails With Wildlife In Mind - Wildlife and Trails Primer

by American Trails Staff

The Primer provides discussion of broad wildlife topics, plus key concepts and rules of thumb to help with trail planning and management.

  tags: wildlife

posted Aug 31, 2018

Planning Trails with Wildlife in Mind - Introduction

by American Trails Staff

This handbook will help trail planners and builders balance the benefits of creating trails and being stewards of nature, especially wildlife.

  tags: wildlife, environment


posted Jul 12, 2018

How They Did It: Advocacy, Planning, and Creating Equestrian Trails Through Organization

In partnership with the Equine Land Conservation Resource, this webinar will explain how joining or creating an organization will help in addressing issues such as poor trail design, lack of maintenance, and general misunderstanding of horses that can result in loss of trail access. Please note: This webinar can apply to all trail activities, but examples in this webinar reference equestrian trails.

  tags: free webinar

posted May 2, 2018

A Guide to Transportation Funding Programs for Service and Conservation Corps

by Stuart Macdonald

Conservation Corps and Transportation: Making the Connection is a funding guide and case study publication sponsored by The Corps Network and the Federal Highway Administration.

  tags: accessibility, youth, rtp, conservation corps, funding

posted Feb 12, 2018

Effective Fundraising for Trails and Greenways

This webinar examines strategies for raising funds and garnering resources to move a trail or greenway project from vision to reality.

  tags: multi-use

posted Feb 6, 2018

The FAST Act

This webinar looks at the FAST Act legislation passed by the U.S. Congress in December 2015 (Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or "FAST Act"). The presenters will explain what the legislation means for trail funding of future projects.


posted Feb 1, 2018

Powerful Partnerships

This webinar covers innovative funding strategies for water and land trails with two case studies of strong public-private partnerships.

  tags: case study, free webinar

posted Nov 7, 2018

Investment Opportunity: How to Make Your Trail Irresistible to Private Funders

This webinar includes presenters that have successfully courted private foundations to give you a holistic view of how projects can be pushed to the next level by engaging the private sector.


posted Nov 5, 2018

Getting Started: A Guide to Planning Trails

by Parks and Trails New York

The 44-page guide covers the key topics: Getting organized, Going public, Trail planning, Integrating natural values and recreational use, and Landowner issues and concerns. This is a joint publication of Parks & Trails New York and Hudson River Valley Greenway to encourage successful trail projects at the local level.


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