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published Jul 1, 2019

Funding Needs For Wildlife, Working Lands, and Recreation In Montana

by American Trails Staff

A study shows that from 2014 to 2018, there was a $6.8 million gap between trail projects proposed to RTP and funding awarded.


posted Sep 6, 2019

15 Answers to Making Your Trail Irresistible to Private Funders

by American Trails Staff

Have questions about funding your trail? Check out these answers from 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 Sep 4, 2019

Why YOU Should Submit Your Trail for National Recreation Trail (NRT) Designation

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Find out more about the National Recreation Trail program and the steps needed to apply.


published Sep 9, 2018

Governor Cuomo Announces $6.5 Million Grant to Expand Empire State Trail Initiative in Western New York

by American Trails Staff

Grant Will Connect City of Niagara Falls to New York City, Expand Trail Connections and Enhance Niagara Gorge Access


posted Jun 30, 2012

Trails in a Transportation World

by Stuart Macdonald

Can trails and bikeways compete with other transportation priorities?


posted Apr 22, 2012

The Longest Trail Starts Here

by Stuart Macdonald

We usually set out on a trail knowing how far we’ll go and where it ends. However, the journey to secure reliable funding for our trails and public lands is the trail that never ends.


posted Dec 17, 2011

Congratulations on Arizona National Scenic Trail's Milestone

by American Trails Staff

The fruition of a long distance trail.


posted Dec 15, 2011

Findings from National Trails Training Survey Results

by American Trails Staff

Over 1,000 people involved in trails provided responses to a trails training survey that asked respondents to share their experience and ideas on effective types of training and delivery methods, as well as identifying important skills where training is needed.


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posted Jun 18, 2020

1,028 Trail Projects Can Put Americans To Work

COVID-19 has created an economic downturn. Over 1,000 trail projects are waiting for funding to help put Americans back to work.


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South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks

Pierre, South Dakota

Our mission is to provide sustainable outdoor recreational opportunities through responsible management of our state's parks, fisheries and wildlife by fostering partnerships, cultivating stewardship and safely connectin...


523 E Capitol Ave, Pierre, South Dakota 57501-3181
(605) 773-5490; Fax (605) 773-6245 • [email protected]

Brandywine Conservancy

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

The Brandywine Conservancy protects and conserves the land, water, natural, and cultural resources of the Brandywine-Christina watershed.


PO Box 141 | Physical Address: 1 Hoffman's Mill Rd, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317
(610) 388-2700 • [email protected]

Brinkley Sargent Wiginton

Dallas, Texas

Founded in 1975, Brinkley Sargent Wiginton Architects has been performing award-winning design for over four decades.


5000 Quorum Drive, Suite 600, Dallas, Texas 75254
(972) 960-9970

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