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posted May 19, 2020

The Long Trails Project

by Portland State University, Oregon State Parks

This Long Trails Project has been conceived in partnership with the Oregon Parks Department to provide both a context and a definition for the Salmonberry Trail as part of a larger long trails network.

categories: Funding and Planning
tags: long-distance trails

posted May 13, 2020

Submit Your Trail Infrastructure Projects for CARES Act Funding

by Liz Thorstensen with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2020, provides the Economic Development Administration (EDA) with $1.5 billion for economic development assistance programs to strengthen communities.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding
tags: funding, legislation, covid-19

posted Apr 4, 2020

FAQ: Model Grant of Conservation Easement and Declaration of Covenants 7th Edition

by Pennsylvania Land Trust Association

This article provides users with a state-of-the-art legal document and guidance to customize it to nearly any situation. No conservation easement document has benefited from more real-world testing, user scrutiny, and cycles of peer review.

categories: Funding and Planning, Guidelines and Handbooks
tags: faq, conflict, guidelines, policy

posted Mar 7, 2020

Join the USDA Forest Service in the 10-Year Trail Shared Stewardship Challenge!

by USDA Forest Service

The Trail Challenge is a “call to action” for all of us to work together to achieve a sustainable trail system by increasing our collective capacity to care for trails and by increasing on-the-ground results through shared stewardship of trails.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding
tags: maintenance backlog

posted Feb 17, 2020

Immediate Action Needed by All Trail Enthusiasts!

by American Trails Staff

The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) calls on all trail organizations and trail enthusiasts to take action immediately to continue and to expand the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), the national trails assistance program that aids all trail activities nationwide through use of federal non-highway recreational fuel taxes.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding
tags: action alerts, federal, funding, recreational trails program (rtp)

posted Aug 12, 2019

Wildlife and Trails Checklist — Introduction

by American Trails Staff

The Wildlife and Trail Planning Checklist is a sequence of wildlife-related questions and possible steps to consider in planning a trail.

categories: Funding and Planning, Wildlife and Environment
tags: wildlife and habitat

published Jan 1, 2014

Strategy And Plan Of Action For The Water Trails Community

Water trails are a unique form of recreation—in its simplest form it consists of floating with minor balance and navigation. However, the ability to reach the water’s edge is probably one of the largest obstacles to participation.

categories: Funding and Planning
tags: water trails

published Apr 10, 2019

Economic Impact Analysis of the Kansas City, MO Bicycle Master Plan

Economic Impact Analysis shows new bike master plan will save 36 lives every year, add $500 million to the regional economy, and create 12,000 jobs.

categories: Funding and Planning

published Nov 1, 2009

Goodsprings Trail Feasibility Study

The purpose of this trail study is to investigate the feasibility of building a trail system that connects Jean and the I-15 corridor to the small rural town of Goodsprings and the historic alignment of the yellow Pine Railroad.

categories: Funding and Planning

published Dec 31, 2019

2019 Recreational Trails Program Annual Report

by Federal Highway Administration

A report on the use and benefits of Federal Recreational Trails Program funds across the United States.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding
tags: trails as transportation, federal, funding, recreational trails program (rtp)

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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.

tags: crt

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Kachemak Heritage Land Trust

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Steep Rock Association

Washington Depot, Connecticut

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(860) 868-9131 • [email protected]

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