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posted Oct 16, 2018

Power lines along trails

by Stuart Macdonald

Examples of electric transmission lines in shared utility corridors with trails, railtrails, and greenways.

categories: Funding and Planning
tags: photo gallery, utility corridor

posted Sep 10, 2018

Mori Point project restores trails as well as habitat

by American Trails Staff

Ponds for the threatened California red-legged frog were built along with new trails for recreation and interpretation at Mori Point along the San Mateo Coast near the town of Pacifica.

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

posted Sep 10, 2018

New Trails for a Significant Texas Playa Wildlife Preserve

by American Trails Staff

Design for trail system provides wildlife viewing and teaches about playa resources.

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

posted Sep 8, 2018

Wildlife And Trails Primer - I. What happens to plants near trails

by American Trails Staff

Encouraging visitors to stay on the trail is the most important issue, and is made easier by providing attractive, well-designed trail systems. Managers should also identify populations of plants that have been designated as threatened, endangered, or sensitive.

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


posted Sep 8, 2018

Wildlife and Trails Checklist — Step B: Considering alternatives

by American Trails Staff

The checklist focuses specifically on wildlife issues of trail planning and is designed to mirror comprehensive planning processes.

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

posted Sep 8, 2018

Wildlife And Trails Primer - Part F. Species and places of special interest

by American Trails Staff

While some species (such as bald eagle and Ute ladies-tresses orchids) and habitats (such as wetlands) have legal status that must be respected in the process of trail building, others may deserve special attention because of the value placed on them by a local community.

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

posted Sep 8, 2018

Wildlife And Trails Primer - Part G. A site’s existing impacts

by American Trails Staff

Assessing the amount of human disturbance already along a potential trail alignment can help set more real- istic wildlife goals for a trail project. Trail alignments may pass through one or more of the general levels of modification along a gradient from urban to pristine.

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


posted Sep 8, 2018

Wildlife And Trails Primer - H. How wildlife respond to trails

by American Trails Staff

The construction of a trail is just one impact on the habitat it passes through. The activities of visitors and the response of wildlife are also components of the long-term trail impacts.

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

Results from the Business Directory


Mass Audubon

Protecting the nature of Massachusetts for people and for wildlife.


208 South Great Road, Lincoln, Massachusetts 01773
(781) 259-9500 or (800-283-8266)

North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation

From the mountains to the coast, the Division of Parks and Recreation administers a diverse system of state parks, natural areas, trails, lakes, natural and scenic rivers and recreation areas.


1615 Mail Service Center, 121 W. Jones St., Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1615
919-707-9326 • [email protected]

Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota

Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota's mission is to acquire, protect, and enhance critical land for the public's use and benefit.

American Trails Member


275 E 4th St, Ste 250, St. Paul, Minnesota 55101
1-800-944-0707 • [email protected]

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