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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 Dec 5, 2019

Program Administration Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: budgeting; developing costs; managing grants and finding programs; managing staff and volunteers; managing projects; identifying funding sources; working with a variety of funding; writing grant proposals;

categories: Funding and Planning
tags: training, skills

posted Nov 13, 2019

Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Highlights

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Every year hundreds of projects across the country use Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding to complete new projects and improve existing infrastructure. These are two recent highlights of how those funds are being used on the ground.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding
tags: recreational trails program (rtp), featured trails

posted Dec 4, 2019

Recreational Trails Program Highlight: Connecting and Completing the Catamount Trail

The project to complete the Catamount Trail, located in Oregon's Silver Falls State Park, was awarded $145,925.00 in Recreational Trails Funds in the year 2016.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding, State & Local Funding

posted Dec 5, 2019

Resource Protection and Monitoring Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in management of natural resources that host trails and greenways: monitoring impacts of visitors and natural processes; acquisition and protection of trail corridors; conservation and restoration of habitat and natural areas.

categories: Funding and Planning, Wildlife and Environment
tags: training, skills, conservation and environment, restoration

posted Apr 23, 2018

Sample agreement among land manager, landowner, and trail organization

A typical agreement addressing all issues and responsibilities of the parties to allow for trail use, in this case on the City of Austin's Water Quality Protection Lands (December 2004).

categories: Funding and Planning
tags: landowner outreach

posted Apr 3, 2018

San Jose Trail Count Shows Trail Use Continues to Rise

The San Jose trail count provides data to support further development of the integrated trail network.

categories: Funding and Planning
tags: counting trail users, urban trails


posted Apr 3, 2018

Sand Creek Greenway: Trail User Survey Report

A survey on the urban trail through Denver, Commerce City, and Aurora, Colorado, indicated a lot of satisfaction among greenway users as well as suggestions for improvement.

categories: Funding and Planning
tags: greenways and open space, user surveys, planning

posted May 30, 2018

Solving Policy Issues for Trail Systems

by Terry Whaley with Ozark Greenways, Inc.

While developing policies and regulations for a trail is not a fun task, it will become a necessity in time with any successful trail project.

categories: Funding and Planning
tags: sustainable trails, risk management, safety, cost, policy

Results from the Business Directory


Bureau of Land Management

Washington, District of Columbia

The Bureau of Land Management in the US Dept. of the Interior sponsors many courses and workshops through a variety of training opportunities. Trails, recreation, land management, technical training, and public involveme...


1849 C Street NW, Room 5665, Washington, District of Columbia 20240
(202) 208-3801

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Tallahassee, Florida

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is a Florida government agency founded in 1999 and headquartered in Tallahassee. It manages and regulates the state's fish and wildlife resources, and enforces relate...


Farris Bryant Building, 620 S. Meridian St., Tallahassee, Florida 32399
(850) 488-4676

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Trenton, New Jersey

For decades, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Endangered and Nongame Species Program has been working to restore and protect wildlife such as bald eagles, bobcats, bog turtles, red knots, piping pl...


Mail Code 501-01, PO Box 420 | Street Address: 501 East State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0420
(609) 984-0500; Fax (609) 984-0608 • [email protected]

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