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posted Jun 10, 2019

Getting State Legislators Excited About Trails: Caucuses and "Active" Advocacy

by Andrew Dupuy with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), Brian K. Housh with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

Several states, including Ohio, Michigan, and Massachusetts have established legislative trails caucuses in the past year, facilitating active engagement among state legislators and trail constituents.

categories: State & Local Funding
tags: partnerships, legislation

posted May 7, 2018

Voters Embrace San Antonio's Vision of Greenways and Creek-side Trails

The Howard W. Peak Greenway Trail System in San Antonio currently boasts a total of 41 miles of completed trail and several more miles of trail under construction and in the design phase.

categories: State & Local Funding
tags: greenways and open space

posted Mar 13, 2018

O. L. "Leff" Moore and the Development of the Innovative Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area

O. L. “Leff” Moore was the “father” of the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area, the most innovative motorized trail system in the eastern United States. Leff was the recipient of the 2008 Hulet Hornbeck Award at the 19th International Trails Symposium.

categories: State & Local Funding
tags: off-highway vehicles (ohv), economic, travel & tourism, memorial

posted Feb 19, 2018

Anatomy of a Successful Statewide Foundation

Creative avenues to fund trail development, promotion, and maintenance.

categories: State & Local Funding
tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

The Inside of Foundation Funding

Local foundation staff who will provide insights into their world of foundation funding.

categories: State & Local Funding
tags: urban trails, trails as transportation

posted Dec 11, 2019

2015 Pennsylvania and Western Maryland Trail Survey

The Trail Town Program® is an initiative of The Progress Fund working in small rural towns across western Pennsylvania and western Maryland

categories: State & Local Funding
tags: user surveys

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: State & Local Funding

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.

categories: State & Local Funding
tags: funding, recreational trails program (rtp)

posted 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

categories: State & Local Funding

Results from the Business Directory


Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Columbus, Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is the Ohio state government agency charged with ensuring "a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all."


Division of Parks and Recreation, 2045 Morse Rd, Bldg C, Columbus, Ohio 43229-6693
(614) 265-6417; Fax (614) 261-8407 • [email protected]

North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation

Raleigh, North Carolina

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]

Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation

Waterbury, Vermont

The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation is responsible for the conservation and management of Vermont's forest resources, the operation and maintenance of the State Park system, and the promotion and support of o...


103 South Main St; Bldg 10 S, Waterbury, Vermont 05671
(802) 760-8450 • [email protected]

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