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posted Sep 8, 2018

Planning Trails With Wildlife In Mind - CASE STUDIES and PROJECTS

by American Trails Staff

See examples of trail design in habitat areas, techniques for managing visitors, trail system planning, habitat restoration, trails as part of habitat conservation, and education on the value of wildlife and habitat.

categories: Wildlife and Environment
tags: wildlife and habitat

posted Sep 6, 2018

Access Near Aquatic Trails

categories: Wildlife and Environment
tags: wildlife and habitat

posted Aug 31, 2018

Planning Trails with Wildlife in Mind - Introduction

by American Trails Staff

This handbook will help trail planners and builders balance the benefits of creating trails and being stewards of nature, especially wildlife.

categories: Wildlife and Environment
tags: wildlife and habitat

posted Aug 1, 2018

A Tale of a Trail: Boardwalks for Woodinville

Developing a trails plan for Rotary Community Park/Little Bear Creek that includes boardwalks through environmentally sensitive area.

categories: Wildlife and Environment
tags: structures, boardwalks

posted Jul 23, 2018

Planning Trails with Wildlife in Mind - Terminology

by American Trails Staff

A list of key words, concepts, and terms used in the study of wildlife habitat and outdoor recreation.

categories: Wildlife and Environment
tags: wildlife and habitat, birding, nature trail

published Jan 1, 2006

Adventure Tourism Park and OHV Trail System Plan

A plan for a series of unique trail systems developed in Knott County, Kentucky. The System includes trails and horseback riding, ATV’s, elk/wildlife viewing, hiking, walking and mountain biking always keeping in mind the three major priorities: safety, protecting the environment, and developing a multiple use trail system in which the trails do not conflict.

categories: Wildlife and Environment
tags: travel & tourism, off-highway vehicles (ohv), safety, conflict

posted May 30, 2018

Minimizing Llama Impact in the Backcountry

In most cases, the same rules set forth for pack stock use on public lands apply to llamas. Llamas have been found to have a similar impact on trails as hikers.

categories: Wildlife and Environment
tags: preservation, wilderness, backcountry, leave no trace, mud and erosion, trail etiquette

posted May 30, 2018

Natural Resource Impacts of Mountain Biking

A summary of scientific studies that compare mountain biking to other forms of trail travel.

categories: Wildlife and Environment
tags: sustainable trails, risk management, safety, cost, desert trails

posted May 16, 2018

Land Ethics for Equestrian Trail Users

Increasing numbers of equestrians on public lands require more awareness of impacts.

categories: Wildlife and Environment
tags: horses and equestrian trails, preservation

posted May 16, 2018

Horses in Ecological Reserves

by American Trails Staff

The perception of horse impacts in ecological reserves.

categories: Wildlife and Environment
tags: horses and equestrian trails, preservation, surfaces

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