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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 Mar 2, 2020

Trails Community Appropriations Recommendations

by Tyler Ray with American Hiking Society

On behalf of the thousands of diverse trail users our collective organizations represent, we urge appropriators to adequately invest in our nation’s trails.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding
tags: action alerts, federal, funding, advocacy, 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)

published Aug 6, 2012

Improving the Process: How Statewide Organizations Are Winning Federal Dollars for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

Statewide organizations are well positioned to improve state-level policies that impact funding processes and to share best practices with regions.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding
tags: funding, federal

posted Feb 4, 2020

Appalachian Trail Conservation Guidebook

by Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

A Conservation Guidebook For Communities Along The Appalachian National Scenic Trail

categories: Funding and Planning, Wildlife and Environment
tags: conservation and environment, long-distance trails, thru-hiking

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: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding, Guidelines and Handbooks, State & Local Funding
tags: user surveys

posted Dec 11, 2019

Trail User Survey Workbook

by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

RTC's guide to conducting a survey, including sample surveys and methods.

categories: Funding and Planning, Guidelines and Handbooks
tags: user surveys, planning, counting trail users

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 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 Dec 5, 2019

Trail Planning Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in planning individual trails and greenways; identifying routes and experiences for park systems; developing plans for regional and statewide systems; developing goals and objectives for trail projects.

categories: Funding and Planning
tags: training, skills, planning

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U.S. Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior (DOI) conserves and manages the Nation’s natural resources and cultural heritage for the benefit and enjoyment of the American people, provides scientific and other information about natura...


1849 C Street, N.W. DC, Washington, District of Columbia 20240
(202) 208-3100

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

An independent special district in the San Francisco Bay Area that has preserved a regional greenbelt system of over 63,000 acres of public land and manages 26 open space preserves.


330 Distel Cir, Los Altos, California 94022

Dutchess County Transportation Council

The Dutchess County Transportation Council (DCTC) serves as the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Dutchess County.


85 Civic Center Drive Suite 107, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
(845) 486-3600 • [email protected]

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