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posted Oct 2, 2023

ON FIRE: The Report of the Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission

The wildfire crisis in the United States is urgent, severe, and far reaching. Wildfire is no longer simply a land management problem, nor is it isolated to certain regions or geographies. Across this nation, increasingly destructive wildfires are posing ever-greater threats to human lives, livelihoods, and public safety.


posted Oct 2, 2023

Apply for The Legacy Trails Program

Interested in Applying for Funding from The Legacy Trails Grant Program?


posted Sep 27, 2023

Roadmap for a 21st Century Outdoor Workforce

by Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR)

Outdoor Workforce White Paper


posted Sep 27, 2023

Workforce Development and Career Exploration in Parks and Recreation

by National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

Workforce development and career exploration programs are critical contributors to the future success of parks and recreation.


posted Sep 27, 2023

Bob Walker: Career Pathways Profile

A career profile of Bob Walker, representing a typical career in the trails world.


posted Sep 26, 2023

Safe Routes to Parks

by National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

Adults living within a half mile of a park visit parks and exercise more often, but according to the 2014 State Indicator Report on Physical Activity, less than 38 percent of the U.S. population lives within a half mile of a park.


posted Sep 25, 2023

Robert Spurlock: Career Pathways Profile

A career profile of Robert Spurlock, representing a typical career in the trails world.


posted Sep 25, 2023

Mikaela Randolph: Career Pathways Profile

A career profile of Mikaela Randolph, representing a typical career in the trails world.


posted Sep 20, 2023

Jennifer Rigby: Career Pathways Profile

A career profile of Jennifer Ridby, representing a typical career in the trails world.


posted Sep 18, 2023

Guidelines for Managing and Restoring Natural Plant Communities along Trails and Waterways

by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

These guidelines are designed to assist resource managers in conducting management activities that enhance the quality of natural plant communities, wildlife habitat, regional landscape integrity and visual quality, particularly as related to planning, development, and maintenance of trails, water trails, and water access sites.


posted Sep 15, 2023

Razorback Greenway, Northwest Arkansas

The Razorback Greenway consists of 40 miles of shared-use paved trails connecting seven communities throughout the Northwest Arkansas region and providing access to world-class art museums, multiple downtown entertainment districts, parks, and classic Ozark Mountain scenery.


posted Sep 14, 2023

Beyond Greenways: The Next Step for City Trails and Walking Routes

by Jim Schmid

Jim Schmid reviews Robert Searns' new book "Beyond Greenways: The Next Step for City Trails and Walking Routes"