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posted Feb 19, 2018

Roads to Trails

Learn the step-by-step process for a full mechanical road-to-trail conversion from planning and outreach to design, construction, and working with volunteers.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Paperless Trail

The ongoing challenge of sharing data in a compatible format.


posted Feb 19, 2018

A Successful Solution to Get Kids in Parks

There is clear evidence that children benefit from spending time in nature.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Ways and Means of Expanding Trail Funding

by Ken Bryan with Rails to Trails Conservancy, Laura Cohen with Rails to Trails Conservancy, Carl Knoch with Rails to Trails Conservancy, Leeann Sinpatanasakul with Rails to Trails Conservancy

Public demand for trails of all types is outstripping current levels of funding.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Forest Service Technology and Development Program Leading Trails into the 21st Century

by J. Scott Groenier, PE with USDA Forest Service, Robert Wetherell with USDA Forest Service, Janet Zeller with USDA Forest Service

Equipment and technology transfers that help get work done on the ground.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Data Leads to Everyone

This session will also explain the practical use of GIS technology for numerous applications.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Research in Recreational Conflict

by Roger Moore with North Carolina State University, Brendan Adams with North Carolina State University

The purpose of this presentation is to provide an easy to understand and practical overview of past and current research related to trail conflict in a way that enables trail professionals to improve trail design and trail management.


posted Feb 19, 2018

BLM year 2020

A status update on the BLM’s progress since the year 2000


posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Funds for Transportation and Recreation

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Bob Richards with Tennessee Greenways and Trails

How to apply for Federal-aid funds


posted Feb 19, 2018

Green Avenues

Hear how a western city links recreational and commerce areas with non-motorized transportation facilities.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Trails -- Core Attribute of a Sustainable Community

San Jose California and Atlanta Georgia are advancing large scale trail developments as core elements of sustainable development.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Developing and Operating Water Trails at the Local, Statewide and Regional Levels

Come learn how water trails are connecting people to waterways as practitioners describe their successful programs of developing and managing extensive water trails.