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published Apr 2014

Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Trailhead Design Guidelines

This document provides guidelines to help managers make decisions in a sustainable manner for major trailheads all along the CDNST. Overall principles given here relate to all trailhead sites. However, they also include more detailed guidelines specific to the highly varied settings along the Continental Divide.


published Sep 2017

Corps to Careers: How Service and Conservation Corps Help Build Tomorrow’s Workforce

by The Corps Network

When young people enroll in a Corps, they usually become a member of a crew. Each crew, consisting of about eight to twelve Corpsmembers, is led by a trained Crew Leader who acts as a mentor and teacher. At many Corps, enrollees are also paired with a counselor who helps them plan personal, career and academic goals.


published Jun 2019

Counting Trail Users

by Matt Ainsley with Eco-Counter, Inc.

Until recently, user count data was collected manually through an annual volunteer effort. In 2017, however, a program in Pennsylvania took their count program to the next level by rolling out 17 automated Eco-Counters in all four corners of the state.


published Apr 2021

COVID-19 Conservation Corps

by Trail Mix, Inc.

Successes and lessons from the COVID-19 Conservation Corps programs in Juneau, Anchorage, and Sitka that trained and employed out-of-work Alaskans in 2020.


posted Jul 5, 2022

Creating 21st Century Trail Networks

Building a regional trail network can't be built by just planners and trail advocates. How to engage people!


published Nov 2020

Creating a Resume and Resources for Federal Government Jobs

Applying for a Federal Job requires several steps every applicant must take. Find out the components of a federal application.


May 27, 2021

Creating a SMART Sustainable Safety Sign Initiative Program

This webinar will discuss a strategic partnership that delivers a full solution of design, operations, installation, technology, and sponsorship sales that generate significant revenue for municipalities while enhancing their trail systems.


posted Jul 5, 2022

Creating the Next Generation of Trail Planning Tools

by Carl Knoch with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), Tracy Hadden Loh with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

Tools to help communities make the real case for increased investment in trails, biking, and walking infrastructure.


posted Jul 5, 2022

Creating the Trails That Users Want So You Don't Get the Trails You Don't Want

Case studies of what works, best practices and techniques of building the correct type of trails, and information regarding the creation and maintenance of sustainable trail systems.


posted Jul 5, 2022

Creating Trails Databases Using GIS Technologies

by Robert Spurlock with Metro Regional Government, Max Woodbury with Metro Regional Government, Jenny Konwinski, Reid Ammann

The task of developing GIS databases.


Feb 23, 2017

Creative Reassembling of Former Railroad Corridors

Has the idea of a trail built upon a former railroad or former trolley corridor been proposed in your town but never got built because of a gap? Or perhaps the gap prevents a longer, more useful trail? This webinar serves as a good starting point for such a project.


published Apr 2006

Crime, Property Values, Trail Opposition & Liability Issues

Three common concerns of trail opposition: crime will go up, property values will go down, liability and lawsuits.