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Jul 26, 2018

Engage Your Elected Officials! The Importance of Political Leadership

Moderated by Brian Housh with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and presented by a panel of elected officials, this webinar will discuss successful tactics & strategies employed to establish funding mechanisms and innovative policy initiatives that support the development of trail networks demanded by constituents.


Jun 28, 2018

Leveraging People and Places: Trails as Economic Development

This webinar will discuss urban trails and what cities are doing to provide economic development opportunities for the properties that lie along former industrial corridors.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Vernacu-What? Culture, Heritage and the Natural Environment as Building Blocks for Trail Design

Drawing from dry-laid rock fences, a significant equine heritage, and one of the oldest urban growth boundaries in the nation, Legacy Trail spans the gamut of landscapes.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Managing International Trail Destinations

Similarities of international trails.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Meeting at the Refuge

Refuges close to highly-populated areas provide the greatest opportunity to engage new and diverse audiences.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Empowering the Next Generation of Trail Stewards

Join the Student Conservation Association and Arizona Trail Association for an inspiring workshop on various youth outreach initiatives.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Building Healthy Communities

Learn how to use a collaborative approach to develop a bi-state regional trails plan.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Blue Trails

This presentation will teach water trail developers how to improve recreation and increase access by integrating conservation and restoration goals into their water trails plans.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Front Country Trails and Brandywine Heritage Greenway

This session will look at "how to keep it green" by projecting, planning, partnering, and paying for trails with examples from both projects.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Trails and The Pilgrimage Culture

by Robert (Bob) Searns with Robert Searns and Associates, Inc., Brad Towle with Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau, Masato Takemoto with Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau, Galeo Saintz with World Trails Network

Sharing world pilgrimage culture.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Understanding (and Overcoming) Opposition to Rail Trails

Learn the historical and contemporary sources of grassroots opposition to rail trails and several principles for accommodating critics.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Inviting the Community Back Into the Woods

This session endeavors to describe multiple projects that are currently bucking this trend- restoring natural systems, providing high quality recreation, and inviting communities back into the woods.