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posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Transportation Funds Benefit Trails

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Patricia Fisher with Oregon Department of Transportation, Rocky Houston with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

This presentation will discuss transportation funding programs that benefit trails and trail-related activities, focusing on Transportation Enhancement Activities and the Recreational Trails Program.


posted Feb 19, 2018

The Devil is in the Details

This presentation discusses how to avoid common trail design mistakes.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Regional Trails – Connecting Rural and Urban Communities

Planning and implementation of three complex regional trail systems in three western states.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Writing a Better Story

by Jennifer Rigby with The Acorn Group, Inc.

Strategies for captivating your trail audience.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Telling a Better Story

by Jennifer Rigby with The Acorn Group, Inc., Kristin Lundstrom with City of Boise Parks and Recreation, Erica Fielder with Erica Fielder Studio

Focuses on strategies for captivating your trail audience with provocative, well designed interpretive panels.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Enhancing Trail Accessibility, Connectivity, and Outdoor Developed Areas with Modern Technologies

by Peter Axelson with Beneficial Designs, Inc., Brandon Ross with City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department, Nathan Tolbert with Beneficial Designs, Inc.

This program will provide an overview of the needs and processes surrounding assessments of trails and outdoor constructed features.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Equestrian Trails

by Jan Hancock with Hancock Resources LLC, Michele (Kebea) Adams, Clay Nelson with Sustainable Stables

Sustainable, environmentally sensitive equestrian trailhead and trail design.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Improving the Built Environment

This session will focus on the big and innovative thinking necessary to retrofit an urban environment for a multi-use trail system.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Implementing Your Trail Vision

This presentation will provide participants with a framework that integrates effective strategies for consensus building, planning, and design.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Europeans Prefer Quality Trails

Making trails attractive to hikers.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Collective Impact

Want your trail to connect to the next town? The next county? How about the next state?


posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2015)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration

Attendees will learn how to apply for Federal-aid funds and learn what works and what doesn’t.