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posted Apr 7, 2023

Building a Permeable, Low Maintenance Recreational Trail Along a Shoreline

by Presto Geosystems

In 2009, the city of The Colony planned to build a recreational trail (10 foot-wide, 3.5 mile pathway) that would run along the lake’s shoreline, contouring to its natural shape and providing residents with a picturesque route for outdoor activities such as walking, jogging, and cycling. The city selected the GEOWEB® Soil Stabilization System due to its flexibility to conform to curves, surface permeability, and low maintenance design.


posted May 23, 2018

Building Better Asphalt Trails

Design and construction guidelines for asphalt trails.


posted Oct 9, 2023

Building California’s Forest Resilience Workforce

Wildfires in California, and across the western U.S., are increasing in frequency and severity, threatening both ecosystems and communities. Restoration—a combination of ecological thinning and prescribed fire—is one of the best tools to build forest resilience and prevent catastrophic wildfires, by reducing the buildup of fuels resulting from a legacy of logging and fire suppression.


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

Building Partnerships for Single and Multi-Use Trails

Learn about collaborative travel management planning efforts that work.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Building Partnerships One Step at a Time

Create an endowment that helps fund much-needed rehabilitation on the high use trails in the park.


posted Jan 19, 2018

Building Sustainable Trails: Key Design Elements

by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

Designing sustainable contour trails that reduce maintenance needs while providing a good experience for visitors.


posted Jul 21, 2020

Building the Future

by The Corps Network

The purpose of this guide is to acquaint state administrators and transportation agencies with the benefits of employing Corpsmembers on transportation projects, and to encourage the use of Service and Conservation Corps in state-funded trail programs.


posted Jul 17, 2020

Building Trail Culture

by Amy Camp with Cycle Forward

by Amy Camp, Principal, Cycle Forward


posted Aug 27, 2018

Bureau of Land Management training opportunities

The Bureau of Land Management in the US Dept. of the Interior sponsors many courses and workshops through a variety of training opportunities. Trails, recreation, land management, technical training, and public involvement are topics that are frequently covered. The BLM has also been a leader in establishing and developing the National Trails Training Partnership.


posted May 30, 2018

Burke-Gilman Trail Vegetation Management Guidelines

Approaches to vegetation management and restoration, including native character, views, tree planting, invasive species, soil erosion control, and hazard tree management.


posted Mar 26, 2019

Business as “Un-usual”

by The Intertwine Alliance

A Portland Vision for Fostering Health and Nature in our Increasingly Urban World