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published Mar 2015

FAQ: When and where to use blazes or markers

by American Trails Staff

Best practices for blaze marking along trails


published Aug 2018

Featured providers of training and resources

Read more details on important programs and trails training provided by National Trails Training Partnership supporters


published Nov 2020

Federal and Regional Government Outdoor Fields of Occupations

by Transforming Youth Outdoors (TYO)

If you are a recent graduate, this guide will help you not only to understand the typical occupations, but also the educational requirements to start a career.


published Jun 2021

Federal Funding FAQ’s

by International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)

Understanding Federal Funding for Natural Surface Trails


posted Jul 5, 2022

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


published Nov 2020

Federal Government Agencies: Outdoor Career Opportunities

by Transforming Youth Outdoors (TYO)

The purpose of this guide is to introduce, for those interested in outdoor related occupations, he most relevant Federal Agencies in the United States.


published Aug 2018

Federal Highway Administration Training Programs

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), part of the US Department of Transportation, provides expertise, resources, and information to improve the nation's highway system and its intermodal connections. The Federal-Aid Highway Program provides financial assistance to the States to construct and improve the National Highway System, other roads, bridges, and trails.


posted Jul 5, 2022

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 Jul 5, 2022

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2013)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration

This session explains new Federal surface transportation legislation.


posted Jul 5, 2022

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.


posted Jul 5, 2022

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2017)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Laura Toole with Federal Highway Administration, D’Juan Hammonds with Ohio Department of Natural Resources

This session describes Federal surface transportation programs that fund trail projects for transportation and recreation.


May 21, 2020

Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer Bridges and Boardwalks

The webinar will address pertinent specifications ranging from ASTM to AASHTO as they relate to Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer (FRP) bridges and boardwalks.