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Sep 18, 2019

Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (JEDI): Part 1 (The What and Why of JEDI)

This webinar will help you articulate what you mean when you are talking about JEDI and why it is important to your organization. This webinar is hosted by the Partnership for the National Trail System, the National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance, and American Trails.


published Aug 2018

Power lines along trails

by Stuart Macdonald

Examples of electric transmission lines in shared utility corridors with trails, railtrails, and greenways.


published Dec 2019

Mile Markers and Distance Signs Along Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

Mileage can be marked off on signs, posts, stones, or stencils on the pavement.


Jan 21, 2021

Making Meaningful Spaces: A Brief Survey of Integrative Active Transportation

Learn about best practices in active transportation placemaking projects and programs.


published Dec 2008

The Business of Trails: A Compilation of Economic Benefits

by Terry Eastin

An analysis of studies and research on the economic benefits of trails: tourism, events, healthcare savings, and community development.


published Oct 2005

Why Are Good Trails Important?

The Ontario Trails Strategy is a long-term plan that establishes strategic directions for planning, managing, promoting and using trails in Ontario.


published Sep 2019

Interpretive Signs and Displays Along Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

Trails and greenways create an opportunity to teach visitors about history, the environment, and the community


published Feb 2020

What is the Typical Width of a Shared-Use Trail?

by American Trails Staff

The best answer that you will get for how wide a trail should be is “It depends.”


published Aug 2020

American Trails is Sharpening Our Focus

by American Trails Staff

Over the last two years American Trails has worked with Active Strategies to find out how we can best serve the trail community. These are the results.


Jan 12, 2021

Expedition Antarctica (and Beyond): How I Learnt to Sail

Join the adventure in Antarctica; sailing, scuba, ski mountaineering and fly fishing via horseback in this hour long presentation with Mike Powell, the adventurer himself. Any donations made will go towards the Community Boating Center in Bellingham, WA.


published Oct 2003

Natural Resource Impacts of Mountain Biking

A summary of scientific studies that compare mountain biking to other forms of trail travel.


Sep 9, 2021

Trails are Common Ground

This webinar will dive into the goals and future of this new national initiative, invite broad participation, and identify how you and your organizations/agencies can build the momentum.