posted Jul 5, 2022
by Lelia Mellen with National Park Service
Learn about the new Trail Finder online database!
published Mar 2007
The goal of Active Living by Design is to encourage changes in design, transportation and policies to cultivate and support active living.
published Aug 2019
by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails
Let’s face it. Motorized, equestrian, biking, and hiking users do not always get along. When conflicts inevitably arise, what do we do, and how can we avoid it in the first place?
published Jul 2010
This study found that habitual off-road vehicle riders had physiological characteristics that were equivalent, or slightly superior, to members of the general population on important fitness and health variables.
published Jan 2008
The purpose was to examine 9 adult activity settings in 25 community parks to determine the most and least frequently used by gender, physical-activity (PA) intensity, and ethnicity.
published Jun 2014
Natural resource professionals have some of the most challenging and important jobs of any profession. The resources we have on this Earth sustain everything else and must be managed for multiple uses and multiple interests.
published Jun 2013
Team (PIT) was chartered to address this recommendation from Conserving the Future: Wildlife Refuges and the Next Generation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 21st century strategic vision for the National Wildlife Refuge System. Our charge was to investigate how Refuge System planning will address large-scale conservation challenges such as climate change, while maintaining the integrity of management and conservation delivery within our boundaries.
posted Jul 5, 2022
This session will highlight design development of the Urban Arts Leg of the City of Jackson’s (MI) Riverwalk Trail on the Grand River, complemented by a survey of several recent National Park Service trail projects that integrate public art.
published Sep 2000
This report concludes that trail-related liability is primarily a management issue. Laws are in place to protect all parties from unwarranted lawsuits and the rest is up to proper design, maintenance and management.
published Feb 2008
This guide provides examples from other communities working to improve pedestrian safety. It includes information, ideas, and resources to help residents learn about issues that affect walking conditions; find ways to address or prevent these problems; and promote pedestrian safety.