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Sep 25, 2013

Introduction to Trail Maintenance Management Planning

If you already have a Trail Maintenance Management Plan this webinar will present some ideas on how you might improve it. If you are considering developing a one, you will get information to consider so you can make good decisions about how you might best move forward with the development of your plan.


Jun 23, 2016

Leveraging Cross-Sector Partnerships and Technology

This webinar will explore QCTrails.org, a free, user-friendly, interactive, and mobile-responsive website which serves as a comprehensive resource that highlights multi-purpose trails, parks, and side-paths in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.


Mar 24, 2016

Trails for Heroes

This webinar explores how trails are helping injured service members recover from both the physical and unseen wounds of war.


Feb 25, 2016

Building Capacity with Volunteers

This webinar will benefit both those who already have an existing volunteer program or are looking to get one started.


Jan 28, 2016

Why Resolve Conflict When You Can Prevent It?

During this webinar, we will describe the ways in which most conflicts can be avoided before they ever start. The presentation will focus on motorized and non-motorized trail use conflicts, but the principles can be applied to any type of trail conflict.


Dec 3, 2015

The Role of Trails in Healthy Community Design

This webinar offers a number of how-to solutions for creating walk, bike, and fitness-friendly communities with success story examples. He will share how it's not just about trails, but also land use decisions and site designs to create truly active environments.


Jan 22, 2015

Water Trail Ambassador and Stewardship Programs

The best water trails link outdoor recreation to conservation and stewardship opportunities. This a symbiotic relationship between recreating on waterways and protecting them doesn’t occur without effort. This webinar will explore water trail ambassador programs from coast to coast.


Oct 20, 2016

Economic Impact of Livable Communities with Active Transportation Options

This webinar explores the concept of "Livable Communities" which include trails as a part of the transportation infrastructure.


Sep 8, 2016

Understanding the National Recreation Trails Program and National Water Trails System

This webinar is an introduction to the National Recreation Trails Program and the National Water Trails System.


Sep 22, 2016

Engaging the Next Generation of Trail Stewards

This webinar explores techniques to increase engagement of diverse youth in trail work.


Aug 11, 2016

Rail-Trails, Smart-Growth, and…Realtors?

This webinar explores how to engage Realtors and other untraditional allies to see the benefits of trails


Apr 19, 2015

Trail Wayfinding Systems

This webinar will provide trail and greenway planners, designers, and managers with a practical understanding of trail/ped/bike wayfinding and informational systems with an emphasis on in-the-field structures and media.