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posted Jul 7, 2022

Training and Resources for Building Better Trails

by Stuart Macdonald, Jerry L. Ricciardo with Eastern Michigan University

Efforts of the National Trails Training Partnership in promoting and coordinating training will be highlighted.


posted Jul 7, 2022

Something for Nothing, Something for Everyone

Some of America’s most exciting and interesting trail destinations are hidden in plain sight, unrecognized by the communities that they link, often with existing infrastructure.


posted Jul 7, 2022

Getting to the Ribbon Cutting

Practical how-to advice on developing the leadership tools and community resources


posted Jul 7, 2022

Blue Ways

Alabama Scenic River Trail, the longest river trail in a single state.


posted Jul 7, 2022

Trails in Private Developments

by Jim Wood with Florida Department of Transportation, Todd Pokrywa with Schroeder-Manatee Ranch, Inc.

Hear a developer’s perspective on establishing a successful private development trails system for transportation and recreation purposes.


posted Jul 7, 2022

Reducing Impacts, Reusing Land, and Recycling a Healthy Lifestyle and Landscape

This session will promote the benefits of conducting critical focus on whether your area’s trails are really producing the healthy lifestyle benefits they should and at the lowest environmental impact possible.


posted Jul 7, 2022

A Trail to Every Classroom

by Rita Hennessy with National Park Service, Janis Brannon with Summit Charter School

This session will look at professional development as a means of reaching out to communities and engaging youth in trail activities.


posted Jul 7, 2022

No More Horsing Around

This panel will pair land managers with horse riders for a discussion of how each can help the other in meeting their goals.


posted Jul 7, 2022

Creating the Trails That Users Want So You Don't Get the Trails You Don't Want

Case studies of what works, best practices and techniques of building the correct type of trails, and information regarding the creation and maintenance of sustainable trail systems.


posted Jul 7, 2022

Creating 21st Century Trail Networks

Building a regional trail network can't be built by just planners and trail advocates. How to engage people!


posted Jul 7, 2022

MEGA Events (2017)

A MEGA event is a trail build on steroids.


posted Jul 7, 2022

New Trails from Ancient Roads

How to turn old roads into modern trails.