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posted Jun 30, 2021

Wildlife Crossings

by Oregon Metro Regional Government

Providing safe passage for urban wildlife


posted Mar 5, 2018

Walking the Walk: How Walkability Raises Home Values in U.S. Cities

Houses with the above-average levels of walkability command a premium of about $4,000 to $34,000 over houses with just average levels of walkability in the typical metropolitan areas studied.


posted Jul 22, 2020

Models for Equine-Based Use of State Fish & Wildlife Lands

by Equine Land Conservation Resource

In June of 2009 the Equestrian Land Conservation Resource examined three models—New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New Mexico—for equine-based use and enjoyment of state game lands (commonly known as Wildlife Management Areas or WMAs) and formulated general recommendations for horsemen in other states seeking access to the same.


posted Jul 3, 2009

John C. Roth, a Person who Built Connections and Moved Dreams Forward

by American Trails Staff

A Missouri trail advocate, John Roth was a volunteer with the US Forest Service for several years. He is best known for his tremendous work on the the planning and development of the Ozark Trail.


posted May 30, 2018

Solving Policy Issues for Trail Systems

by Terry Whaley with Ozark Greenways, Inc.

While developing policies and regulations for a trail is not a fun task, it will become a necessity in time with any successful trail project.


posted May 30, 2018

Minimizing Llama Impact in the Backcountry

In most cases, the same rules set forth for pack stock use on public lands apply to llamas. Llamas have been found to have a similar impact on trails as hikers.


posted Dec 22, 2020

Mountain Bike Activity in Natural Areas: Impacts, Assessment, and Implications for Management

This report addresses mountain biking as a recreational activity by examining styles of riding and the corresponding demands of riders. It also identifies the major impacts of mountain biking and explores potential management techniques for developing sustainable mountain biking activities in natural areas.


posted Mar 29, 2018

Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail, Alabama

The trail system was developed cooperatively by the City of Orange Beach and Gulf State Park (Alabama State Parks Division) to provide recreation and access to one of the last remaining maritime forest communities along the Alabama coast.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Juniata River Water Trail, Pennsylvania

The Juniata River Water Trail is a component of the Pittsburgh to Harrisburg Main Line Canal Greenway, a 320-mile corridor of natural wonders, history, culture, and recreation following the path of the historic Main Line Canal.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Cameron Park Trails, Waco, Texas

This 20-mile system of trails s features handcrafted bridges, views of the Brazos and Bosque Rivers from 100-foot cliffs, and cedar groves.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Historic Champlain Canalway Trail, Town of Halfmoon, New York

The Town of Halfmoon manages a six-mile segment, bordered by farm fields, wetlands and wood lots, of the 58-mile Canalway Trail corridor, which runs along historic towpaths from Waterford to Whitehall.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Walkway Over the Hudson, Poughkeepsie to Highland, New York

Walkway Over the Hudson opening celebration spanned the weekend of October 2-4, 2009. The noted historic structure also adds to the commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s exploration of the valley.