published Jun 2019
by Matt Ainsley with Eco-Counter, Inc.
Until recently, user count data was collected manually through an annual volunteer effort. In 2017, however, a program in Pennsylvania took their count program to the next level by rolling out 17 automated Eco-Counters in all four corners of the state.
Oct 15, 2020
Learn the ins and out of developing a program by establishing trust and delegating to a volunteer leader so an employee can manage the project.
published Oct 2020
by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails
Trails are an important resource, but sadly we are increasingly seeing trails abused by littering and vandalism. American Trails has created a packet to teach kids to be great trail stewards so the next generation of trail lovers can help lead the way towards better care for our trails.
Aug 19, 2021
This webinar will dive in deeper on the process for trails to become designated National Water Trails, which are a subset of the National Recreation Trails.
published Aug 2018
Low water crossings are designed to allow normal flow under the trail, and to be over-topped during seasonal floods.
Jun 16, 2022
A high level overview of insurance coverages commonly needed by trail practitioners.
Feb 25, 2021
Experience what it’s like to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail from National Geographic’s “dean of America’s long-distance trails.”
published Mar 2011
On March 15, 2011, new Department of Justice rules took effect, specifying the “other power-driven mobility devices” (OPDMD) that could be used on trails by “individuals with mobility disabilities.” If you manage a trail that is open to the public this rule applies to your facility.
published Dec 2007
Federal transportation laws and regulations do not prohibit the use of shared use paths or trails by equestrians.