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published Sep 2017

Corps to Careers: How Service and Conservation Corps Help Build Tomorrow’s Workforce

by The Corps Network

When young people enroll in a Corps, they usually become a member of a crew. Each crew, consisting of about eight to twelve Corpsmembers, is led by a trained Crew Leader who acts as a mentor and teacher. At many Corps, enrollees are also paired with a counselor who helps them plan personal, career and academic goals.


posted Jul 6, 2022

PTSD: Trails and Nature - The Better Medication

by Mike Buckley

Natural and holistic PTSD treatment protocols.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Young Adults and Professional Partnering for 21st Century Trails

by Willie Bittner with Great Lakes Trailbuilders, LLC, Lauren Edwards-Johnson with The Corps Network, Brenna Kelly with Conservation Legacy

Engaging youth and veterans in trail projects.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Re-Connecting Communities Through Trails

The Story of “The Pearl” of Puerto Rico


posted Jul 6, 2022

What’s in Your Volunteer Toolkit?

Tools to engage and retain volunteers.


published Sep 2005

Lanark County Recreational Trails Business Plan

This document describes the process in developing a Trails Business Plan that supports recreational use as well as economic development.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Developing and Operating Water Trails at the Local, Statewide and Regional Levels

Come learn how water trails are connecting people to waterways as practitioners describe their successful programs of developing and managing extensive water trails.


published Jun 2005

Beyond the Pavement: How to Take on Cross-Country Mountain Biking

A Digitital Commons Honors Thesis on mountain biking. The document is designed for those beginners who are having a tough time adapting to the new challenges of off-road riding and for recreational riders who wish to gain an edge or enhance their skill level.


published Jun 2011

Bicycle-Rail Trip Analysis and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Focused Study

by Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) recently began studying the ways in which bicycling, for transportation and in combination with transit, can reduce automobile use and lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The first of these focused studies concentrated on the Metro Orange Line and parallel bicycle path. This Bicycle Rail Trip Analysis and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Study looks more broadly at bicycle trips to and from Metro Rail. The purpose of this study is to establish the benefits of providing an integrated transportation system where bicyclists are accommodated at train stations and on trains.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Design a Trail Worth Traveling To

by Randy Martin with Trailscape

Learn how to plan an initial trail layout.


posted Jul 6, 2022

The Best of Both Worlds

by Robert Spurlock with Metro Regional Government, Elaine Stewart with Metro Regional Government, Emily Roth with Portland Parks and Recreation

Improving trails for both wildlife habitat and trail users’ experiences.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Engaging the Next Generation of Trail Leaders Today

by Jeff Parker with Northwest Youth Corps, Gabe Perkins with Inland Woods + Trails, Steve Buchtel

The presentation will include case studies of an established corps program.