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posted Jul 6, 2022

Health Benefits and Funding for Close-to-Home Recreational Trails

by Terry Bergerson with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Randall Rosengerger with Oregon State University - College of Forestry

Non-motorized trail access was identified as a cost-effective public health strategy for increasing physical activity levels in the Oregon population.


published Jan 2012

The Association of Natural Elements With Physical Activity Intensity During Trail Use by Older Adults

When promoting trail-use among older adults, natural elements should be considered.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Inviting the Community Back Into the Woods

This session endeavors to describe multiple projects that are currently bucking this trend- restoring natural systems, providing high quality recreation, and inviting communities back into the woods.


posted Jul 6, 2022

So You Want to Build a Bike Park?

Learn how to plan and develop a bike park in your community.


published Aug 2012

The Economic Contributions of Outdoor Recreation: Technical Report on Methods and Findings

This study is an update and expansion of an earlier study of active outdoor recreation produced in 2006 by the Outdoor Industry Association. The 2006 study focused solely on human-powered (i.e. non-motorized) activities. While this study includes the same human-powered activities as the earlier work, an additional survey was conducted to gauge the economic contributions of outdoor recreation.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Managing International Trail Destinations

Similarities of international trails.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Using Technology to Promote Recreation

This session will showcase how you can utilize technology to promote your latest trail or trail project.


published Jun 2014

A How-To Guide for Pursuing a Career in Natural Resources

by Colorado Youth Corps Association, Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education

Natural resource professionals have some of the most challenging and important jobs of any profession. The resources we have on this Earth sustain everything else and must be managed for multiple uses and multiple interests.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Turning Homes into Trailheads

Join this session to learn how to build a public/private trail network that turns homes into trailheads.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Traffic on the Trail

by Allison Jones with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Jamie Rae Walker, Ph.D Texas A&M Extension

This presentation will focus on the key components of trail user count methodologies.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Creating the Next Generation of Trail Planning Tools

by Carl Knoch with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), Tracy Hadden Loh with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

Tools to help communities make the real case for increased investment in trails, biking, and walking infrastructure.


published Mar 2022

2022 CDT Small Business Survey

by Continental Divide Trail Coalition

As a connector of landscapes, communities, and cultures, the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDT) provides a setting for community members, decision makers, conservationists, outdoor enthusiasts, and everyone connected to the lands and waters of the Divide, to come together to discuss how to steward the vital natural, cultural, and historic resources found across its entirety. With this report, the Continental Divide Trail Coalition hopes to highlight the role of the cooperative stewardship model in the management of the CDT, what we accomplished in 2021, and what we are looking forward to in 2022.