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posted Jul 5, 2022

Anatomy of a Successful Statewide Foundation

Creative avenues to fund trail development, promotion, and maintenance.


published Jan 1986

Anatomy of Backcountry Management Costs

by USDA Forest Service

A 1986 study from the USFS on backcountry management costs.


published Dec 2014

Appalachian National Scenic Trail Foundation Document

by National Park Service

The core components of this foundation document include a brief description of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, the nature and purposes of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, significance statements, fundamental resources and values, and interpretive themes. These components are core because they typically do not change over time. Core components are expected to be used in future planning and management efforts.


published Jan 2010

Appalachian Trail Conservation Guidebook

by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

A Conservation Guidebook For Communities Along The Appalachian National Scenic Trail


Jun 26, 2014

Applying Foundations of Mountain Trail Sustainability to a Trail Network - Part 1 of 3

It is the first of a series of three on Sustainable Mountain Trails. Each webinar in this series is independent of each other and can be attended individually. Parts 2 and 3 will teach you to apply these principles to a trail network "One Trail at a Time, One Mile at a Time." The course includes Tools and Techniques, Examples, and Case Studies of mountain trail sustainability.


posted Jul 5, 2022

Applying the Sustainable Trail Design Rules in the Real World

Five rules of sustainable trail design.


published Jun 2008

Are horses responsible for introducing non-native plants along forest trails in the eastern United States?

Horses have been suggested to be an important source for the introduction of non-native plant species along trails, but the conclusions were based on anecdotal evidence.


published Aug 2018

Art Along Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

A photo gallery of murals, sculptures, decorative paving, and memorials.


published Nov 2020

Art Along Trails & Greenways

A presentation by Owen Worozbyt, Trail and Environmental Program Officer of the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail.


posted Jul 5, 2022

Art of Sustainable Trail Management

by Tony Boone with Timberline TrailCraft

The basics behind developing and managing natural surface, shared-use trail systems.


published May 2021

Art Ports Allow More Options for Public Art

by American Trails Staff

This new products proposes infrastructural necessities of public art be decoupled from the work, and instead be a part of the Active Transportation landscape. This manifests in flexible, reusable, foundational footings designed with temporary and permanent public art opportunities in mind.


published Sep 2014

Ashuwilticook Rail Trail Abutter Survey

This survey will not only aid Trail managers and local officials in managing the existing trail and its users, but aid future planners in locating and designing trails that maximize benefits while reducing impacts.