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posted Feb 19, 2018

Reducing Impacts, Reusing Land, and Recycling a Healthy Lifestyle and Landscape

This session will promote the benefits of conducting critical focus on whether your area’s trails are really producing the healthy lifestyle benefits they should and at the lowest environmental impact possible.


posted Nov 10, 2023

Refuge Point Cross Country Ski Trail, Montana

The Madison Earthquake River Canyon Area offers a wonderful opportunity for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in a beautiful snowy landscape.


posted Nov 4, 2020

Regional Government Agencies: Outdoor Career Opportunities

by Transforming Youth Outdoors (TYO)

This guide is a general overview of the regional opportunities working in and for the outdoors.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Regional Trails – Connecting Rural and Urban Communities

Planning and implementation of three complex regional trail systems in three western states.


posted Jun 4, 2019

Regional Trails as the Spine of a Small Town and Rural Active Transportation Networks

by Richard Allen with Frontenac County, Ontario, Mike Rose with Alta Planning + Design, Ezra Lipton with Alta Planning + Design

Trails have the opportunity to seamlessly connect vast regions. They become the spine of an active transportation network, that connects people to areas beyond the trail’s reach.


posted Aug 5, 2020

Reinventing Public Lands Partnerships

The case study defines the situation and strategic issues arising from an analysis of the resource that is the focus of the partnership, the Florida National Scenic Trail (the Trail), and the partnership relationship. It also reviews the partnership reinvention process designed by Conservation Impact and used to develop an updated resource agreement, a set of shared strategic goals, and a new partnership model.


posted Jun 3, 2019

Rejuvenating kunanyi/Mt. Wellington's Great Short Walk

by Alister "Al" Clark with City of Hobart, Tasmania, Lindsay Ashlin with City of Hobart, Tasmania

The City of Hobart has been rejuvenating the historic Organ Pipes and Pinnacle Tracks on Mount Wellington in Tasmania.


posted May 6, 2003

Remembering Bill Spitzer, Park Service Mentor

by American Trails Staff

The trails community lost a great friend with the passing of Bill Spitzer.


posted Aug 8, 2015

Remembering Deb Hubsmith

by American Trails Staff

Deb Hubsmith founded and guided the Safe Routes to School National Partnership for nearly 10 years. She started as a grassroots advocate and co-led the development of Marin County, California’s Safe Routes pilot program.


posted Aug 8, 2012

Remembering Joe Shoemaker: Colorado Greenway Visionary

by American Trails Staff

American Trails and the trails community nationwide mourns the passing of Joe Shoemaker in August 2012.


posted Dec 4, 2020

Remembering Joe Taylor

Longtime American Trails board member Joe Taylor passed away 12/03/2020.


posted Feb 11, 2022

Remembering Kay Lloyd

Former American Trails Board Member Kay Lloyd passed away in January 2022.