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posted Mar 26, 2018

Rend Lake National Recreation Trail, Illinois

In addition to providing hiking, biking, and fishing opportunities, this meandering trail extends over 19 miles of Southern Illinois lakeside terrain.


posted Apr 20, 2018

Report on Equestrian Access on Federal Land

A study by the American Horse Council (2009) to gather information about trail closures or attempted trail closures on federal public lands.


posted Dec 20, 2023

Report to the Secretary of Agriculture USDA-Policy and Procedures Review and Recommendations: Indian Sacred Sites

by USDA Forest Service

This report and its appendices constitute a review of law, policy, and procedures, with recommendations for changes based on Tribal consultation and public comments.


posted Jul 15, 2022

Research for the Development of Best Management Practices to Minimize Horse Trail Impacts on the Hoosier National Forest

by USDA Forest Service

This research investigates horse trail impacts to gain an improved understanding of the relationship between various levels of horse use, horse trail management alternatives, and subsequent horse trail degradation.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Research in Recreational Conflict

by Roger Moore with North Carolina State University, Brendan Adams with North Carolina State University

The purpose of this presentation is to provide an easy to understand and practical overview of past and current research related to trail conflict in a way that enables trail professionals to improve trail design and trail management.


posted Oct 9, 2023

Resilient Green Infrastructure and Workforce Development

The Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) partnered on this “green paper” to help guide the development of such a program. We started with a literature scan of green infrastructure that considered the benefits and challenges of green infrastructure workforce development programs for communities.


posted Aug 30, 2023

Resource Library


posted Dec 5, 2019

Resource Protection and Monitoring Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in management of natural resources that host trails and greenways: monitoring impacts of visitors and natural processes; acquisition and protection of trail corridors; conservation and restoration of habitat and natural areas.


posted Nov 4, 2020

Resources for Starting an Outdoor Career

This toolkit covers the basics you need to apply for and get the job you want. Get advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing techniques and more.


posted Jun 9, 2018

Responsible Advertising for Off-Highway Vehicles

by Tread Lightly!, Inc.

Efforts to promote better and more appropriate advertising for vehicles including sport utility vehicles and pick-ups.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Rich Guadagno Memorial Trail, Oregon

The 1,000th National Recreation Trail dedicated to refuge manager killed on United Flight 93.


posted Mar 29, 2018

Richard Martin National Recreation Trail, Limestone County, Alabama

The 10.2 mile trail offers a back-to-nature getaway for thousands of local residents and tourists to enjoy the great variety of opportunities created by the trail.