posted Jun 11, 2019
by Butch Bernhardt with Western Wood Preservers Institute
Wood is sustainable and renewable. We can extend the life of wood far beyond the time it takes to grow a new tree.
posted Jun 10, 2019
by Andrew Dupuy with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), Brian K. Housh with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)
Several states, including Ohio, Michigan, and Massachusetts have established legislative trails caucuses in the past year, facilitating active engagement among state legislators and trail constituents.
Jul 20, 2017
This webinar explored many of the social barriers that can make it difficult to get community support for multiuse trail projects.
published Dec 2018
Greater Des Moines Water Trails will annually pour tens of millions of dollars into the regional economy, a new analysis shows.
published Jan 2016
by Children and Nature Network
A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that the creation of nature-rich urban environments, including schoolyards with natural play spaces and gardens, can help improve physical and mental health, cognitive skills, creativity, and social bonding.
published Dec 2001
The purpose of this study is to determine if single-family sites that border upon a greenway are influenced economically by their proximity to the greenway.
published Jan 2006
This report presents methodologies and tools to estimate the cost of various bicycle facilities and for evaluating their potential value and benefits.
posted Jun 5, 2019
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 Oct 2019
by Washington Recreation and Conservation Office
A Literature Review Prepared By Sara Perrins and Dr. Gregory Bratman of the University of Washington for the Recreation and Conservation Office.
published Jun 2010
The purpose of this study was to characterize the health-related QOL of Canadians who participate regularly in recreational off-road vehicle riding.
published Jun 2002
This analysis compares the original Users Survey taken in the spring of 1999 with a follow-up study conducted in 2001. The comparison measures any changes in usage behavior.
published Jun 2015
Fifty years ago President Johnson set in motion the establishment of a national system of trails for America. Since LBJ’s famous speech outlining his vision, America has accomplished much . . .