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posted Apr 4, 2020

FAQ: Model Grant of Conservation Easement and Declaration of Covenants 7th Edition

This article provides users with a state-of-the-art legal document and guidance to customize it to nearly any situation. No conservation easement document has benefited from more real-world testing, user scrutiny, and cycles of peer review.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Funds for Transportation and Recreation

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Bob Richards with Tennessee Greenways and Trails

How to apply for Federal-aid funds


posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Transportation Funds Benefit Trails

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Patricia Fisher with Oregon Department of Transportation, Rocky Houston with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

This presentation will discuss transportation funding programs that benefit trails and trail-related activities, focusing on Transportation Enhancement Activities and the Recreational Trails Program.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2015)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration

Attendees will learn how to apply for Federal-aid funds and learn what works and what doesn’t.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2017)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Laura Toole with Federal Highway Administration, D’Juan Hammonds with Ohio Department of Natural Resources

This session describes Federal surface transportation programs that fund trail projects for transportation and recreation.


posted Jun 7, 2018

Florida National Forests Sign Plan for Motorized Trails

This plan is intended to be used as a guide in designing and purchasing signs and materials for trails on the National Forests in Florida. It is intended to allow flexibility and variability depending on specific site conditions.


posted Apr 13, 2019

Forest Service Trail Accessibility Guidelines (FSTAG)

by USDA Forest Service

The 2013 FSTAG and the Forest Service Outdoor Recreation Accessibility Guidelines (FSORAG) are the legally enforceable standards for use in outdoor recreation areas on the National Forest System for the facilities, routes, and features addressed in these guidelines.


posted May 23, 2018

Four Simple Tasks to Do Prior to Trail Design

Asking the right questions is a vital first step in effective planning of a trail project.


posted May 3, 2018

Fox River Corridor Redevelopment Plan

This plan provides a framework for the City of Appleton to help encourage continued transition of targeted redevelopment areas to new and productive uses.


posted Feb 19, 2018

From Spagetti to Trail to Guidebook

Linking rail-trails and creating trail guides.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Front Country Trails and Brandywine Heritage Greenway

This session will look at "how to keep it green" by projecting, planning, partnering, and paying for trails with examples from both projects.


posted Sep 26, 2019

Funding Needs For Wildlife, Working Lands, and Recreation In Montana

A study shows that from 2014 to 2018, there was a $6.8 million gap between trail projects proposed to RTP and funding awarded.