Mar 24, 2022
The Colorado Mountain Club’s Recreation Impact Monitoring System (RIMS) mobile app will allow trail users, volunteers, and staff to gather data on trails, signage, camping, visitor use, and more.
Oct 15, 2020
Learn the ins and out of developing a program by establishing trust and delegating to a volunteer leader so an employee can manage the project.
Jun 18, 2020
The session will provide an overview of the new statewide California Vegetation Treatment Program (CalVTP) and provide practical and helpful “how to” information about using the CalVTP Program EIR (instead of your own!) to streamline fire fuel projects.
published Apr 2001
New research suggests that mountain suggests that mountain bikes and boots leave equal wear and tear on trails. How bikers ride and where hikers step may make more of a difference.
published May 2021
Information on apps that can be used for trail management that would be suitable for volunteer-type organizations.
Apr 30, 2020
This presentation describes how mobile maintenance "strike teams" utilizing packable hand tools can enhance single-track trail maintenance.
published Aug 2018
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), part of the US Department of Transportation, provides expertise, resources, and information to improve the nation's highway system and its intermodal connections. The Federal-Aid Highway Program provides financial assistance to the States to construct and improve the National Highway System, other roads, bridges, and trails.
published May 2018
Maricopa County (AZ) has put together a comprehensive guide to best practices in trail planning, construction, and maintenance. The 99-page guide includes Planning Objectives for a variety of trail types, motorized as well as nonmotorized. Barrier-free trails are also discussed, along with vegetation management, signs and wayfinding, and many more details of trail development and sustainable maintenance.