Apr 22, 2021
This webinar will identify trail studies and existing programs that may effectively promote and increase the use of trails among youth, especially those from under-resourced neighborhoods or communities.
published Sep 2000
Are trails safe? How do they affect property values of adjacent residents?
published Oct 2005
The Ontario Trails Strategy is a long-term plan that establishes strategic directions for planning, managing, promoting and using trails in Ontario.
published Dec 2008
by Terry Eastin
An analysis of studies and research on the economic benefits of trails: tourism, events, healthcare savings, and community development.
Sep 9, 2021
This webinar will dive into the goals and future of this new national initiative, invite broad participation, and identify how you and your organizations/agencies can build the momentum.
Jun 10, 2021
Learn about the benefits to designating your trail(s) as an NRT, the history of the National Recreation Trails (NRT) program, the process for trails to become NRTs, the role of NRT Ambassadors, and more.
Apr 14, 2022
This webinar will discuss the Recreation Economy for Rural Communities (RERC) program. You'll also hear from one of ten community partners who received RERC assistance in its pilot round in 2021.
published Oct 2020
by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails
Trails are an important resource, but sadly we are increasingly seeing trails abused by littering and vandalism. American Trails has created a packet to teach kids to be great trail stewards so the next generation of trail lovers can help lead the way towards better care for our trails.
Aug 19, 2021
This webinar will dive in deeper on the process for trails to become designated National Water Trails, which are a subset of the National Recreation Trails.
published Jan 2007
New Report Says Longer Healthy Life Expectancy Multiplies Seniors Competing in Sports and Keeping Fit.
published Mar 2010
Not only do open spaces, recreation areas, and walkable neighborhoods strongly influence how active people are, they provide fiscal benefits to municipal governments as well as nearby residential property values.
Feb 3, 2022
This webinar will introduce the Connecting Across the Continent Report, demonstrating how the CDT and the National Trails System can provide a path forward for reaching aspirational conservation goals like protecting 30% of lands and water by 2030, strengthening consultation with and increasing equity for underserved communities, and elevating locally-led climate solutions.