published Mar 2022
As a connector of landscapes, communities, and cultures, the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDT) provides a setting for community members, decision makers, conservationists, outdoor enthusiasts, and everyone connected to the lands and waters of the Divide, to come together to discuss how to steward the vital natural, cultural, and historic resources found across its entirety. With this report, the Continental Divide Trail Coalition hopes to highlight the role of the cooperative stewardship model in the management of the CDT, what we accomplished in 2021, and what we are looking forward to in 2022.
published Jan 2009
by Brian O'Neill with National Park Service
As the Superintendent of Golden Gate National Parks, Brian O’Neill and his staff earned a reputation as a model partnership park where partnerships are a way of thinking about how best to accomplish the park's mission and build a community of stewardship.
posted Jun 5, 2019
by Lelia Mellen with National Park Service
Learn about the new Trail Finder online database!
published Mar 2007
The goal of Active Living by Design is to encourage changes in design, transportation and policies to cultivate and support active living.
published Jul 2010
This study found that habitual off-road vehicle riders had physiological characteristics that were equivalent, or slightly superior, to members of the general population on important fitness and health variables.
published Jun 2013
Team (PIT) was chartered to address this recommendation from Conserving the Future: Wildlife Refuges and the Next Generation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 21st century strategic vision for the National Wildlife Refuge System. Our charge was to investigate how Refuge System planning will address large-scale conservation challenges such as climate change, while maintaining the integrity of management and conservation delivery within our boundaries.
published Mar 2016
by Jeffrey Marion with U.S. Geological Survey
This article reviews the most recent and relevant recreation ecology studies that have been applied in wildland settings to avoid or minimize resource impacts.
published Aug 2012
Outdoor recreation spending in Western states equaled $255.6 billion – nearly 40% of the national total. This includes purchases of outdoor gear and vehicles as well as travel expenditures when enjoying the great Western outdoors.
posted Feb 19, 2018
This session will highlight how Garver Engineering transformed its wellness program to improve overall health while reducing company healthcare costs.