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The City of Hobart has been rejuvenating the historic Organ Pipes and Pinnacle Tracks on Mount Wellington in Tasmania.
Originally built in the early 1900’s, the walk follows a historic track through a sub-alpine environment. The new works use the same style, techniques and materials as the original works and are carefully blended in with the existing track and surrounds. Providing spectacular views of Hobart and the Organ Pipes, the tracks contribute significantly to the health and happiness of the local community and visitors.
This presentation covers the whole project lifecycle, from planning and design through project management and construction, and its role in tourism to Tasmania. It will highlight challenges of balancing environmental, heritage and safety issues, addressing multiple stakeholder perspectives, and construction in alpine environments across boulder fields using helicopters for materials transport.
The Crew Leader Handbook is designed to provide information for Crew Leaders organizing and overseeing projects on the North Country National Scenic Trail. This Handbook is intended as a compliment to the in-person North Country Trail Association Crew Leader training program, which is available to all volunteers looking to expand their skills sets and gain new leadership skills.
The Frisco Highline Trail, a National Recreation Trail, is using a team of goats to tame vegetation around the trail.
A compilation of best practices and guidelines for the planning, design, construction, and management of your trail employing sustainable design.
Information on apps that can be used for trail management that would be suitable for volunteer-type organizations.