Building relationships with your trail users.
Presenter: Nancy Desmond, Cleveland Metroparks
Hikers, runners, mountain bikers and equestrians are passionate about their trails. Intentional communication and relationship-building with them can reap many rewards. Cleveland Metroparks has successfully raised money, levy support, volunteers, and been aided in trail management issues by its trail user groups.
American Trails and our partners applaud the Senate's bipartisan effort to pass the Great American Outdoors Act by a bipartisan vote of 73-25.
Help the trails community demonstrate its ability to put America back to work and deliver the benefits of trails to all communities.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2020, provides the Economic Development Administration (EDA) with $1.5 billion for economic development assistance programs to strengthen communities.
Trails are invaluable assets to any community, and when it comes to procuring funding, building coalitions, providing the best trail access, and more, trail research is one of the best tools available for showing that worth.