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posted Aug 20, 2018

Elevating Outdoor Recreation Together

by Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism at Utah State University

Opportunities for synergy between state offices of outdoor recreation and federal land-management agencies, the outdoor recreation industry, non-governmental organizations, and local outdoor recreation providers

  • tags: recreation, tourism
categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Benefits of Trails, Economic

posted Jul 13, 2018

National Park Service Active Transportation Guidebook

by National Park Service

This resource aims to support parks, gateway communities, and partners who are interested in pursuing opportunities to enhance walking and bicycling to and within national parks. The Guidebook provides key information, best practice examples, and numerous useful resources to help inspire and guide efforts that would allow visitors to experience their natural, cultural and historical places in new ways - through active transportation.

  • tags: active transportation, walking, bicycle
categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Benefits of Trails, Health

posted Jul 12, 2018

How They Did It: Advocacy, Planning, and Creating Equestrian Trails Through Organization

In partnership with the Equine Land Conservation Resource, this webinar will explain how joining or creating an organization will help in addressing issues such as poor trail design, lack of maintenance, and general misunderstanding of horses that can result in loss of trail access. Please note: This webinar can apply to all trail activities, but examples in this webinar reference equestrian trails.

categories: Funding and Planning, Advocacy and Promotion

posted Jun 12, 2018

Working with Tourism to Develop, Promote, and Fund Active Tourism

This webinar explores how to work with tourism officials and/or economic development councils to drive economic development.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion

posted Apr 25, 2018

The Multi-Objective Values of Trails

by Steve Elkinton with National Park Service

Trails and greenways advocates need to think more broadly and to look at the larger values of trails in the context of "green infrastructure."

  • tags: opinion
categories: Advocacy and Promotion

posted Apr 23, 2018

The Duthie Hill Story: a Public-private Partnership for Trails

by King County Parks and Recreation

The King County Parks-EMBA partnership is an excellent example of how a public-private partnership can leverage funds in tight fiscal times to create, maintain, and program a unique, world-class trails system that is open and accessible for all to enjoy.

  • tags: mountain biking, partnerships
categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Partnerships

posted Sep 17, 2018

FAQ: Our roads are in bad shape...why spend money on trails?

by American Trails Staff

There is a huge amount of evidence that trails add value to properties and bring in significant increases in tourism spending, that roads just do not have.

  • tags: faq, urban, transportation
categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Benefits of Trails, Health

posted Aug 22, 2018

My Public Lands -- Middle School Teaching Guide

by Bureau of Land Management

Through this teaching guide, students learn to locate national scenic and historic trails that they can visit with their families. Students also carefully read the inspirational language of the National Trails System Act, which motivates them to explore public lands and highlights the crucial role of volunteers in trail maintenance.

  • tags: education, public lands
categories: Advocacy and Promotion

posted Aug 1, 2018

New York State's Erie Canalway Trail

Bringing new life to communities along a 200-year-old industrial corridor.

  • tags: long-distance, historic, partnerships, volunteers, shared-use, canal
categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Benefits of Trails

posted Jul 23, 2018

Trails Community: Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada

by American Trails Staff

Summerlin is one of three communities from across the nation selected to serve as fitting models for excellence in trails within a private development.

  • tags: urban, economic, health, land, partnerships
categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Partnerships, Benefits of Trails, Economic