Resources for building trails and greenways: design guidelines, construction techniques, materials, trail paving and surfacing, and trailhead signs and facilities.


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posted Dec 7, 2017

Build a Sustainable Trail that Lasts 100 Years

This webinar explores the critical components and processes necessary for truly sustainable trail design and construction.

  • tags: sustainable, environment
categories: Funding, Planning and Management, Building and Maintenance

posted Feb 21, 2018

Trail Construction Cost Realities

This webinar will deliver a simple, cost estimating tool and provide a list of the key factors associated with trail construction costs. The methodology presented in the webinar applies to ALL trail construction projects, though the examples shown are all non-paved trails.

  • tags: estimates, volunteers
categories: Building and Maintenance

posted Apr 5, 2018

Accessibility: Outdoor Developed Areas Final Rule

This webinar will review the scoping and technical requirements for outdoor developed areas on federal lands and highlight the best practices for facilities covered by the ADA.

  • tags: accessibilty
categories: Design, Building and Maintenance

posted Nov 5, 2015

Plan, Design, Fund, Get Right of Way, and Build a Greenway in 1,500 Days

This webinar tells the story of how the Razorback Greenway was conceived, designed, funded, and implemented— a case study with multiple innovative and enabling solutions.

categories: Funding, Planning and Management, Design, Building and Maintenance, Advocacy and Promotion

posted Sep 22, 2016

Engaging the next generation of trail stewards

This webinar explores techniques to increase engagement of diverse youth in trail work.

categories: Building and Maintenance, Volunteers, Youth Corps

posted Oct 8, 2015

Youth Serving Accessibility

In this webinar, staff from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will discuss how their attention has focused in the past few years on creating more inclusive public access through youth programs and collaborations.

  • tags: accessibilty
categories: Building and Maintenance, Volunteers

posted Jan 22, 2015

Water Trail Ambassador and Stewardship Programs

The best water trails link outdoor recreation to conservation and stewardship opportunities. This a symbiotic relationship between recreating on waterways and protecting them doesn’t occur without effort. This webinar will explore water trail ambassador programs from coast to coast.

categories: Building and Maintenance, Volunteers, Advocacy and Promotion

posted Jun 26, 2014

Applying Foundations of Mountain Trail Sustainability to a Trail Network - Part 1 of 3

It is the first of a series of three on Sustainable Mountain Trails. Each webinar in this series is independent of each other and can be attended individually. Parts 2 and 3 will teach you to apply these principles to a trail network "One Trail at a Time, One Mile at a Time." The course includes Tools and Techniques, Examples, and Case Studies of mountain trail sustainability.

categories: Building and Maintenance, Advocacy and Promotion

posted Aug 28, 2014

Fundamentals of Mountain Trail Sustainability ~ Part 2 of 3

Rocky Mountain National Park – Applying Fundamentals of Mountain Trail Sustainability to Repair / Rehab & Storm Recovery Projects (Sustainable Mountain Trails – Trail Project Cycle Innovations & Experiences from Estes Park, Colorado)

categories: Building and Maintenance, Advocacy and Promotion

posted Dec 16, 2014

Towards a Mountain Trail Sustainability Ethic ~ Part 3 of 3

The goal of a trail sustainability ethic is the protection of natural and cultural resources, inspired by federal land management agency trail management traditions, and implemented with consideration to a wilderness ethic of minimum alteration of the natural system.

categories: Building and Maintenance, Advocacy and Promotion