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posted Jun 7, 2018

Guidelines for Snowmobile Trail Groomer Operator Training

by International Association of Snowmobile Administrators (IASA)

The purpose of this resource guide is to provide snowmobiling agencies, associations, and clubs with guidelines that are a resource for grooming, maintenance and increasing community awareness of snowmobile trails.

  • tags: snowmobile
categories: Management and Maintenance, Advocacy and Promotion

posted May 30, 2018

Burke-Gilman Trail Vegetation Management Guidelines

Approaches to vegetation management and restoration, including native character, views, tree planting, invasive species, soil erosion control, and hazard tree management.

  • tags: sustainability, risk management, safety, cost, habitat
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted May 30, 2018

How Agencies Manage Multi-use Trails

Multi-Use Trail Management Policy: User-Group Conflict and Resource Impact Issues.

  • tags: sustainability, risk management, safety, cost, conflict, policy
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted May 30, 2018

Maintenance Management Systems for Trails

Trails work on federal lands is planned through a maintenance management system.

  • tags: sustainability, risk management, safety, cost
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted May 30, 2018

Minimizing Llama Impact in the Backcountry

In most cases, the same rules set forth for pack stock use on public lands apply to llamas. Llamas have been found to have a similar impact on trails as hikers.

  • tags: preservation, wilderness
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted May 30, 2018

Mountain Bicycling in Wisconsin Surveyed and Analyzed

Survey of mountain biking users from the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) trail system located in northwestern Wisconsin.

  • tags: sustainability, risk management, safety, cost
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted May 30, 2018

Natural Resource Impacts of Mountain Biking

A summary of scientific studies that compare mountain biking to other forms of trail travel.

  • tags: sustainability, risk management, safety, cost
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted May 30, 2018

Studies Weigh Mountain-Biking, Hiking Impacts

New research suggests that mountain suggests that mountain bikes and boots leave equal wear and tear on trails. How bikers ride and where hikers step may make more of a difference.

  • tags: sustainability, risk management, safety, cost
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted May 30, 2018

Sustainable Trails: More Than Maintenance

by Karen Umphress with National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)

So what makes a trail wholly sustainable? According to Tom Crimmins there are four keys aspects: Resource Sustainability, Economic Sustainability, Experience Sustainability, and Political Sustainability

  • tags: sustainability, risk management, safety, cost
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted May 30, 2018

Trail Use Policies

A comprehensive document to guide use policies and regulations for a large suburban trail system south of the Bay Area.

  • tags: sustainability, risk management, safety, cost, policy
categories: Management and Maintenance

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