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posted Sep 17, 2018

FAQ: Determining trail capacity or level of service

by American Trails Staff

How many users can a paved trail support before it becomes too crowded or over used?

  • tags: faq, multi-use, urban, opinion
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted Sep 5, 2018

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) Stepping Up Stewardship

VOC announces their Stepping Up Stewardship Toolkit: a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive set of resources specifically designed to help other groups and organizations start or expand their volunteer programs.

  • tags: volunteers, maintenance, training
categories: Management and Maintenance, Volunteers

posted Jul 2, 2018

Trails of Vernon, New Jersey are a Community Effort

A one hour drive from New York City brings you to the bucolic settings of Vernon, New Jersey nestled in at 435’ above sea level. Vernon provides an ideal environment for those that love nature all year round.

  • tags: greenway, wildlife, urban
categories: Management and Maintenance, Volunteers, Benefits of Trails

posted Jul 23, 2018

FAQ: Slippery boardwalks and bridges

by American Trails Staff

Recommendations for anti-slip on wood surfaces.

  • tags: faq, maintenance, bridges, preservation, surfaces
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted Mar 30, 2018

Universal Access Trails and Shared Use Paths

by Pennsylvania Land Trust Association

This manual reviews Best Management Practices (“BMPs”) to utilize when planning, designing, constructing, and maintaining pedestrian trails for universal accessibility.

  • tags: accessibility
categories: Design and Building, Accessible trails, Management and Maintenance

posted Sep 5, 2018

FAQ: Is there a universal difficulty rating system for OHV trails?

by American Trails Staff

Generally there are no difficulty ratings for OHV trails.

  • tags: faq, ohv, safety, signs
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted Mar 3, 2018

Trail Conditions Inventory and Assessment in Northwest New Jersey

by New York - New Jersey Trail Conference

This project identifies trail maintenance needs to be addressed by NY-NJ Trail Conference volunteer trail crews.

  • tags: rtp, technology, volunteers
categories: Management and Maintenance, Volunteers

posted Apr 3, 2018

California Conservation Corps Learn New Skills on Accessible Urban Trail

San Diego County partnered with the California Conservation Corps to develop an accessible trail surfaced with hardened crushed granite material from TechniSoil LLC.

  • tags: accessibility, conservation corps
categories: Management and Maintenance, Youth Corps, General Interest, Trail Spotlights

posted Apr 18, 2018

10 Tips for Counting Visitors on Trails

by Yves Zsutty with City of San Jose

If you aren’t counting and surveying trail users, you may be missing an opportunity to better fund your program and help the community understand the value of your trail system or interconnected network of trails.

  • tags: funding
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted Apr 18, 2018

Volunteers are making ambitious trail partnerships work

by Back Country Horsemen of America

Equestrians work with Forest Service and Conservation Corps for effective trail maintenance

  • tags: conservation corps, volunteers, partnerships
categories: Management and Maintenance, Volunteers, Advocacy and Promotion, Partnerships

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