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 Jul 6, 2018

ExtremeTerrain’s Clean Trail Grant Program

GET $250 FOR A TRAIL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

  • tags: jeep, grants
categories: Funding, Planning and Management, Building and Maintenance

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 Oct 24, 2013

Natural Surface Trail Tread Maintenance

This webinar will present some ideas on how you might pass along the skill to others. If you are just developing your skill set, you will get information to consider so you can make good decisions on the trail to maximize your effectiveness, it is appropriate for both agency personnel and volunteers.

  • tags: natural surface
categories: Building and Maintenance

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 Jan 9, 2014

Trails and the New Federal Accessibility Guidelines

This 90-minute webinar covered the trails portion of the final "Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Guidelines; Outdoor Developed Areas." These new accessibility guidelines for federal lands cover new or altered trails, picnic and camping areas, viewing areas, beach access routes, and related recreation facilities.

  • tags: accessibilty
categories: Funding, Planning and Management, Design, Building and Maintenance

posted Feb 25, 2016

Building Capacity with Volunteers

This webinar will benefit both those who already have an existing volunteer program or are looking to get one started.

categories: Building and Maintenance, Volunteers

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 Oct 19, 2017

Trail Users Count!

This webinar explores how data, metrics, and advanced tools are being used to further the development of trail networks, and showcase how it especially helped with an extensive trail system in greater Philadelphia.

  • tags: philadelphia
categories: Funding, Planning and Management, Building and Maintenance

posted Apr 12, 2018

Creating Accessible Trails with Universally Designed Interpretation

This webinar will provide an overview of Mass Audubon’s All Persons Hiking Trails.

  • tags: accessibilty, nature trail
categories: Design, Building and Maintenance

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