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posted Sep 8, 2018

Planning Trails With Wildlife In Mind - Wildlife and Trails Primer

by American Trails Staff

The Primer provides discussion of broad wildlife topics, plus key concepts and rules of thumb to help with trail planning and management.

  • tags: wildlife
categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding Programs

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 May 2, 2018

A Guide to Transportation Funding Programs for Service and Conservation Corps

by Stuart Macdonald

Conservation Corps and Transportation: Making the Connection is a funding guide and case study publication sponsored by The Corps Network and the Federal Highway Administration.

  • tags: accessibility, youth, rtp, conservation corps, funding
categories: Funding and Planning

posted Feb 12, 2018

Effective Fundraising for Trails and Greenways

This webinar examines strategies for raising funds and garnering resources to move a trail or greenway project from vision to reality.

  • tags: multi-use
categories: Funding and Planning

posted Feb 6, 2018

The FAST Act

This webinar looks at the FAST Act legislation passed by the U.S. Congress in December 2015 (Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or "FAST Act"). The presenters will explain what the legislation means for trail funding of future projects.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding Programs

posted Feb 1, 2018

Powerful Partnerships

This webinar covers innovative funding strategies for water and land trails with two case studies of strong public-private partnerships.

  • tags: case study, free webinar
categories: Funding and Planning

posted Sep 8, 2018

Wildlife And Trails Primer - I. What happens to plants near trails

by American Trails Staff

Encouraging visitors to stay on the trail is the most important issue, and is made easier by providing attractive, well-designed trail systems. Managers should also identify populations of plants that have been designated as threatened, endangered, or sensitive.

  • tags: wildlife
categories: Funding and Planning


posted Sep 8, 2018

Wildlife and Trails Checklist — Step B: Considering alternatives

by American Trails Staff

The checklist focuses specifically on wildlife issues of trail planning and is designed to mirror comprehensive planning processes.

  • tags: wildlife
categories: Funding and Planning


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