Transforming Existing Routes into Manageable, Enjoyable Trails for the Off- Highway Vehicle Community

Basic principles of sustainable trail design and construction.

by Margie Tatro, founder/co-owner, Reineke Construction


Many land managers are looking for creative ways to transform or retrofit existing OHV routes and trails into more sustainable, more manageable, and more enjoyable experiences for motorized recreation. This session will cover the basic principles of sustainable trail design and construction as well as methods, technique strategies, and resources for the restoration, modification, and transformation of OHV routes to make them more manageable while also creating an improved ride.

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About the Author

Margie Tatro is a degreed engineer and founder/co-owner of Reineke Construction. The firm, headquartered in central New Mexico, has been in the trail and outdoor construction business since 2006. Margie is has served as a member of the board of directors for the Professional Trail Builders Association. In addition to her trail industry experience with Reineke Construction, she has over 25 years of experience in leading research efforts and managing budgets of over $150 million annually. Mark Reineke (co-developer of the webinar material) is a registered professional engineer, has held contractor’s licenses continually for over 32 years, and has over 26 years of construction project management experience.

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