Partnering with Utilities for Trails
Glenwillow, Ohio has developed a multi-layered trail and park system along floodplains, regionally significant utilities, industrial history, and new development.
Presenter: Katherine G. Holmok, Environmental Design Group
Glenwillow, Ohio has developed a multilayered trail and park system along floodplains, regionally significant utilities, industrial history, and new development. Glenwillow has a rich history tied closely to the Austin Powder Company, which closed in 1972. Other landmarks include multiple closed solid waste landfills, the Wheeling & Lake Erie railroad, and large electric transmission lines with a significant substation.
Every unit of the national park system is required to have a formal statement of its core mission that will provide basic guidance for all planning and management decisions—a foundation for planning and management. The development of a foundation document for the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail is necessary to effectively manage the park over the long term and protect park resources and values that are integral to the purpose and identity of the park unit.
The core components of this foundation document include a brief description of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, the nature and purposes of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, significance statements, fundamental resources and values, and interpretive themes. These components are core because they typically do not change over time. Core components are expected to be used in future planning and management efforts.
This study has been prepared and trail recommendations made to meet the requirements of Public Law 90-543. The 1969 El Camino Real Feasibility Study concluded that sufficient documentation of historic, scenic, natural, and cultural significance did exist to warrant further study. This study will present recommendations based on an evaluation of the field study findings. All components stipulated in Subsection (b) of Section 5 of the National Trails System Act, Public Law 90-543, are
Over the last two years American Trails has worked with Active Strategies to find out how we can best serve the trail community. These are the results.