There's an App for That!
This session will showcase how you can utilize technology to promote your latest trail or trail project.
Presenters: Bill Bryan, Director, Missouri State Parks; Tim Robyn, Chief Information Officer, Missouri Information Technology Services Division; Hannah Inman, Director of Communications, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
Case studies of the Iowa By Trail app and the 100 Missouri Miles Challenge will be examined to provide guidelines on how to increase awareness and public exposure in your community using social media and websites to your advantage.
posted Aug 23, 2023
What would it take for all Americans to be able to go out their front doors and within fifteen minutes be on trails that wind through their cities, towns or villages and bring them back without retracing steps?
posted Aug 9, 2023
Trails connect suburban and rural communities to wild places, and they can play an important role in landscape resilience, as wildfire becomes more frequent in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) where homes are increasingly being built.
posted Jul 12, 2023
This article is intended to inspire and support trail managers, designers, volunteer groups, and individuals with information you can use, whether you want to get out and explore an existing water trail or begin the process of designating a new water trail in your community.
posted Apr 12, 2023
Trails are often overlooked as elements of essential infrastructure for a resilient transportation system.1 In emergencies where other transportation facilities are shut down or inaccessible, people may use trails to get where they need to go.