Drawing from dry-laid rock fences, a significant equine heritage, and one of the oldest urban growth boundaries in the nation, Legacy Trail spans the gamut of landscapes.
Speakers: Joann Green, Principal/Owner, Landstory; Keith Lovan, Div. of Engineering Project Mgr,- Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government; Mike Woolum, Vice President,Strand Associates; Bob Oberdorfer, RLA, Weston Solutions, Inc.
Drawing from dry-laid rock fences, a significant equine heritage, and one of the oldest urban growth boundaries in the nation, Legacy Trail spans the gamut of landscapes. From urban to rural by means of creative routing, the 9 mile trail has become a case study for innovative trail design utilizing the Kentucky landscape as a basis for the vernacular, extensive public involvement, indigenous art, and streamlined scheduling. In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the sensitive nature of a corridor, and the environmental bent of both the mayor and many trail neighbors, lead in a circuitous route and unique design to develop a trail along three miles of the Santa Fe River.
posted Sep 18, 2023
These guidelines are designed to assist resource managers in conducting management activities that enhance the quality of natural plant communities, wildlife habitat, regional landscape integrity and visual quality, particularly as related to planning, development, and maintenance of trails, water trails, and water access sites.
posted Mar 3, 2023
This publication is designed to inform the reader about the services provided by the National Park Service – Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program.
posted Jul 20, 2021
A Synthesis of Research Findings, Management Practices, and Research Needs
posted Jul 1, 2021
Horses have been suggested to be an important source for the introduction of non-native plant species along trails, but the conclusions were based on anecdotal evidence.