The Symposium includes numerous educational sessions covering a broad range of trail issues including nationally and internationally prominent presenters. View presentations that were sent to us post-ITS.

posted Feb 19, 2018

Partners for Trails

Formal comprehensive non-motorized trails program

  tags: urban, transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Getting to the Ribbon Cutting

Practical how-to advice on developing the leadership tools and community resources

  tags: urban, transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Equestrian Trails

by Jan Hancock with Hancock Resources, Michele (Kebea) Adams with Adams Acres Farms, Clay Nelson with Sustainable Stables

Sustainable, environmentally sensitive equestrian trailhead and trail design.

  tags: urban, transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Getting Kids on the Trails

by Roger Bell, Pam Johnson with Rancho Sonado, Jennifer Rigby with The Acorn Group

Fresh ideas that will get more children off couches and into nature.

  tags: urban, transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Progressive Food Stop Fundraisers

How to organize a successful progressive food stop fundraiser on your trail

  tags: urban, transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Federal Funds for Transportation and Recreation

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Bob Richards with Tennessee Greenways and Trails

How to apply for Federal-aid funds

  tags: urban, transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Linking the Landscape

by Laura Belleville with Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Staci Williams with American Rivers

American Rivers discusses protecting riverside land through the creation of Blue Trails, the water equivalent to hiking trails, and messaging strategies developed as part of the Waccamaw River Blue Trail.

  tags: urban, transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Think Big

Strategy to find new funding sources

  tags: urban, transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Blue Trails

This presentation will teach water trail developers how to improve recreation and increase access by integrating conservation and restoration goals into their water trails plans.

  tags: urban, transportation, water trails

posted Feb 19, 2018

Blue Ways

Alabama Scenic River Trail, the longest river trail in a single state.

  tags: urban, transportation, water trails

posted Feb 19, 2018

Signs for the Times

Introduction to various aspects of implementing a wayfinding program.

  tags: urban, transportation

posted Feb 19, 2018

Training and Resources for Building & Promoting Trails

by Stuart Macdonald, Kim Frederick

This session will present educational opportunities, training providers, and a wide range of resources for land and water trails.

  tags: marketing, tourism, volunteers