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posted Dec 5, 2019

Trail Construction Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: construction of trails; construction of various trail elements; construction of trailheads and related facilities.

categories: construction
tags: training, skills, trail design, construction

posted Sep 25, 2019

Horsepower: Where it all Started

by Guy Zoellner with USDA Forest Service

Packers still play an important role in backcountry trail development.

categories: construction
tags: horses and equestrian trails, construction, maintenance, backcountry

posted Aug 28, 2019

Why You Might Consider Conservation Corps on Your Next Trail Project

by Hannah Traverse with The Corps Network

Why trail managers often engage Conservation Corps on maintenance projects, and why you might see more Corps on our trails.

categories: construction
tags: conservation corps, construction, maintenance

posted Jul 8, 2019

Design a Trail to Last 100 Years

by Michael Osborne with Five Rivers MetroParks

The challenges of balancing ecological protection, physical management and social demands on natural surface hiking, equestrian, mountain biking and multi-use trails can be overwhelming. However, it IS possible to meet these challenges by designing sustainable trails that are created to last into the next century.

categories: construction
tags: bridges, construction, volunteers, natural surface

posted Jan 1, 2018

Brothers of the Brush Hook, an Interview with Charlie Dundas

by Mike Passo with American Trails

The thing that excites me is when I go out and I see people using our trails and I see families on the trails, you know? It pleases me and excites me that I’m beginning to, once again, see moms and dads and kids on trails, not just the mountain bikers.

categories: construction
tags: construction

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Excel Bridge Manufacturing CO.

Excel Bridge is certified bridge construction company by the American Institute for Steel Construction for Major Complex Bridges, Sophisticated Painting and Fracture Critical.

647 Camino De Los Mares STE 108, San Clemente, California 92673
(949) 283-9628

NWWS, Inc. (Northwest Woodland Services, Inc.)

Over 33 years experience in trail construction to include: Design, construction & maintenance. Very small to very large projects. Travel anywhere - no problem!

Springfield, Oregon
503-780-6394 • [email protected]

Donald Hays Trail Contractor

Design, layout, and/or build any trail or trail structure anywhere, for anyone federal, state, municipal, non-profit, private.

40 Winter Storm Ct., Spanish Springs, Nevada 89436
(530) 583-9128 • [email protected]


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