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posted Feb 15, 2019

Landowner Relations Manual

by Bruce Trail Conservancy

This manual explains the duties of the Landowner Relations Director for the Bruce Trail and suggests some of the best and most effective ways to carry them out. A Landowner Relations Director is fundamental to the success of securing a permanent corridor for the Trail.

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posted Feb 15, 2019

Landowner Outreach and Trail Planning

by Mendocino Land Trust

The most important part of the planning process is building relationships with the people affected by the proposed trail and its potential users.

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tags: landowner outreach

posted Feb 15, 2019

Volunteer Guide to Trail Protection

by North Country National Scenic Trail

As we forge ahead building new trail each year, particularly on private land, how will we make sure the trail and the surrounding area are enjoyed into future generations?

categories: landowner outreach
tags: landowner outreach, land and open space

posted Apr 23, 2018

Sample agreement among land manager, landowner, and trail organization

A typical agreement addressing all issues and responsibilities of the parties to allow for trail use, in this case on the City of Austin's Water Quality Protection Lands (December 2004).

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posted Apr 21, 2018

The Shoreline Greenway Trail: a study in patience, flexibility, and creativity

by John Eberle with Stantec

The 25-mile trail along a stretch of Connecticut’s southern coast faces challenges from acquiring easements, to coordinating between four towns, to designing through varying types of terrain.

categories: landowner outreach
tags: travel & tourism, landowner outreach

posted Apr 3, 2018

Six Myths of Community Trails: The Case of Bonneville Shoreline Trail

by Carl Knoch with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

The goal of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail (BST) is to link communities along the ancient Lake Bonneville shoreline terrace of Utah's Wasatch Front.

categories: landowner outreach
tags: crime and liability, landowner outreach

posted Apr 3, 2018

Trail Effects on Neighborhoods: Home Value, Safety, Quality of Life

​Are trails safe? How do they affect property values of adjacent residents?

categories: landowner outreach
tags: crime and liability, safety, landowner outreach

posted Apr 3, 2018

Nordic Ski Trail Easements and Property Values

The Crested Butte Nordic Council is developing a system of skiing trails in cooperation with private landowners that will connect towns and developments throughout the upper valley.

categories: landowner outreach
tags: landowner outreach, snow and winter trails

posted Mar 13, 2018

Public Choices and Property Values: Evidence from Greenways in Indianapolis

What determines the price of real estate? Location. Location. Location.

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tags: landowner outreach

posted Mar 13, 2018

Impact of the Little Miami Scenic Trail on Single Family Residential Property Values

The study found that the Little Miami Scenic Trail positively impacts single-family residential property values, with sale prices increasing by $7.05 for every foot closer a property is located to the trail.

categories: landowner outreach
tags: landowner outreach, economic, case study