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Maintenance


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posted Dec 5, 2019

Trail Maintenance Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

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

categories: maintenance
tags: training, skills, maintenance, restoration, trail overcrowding and impact

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: maintenance
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: maintenance
tags: conservation corps, construction, maintenance

posted Mar 27, 2019

Guidelines for trail planning, design and management

The State of Victoria’s Guidelines for Trail Planning, Design and Management aims at “development of exceptional trail experiences. A useful feature is a trail planning and design checklist. The book also covers management models, marketing and brand- ing, community and stakeholder engagement, and monitoring and review.

categories: maintenance
tags: planning, design, maintenance, guidelines

posted Sep 5, 2018

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) Stepping Up Stewardship

VOC announces their Stepping Up Stewardship Toolkit: a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive set of resources specifically designed to help other groups and organizations start or expand their volunteer programs.

categories: maintenance
tags: volunteers, maintenance, training

posted Jul 25, 2018

FAQ: Inquiry on hiking trails - what it takes to create a trail and everything else about a trail!

by American Trails Staff

Q&A on hiking trail building, design and maintenance.

categories: maintenance
tags: faq, funding, maintenance, management and operation, hiking

posted Jul 24, 2018

Braille trail building and renovation

by American Trails Staff

Braille trails and sensory gardens offer sustainable and accessible ways to safely experience the outdoors and provide opportunities to interact with nature.

categories: maintenance
tags: maintenance, accessibility and accessible trails

posted Jul 24, 2018

FAQ: Vegetation under boardwalks

by American Trails Staff

Avoiding plant growth

categories: maintenance
tags: faq, maintenance, bridges

posted Jul 23, 2018

FAQ: Slippery boardwalks and bridges

by American Trails Staff

Recommendations for anti-slip on wood surfaces.

categories: maintenance
tags: faq, maintenance, bridges, preservation, surfaces


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