published Feb 3, 2017
Pennsylvania Land Trust Association
This article provides users with a state-of-the-art legal document and guidance to customize it to nearly any situation. No conservation easement document has benefited from more real-world testing, user scrutiny, and cycles of peer review.
published Jan 1, 2003
The Forest Service has a tradition of partnership as old as the Service itself. In the broad sense, partnership denotes sharing a common interest with the Forest Service in National Forest values and a relationship in pursuit of those common interests.
Please keep in mind that this is just a guide. It is not meant to replace, supersede or compete with FSM 1580 or FSH 1509.11. The guide provides direction to reference sources. It also may alleviate research, but not eliminate it. Its biggest value may be in helping develop creative thinking about partnerships and what is possible within the authorities now in place. The information provided in this Desk Guide is current up to its 2003 date of publication, but keep in mind that like everything else things change, so always refer back to the appropriate FSM or FSH for any updates to agreement provisions and direction.
published May 12, 2011
American Trails Staff
A few resources on public access to private land. Always check with your local planning department for zoning requirements.
published Jun 1, 1998
Multi-Use Trail Management Policy: User-Group Conflict and Resource Impact Issues.
published Nov 14, 1990
A comprehensive document to guide use policies and regulations for a large suburban trail system south of the Bay Area.
published Jul 1, 2009
Terry Whaley with Ozark Greenways, Inc.
While developing policies and regulations for a trail is not a fun task, it will become a necessity in time with any successful trail project.
published Jan 1, 2010
The results of this study demonstrate that bicycling has the potential to contribute substantially to the health and economic well being of Wisconsin citizens.
posted Feb 28, 2020
Bringing together the collective force of American Trails members, partners, and allies