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published 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.


posted Aug 29, 2018

Federal Highway Administration Training Programs

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), part of the US Department of Transportation, provides expertise, resources, and information to improve the nation's highway system and its intermodal connections. The Federal-Aid Highway Program provides financial assistance to the States to construct and improve the National Highway System, other roads, bridges, and trails.


posted Aug 28, 2018

College trails program funded by Duke Energy

Duke Energy TRAILS at Rockingham Community College is the first community college program of its kind in the United States. Trail design and layout, construction, maintenance, and management skills are the core focus. TRAILS is an acronym for “Trail Recreation and Adventure Institute for Leadership and Service.”


published Dec 30, 2019

Visitor and Trail Management Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in management of trails and greenways: facility management; urban trail and bike/ped management; visitor management.


posted Dec 5, 2019

National Scenic and Historic Trails Training Needs Assessment

by Elvin Clapp with Bureau of Land Management

Survey of skills and competencies to assist in developing a national training strategy for National Scenic and Historic Trails


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.


posted Dec 5, 2019

Resource Protection and Monitoring Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in management of natural resources that host trails and greenways: monitoring impacts of visitors and natural processes; acquisition and protection of trail corridors; conservation and restoration of habitat and natural areas.


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.


posted Dec 5, 2019

Information Management Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Database management; website development; trail and facility inventories; trail assessment and maintenance records; identifying and gathering needed information.


posted Dec 5, 2019

Public Outreach, Marketing, and Interpretation Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Database management; website development; trail and facility inventories; trail assessment and maintenance records; identifying and gathering needed information.


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posted Feb 26, 2020

TRAILSNext™

TRAILSNext™ Series - High energy, 18-minute presentations on trail innovation.


posted Mar 19, 2018

Advancing Trails Webinar Series

​American Trails brings agencies, trailbuilders, advocates, and volunteers the latest in state-of-the-art information on all aspects of trails and greenways. Our webinars focus on very specific trail topics and usually include one to three presenters skilled on the topic.


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Eastern Sierra Trails Coalition

The Coalition is an informal collaboration of agencies, non-profits, community organizations, and trail advocates working together to improve cross-sector coordination, the exchange of information, expansion of training ...


Nevada
[email protected]

Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education

Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) is the premier organization dedicated to serving the needs of recreation and education professionals in non-profit settings.


1100 North Main Street, Suite 108, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
(810) 299-2782

Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS)

Jonestown, Texas

Texas Recreation and Park Society advances the quality of life industry through Connections, Advocacy, Resources and Education (Care).


PO Box 5188, Jonestown, Texas 78645
(512) 267-5550 • [email protected]

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