Trails Training Calendar

Trails training, workshops, and conferences on trail building, planning, management, land protection, organization development, leadership, tools, GIS data, parks, bike/ped facilities, nonmotorized transportation, funding, and stewardship.

A New Training Calendar

Trainings are now listed on our sister website, TrailSkills.org, where you can connect with trails professionals, get training, and learn about the Trail Core Competencies.

Submit your training entries with the online form.

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The Latest Trainings from TrailSkills.org


Activating the Trail Community in Conservation Issues

American Trails

3/23/2023

This webinar will explore ways to empower and activate trail users on your local trails.

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2023 Active Living Conference

3/13/2023

The theme, Expanding Active Living Applications beyond Chronic Diseases to Synergistic Epidemics, or “syndemics”, focuses attention on the role of active living in addressing multiple intersecting crises, such as coronavirus disease (COVID-19), mental health, climate change, and structural racism. The focus will also include integrations with community-led built and natural environments and related programs, such as parks, recreation, libraries, and other quality-of-life public assets management.

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The Corps Network 2023 National Conference (Hybrid)

The Corps Network

3/7/2023

The Corps Network 2023 National Conference will be a hybrid event. The focus and hub of activity is our in-person gathering in Washington, DC. There will be a virtual attendee option with access to plenary sessions, select workshops, and online networking. There will also be a virtual track specifically for Corpsmembers and recent Corps alums on Wednesday, March 8.

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Public Lands Alliance 2023

Public Lands Alliance

2/26/2023

PLA's Annual Convention and Trade Show is the premier gathering of leaders in the public lands sector. Public lands nonprofits, land management agencies and business come to network, gain tools to help advance their agency and organization missions and shop the trade show that features products that educate and appeal to public lands visitors.

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Best Practice Trail Auditing Using Digital Platforms

American Trails

2/9/2023

This presentation summarizes how the Trail Vision platform digitizes trail management— utilizing technology to collect, analyze, and visualize critical trail information, to make better, more informed decisions.

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Introduction to Marketing for Non-Marketers and Small Agencies

American Trails

1/26/2023

Learn how to best leverage your limited time to focus on promotional tactics that help you reach your goals.

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Effective Communication with Elected Officials

American Trails

1/19/2023

This webinar will discuss successful tactics and strategies employed by trail programs across the country to engage lawmakers in securing public funding and innovative policy initiatives that support the development of trail networks in leading communities.

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U.S. Bicycle Route System: Success Stories from Across the Network

American Trails

12/15/2022

At 18,000 miles and growing, learn about what the USBRS is and how you can be part of its growth.

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The Future of NWSA

National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance

12/13/2022

Our NWSA Board has been working with a consultant over the last year to review and revise our organization operating documents and strategic vision and plan to encourage future growth and expansion opportunities for member engagement, program enhancement, and recruitment.

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Biking, Walking & Trail Funding: Best Practices for 2023 Legislative Sessions and Beyond

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

12/7/2022

Join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) and state-based active transportation, trail, multimodal transportation and transit advocates from around the country for an interactive discussion of replicable policies, tactics and success stories. With most states convening their legislatures at the beginning of 2023, now is the time to be ready with legislative asks. We will focus on generating state funds appropriated by legislatures, and on successful bills, impactful funding mechanisms, game-changing coalitions and effective campaigns that are making a difference.

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