Introduction to Trail Design and Development (Part 2 of 3)

One part of a three-part series on the Introduction to Trail Planning, Design and Development, and Management. PART TWO: In the Introduction to Trail Design and Development we will discuss sustainable trail design that is common for trails as well as unique elements associated with specific types of trail use.

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June 17, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Pacific Time) {more time zones}

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This webinar is free to the public, thanks to a generous sponsorship from South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism.

 


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This webinar is one part of a three part series:

In the Introduction to Trail Design and Development we will discuss sustainable trail design that is common for trails as well as unique elements associated with specific types of trail use. Alternative types of construction documents for use to guide development will be reviewed. The sequence of events from design to development will be highlighted. A discussion of the different types of workforces available to develop and manage trails will occur.

Following the presentations, the panelists will respond to questions from webinar participants.

Learning Objectives:

  • Introduction to sustainable trail design elements
  • Project scheduling and document development will occur
  • Considerations for development and management costs will be identified.

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This webinar qualifies as a Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW) course (via LA CES).

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Kim Frederick, Owner, Chinook Associates LLC
Golden, Colorado

Kim Frederick created Chinook Associates LLC in 1990. It is a consulting company established to provide all aspects of recreational trail system management, working closely with government, community and volunteer leaders. Included among Chinook’s many successes are: Creation and delivery of trail development, design and management workshops throughout the United States, Italy, Lebanon and Mexico, trail master plan development, construction management and the analysis of existing trail systems and creation of management plans to implement corrective measures, .

Kim is a talented and accomplished Trails Program Manager with over 40 years of experience in developing partnerships, teaching, directing staff, and managing projects. As the Trails Services Supervisor for Jefferson County Open Space (Colorado) he managed a professional staff, youth corps, and volunteers in the development and management of over 250 miles of trail. This multi-use trail system connects urban areas with foothills parks and experiences over 7 million visitors annually.

The Mission of the Colorado Outdoor Training Initiative (COTI) was to provide conservation leadership and land stewardship skills training to agencies and organizations. As a founding member and Board Chairperson for COTI, Kim provided the leadership for the successful partnership of over 40 Federal, State, and local agencies, and other groups. This partnership has resulted in well-trained crew leaders and individuals, who maintained high quality standards, were extremely productive, increased their effectiveness as employees, and provided an excellent volunteer experience.

 


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