Sustainable Trails for All

This webinar will provide an overview of pedestrian sustainable trails for all for federal, state, and local agency and organization trail managers, planners and designers who are responsible for policy, budget, and trail construction oversight.

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March 08, 2018

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (Pacific Time) {more time zones}

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (Mountain Time)
12:00 PM to 01:30 PM (Central Time)
01:00 PM to 02:30 PM (Eastern Time)

Cost (RECORDING):

$19 for members (Trail Professional level or higher)
$39 for nonmembers

Learning Credit Cost:

  • CEUs are included with the registration fee for this webinar.
  • Purchase a recording

    Note:

    Closed Captioning is available for this webinar.
    Learning Credits
    are available for this webinar.

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    Webinar Outline


    This program will provide an overview of pedestrian sustainable trails for all for federal, state, and local agency and organization trail managers, planners and designers who are responsible for policy, budget, and trail construction oversight. This webinar will focus on how to create pedestrian trails which can serve people of all ages and abilities while reducing maintenance cost.

    PRESENTATION LEARNING OUTCOMES

    • Understand the major provisions of the ABA Trail Accessibility Standards
    • Learn how federal agencies will apply and benefit from using these trail standards
    • Understand how state and local agencies/organizations can apply and benefit from these trail standards
    • Learn from an on-the-ground perspective
    • Learn about resources for pedestrian sustainable trails

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


    Presenters


    Janet Zeller, National Accessibility Program Manager, USDA Forest Service

    Janet Zeller is the National Accessibility Program Manager for the U.S. Forest Service. She and her team are responsible for the accessibility of the facilities, programs and policies across the 193 million acres of the National Forest System. Janet was the lead author of the Forest Service Outdoor Recreation and Trail Accessibility Guidelines.

    She instructs accessibility and universal design of programs and facilities at a wide range of training sessions nationally. She also represents the Forest Service working on accessibility issues with partners, organizations, States, and other federal agencies, including with the U.S. Access Board and the Department of Justice.

    Janet is a lifelong outdoor recreationist and a certified instructor trainer in canoeing and sea kayaking. She is a graduate of UNH with a Master’s degree from URI.

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    Peter Jensen, Trail Planner/Builder with, Peter S. Jensen & Associates

    Peter Jensen is a trail planner/builder with more than 35 years experience planning and constructing pedestrian trails throughout the Northeast. His company is a member of the Professional Trailbuilders Association. He worked for the Appalachian Mountain Club until 1988 when he started his own business in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. In early 2005 he reorganized the business into Peter S. Jensen & Associates, LLC. He served as the Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s representative to the U. S. Access Board’s Regulatory Negotiation Committee on Accessibility Guidelines for Outdoor Developed Areas from 1997 to 1999 where he helped shape regulations for development of new trails, camping facilities, picnic sites, and beaches. He continues to plan, design, construction, and consult on the development of sustainable pedestrian trails. Training crew leaders, youth, volunteers, and agency/non-profit staff is also an important component of his work. He is a regular presenter at national conferences on pedestrian trail related topics.

     


    Closed Captioning

    We are offering closed captioning for our webinars, thanks to a partnership with VZP Digital. If you are in need of this service, please email us prior to the webinar. An unedited transcript will be sent to all attendees following the webinar.

    Learning Credits and CEUs

    American Trails is proud to be a certified provider of the following learning credits and continuing education opportunities:

    • American Institute of Certified Planners Continuing Maintenance (AICP CM)
    • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES PDH)
    • National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) CEU equivalency petition
    • CEU equivalency petition for other organizations (please inquire with American Trails)

    Learning credits are included in the registration fee, free for our sponsored webinars, or a $15 fee for nonmembers for our free webinars without a sponsor.

    Our typical 90-minute webinars earn the following credits: AICP (1.5 CM), LA CES (1.5 PDH), and NRPA CEU equivalency petition (0.10).


    Disclaimer

    While we may individually agree (or disagree) in whole or in part with any or all of the participants, the views expressed in these webinars are not necessarily representative of the views of American Trails as an organization or its board and staff.


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