Trail Planning Technology

A Digital Toolbox

Learn how to use a variety of mobile and desktop based technologies to assess, plan, and design trails across the country.

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September 08, 2022

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)

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Webinar Outline


This webinar will provide an overview of how the presenter’s use a variety of technology tools on trail planning projects. The uses range from Data Collection, to Design and Mapping, to Presentation and Sharing, and encompass hardware such as clinometers and GPS units, phone apps, drones imagery and mapping, and a variety of software such as GIS, Adobe products, 3D modeling, and online platforms for sharing the final deliverables created with these tools.

Learning Objectives:

  • Three categories of trail technologies (Data Collection, Design and Mapping, Presentation and Sharing)
  • Publicly available data sources for property and terrain information
  • Strategies for determining which technologies to use on a project


Webinar Resources


  • Earth Explorer
  • Pix4D Cloud
  • Sketchfab
  • StoryMaps
  • WebMaps and WebApps
  • Book: Drone Technology in Architecture, Engineering and Construction: A Strategic Guide to Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operation and Implementation
  • Hugh Duffy Resources

     


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    Presenters


    Jon Altschuld, Founder and Principal, Chinook Landscape Architecture, LLC
    Centennial, Colorado

    Jon Altschuld is Landscape Architect (Colorado and California) with over 12 years of experience. As the founder and principal of Chinook Landscape Architecture, he is experienced in the design of natural areas, trails and open spaces, ecological restoration, parks, streetscapes, and transportation planning, and has an expertise in drone data collection, presentation graphics, 3D visualizations, master planning, and GIS mapping applications. His visualization work has been featured in the ASLA’s sustainable design practices video series and in various news pieces on new construction projects. Jon has taught numerous software workshops and given professional training on SketchUp, Vue, CAD, Lumion, and Adobe Graphics programs within the Planning, Architecture, & Landscape Architecture fields. Jon is currently co-authoring 'Drones in Professional Practice,' an educational and professional book set to be nationally published in late 2020.

     

    Tony Boone, COO, Timberline TrailCraft
    Salida, Colorado

    Tony Boone is a pioneer in the evolution and art of planning and creating sustainable trails for mountain bikers, hikers, runners, and equestrians, having completed over 400 successful trail projects encompassing fifteen U.S. states and nine countries. His accomplishments include the first official mountain bike patrol in Colorado in 1989, training eight International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) Trail Care Crews (1997-2011), inspiring and conducting mechanized trail dozer training for IMBA Trail Solutions (2001), and contributing to three IMBA books: Trail Solutions: IMBA’s Guide to Building Sweet Singletrack, Managing Mountain Bikes: IMBA’s Guide to Providing Great Riding, and Bike Parks: IMBA’s Guide to New School Trails. During his career, Tony has taught over 3,000 students worldwide the art of sustainable trail design, construction, and management.

    Currently, Tony is the owner of Tony Boone Trails and the Business Development Specialist for Timberline Trailcraft. Tony holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Animal Science, and a Master of Education focused in Outdoor Adventure Recreation.

     


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