American Trails brings agencies, trail builders, planners, architects, advocates, and volunteers the latest in state-of-the-art information on all aspects of trails and greenways. Our webinars focus on a variety of trail topics, usually applicable to all trail types, with expert presenters. Webinar topics are chosen from current cutting-edge trail topics selected from attendee/presenter suggestions as well as recent popular conference sessions.

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Upcoming Webinars


Aug 19

Understanding National Water Trails: From Application to Designation

August 19, 2021

This webinar will dive in deeper on the process for trails to become designated National Water Trails, which are a subset of the National Recreation Trails.

Aug 26

Introduction to Trail Management (Part 3 of 3)

August 26, 2021

One part of a three-part series on the Introduction to Trail Planning, Design and Development, and Management. PART THREE: In the Introduction to Trail Management we will discuss visitor and maintenance management.

Sep 02

The Value of Trail Assessments

September 02, 2021

Hosted in partnership with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council, this webinar will cover not only the importance of conducting trail assessments but also how to turn those assessments into descriptive reports that facilitate trail improvements.

Sep 09

Trails are Common Ground

September 09, 2021

This webinar will dive into the goals and future of this new national initiative, invite broad participation, and identify how you and your organizations/agencies can build the momentum.

Sep 28

Rails-with-Trails: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

September 28, 2021

Sponsored by Rhino Marking & Protection Systems. This webinar will discuss a new report from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Rails-with-Trails: Best Practices and Lessons Learned, that examines safety, design, and liability issues associated with the development of shared-use paths and other trails adjacent to active railroad and transit rights-of-way.

Oct 28

Trail Ambassador Programs: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices

October 28, 2021

Best practices from some of the best trail ambassador programs across the nation, representing a variety of trail user types, to offer sage advice for starting programs for your trail.

 

An American Trails webinar typically lasts an hour and a half and includes at least 15 minutes for Q&A at the end. All webinars are recorded and can be purchased at a later date to view at your convenience.


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Interested in being a presenter or sponsoring/supporting a webinar? Suggestions on webinar topics? Fill out this form providing details about a potential webinar and email to:

Candace Gallagher, Webinar Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (530) 605-4395


Closed Captioning

We offer multi-lingual closed captioning in over 100 languages for our webinars, thanks to a partnership with VZP Digital. English closed captioning is included complimentary for all webinars. If you need an additional language please email us prior to the webinar. An unedited transcript will be sent to all attendees following each webinar.

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.