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.


Upcoming Webinars


Aug 18

Traits, Tips, and Techniques for Being a Better Trail Crew Leader

August 18, 2022

Learn how to be a better trail crew leader and pick up some new tools and fresh perspectives to add to your crew leader toolbox.

Aug 25

Collective Impact: Building a Trail Collective

August 25, 2022

This webinar will include presenters from both a newly formed trails collective to a collective that has been around for a few years, providing lessons learned and valuable insights for other communities that are encouraged to do the same.

Sep 01

How to Develop a Trail Crew Leader Program

September 01, 2022

This webinar will provide an overview of elements associated with creating a Trail Crew Leader Program.

Sep 08

Trail Planning Technology

September 08, 2022

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

Sep 15

Enhancing Trail Stewardship through Leave No Trace

September 15, 2022

Learn about what one parks, trails, and open space division accomplished in order to enhance Leave No Trace stewardship practices and address growing trail issues throughout their system.

Sep 22

Study, Action, and Reflection

September 22, 2022

This webinar will examine a study’s methodology and findings including trail residents’ needs, interests, and apprehensions in their daily lives, and how that connects to their awareness, impressions, and experiences with nearby trails and outdoor public spaces.

Oct 06

Effectively Using Social Media to Market Your Trail or Organization

October 06, 2022

This webinar will help “cut through the noise” of what the social media platforms actually do, who they target, and how to use them effectively.

Oct 27

Building a Trail Foundation from the Ground Up

October 27, 2022

This webinar will discuss details on what is needed in order to create a trail foundation from the ground up and how to keep it successful.

Nov 17

The National Digital Trails Project

November 17, 2022

This webinar discusses the National Digital Trails project accomplishments, future steps, and provides a demonstration of the TRAILS tool.

Dec 01

Wilderness Trails: Special Places, Special Considerations

December 01, 2022

This webinar will provide some basic information on trails in federally-designated Wilderness, examples of practical experiences, and resources to learn more.

 

An American Trails webinar typically lasts between 60 to 90 minutes, with around 10-30 minutes for Q&A at the end. All webinars are recorded, offer free learning credits, offer real-time closed captioning in English (other languages available upon request), and attendees are sent a link to the recording, closed caption transcript, and resources slide within 2 days post-webinar (or immediately for archived webinars).


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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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