September 2019
Guidance for Managing Informal Trails

A great how-to for developing educational programs and plans for managing, maintaining, and improving informal trails.

Why YOU Should Submit Your Trail for National Recreation Trail (NRT) Designation
Find o ut more about the National Recreation Trail program and the steps needed to apply. Deadline is November 1.
In the Path of Fire: Rebuilding Trails After the Carr Fire in California

The Carr Fire in northern California was one of many devastating wildfires to hit the United States over the last year.
Why Conservation Corps Could Help on Your Trail Project

Why trail managers often engage Conservation Corps on maintenance projects, and why you might see more Corps on our trails.
New Advertising Options with American Trails
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R esources and Training

FREE September Webinar: The What and Why of JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) – Part 1
This webinar will help you articulate what you mean when you are talking about JEDI and why it is important to your organization. This webinar is hosted by the Partnership for the National Trail System, the National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance, and American Trails.

15 Answers to Making Your Trail Irresistible to Private Funders
Have questions about funding your trail?

11 Key Trail Tools for Grubbing and Raking
These are the most commonly used grubbing and raking tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.

American Trails Website Resources
Check out our training calendar for upcoming conferences and events.

Featured Trail Industry Manufacturer: Rhino Marking & Protection Systems
This year, Rhino launched Rhino UV Armor signs, their new printing process that includes unlimited colors, shapes, and superior UV protection for no additional cost. Learn more about this company…
TRAILSNext   Talks

TRAILSNext   Series Presented by American Trails

In the style of TEDx, the  TRAILSNext™   Series brings you cutting edge information from leading experts in the trails world on today’s hottest trail topics. These high energy 18-minute presentations were recorded to be made available to folks who were unable to attend this year's International Trails Symposium.

Each month we will be featuring one of these talks in our eNews, and you can purchase the entire series on our website at this   link.

This month we are sharing with you " Insurance for Trails " by presenter Chris Baker with Conservation United.