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SPRING 2005 Trail Tracks — see articles below — visit our advertisers!

18th National Trails Symposium: October 19-22, 2006
hosted by Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

Art on the Trails download pdf of this article 176 kb)

thanks to advertisers Biological Mediation Systems, Stabilizer Solutions, and RockArt Signs and Markers

Opinions and Ideas

thanks to advertisers May's Trail Equipment, Baileys trailbuilding supplies, and Stoney Creek Materials

Training for trails and greenways

thanks to advertiser Interstate Graphics trail signs and markers

  • States plan 2005 trail conferences (see the online Calendar for details):
    May 1-4, 2005: Virginia Greenways, Blueways and Trails Conference
    May 5-6, 2005: Pennsylvania Greenway & Trail Summit
    June 17-18, 2005: New York Statewide Trails and Greenways Conferenc
    July 26-27, 2005: Mid America Trails and Greenways Conference (IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, OH, and WI)
    September 21-24, 2005: Colorado Trails Symposium
    October 27-29, 2005: Missouri Trail Summit
  • The NTTP Online Calendar is largest source for training for trails and greenways: Find the class or workshop you need on the most comprehensive calendar on the Web for trail-related training and education. Hosted by, the calendar can also be accessed from We're also eager to promote your trails training opportunities of every kind on our online calendar. Please add us to your mailing list and we'll help publicize your events. Call American Trails at (530) 547-2060 or email

Recognition for America's great trails and trails advocates

thanks to advertisers Westcliffe Publishers, Rhino Recreation Marking System

Funding and Legislation in Congress

thanks to advertisers Natural Surface Trails by Design and Don Hays Trail Contractor

Trail research and policy

thanks to advertisers StormSlide, Canycom, and TrafficGuard

Celebrating trails and greenways

Thanks to advertisers Interpretive Graphics and Polydura all-weather signs

  • Trails of Lights: Festival shines on Austin's pathways and Frisco Highline Trail lights up
  • National Trails Day, June 4, 2005, brings greater awareness to trails, along with their many benefits and pleasures. It's a wonderful opportunity to introduce people to trails. The theme "Take the Path to a Healthier You."
  • Great Outdoors Month, June 2005, will focus on recreation as a catalyst for physical activity to improve health, the 100th anniversary of the USDA Forest Service, and our tradition of volunteerism in the outdoors with events nationwide:

Universal Trail Assessment: Providing Better Trail Data

thanks to advertisers GCY, Inc. surveyors and mappers, and Continental Bridge

New at American Trails

Thanks to advertiser Superior Trail Bridges

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The American Trails Magazine is the only nationwide publilcation covering the needs of all trail users, planners, managers, agencies, and activists. American Trails Magazine includes articles on current events, funding ideas and grants programs, legislation in Congress, new technology, trail and greenway planning, tools for advocacy, trail benefits and economic impacts, accessible trails, environmental issues, training opportunities, news from the federal agencies, state trail programs, publications and resources, and training opportunities.

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