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This research assessed the condition and sustainability of the trail system at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, a National Park Service unit that partners with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in the management of this unit.
TRĀL’s mission is to recruit, train, and coordinate a volunteer workforce to help the Tonto National Forest manage OHV recreation in the forest.
The Window Cliffs Trail traverses through the Cane Creek Gorge to reach some of the most unique rock formations in Tennessee.
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There are a few options for striking tools that you may see out on a project. Some like the sledge hammer will be seen more, while others may only be pulled out for special projects.
From Trash to Treasure. What used to be a landfill in Springfield, Missouri is finding new use.
We are excited to announce the winners of our 2022 Trail Fund grants. In our inaugural year, we funded a total of $50,424 directly to seven projects.
Use this interactive map to find where, when, and how these funds are being used.
Chautauqua Bottoms Nature Preserve created accessibility upgrades with RTP funds.
The free NRT sign program offered by American Trails has added dozens of signs along the trail.
Everything you need to know about trail counters, trail user surveys, and other information to better understand and engage your trail users.*
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