American Trails Webinar Information
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The American Trails brings agencies, trailbuilders, advocates, and volunteers the latest in state-of-the-art information on all aspects of trails and greenways. Their webinars focus on very specific trail topics and usually include one to three presenters skilled on the topic.

Please click HERE to be redirected to the American Trails Advancing Trails Webinar Series website page where you can sign up for their webinars. A list of their upcoming webinars is provided below.

September 24, 2020 - Trail Marking Standards Across Varying Landscapes

Join trail designers and builders who work in vastly different landscapes as they discuss the unique marking challenges that their landscapes present.

October 01, 2020 - Managing High-Use Trails

Learn how trail steward and trailbuilding programs have worked to make the public better informed, more responsible trails users while protecting the resource.

October 08, 2020 - Reconnecting Children with Nature

Learn about successful strategies from recreation and parks professionals that address the disconnect from nature through facility and land use planning, program development, and community education and partnerships.

October 15, 2020 - Using Volunteers to Maintain Trails in Parks

Learn the ins and out of developing a program by establishing trust and delegating to a volunteer leader so an employee can manage the project.

October 22, 2020 - Make it Count: Collecting and Applying Trail Count Data

Learn from industry experts, advocates, and practitioners about how to collect and apply trail count data, and how to leverage that data in order to achieve meaningful, tangible changes in your community.

November 05, 2020 - Technology in Trail Building and Planning: Drones and LiDAR

The use of emerging and evolving technologies such as drones, photogrammetry, RTK GPS, 3D modeling, and LiDAR technology to inventory and analyze existing trail conditions.

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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LEARNING CREDITS
American Trails is proud to be a certified provider of the following learning credits and continuing education opportunities:

  • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) 
  • American Institute of Certified Planners Continuing Maintenance (AICP CM) 
  • National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) CEU equivalency petition

Learning credits are included in the registration fee. For our free webinars, learning credits can be purchased via our online store here. Our webinars earn the following credits: AICP CM (1.5), LA CES (1.5), and NRPA CEU equivalency petition (0.10).

When registering for the webinar, select the credits that you need from the drop down menu. American Trails will follow up with you post webinar with more details.

ccCLOSED CAPTIONING
Thanks to a partnership with VZP Digital, we now offer multi-lingual closed captioning
in over 100 languages. English captioning is provided complimentary for all webinars. If you are in need of another language, please email us 48 hours prior to the webinar. An unedited transcript will be sent to all attendees following the webinar.

RECORDING
All webinars are recorded and a link to recordings will be sent to all attendees following the webinar. If you missed a live webinar, you can access all of our webinars in our online store.   

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OTHER AVAILABLE WEBINARS from AMERICAN TRAILS

Below are links to some of the other recorded webinars that American Trails has available on their website. Some are free and others need to be purchased. If you are a member of American Trails, you can purchase the webinars at a signicant discount.

How They Did It: Advocacy, Planning, and Creating Equestrian Trails Through Organization

Engage Your Elected Officials! The Importance of Political Leadership

Trail Construction Cost Realities

Building Capacity with Volunteers

Why Resolve Conflict When You Can Prevent It?

Horses and Trails

Managing Trail User Conflict

Building Your Trail Right the First Time

The Art of Sustainable Trail Management


Announcements and Notices

WHC Horsemen's Calendar of Upcoming Events

Want to know what equine related events and activities are going on in your area? Please click on the heading above to access a list of up-coming events and a form that you can complete and send to us to have your equine related activity added to this new calendar!

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Recreational Trail Aids (RTA) Program

This is a federal program administered in all states. Municipal governments and incorporated organizations are eligible to receive reimbursement for development and maintenance of recreational trails and trail-related facilities for both motorized and non-motorized recreational trail uses.

Legal Transportation of Horses Across State Lines

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Great News for WHC Members!

Did you know that if you are a member of the Wisconsin Horse Council (WHC), you are also eligible for the American Horse Council's (AHC) Advantage Plan?


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