American Trails Webinar Information
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.
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.
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.