Monthly Archives: September 2016

Wow! Look what’s happening with Trails…. Everywhere Else

Table of Contents WHAT’S HOT October 20 webinar covers economic benefits of trails November 17 webinar will discuss latest trends in trails and greenways Try a webinar – for free!    *************** STAY UP-TO-DATE ON TRAIL NEWS WITH AMERICAN TRAILS:  ***************     NEWS Atlanta’s Beltline trail spurs housing boom A look at accessibility on Federal lands Minneapolis greenway proposal stirs debate Michigan DNR maps paddling trails and water access The worst hike in New Hampshire  FEATURES A bolder vision for Florida’s trails Featured National Recreation Trail: Bird to Gird Pathway, Alaska Featured Recreational Trails Program-funded project: Ouachita Trail, Arkansas Featured Online Business Directory advertiser: Pannier Graphics INTERNATIONAL TRAILS SYMPOSIUM Call for Presentations just released Details of Symposium host hotels now … Continue reading

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BATCO Meeting Oct 24

Monday, October 24, 2016 Alfalfa’s Boulder, Community Room 7-9pm It’s been an exciting summer for trail fans! Join us for an informal discussion of what we’ve accomplished and what we plan to do this fall. Topics include: Magnolia Trails Approval Lagerman Trail Progress New BCPOS Director Appointed Debriefing on the North TSA BATCO at Trail Fest Sept 10 Trailbuilding at Heil 2 Oct 22 What would you like to talk about? Let us know ahead of time (info@bouldertrails.org) or just come to the meeting and join the conversation.

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Share feedback on OSMP agricultural management

  Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) is seeking public feedback on draft outlines for a chapter of the department’s Agricultural Resources Management Plan. The outlines for the Agricultural Management chapter contain draft findings, including proposed management strategies, that will help OSMP and its lessees manage agricultural operations on open space. LEARN MORE  

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U.S. A Glorified Sidewalk, and the Path to Transform Atlanta By RICHARD FAUSSET   SEPT. 11, 2016 Slide Show SLIDE SHOW|8 Photos Atlanta’s BeltLine: An Ambitious Plan to Bring a City Together Atlanta’s BeltLine: An Ambitious Plan to Bring a City Together Credit Dustin Chambers for The New York Times ATLANTA — Could this traffic-clogged Southern city, long derided as the epitome of suburban sprawl, really be discovering its walkable, bike-friendly, density-embracing, streetcar-riding, human-scale soul? The answer is evident in the outpouring of affection that residents here have showered on the Atlanta BeltLine, which aims to convert 22 miles of mostly disused railway beds circling the city’s urban core into a biking and pedestrian loop, a new streetcar line, and a staggeringly ambitious … Continue reading

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