Fundamentals of the National Recreation Trails Program

Start Date
06/30/2022
End Date
06/30/2024
Description
This webinar is an introduction to the National Recreation Trails* (NRT) Program, including the National Water Trails (a subset of the NRT program). You will learn the benefits to designating your trail(s) as an NRT, the history of the NRT program, the process for trails to become NRTs, hear from a current designated NRT manager, and more.

The deadline for applications each year is November 1.

*The National Trails System Act of 1968 authorized creation of a national system of trails comprised of National Recreation Trails, National Scenic Trails, and National Historic Trails.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Parks & Recreation
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
- Learn how to navigate the NRT application process
- Understand the benefits to being a designated NRT
- Understand the roles of the partners involved

Instructors
Peter Bonsall, National Trails Program Specialist, National Park Service Matt Able, Assistant National Trail Program Manager, USDA Forest Service Andy Griffith, Founder, Plum Island Outdoors, Inc.
Course Codes
Provider
American Trails


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