They said, you stay in the planning stage forever, but you won't really know what you can do until you throw yourselves into the work and actually begin trail construction
," Gonzales recalls.
means digging out brush and debris to create a level hiking path a couple of feet wide.
Birkby is a respected outdoor leader, writer, and expert in trail construction
We're working on new trail construction
, some re-routing, and the changes are going to continue as we try to improve this system," Aleman said.
was funded by a $415,152 Los Angeles County grant awarded in 1994.
Recreational Trails Program Advisory Committ ee, the Department of Transportation will provide or grant funding to non-profits to provide the following services for District trails: maintain and restore existing trails; dev elop and rehabilitate trailside and trailhead facilities and trai l linkages; purchase and lease trail construction
and maintenance equipment; construct new trails; acquire easements or property for trails; assess trail conditions for accessibilit y and maintenance; develop and disseminate publications and operate educational programs to promote safety and environmental protection rela ted to trails (including suppo rting non-law enforcement trail safety and trail use monitoring patrol programs, and providing trail-related training).
These service projects will include ecosystem restoration, invasive plant and tree removal, trail construction
and maintenance, bridge work, campsite improvements, erosion and weed control, and fence removal.
A five-kilometer trail run and a one-mile walk will be held to raise money for trail construction
and maintenance in the park.
The work ranges from tree planting, stream clearance and park development to trail construction
, energy conservation work and historic renovation projects.
DCNR's Bureau of Forestry, Bald Eagle State Forest District: $250,000 for trail construction
, consolidation and rehabilitation of existing multi-use trails to create additional trail loops for a more cohesive trail system in Potter, Gregg and Penn townships.
Award: Beaverhead-deerlodge national forest - sullivan-tenmile trail construction
Not only will this give us important data about the economic impact of the Pine Creek Rail-Trail in Lycoming and Tioga counties, it also will provide valuable information on how to manage the trail, and give useful information to other communities who are trying to build support for trail construction
and maintenance," said Patricia Tomes, program coordinator for the Northeast Regional Office of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy.