Corridor Planning

Corridor Planning Skill Definition:

Identify potential areas (broad corridors) that meet the purpose and need of the project. Work with staff and partners to assess the proposed corridor(s) by analyzing resource data and management plan alignment.


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Resources for Corridor Planning

The Value of Trail Assessments
The Value of Trail Assessments

Hosted in partnership with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council, this webinar will cover not only the importance of conducting trail assessments but also how to turn those assessments into descriptive reports that facilitate trail…

Introduction to Trail Planning
Introduction to Trail Planning

One part of a three-part series on the Introduction to Trail Planning, Design and Development, and Management. PART ONE: In the Introduction to Trail Planning we will discuss different types of trail plans including Master Plans Conceptual Plans,…

Evaluating Erosion
Evaluating Erosion

One important factor that we examine when we assess the condition of a trail is the effect that erosion is having upon the trail surface. This video covers three of the most obvious signs of trail erosion: loose rocks, cuts and areas of deposition.…

Foundations of Sustainable Trails: Tread and Alignment​
Foundations of Sustainable Trails: Tread and Alignment​

Explore foundational concepts related to the principles and applications of trail tread and alignment—all through the lens of developing and maintaining a sustainable trail. This course will introduce basic trail design elements as well as processes…

North Country Trail Handbook
North Country Trail Handbook

The North Country National Scenic Trail (NST) extends for thousands of miles across seven states. Its layout, design, construction, and maintenance require the participation of a myriad of individuals and groups.

Custom Trainings

There are 47 trainers on TrailSkills
with Corridor Planning experience.

Travis

Travis Taylor

Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Stewardship

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Santa Cruz, CA

Andy

Andy Crowley

Contractor Trainer

Ashland, NH

Conservation Trail Services LLC. Working with private, non-profit, and…

Marc

Marc Hildesheim

National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Post Falls, ID

Amy

Amy Lutsko

Morris County Park Commission, NJ

Trainer Agency

Morristown, NJ

William

William Jones

USDA Forest Service

Trainer Agency

Hood River, OR

In my sixth year working wilderness, motorized, and non-motorized trails for the Forest Service;…

Brock

Brock Messner

Jefferson County Open Space

Trainer Agency

Golden, CO

I have been a Trails Specialist with Jefferson County Open Space for 10yrs and was a Seasonal…

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Hire Workers

There are 169 profiles on TrailSkills
with Corridor Planning experience.

Michael

Michael Meister

Agency

Nashville, TN

Since 2015 Michael has overseen the maintenance and management for the 1,300 mile hiking, biking,…

Brooke

Brooke Scatchard

Sinuosity

Contractor Trainer

Morristown, VT

Brooke’s many years of experience in planning, building, and riding mountain bike trails provide a…

Brock

Brock Messner

Jefferson County Open Space

Trainer Agency

Golden, CO

I have been a Trails Specialist with Jefferson County Open Space for 10yrs and was a Seasonal…

Connor

Connor Ranft

Student Conservation Association (SCA)

Corps Nonprofit

Philadelphia, PA

William

William Jones

USDA Forest Service

Trainer Agency

Hood River, OR

In my sixth year working wilderness, motorized, and non-motorized trails for the Forest Service;…

Holly

Holly Knox

USDA Forest Service

Agency

Mendon, VT

Twenty+ year career devoted to public service and federal land management - currently serving as…

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Federal Highway Administration USDA Forest Service National Park Service Bureau of Land Management
American Trails Professional TrailBuilders Association Partnership for the National Trails System Northern Vermont University Northwest Arkansas Community College Eppley Institute Corps Network