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.


Kim Frederick

Chinook Associates LLC

Contractor Trainer Agency Corps Nonprofit Higher Education

Golden, CO

Kim Frederick has over 45 years of experience in the design, development and management of…


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…


Alex Bradley

Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA)

Trainer Corps Nonprofit

Middlefield, CT


Charlotte Staats

Adirondack Mountain Club

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Lake Placid, NY

I am a seasoned trail builder who has worked on trails in New York State since 2015. I've worked…


Jeremy Poore

McDowell Tech Community College

Contractor Trainer Higher Education

Old Fort, NC

I'm in the process of building McDowell Tech Trail School into a national-level Trail Construction…


Sarah Walter

Penn Trails LLC

Contractor Trainer

Carlisle, PA

Sarah is a licensed Landscape Architect in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, with prior experience in…

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Hire Workers

There are 169 profiles on TrailSkills
with Corridor Planning experience.


Vaike Haas

Trainer Higher Education

Morgantown, WV

I lead WVU's Sustainable Trails Curriculum, am a licensed landscape architect and Associate…


Liam Hickey

Middlebury Area Land Trust


Middlebury, VT

Liam is a conservation enthusiast with a strong interest in trail work and publicly accessible…


Ron Cooper

Utah Division of Outdoor Recreation


Cedar City, UT

I have been doing trail maintenance for the past several years with both the USDA Forest Service as…


Mark Loseth

Contractor Trainer

Flagstaff, AZ

For over 10 years, I have been designing and leading field-based trail trainings for land agencies,…


Dylan Lang

Conservation Legacy

Trainer Corps

Salida, CO


Daniel Whitaker

American River Parkway Foundation

Trainer Nonprofit

Carmichael, CA

Began on a trail crew with the Arizona Conservation Corps. We maintained trails in the Coronado…

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American Trails Professional TrailBuilders Association Partnership for the National Trails System Northern Vermont University Northwest Arkansas Community College Eppley Institute Corps Network