Professional Practice

Trail Management: User Conflicts Webinar

Date: 2/20/2014 - 2/20/2014

Type: Lectures

Location(s): California


A part of the American Trails Advancing Trails Webinar Series, this is the third in a series of three webinars on Trail Maintenance Management brought to you by Chinook Associates LLC and American Trails.

The webinar “Managing User Conflicts” will introduce a variety of innovative approaches to resolving trail user conflicts that have been employed, and this webinar will review some of these management techniques. We will also look at the obligations land managers and trail users have to help resolve trail conflicts. Ultimately all of the tools in the world will not resolve trail users conflict without compromise on the part of everyone involved.

Learning Objectives:


  • Understanding the Roots of Conflict
  • What Makes Trail User Conflicts Unique
  • Why are Managers Obligated to Address User Conflicts
  • Engaging Tail Users in Finding Solutions
  • The Hierarchy of Management Techniques
  • Compromise is the Key
  • The Role of the Land Manager in addressing User Conflicts.


The presenter for this webinar is Steve Sherwood with Chinook Associates LLC.

We are pleased to offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for TRAPS Logo 600dpi  for this webinar (a $20 additional fee) through the Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS), an authorized independent CEU provider through IACET (International Association for Continuing Education and Training). This 75-minute webinar is worth 0.10 CEUs. Additional information on CEUs can be found here.


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