Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program
Tools & Resources
Welcome to RTCA's Tools & Resources page, your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about outdoor recreation and/or conservation in your community. On our organizations page you will find a comprehensive list of state and national trail, river, and conservation organizations that serve as great references during any point of your planning or construction process. On our publications page, you will find in-depth information and research on everything from sustainable trail design to the economic benefits of river conservation. One of our most valuable resources is the community resources page, which contains a compilation of tools and techniques specifically targeted for community members to use as reference in the planning, organizing, and/or implementing their outdoor recreation or conservation project. A few highlights from our Tools & Resources pages include:
Quick and easy, one-page tutorials for community members interested in planning, public meetings, facilitation, trail design, etc.
Various tools and tips for how to conserve those special places near your home.
An easy to use, step-by-step guide to all aspects of the planning, design, and management of multi-use trails.