The Professional Trail Builders Association

The Professional Trail Builders Association
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The Conference Committee is seeking proposals for presentations that share best practices in trail construction, maintenance, assessment, design, project implementation, partnerships, and trail-related policy. The conference features 4 presentation formats - 2 are new for 2018*! 1. Concurrent Session -1.25 hour sessions during the Core Conference...

The Conference Committee is seeking proposals for presentations that share best practices in trail construction, maintenance, assessment, design, project implementation, partnerships, and trail-related policy. The conference features 4 presentation formats - 2 are new for 2018*! 1. Concurrent Session -1.25 hour sessions during the Core Conference...

Our Conference Committee has been working hard getting the ready to open up registration. We are very excited to announce that Registration is now open! Visit updated web page to find out about our exciting slate of Workshops, and stay tuned for further details about the concurrent sessions, keynote speakers and our amazing Outdoor Trade...

The PTBA has received a multitude of questions concerning the "Request for Proposals - Trade Association Management and Conference Coordination Services." The Selection Committee has worked hard to answer these questions fully. For the answers to these questions, please download this pdf. We are also attaching the following documents referenced in...

2017 ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS OPEN FOR NOMINATIONS!
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is excited to announce the opening of the 2017 Environmental Excellence Awards (EEA) Program. Nominations will be accepted from August 1 – September 15. The biennial EEA Program recognizes outstanding transportation projects, processes, and...

Announcing the Sustainable Trails For All Workshop that Peter S. Jensen & Associates is hosting in conjunction with Crotched Mountain Foundation on October 12-13, 2016. This two-day, in-depth, field-oriented workshop will provide you with information on the Federal Trail Accessibility Guidelines that were released in September of 2013.
With the...

Primary Contract: Brian Tibbits
Company Description: Established in 1989 and located in Barre, VT, we are a specialty heavy equipment rental & sales company offering late-model machines and attachments that get the job done where others can’t.
Current equipment includes
• Low ground pressure crawler carriers/dumpers
- Yanmar C50R-3C with rotating...

Long-time PTBA members Dick and Joani Dufourd of RecConnect will be honored with two awards from the Coalition for Recreation Trails. One celebrates “Great Trails,” the new 350-page resource guide published by the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC). Another award celebrates the the new Gypsum City OHV Park project (in Fort...

The Sustainable Trails Conference is very excited to announce that we will be heading to Knoxville, TN to offer the absolute must attend conference for anyone involved in trails construction, maintenance, design, development and use. The 2016 Sustainable Trails Conference features the PTBA Sustainable Trails Workshops, a technical track of...

When a client asks us “What does it cost to build a trail?”, we say, “It depends.” Then the dialogue begins regarding terrain, user groups, life cycle costs, amenities, soil types, and most importantly, who owns the risk for the project. This dialogue elicits important information about the client’s vision, needs, requirements, constraints, and ...