During this American Trails webinar, we will describe the ways in which most conflicts can be avoided before they ever start. The presentation will focus on motorized and non-motorized trail use conflicts, but the principles can be applied to any type of trail conflict. Trail users and managers all welcome. Webinar lasts until 2:30. Linger afterwards for discussion.
Key Learning Points—Why Resolve Conflict When You Can Prevent It?
- Conflict 101
- The causes of conflict
- Conflict in society
- Removing and preventing conflict in society
- The Essentials of Preventing Conflict
- Lewis and Clark National Forest
- Backcountry Horsemen and Great Falls trail bike riders work things out
- Partnership within the forest
- The ingredients for success
- Lessons learned
This webinar is presented by Karen Umphress and Russ Ehnes with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC), as well as Mark Himmel with Back Country Horsemen of Montana. Read more and learn about the presenters at americantrails.org
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