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Title Forest Service trails : maintenance and sustainability issues / Adam D. Fayden, editor.
Imprint New York : Nova Science Pub., ©2013.

Series Agriculture issues and policies
Agriculture issues and policies series.
Subject United States. Forest Service -- Planning.
United States. Forest Service -- Evaluation.
Trails -- United States -- Maintenance and repair.
Forest reserves -- Recreational use -- United States -- Management.
Public lands -- United States -- Management.
Alt Name Fayden, Adam D.,
United States. Government Accountability Office. Forest Service trails.
United States. Department of Agriculture. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Forest Service capital improvement and maintenance projects, trail maintenance and decommissioning.
Description 1 online resource (1 electronic resource (viii, 96 pages) : illustrations, map).
Note Edited, reformatted, and augmented versions of previously published U.S. government documents.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Forest Service trails: long- and short-term improvements could reduce maintenance backlog and enhance system sustainability / United States Government Accountability Office -- American Recovery and Reinvestment Act : Forest Service capital improvement and maintenance projects : trail maintenance and decommissioning / United States Department of Agriculture.
Note Print version record and online resource (viewed April 25, 2014).
Summary The Forest Service manages more than 158,000 miles of recreational trails offering hikers, horseback riders, cyclists, off-highway-vehicle drivers, and others access to national forests. To remain safe and usable, these trails need regular maintenance, such as removal of downed trees or bridge repairs. This book examines (1) the extent to which the Forest Service is meeting trail maintenance needs, and effects associated with any maintenance not done; (2) resources, including funding and labor, that the agency employs to maintain its trails; (3) factors, if any, complicating agency efforts to.
ISBN 9781628088359 (electronic bk.)
1628088354 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 878151142

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