This article outlines the basic steps to starting your own organization, whether it’s a non-profit, for-profit corporations, government agencies or committees. It also mentions the “6 P’s) of healthy organization- people, purpose, projects/products, policies, promotion, payment. starting-an-organization
This manual and checklist developed by the Allegheny Trails Alliance illustrates how towns along trails can enhance trail user services and amenities in order to further enhance the trail tourism experience.
This is a listing of research studies that illustrate the health benefits of greenspace. Research categories include: “Mitigating Effects of Viewing Nature on Stress and Other Health Measures”, “Further Evidence of Mental Health Benefits of Nature (Children)”, Effects of Health of Living in Close Proximity to Green Space”, “Good Social Networks are a Predictor of Good [...]
The pages of this Citizens’ Guide will zero in on SEMCOG’s role in transportation planning and tell you how to get involved in the process. If there’s something you want to change, our basic message is that the earlier you get involved, the better your chances will be to create the impact you desire.
Kaiser Permanente partnered with the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy to determine the facilities, resources, infrastructure and programming needed to insure the maximum use of the trail by a diverse group of users.
The Michigan Equine Survey was done to estimate the number of horses, ponies, donkeys and mules in Michigan, and to determine their locations, ages, breeds and uses. The 2007 study was the largest that’s been completed, and the first since 1996.
This information is for a trail millage campaign for the Iron Ore Heritage Trail in Marquette County, Michigan.
Active living communities make it easy for people to include physical activity in their daily lives.Walking to work, school, the store, or just for fun is safe and convenient. Bicyclists are respected, and roads are built for all forms of transportation, not just cars. Recreation opportunities are accessible—parks, playgrounds, and all kinds of sports facilities are located near people’s homes and are open to all residents.
The Bikeability Checklist can help you find the answer. Inside you’ll find insightful questions, allowing you to evaluate your neighborhood’s bikeability. In addition to the questions, the Checklist provides both immediate answers and long-term solutions to your neighborhood’s potential problems.