Gravel Road

ESM Trail Training

Two one-day Environmentally Sensitive Trail Maintenance Trainings were completed in 2014. This training was developed with grant funding from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program administered by PA's Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The ESM Trail Maintenance Training is designed to assist with reducing erosion and maintenance costs on your trails. Training modules include Geotextiles, Vegetation Management, Surface Drainage, Overland Flows, Trail Base, Trail Surface, and New Trail Sighting.

Dates and Locations

  • There are no trainings scheduled at this time. Please check back regularly for updates.

Training Information

  • One-day training with classroom and field trip components.

  • Designed for multi-use trails, greenways, and rails-to trails.


For Additional Information

Eric Nevel
220 Transportation Research Building
University Park, PA 16802

Phone: (814) 599-8297
Fax: (814) 863-6787
Toll-free: (866) NOTOMUD (866-668-6683)
E-mail: ern106@psu.edu