Table of Contents

From ATC LMPG (to-do merge NJ and NY into this)

 

  1. Introduction
    • Statement of Purpose 
  2. Background
    • Route of the Appalachian Trail
    • Land ownership
    • Inventories (by reference to appendices) 
  3. The Partnership and the Planning Process
    • Club Roles and Responsibilities
    • ATC Roles and Responsibilities
    • Agency Partner(s) Roles and Responsibilities
    • Roles and Responsibilities of Other Parties
  4. Issues and Policies-Managing the Physical Trail
    • Trail Design, Construction, and Maintenance
    • Accessibility
    • Relocations
    • Stream Crossings and Bridges
    • Trailheads and Parking
    • Side and Connecting Trails
    • Overnight Use-Shelters, Campsites, and Privies
    • Drinking Water Supplies and Water Quality
    • Sanitation
    • Managing the Trail for a Primitive Experience
    • Safety Training and Certification
  5. Issues and Policies-Public Use, Public Information, and Emergency Response
    • Emergency Planning and Coordination
    • Special Events and Large-Group Use
    • Public Information, Education, and Outreach Programs
    • Ridgerunner and Caretaker Programs
    • Trail Signs
    • Minimum-Impact Backcountry Use
    • Advertising in the A.T. Corridor
  6. Issues and Policies-Corridor Monitoring and Management
    • Corridor Monitoring
    • Motorized Uses
    • Litter and Graffiti
    • Hunting
    • Horses and Pack Animals
    • Roads and Utilities
    • Wind Energy Facilities
    • Road Closures and Access Control
    • Special Uses
    • Structures and Dams
    • Military Maneuvers
    • Bicycles
    • Hang Gliding
    • Nonhiking Recreational Uses of Trail Lands
    • Impacts of Land Development in the Vicinity of the A.T.
    • Geocaching 
  7. Issues and Policies-Managing Natural, Cultural, and Scenic Resources
    • Resource Management
    • Climate Change
    • Open Areas and Vistas
    • Timber Management
    • Pest Management
    • Threatened and Endangered Species
    • Wildlife Management
    • Vegetation Management
    • Cultural Resources
    • Wilderness
    • Special and Unique Areas
    • Agricultural Use
    • National Environmental Policy Act Compliance
    • Exotic Species
  8. The Club Action Plan
    • Annual Work Plan
    • Long-Range Plan 
  9. Appendices
    • Cooperative Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding
    • Inventories
    • Maps
    • References

 

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