Building a better tomorrow
ASSOCIATION OF TRAIL BUILDERS AT A GLANCE
A Distinct Identity
The Association of Trail Builders (ATB) brings together all industry partners and aims at advancing the trail industry through the definition, update and sharing of industry standards and good, environmentally sound practices, promoting education and constructive communication amongst parties.
The primary goals of ATB are:
Identify and share good practice in trail building
Promote and advocate ways to design, build, maintain, upgrade and decommission trails that sustain the
environment, enhance the long-term value of trails and make a positive contribution to society
Update and educate in the range of competencies and knowledge that professionals and
non professionals need to be equipped with
Create and help maintain a mutual understanding among all parties involved in trail building, nurturing cooperation and networking and supporting the collaborative fulfilment of the stakeholders’ needs including those associated to recreation and conservation interests
“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking.
It cannot be changed without changing our thinking."