[at-l] Trail building standards
dfaddleton at gmail.com
Thu May 7 14:14:26 CDT 2009
um, i'm no hydrologist, but i've walked a lot a trails in many places, and
when it rains there's always a difference in how water flows on trail vs off
trail . . .
On 5/7/09, KGJ <jplynch at crosslink.net> wrote:
> Eastern Virginia (Chesapeake Bay watershed).
> Private use.
> No impact on water flow.
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Tom McGinnis <sloetoe at yahoo.com>
> *To:* at-l at backcountry.net ; KGJ <jplynch at crosslink.net>
> *Sent:* Thursday, May 07, 2009 11:49 AM
> *Subject:* Re: [at-l] Trail building standards
> -- On Thu, 5/7/09, KGJ <jplynch at crosslink.net> wrote:
> > A friend is thinking of "building" a short trail through the back of his
> lot. It'll go along a couple of streams (in wetlands) and up and down and
> small "hill". Are there standards or specifications or regulations that he
> must follow? I've looked at the Corps of Engineer web site, but nothing pops
> up right away. Thnx
> ### Rules/regulations would "attach" with jurisdiction, which would attach
> with either location or purpose/impact.
> Where is the land?
> Will the trail be for public use?
> Will the trail affect water flow/drainage?
> Otherwise, it seems that his land is his land.
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