The Trail Research Hub undertakes research, education, and outreach initiatives to support sustainable trail development, construction, and maintenance across Canada while establishing best practice guidelines for trails governance and management.
The Trail Research Hub undertakes education initiatives to support sustainable trail development, construction, and maintenance across Canada and to establish best practice guidelines for trails governance and management.
As such, members of the Hub offer the following
University Course Design and Delivery
University and College Guest Lectures
Community Service Learning Integrated Curriculum Design
Community-Based Workshop Design and Delivery
Trail Tourism Assessments
Trail Tourism, User Experience and Trail Design Workshops
Past Education Initiatives
You can learn more about our past education initiatives below.
Ontario Trails ICD Projects
Joint Community-Based Research
Project and Educational Initiative
The Ontario Trails Integrated Curriculum Design (ICD) Projects were a series of joint community-based research projects and educational initiatives being undertaken by the University of Waterloo's Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies in partnership with the Ontario Trails Council and trail organizations across Ontario.
For Winter 2021, organizations included the Bruce Trails Conservancy, Hastings Destination Trails, and the Hydrocut.
Publications arising from these collaborations, including academic papers, white papers, and other outputs (like Infographics, maps and audiovisual materials) created by members of the Trail Research Hub can be accessed by clicking the button below.