Downtowns & Trails

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Connecting Downtowns & Trails: Opportunities & Challenges
Many communities have trails in close proximity to their downtowns/village centers/business districts. We share the opportunities and challenges of wo...
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development Video
Strengthening Connections: Downtowns & Trails - Hopkinton-Contoocook, 2023
Over a series of months, we worked with the Hopkinton, New Hampshire community on how to better connect its trails with its business center, the Villa...
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development Research Report
Engaging Communities with Story Maps
A story map is a web map that combines mapping with text, photos, multimedia and functionality to generate a stand-alone resource. Story maps use geog...
Community Leadership Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet
Access to Nature and Its Economic Implications
The Nature Economy Collaborative, supported by UNH Collaborative Research Excellence, is pleased to share a brand-new information brief on the communi...
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy, Economic Development Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet
Trail Stewardship in Coös County, NH
This report studies possible solutions to trail stewardship challenges in Coos County New Hampshire.
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy, Natural Resources, Getting Outside & Volunteering, Trail Finder, Nature Groupie Community & Economic Development, Natural Resources Research Report
Eight Ways Nature Supports New Hampshire's Economy
New Hampshire is fortunate to have many natural assets that support our quality of life and economic vibrancy. In a new info brief we share eight spec...
Location: Durham Campus
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet
Nature Supports a Vibrant Downtown Economy
Nature and access to natural assets can be important components of a downtown economy. In this new brief from the Nature Economy Collaborative, we det...
Location: Durham Campus
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy, Economic Development Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet
Strengthening Connections: Downtowns & Trails - Ossipee, NH 2022
Over the past two years, interrupted but not deterred by the ongoing pandemic, we worked adaptively and creatively with the Ossipee Economic Developme...
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development Research Report
Strengthening Connections: Downtowns & Trails - Keene, NH 2022
Over six months, from Sept. 2021-March 2022, we worked with the City of Keene on how to better connect two rail trails with their downtown businesses....
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development Research Report
Strengthening Connections: Downtowns & Trails - Bristol, NH 2019
We recently completed a pilot of our Downtowns & Trails program in Bristol, NH.  This final report summarizes the work we've done with the co...
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy, Economic Development Community & Economic Development Research Report