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Connect with other Blue Trails builders

Tapco RAP construction, 7/17/13If you’re interested in connecting with other local citizens working to build a Blue Trail on their river, check out our Builder's Forum. You can ask questions and find out how they handled situations you might be facing, or share tips that you found useful during the building process.

Case Studies

  • Case Study 2 - Scott Bosse

    Assessing Community Values on Conservation, Waccamaw River Blue Trail Polling

    Polling of residents along the Waccamaw River Blue Trail gave insight into how they value their hometown river, which laid the groundwork for the Waccamaw River Blue Trail.

  • Kayaking on the Rad River

    Developing Effective Partnerships, Waccamaw River Blue Trail

    American Rivers, and our partners the Waccamaw RIVERKEEPER® and Pee Dee Land Trust, began working to establish the Waccamaw River Blue Trail in South Carolina in May 2009. A key component of our success is the strength of our local partnerships. Within the first months of beginning our work on the Blue Trail, we convened the first meeting of the Upper Waccamaw Task Force, a coalition of stakeholders