Project Designs

This is a partial list of recent Trail Services projects.

2006 Nature Conservancy - Debsconeag Wilderness ME *

Planned reconstruction of trail to Ice Cave, and designed/built steel ladder access into cave. Design and layout other new trails in the area

The Maine Conservation Corps builds an Ice Cave Ladder.
The Maine Conservation Corp builds an Ice Cave Ladder

City of Portland ME- Riverton Trolley Park *
Design reconstruction of park trails including bridges, relocations and granite staircases

Town of Skowhegan ME - Heseltine Street Park *
Designed trail upgrades and a short ADA accessible trail loop


Deboulie Mountain - Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands - T15 R9 ME *
Assessed Fire tower trail and designed improvements

Bailey Island - Town of Harpswell ME *
Designed new Giant Stairs Trail which received an award from Recreational Trails Associates.

Maine Conservation Corps constructs Giant Stairs Trail on Bailey Island
The Maine Conservation Corp constructs the Giant Stairs Trail, Bailey Island


South Portland ME Land Trust - Red Brook, Jackson Brook and Long Creek
Designed, laid out and developed cost estimates for several trails between the Maine Mall and businesses in South Portland near Clark’s Pond.

City of Bath ME - Kennebec Estuary Land Trust - NPS - Whiskeag Trail
Assessed and developed recommendations and cost estimates to upgrade the Wiskeag bike/pedestrian trail, and trails at Thorne Head.

Bangor Land Trust - Bangor ME - Penjajawoc Woods and Walden Parke
Assessed all trails on these preserves and made recommendations for management

Kennebec Land Trust - Mt. Pisgah - Winthrop ME
Conducted Survey of trails on Mt. Pisgah and made recommendations for management.


The Nature Conservancy - Number 5 Mountain - T5 R7 BKP WKR - ME
Conducted trail assessment - design potential relocation - estimate materials and labor to upgrade trail.

Town of Brunswick ME - Maquoit Bay Conservation Land
Design and layout of mid-connector trail system.

Friends of Acadia - Gateway Trails NPS Rivers & Trails - Trenton ME
Provide advice on trail layout, wetland bridges - and interpretive boardwalk.


Town of Sangerville ME - recreational trails
Evaluated proposed trail route - provided estimate for labor - machinery - materials to build a town trail.

Brian Pfeiffer - Private trail improvements - Southwest Harbor ME
Completed permit by rule for DEP and installed step stones, stone steps, and drainage structures on existing trail.

Town of Castine - ME
Design drainage structures for a new hiking trail.

Maine Coast Heritage Trust - Mt. Desert ME - Harris Preserve
Helped plan new trails throughout 500 acre wetland area.

Town of Manchester - ME - Shedd Pond Preserve
Assessed multi use trails for improved surfacing, bridges and drainage improvements

* - denotes Maine Conservation Corps Project


Town of Brunswick ME Trails assessment and layout
Evaluated 7 miles of proposed hiking trails and bike paths located throughout 750 acres of Brunswick Naval Air Station lands to be conveyed to the town for recreation.

Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust Adamstown TWP - New trail layout
I Designed 1-1/2 miles of new trail through a wetland area to be used for nature education adjacent to the Cupsuptic Lake Campground.

Maine Audubon Hamilton Sanctuary West Bath ME Trail assessment
Offered design and construction advice on proposed trails throughout the wildlife sanctuary.

Millinocket Rotary Town of Millinocket ME Jerry Pond - Trail Layout
I designed a mile trail to supplement the Jerry Pond Town recreation area.

Schoodic Woods Winter Harbor ME Trail Design
Located 3 miles of 8 miles proposed foot trails on the Schoodic Peninsula. The Project is in collaboration with Coplan Associates, Bar Harbor Me. Work will continue in 2013.

Friends of Acadia Acadia Gateway Center Trenton ME Trail Construction
I planned and built Bog Bridges and a Peatland boardwalk. I collaborated with volunteers who helped carry materials up to one mile to the construction site.

Nordica Homestead Farmington ME Trail Design
Designed a one mile forest footpath on lands owned by the Nordica Homestead

Maine Coast Heritage Trust Kitteridge Preserve -Mt. Desert ME Trail Consultation
I explored an extensive wetland area for potential trail routes. Provided planning options for bridges, step stones and geotextile based trail construction in wetland areas.

City of Ellsworth Moores Bog ME Design and Permitting Research
Began preliminary design planning and DEP permit work for 800 ft floating boardwalk across a Peatland.


Kennebec Messlonaskee Trail
Explored trail design options on land east of the Kennebec River in Winslow, Maine

Schoodic Woods
Scouted and designed 6 miles of the Schoodic Ridge Trail on property to be donated to Acadia National Park.

Waldoboro River Park
designed an ADA compliant trail through property adjacent to the Medowmak River.

Chase Reserve Brunwick ME.
Scouted new trail options on properties managed by the Brunswick Topsham Land Trust.


Coburn Woods Skowhegan ME
Estimated cost of improvements to provide bicycle Pedestrian ski - trail across this Somerset Woods Trustees woodland