Stewardship

Tony has passionately led crews in sculpting over 575 miles of shared-use and purpose-built trails for folks of all ages and abilities. His national and international experience ranges from professional trail building companies to governmental agencies and non-profit organizations.

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Education

  • Texas A&M University (TAMU), College Station, Texas
  • Master of Education, Outdoor Adventure Recreation 1987
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, 1984
  • Taipei American School, Taipei, Taiwan 1980
  • At TAMU, Boone developed and instructed a variety of programs and events:
  • Wilderness Education Association (30-Day Expeditions)
  • Wilderness Institute for Leadership Development
  • Outdoor Leadership Assessment Program
  • High Adventure Ropes/Challenge Course
  • Teen Adventure & Camp Adventure
  • Outdoor Recreation Committee
  • Outdoor Horizons Conference

Certifications

  • 2014 Professional Trail Builders Association: Sustainable Trails Conference, Stonewall, WV Certified Trail Dozer Instructor/Trainer
  • 2012 Professional Trail Builders Association: Sustainable Trails Conference, Santa Fe, NM Certified Trail Dozer Operator
  • 1986 Outdoor Adventure Specialist, TAMU Outdoor Leadership Institute
  • 1985 Emergency Medical Technician, Texas Department of Health
  • 1985 Outdoor Instructor, Wilderness Education Association
  • 1985 Ropes Course Instructor/Research Assistant, TAMU
  • 1984 Outdoor Instructor (Assistant), Wilderness Education Association
  • 1984 Emergency Care & Transportation, Texas Department of Health
  • 1984 Open Water Diver, National Association of Underwater Instructors
  • 1983 Outdoor Leader, Wilderness Education Association
  • 1983 Wilderness First Aid, Red Cross
  • 1983 Canoeing/Kayaking Instructor, Red Cross
  • 1982 First Aid/CPR, Red Cross
  • 1982 Advanced Lifesaving, Red Cross

Classes, Training & Workshops Instructed

  • 2016 Colorado Mountain College, Leadville, CO Trail Dozer Course
  • 2016 Collinsville Trails Initiative Workshops, Collinsville, OK Basic Trail Construction and Maintenance
  • 2015 Parks Canada: Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan. Mastering Mechanized Trail Building (2 wks)
  • 2015 American Trails: International Symposium Portland. OR Innovations in Mechanized Trail Building
  • 2015 American Trails: International Symposium. Maximizing Your Trail Budget Through Competitive Bidding
  • 2015 Professional Trail Builders Association: Sustainable Trails Workshops. Portland, OR Dozer Certification
  • 2015 Professional Trail Builders Association: Sustainable Trails Workshops. Portland. OR Intermediate Trail Dozer Class
  • 2015 Professional Trail Builders Association: Sustainable Trails Workshops. Portland. OR Beginner Trail Dozer Class
  • 2014 Ecoservants Youth Corps, Ruidoso, New Mexico. Advanced Trail Design and Construction
  • 2013 Ecoservants Youth Corps, Ruidoso, New Mexico. Basic Trail Design and Construction
  • 2013 American Trails International Symposium, Mesa, Arizona. The Art of Sustainable Trail Management
  • 2012 IMBA Australia, Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia. IMBA AU Master Trailbuilder Class
  • 2012 Synergy Trails Pty., Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia. Mechanized Trail Building Demo
  • 2012 IMBA Australia, Melrose, South Australia, Australia. Mechanized Trail Building Demo
  • 2012 IMBA Australia, Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia. Mechanized Trail Building Demo
  • 2012 IMBA Australia, Lysterfield, Victoria, Australia. Mechanized Trail Building Demo
  • 2012 American Trails: Advancing Trails Webinar Series. The Art of Sustainable Trail Management
  • 2012 CLIMB Works, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA. Master Trailbuilder Class
  • 2012 Hong Kong Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department. IMBA Master Trailbuilder Class
  • 2011 Tracks & Trails Conference, Sydney, Australia. The Art of Mechanized Trail Construction
  • 2011 Trailscapes, Pty., Adelaide, SA Australia. Mechanized Trail Building Demonstration Project
  • 2011 IMBA Australia, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia. IMBA Trail Building School
  • 2011 IMBA Australia, Warburton, Victoria, Australia. IMBA Trail Building School
  • 2011 IMBA Australia, Wodonga, Victoria, Australia. IMBA Trail Building School
  • 2011 Hong Kong Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department. IMBA Master Trailbuilder Class
  • 2011 IMBA Australia, Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia. IMBA Master Trailbuilder Class
  • 2011 IMBA Australia, Melrose, South Australia, Australia. IMBA AU Mechanized Trail Building Class
  • 2010 Texas Trails & Transportation Conference, Austin, Texas. Technical Trail Features for Mountain Bike Trails
  • 2010 IMBA Colorado Summit, Salida, Colorado. Designing, Building, Maintaining Bike Parks & Public Process
  • 2008 IMBA Trailbuilding Days with President Bush, Crawford, Texas. Basic Trail Design and Construction
  • 2008 Professional Trailbuilders Association, Reno, Nevada. 300 Miles of Trail Planning Along the Rio Grande
  • 2008 Professional Trailbuilders Association, Reno, Nevada. Maximizing Budgets Through Competitive Bidding
  • 2007 State Trails Administrators Conference, Lake Tahoe, California. Maximizing Your State’s Trail Budget
  • 2006 IMBA World Summit: Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Designing and Building Sustainable Trails.
  • 2004 17th National Trails Symposium, Austin, Texas. The Art of Mechanized Trail Construction
  • 2002 Trail Solutions Mechanized Training, Salida, CO. IMBA Trail Specialists: Joey Klein and Rich Edwards
  • 2002 Colorado Youth Corps Association, Sustainable Trails Training, Ridgeway State Park
  • 2001 Colorado Youth Corps Association, Sustainable Trails Training, Sylvan Lake/Brush Creek State Park
  • 2000 Colorado Youth Corps Association, Sustainable Trails Training, Golden Gate Canyon State Park
  • 2000 IMBA World Summit: Moab, Utah. Donation of SWECO Trail Dozer from Sutter Equipment Inc.
  • 1998 Oklahoma State Parks Trails Conference, Robber’s Cave State Park, Oklahoma. Ranching Mountain Bikes
  • 1997 IMBA World Summit (Inaugural): Biosphere II, Oracle, Arizona. Trail Trends for the 21st Century.