STUDYING TRAIL ENHANCEMENT PLANS – HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Continental Divide National Scenic Trail - Cuba, New Mexico Final Report April 2015

Sally Davis
Richard Kozoll
Alejandro Ortega
Tim Rogers
Thomas N. Scharmen
Varayini Pankayatselva
Renée J. Robillard
Emily Lillo
Theresa Cruz
Taylor Setteceri
Andrea Cantarero
Felipe Amaral
Danielle P. Parker
Julia Meredith Hwaa
Kathryn Peters
Stowe McMurray
Monica Bajana
Kelly O'Donnell

Please see the attached supplemental materials


This report reflects work on the Studying Trail Enhancement Plans - Health Impact Assessment (STEP-HIA) for the proposed new Cuba Continental Divide National Scenic Trail segment as of April 30, 2015. It is provided to the Santa Fe National Forest and Bureau of Land Management New Mexico for use in preparing an Environmental Impact Assessment and subsequent planning for the proposed project. It was prepared by the University of New Mexico Prevention Research Center and Step Into Cuba Alliance, a partnership of individuals and organizations dedicated to the promotion of walking and hiking for better health in Cuba, NM. In this report, we present information by way of a sequential series of questions that support and lead to predictions and recommendations for the new trail segment.