Our Services

Trail Planning

  • Trail/Recreation master planning
  • Detailed trail design
  • Construction documentation
  • Bid preparation

Project Management

  • Project and construction management
  • Youth Corp, volunteer, and hybrid construction training and supervision
  • Client's representative services

Education and Outreach

  • Trail education
  • Stakeholder outreach
  • Visioning and facilitation
  • Keynote speaking

Trail System Assessment

  • Trail feasibility studies
  • Assessment for physical, social and managerial objectives
  • Inventory and trail management objectives development
  • Environmental documentation and permitting

Funding Development

  • Core proposal development (Case Statement, General Letter of Inquiry)
  • Grant and proposal writing
  • Research and prioritization of potential funders
  • Work plan and timetable for submission of grant proposals
  • Critique and edit proposals written by staff

Organizational Strategy

  • Programmatic assessment, for funding and/or effectiveness
  • Facilitation of new program development and funding strategy
  • Strategic planning and capacity building facilitation

Our Employees

Scott Linnenburger

Scott Linnenburger


Scott Linnenburger’s successful work on more than 100 trail projects in the federal, state, local, and private sectors demonstrates a keen ability to assist clients in developing projects that fulfill their mission, protect natural resources, and enhance community sustainability. 

Prior to founding Kay-Linn Enterprises, Scott was the Director of Field Programs for the International Mountain Bicycling Association, where he grew the field programs budget by 300% and doubled the programs’ staff size in five years.  He was previously on the Board of American Trails and the Professional Trailbuilders Association.

Education:  Masters of Environmental Management, Duke University’s Nicholas School, Focus on wetland/stream ecology, restoration, and habitat planning. Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Secondary Education from Eckerd College.

Aaryn Kay

Aaryn Kay


Aaryn Kay has worked with more than one hundred non-profits in almost every U.S. state and Canadian province.

Prior to founding Kay-Linn, Aaryn was a freelance grants specialist, coordinated trailbuilding and advocacy events, co-taught 150 weekend long trailbuilding seminars for volunteers and land managers in 32 states, instructed a graduate-level environmental education course at Duke University, and directed Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment’s Community Outreach.

Education:  Masters of Environmental Management, Masters of Arts in Teaching, Duke University, Focus on conservation biology and environmental education.  B.S. in Biology, Bucknell University.

Our clients