Presenters and Authors Index

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Aaron Heliker



Alex Duryea, Recreational Trails Manager with Nebraska Game and Parks Commission



Alex Oreschak, Transportation Planner with Maricopa Association of Governments



Alexandra H. Weiss, Recreational Trails Program Administrator with Florida Office of Greenways and Trails



Alister "Al" Clark, Project Manager with City of Hobart, Tasmania



Alivia Acosta



Allen MacPherson



Allison Jones, Trail Specialist-Biological Scientist II with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission



Alyssa Wentz



American Trails Staff



Amy Camp, Owner with Cycle Forward



Andre Denman, Principal Park Planner and Greenways Manager with Indy Parks/Department of Public Works



Andrew Dupuy, Manager of Policy Outreach with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Andy Clarke, President with League of American Bicyclists



Andy Beers, Director of the Empire State Trail program with Hudson River Valley Greenway



Andy Williamson, Great Lakes Region Director with International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)



Angelou Ezeilo, CEO with Greening Youth Foundation



Ann Baker Easley, Executive Director with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado



Anna Carolina Lobo



Anna Zawisza, Director of Community Relations & Strategic Partnerships with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado



Anne M. O’Dell



Anthony Duncan, IMBA Local Program Manager with International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)



Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin, Founding Partner with The Avarna Group



Ava Holliday, Founding Partner with The Avarna Group


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Beth Campochiaro, Trails and Community Outreach Director with Hudson River Valley Greenway



Bill Botten with US Access Board



Bill Hasenjaeger, Owner with Trail Boss



Bill Long, Board Chair Emeritus with Bay Area Ridge Trail



Bill Neumann, Vice President with DHM Design



Bill Woodcock, Manager of Planning and Development with South Suburban Park and Recreation District



Bob Richards, Program Coordinator with Tennessee Greenways and Trails



Bonnie Ricord



Brad Smith, Proprieter with Confluence Cyclery



Brad Towle, International Tourism Promotion and Development Director with Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau



Brandon Ross, Special Projects Manager with City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department



Brendan Adams, Graduate Student with North Carolina State University



Brenna Kelly with Conservation Legacy



Brian K. Housh, Midwest Policy Manager with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Brian Marcaurelle



Brian O'Neill with National Park Service



Brittain Storck, ASLA, PLA, CPD, Senior Associate with Alta Planning + Design



Butch Bernhardt, Senior Program Manager with Western Wood Preservers Institute


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Candace Gallagher, Director of Operations with American Trails



Carl Knoch, Manager of Trail Development - Northeast Regional Office with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Casey Holzworth, Natural Resource Steward with NYS Parks & Recreation Historic Preservation



Casey Kempenaar, Senior Planner with City of Citrus Heights, Planning Department



Casey Schreiner, Founder with Modern Hiker



Cathy Corlett with Corlett Landscape Architecture, LLC



Chas Robles, Program Director with Southwest Conservation Corps



Chip Young, Trail Specialist with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission



Chris Balish, author



Chris Bernhardt, Principal with C2 Recreation Consulting



Chris Gensic, Parks and Trails Planner with City of Charlottesville



Chris Linn, Office of Environmental Planning with Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission



Chris Morris, Statewide Trails Planner with New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation



Chris Schmiesing, urban designer with City of Piqua



Chris Yuan Farrell, Stewardship and Trails Senior Program Officer with Great Outdoors Colorado



Christie Vanover, Lake Mead National Recreation Area



Christopher Douwes, Community Planner with Federal Highway Administration



Chuck Flink, President with Greenways Incorporated



Clay Nelson, Principal with Sustainable Stables



Cody Arana



Council of Bay Area Resource Conservation Districts



Craig Della Penna


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D’Juan Hammonds with Ohio Department of Natural Resources



Dan Jatres, Program Manager with New Orleans Regional Planning Commission



Dan Kleen, President with National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)



Dan Rice, President & CEO with Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition



Dan Watson with Ice Age National Scenic Trail



Daniel Ashworth, Design Associate and Office Manager with Alta Planning + Design



Daniel Biggs, Landscape Architect with Weston & Sampson



Danielle Fowles with Tread Lightly!, Inc.



Danny Basch with National Park Service



Danny Gross, Founder with National Park Geek



David Gamble, Lecturer in the Department of Urban Planning and Design with Harvard University



David Halsey, Contributing Writer with National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)



David Lindhaul, Principal with Morton Trails, LLC



David Loutzenheiser, Senior Transportation Planner with Metropolitan Area Planning Council



Dayton Duncan, author and filmmaker



Dean Winstanley, Director of Statewide Stewardship with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado



Deb Salt, National Trails Program Coordinator with Bureau of Land Management



Debbi Fisher, Training Director with Hope for Heroes Equine Therapy Consulting



Deborah Caffin, Trails Program Manager - SE Region with USDA Forest Service



Denise O’Meara, Director of Education with Equine Land Conservation Resource



Diane Kripas, Division Chief with Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources



Donna Boone with Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Inc.



Dora Nuñez, Special Assistant to the Director & Head of Communications, Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation



Doug Alderson, paddling trails coordinator with Florida Office of Greenways and Trails



Douglas Leed, Recreational Planner with Ohio Department of Natural Resources



Dylan Carey, Project Coordinator with Parks and Trails New York


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Elaine Stewart, Senior Natural Resources Scientist with Metro



Eli Griffen, Manager of Trail Development Resources with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Elisa Mayes



Elizabeth Riggs, Deputy Director with Huron River Watershed Council



Elizabeth Smith-Incer, Coordinator the Mississippi Field Office with National Park Service



Elyse Peters



Emily Dozier, Senior Planner with Dutchess County Transportation Council



Emily Roth, Senior Planner-Environmental with Portland Park's and Recreation



Emmalee Dolfi, GIS Senior Project Manager with The Trust for Public Land



Erica Fielder, artist with Erica Fielder Studio



Erik Larsen, Arnold Palmer Design Company



Erinn Drage



Ezra Lipton, Urban Planner and Designer with Alta Planning + Design


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Fivos Tsaravopoulos with Paths of Greece



Frank Maguire, Program Director of Trails and Recreation with Pennsylvania Environmental Council



Fred Banks, Program Director for the Conservation Job Corps for the Maryland Dept. of Natural Res.


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Gabe Perkins, Executive Director



Galeo Saintz with World Trails Network



Gary Holisko, Senior Environmental Coordinator, BC Hydro Engineering



Gil Penalosa with 8-80 Cities



Gina Knudson, Executive Director with Salmon Valley Stewardship



Ginny Sullivan, Director of Travel Initiatives with Adventure Cycling Association



Glenn Ryan, Lead Packer with USDA Forest Service



Greg Grierson



Greg Seabloom, Trail Program Manager with City of Boulder Open Space, CO



Gregory Kern, Transportation Planner with Michael Baker International


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Hank Osborn, Regional Program Manager with New York - New Jersey Trail Conference



Hannah Traverse, Communications Manager with The Corps Network



Hansi Johnson, Director of Recreational Lands with Minnesota Land Trust



Harry Burkholder, Executive Director with Land Information Access Association



Helen Koehler



Helen Scully, National Recreation Trails Coordinator (retired) with National Park Service



Helen Siewers, Greenways Project Manager, Metro Parks Nashville



Henry Stroud, Principal Planner / Trail Program Manager with Montgomery County Planning Commission



Herb Hiller, regional program consultant with East Coast Greenway Alliance



Holly Larson, Outdoor Recreation Planner with National Park Service



Hugh Duffy, Landscape Architect and Project Manager with National Park Service


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Ian Brighton, Rocky Mountain National Park with National Park Service



India Nielsen


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J. Scott Groenier, PE, Project Leader, Structures with USDA Forest Service



Jack Placchi, Travel Management and Trails Coordinator for the Colorado State Office with Bureau of Land Management



James Stevens, Senior Associate with ConsultEcon, Inc.



Jamie Rae Walker, Ph.D Texas A&M Extension



Jan Hancock with Hancock Resources



Jana Johns



Janet Zeller, National Accessibility Program Manager with USDA Forest Service



Janis Brannon, Science Coordinator with Summit Charter School



Jared Fijalkowski, Community Planner with Volpe National Transportation Systems Center



Jarrett Caston, Program Specialist with USDA Forest Service



Jason Philbin, President with PermaTrak



Jed Talbot, Owner with OBP Trailworks, LLC



Jed Wagner with Denver Parks and Recreation Department



Jeff Frank, Senior Designer with Corbin Design



Jeff Johnson, Lead Dog with The Team, Inc.



Jeff Marion, Research Scientist with U.S. Geological Survey



Jeff Moss with Thatcher Climbing Coalition



Jeff Olson, architect and planner with Alta Planning + Design



Jeff Parker, Executive Director with Northwest Youth Corps



Jeff Vogel with DHM Design



Jenn Tamo, River People Manager with South Yuba River Citizen’s League



Jennifer Ceponis, Senior Transportation Planner with Capital District Transportation Committee



Jennifer Rigby, Director with The Acorn Group



Jenny Konwinski, GIS Technical Lead



Jeremy Apgar, Cartographer with New York - New Jersey Trail Conference



Jeremy Wimpey, Principal with Applied Trails Research



Jerrica Archibald, Communications Manager with Tread Lightly!, Inc.



Jerry L. Ricciardo, Associate Professor with Eastern Michigan University



Jim Coffman, President with Coffman Studio



Jim Dailey, Flake & Kelley



Jim Fried, Program Director with Wyoming Conservation Corps



Jim Konopka, Senior Park Planner with City of Folsom, California



Jim Murphy with Back Country Horsemen of America



Jim Schmid



Jim Wood, Chief with Florida Office of Greenways and Trails



Jimmi Lossing, Landscape Architect with Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism



Joe Coddington with Project Hero



Joe Dadey, Interim Executive Direcctor with Adirondack Hamlets to Huts



Joe Taylor, Executive Director with Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau



Joe Womack, President with Clean, Healthy, Educated, Safe & Sustainable Community, Inc.



John Eberle, senior associate and civil engineer with Stantec



John Favro, Trails Consultant and American Trails Board Chair with TrailsGuy, LLC Trails Consulting



John Giordanengo, Restoration Ecologist with AloTerra Restoration Services, LLC



John M. Pflaum, PE, Project Manager with WHPacific, Inc.



John Morton, Founder/Principal with Morton Trails, LLC



John R. Collins, Jr., PhD with University of North Texas



Jonathan Stephens , National Trails Program Manager with USDA Forest Service



Joshua Osowski, Regional Park Superintendent with New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection



Judy Kowalski, Parks Division, NM Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department



Julie Clark



Julie Jung with Jeju Olle Foundation



Julien Cossette



Julio Escarce


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Kalene Griffith, Visit Bentonville



Karen Umphress, IT and Project Manager with National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)



Karen Vitkay with Alta Planning + Design



Karl Beard, Trail Planner with National Park Service



Kate Bickert with Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy



Kate Kirsh, PLA, President; Landscape Architect and Trail Planner with Foothill Associates



Katherine Fuller, Marketing and Communications Director with International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)



Kathie Brennan, President with Ozark Trail Association



Katie Koster



Kay Lloyd, Past Chair



Kayla Robinson, HR and Administrative Coordinator with American Trails



Ken Bryan, RTC Director - Florida with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Kendra Barat



Kendra Baumer, Volunteer Engagement Manager with New York - New Jersey Trail Conference



Kevin Belanger, Trail Planner with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Kevin Mills, Senior Vice President with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Kim Frederick, Owner



Kristen Wicker with Five Rivers MetroParks



Kristin Booker, Principal Booker Design Collaborative



Kristin Lundstrom, Environmental Educator/Volunteer Coordinator with City of Boise Parks and Recreation



Kristina Kelly, Statewide Coordinator with Connecticut Trail Census


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Laura Belleville, Senior Director of Conservation with Appalachian Trail Conservancy



Laura Brown, Community & Economic Development Educator with University of Connecticut



Laura Cohen, Director, Western Region with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Laura Toole, Planning and Environmental Specialist with Federal Highway Administration



Laurel Harkness, Executive Director with Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals



Lauren Edwards-Johnson, Programs Coordinator with The Corps Network



Leeann Sinpatanasakul, Advocacy Coordinator with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Leigh Schmidt with Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS)



Lelia Mellen with National Park Service



Lindsay Ashlin, Supervisor Track Management with City of Hobart, Tasmania



Lindsy Johnson, MCRP



Lisa Beyer, PLA Senior Associate with Alta Planning + Design



Lisa Miller



Lisa Taylor, Construction Project Manager with Portland Park's and Recreation



Liz Sparks, Paddling Trail Coordinator with Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Operations



Lois Bachensky with USDA Forest Service



Lora Goerlich



Lori Hauswirth, Executive Director with Noquemanon Trail Network



Lucy Gertz, Statewide Education Projects Manager with Mass Audubon



Lyndall Erb, President with Bay Area Barns and Trails


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Malin Ely Clyde, Extension Specialist in Natural Resources and Project Manager with Nature Groupie UNH Cooperative Extension



Margie Tatro, founder/co-owner with Reineke Construction



Marianne Fowler with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Marie Walker, Chief Operating Officer with The Corps Network



Mark Ackelson, President Emeritus of the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation



Mark DeCracker, President with Trail Works, Inc



Mark Fenton



Mark Flint with Southwest Trail Solutions



​Mark Himmel, Past Chair with Back Country Horsemen of Montana


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Mark Rentschler



Mark Rooney



Mark VanderKlipp, Principal-In-Charge of wayfinding projects with Corbin Design



Mark Wilcox with American Society of Landscape Architects



Marlee Gallagher with The Trail Town Program



Martha Manning



Marty Zeller, President of Conservation Partners



Mary Ann Bonnell, Visitor Services Manager with Jefferson County Open Space, CO



Mary Farr with Back Country Horsemen First Coast



Masato Takemoto, Office Chief with Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau



Matt Ainsley with Eco-Counter, Inc.



Matt Mihalevich, Trails Coordinator with City of Fayetteville, Arkansas



Matthew Woodson, President and Founder with Okanogan Trail Construction (OTC)



Max Woodbury, GIS Specialist with Metro



Michael A. Schuett, PhD with Texas A & M Univeristy



Michael Meister



Michael Osborne, Park Manager with Five Rivers MetroParks



Michele (Kebea) Adams with Adams Acres Farms



Michelle O'Connor, Trails Planning Section Head, Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation



Mike Buckley, Retired Colonel, Retired U.S. Army



Mike Dour, Alternative Transportation Manager with City of Roseville, CA



Mike Giapponi



Mike Halferty, Natural Environment Specialist with City of Toronto - Urban Foresty Branch



Mike Passo, Executive Director with American Trails



Mike Rose, Principal with Alta Planning + Design



Mike Wright, Ancestral Lands Regional Director with Southwest Conservation Corps



Mona Caron, Program Manager with Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor



Montgomery County Commissioners



Morgan Lommele, E-Bike Campaign Manager with PeopleForBikes



Mylon Filkins, DVM, Equestrian Representative


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Nancy Desmond, Director of Special Projects with Cleveland Metroparks



Nathan Caldwell, Trails, and Transit Coordinator with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service



Nathan Tolbert with Beneficial Designs, Inc.



Nicole A. Carkner, Executive Director with Quad City Health Initiative



Nicole Elizabeth Barrios Adames



Nie Jian, General Manager with Mountain Journey (China) Co. Ltd.



Niles Barnes, Deputy Director with East Coast Greenway Alliance


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Pam Gluck, Executive Director Emeritus with American Trails



Pam Johnson, Program Administrator with Rancho Sonado



Panel of speakers with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Patricia Fisher, Transportation Enhancement Program Manager with Oregon Department of Transportation



Patrick Pfeifer, Conservation Program Director with Vermont Youth Conservation Corps



Patrick Starr, Executive Vice President with Pennsylvania Environmental Council



Patrick Wojahn, Mayor with City of College Park, Maryland



Paul Gritten with Wyoming State Parks



Paul Labovitz, Superintendent with Mississippi National River and Recreation Area



Paul Sanford, National Director of Recreation Policy with The Wilderness Society



Peter Axelson, Owner with Beneficial Designs, Inc.



Peter Dolan, New Jersey Program Coordinator with New York - New Jersey Trail Conference



Peter Jensen, Trail Planner/Builder with with Peter S. Jensen & Associates



Peter McAdams, Indian Hill Equestrian Club



Phyllis Ralley with Arizona Trail Association


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R. Brian Kermeen, Landscape Architect, Stanislaus National Forest with USDA Forest Service



Rachel Price, AmeriCorps Program Director



Randall Rosengerger, Associate Dean for Student Success and is Professor of Applied Economics with Oregon State University - College of Forestry



Randy Martin, President with Trailscape



Randy Rasmussen, Director of Public Lands and Recreation with Back Country Horsemen of America



Randy Welsh, Executive Director with National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance



Reid Ammann



Representative Catherine D. Ingram with State of Ohio



Representative Emilia Strong Sykes with State of Ohio



Richard Allen, Manager of Economic Development with Frontenac County, Ontario



Rita Hennessy with National Park Service



Rob Grant with Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs



Robert Manning



Robert Searns, founding owner with Robert Searns & Associates



Robert Spurlock, Associate Regional Planner with Metro



Robert Wetherell, Recreation Program Leader with USDA Forest Service



Robin Dropkin, Executive Director with Parks and Trails New York



Rocky Houston, State Trails Coordinator with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department



Rodger Schmitt, BLM Retired



Roger Bell, Trails Consultant



Roger Moore, Associate Professor with North Carolina State University



Ron L. Taylor, Principal with Taylor Siefker Williams Design Group



Ron Steffey, Owner with Steffey Trail Connections



​Rory Robinson, Outdoor Recreation Planner with National Park Service


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Rose M.Z. Gowen, M.D., Board Member with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Russ Ehnes, Executive Director with National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)



Russell Clark, Program Officer, Rivers, Trails and Conservation Program with National Park Service



Ryan Branciforte, Co-Founder and CEO with OuterSpatial



Ryan Chao, President with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)


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Sam Demas, Owner with Hut2hut.info



Samuel Schnorbus, Technician with Beneficial Designs, Inc.



Sara Hart, Park Planner with New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation



Sara Patterson with Michael Baker International



Sarah Hippensteel Hall, Phd, Manager, Watershed Partnerships with Miami Conservancy District



Sasha Eisenstein, Trail Manager and Business Development Specialist with New York State Canals



Scott Keller, Acting Executive Director with Hudson River Valley Greenway



Seth Wheat, Director of Tourism Development (State of Kentucky)



Shandiin Nez, Ancestral Lands – Navajo, Program Coordinator with Southwest Conservation Corps



Sheela Kleinknecht, Trail Planner, Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation



Sirena Dufault with Arizona Trail Association



Skye Ridley, Executive Director emeritus with American Trails



Staci Williams, Waccamaw River Blue Trail Organizer with American Rivers



Stephen Wright



Steve Anderson, Trails & Open Space Coordinator with Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation



Steve Buchtel, Executive Director with Trails for Illinois



Steve Elkinton, Program Leader, National Trails System Program with National Park Service



Steve Sherwood, Partner



Stu Weinreb, Director of Capital Assets & Planning with Mass Audubon



Stuart Macdonald, Chair, National Assoc. of State Trail Administrators



Sue Crowe, RTP Database Coordinator with American Trails


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Taylor Goodrich, Communication and Media Specialist with American Trails



Terry Bergerson, Project Manager with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department



Terry Eastin, Executive Director with Mississippi River Trail, Inc.



Terry Hanson with Terry Hanson Trails Consulting



Terry Whaley, Executive Director with Ozark Greenways, Inc.



Thomas Dunne, President & CEO



Tim Poole with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Northeast Regional Office



Todd Ackerman, ADA/Assessment Coordinator with Beneficial Designs, Inc.



Todd Antoine, AICP, Deputy Director - Planning with Great Rivers Greenway District



Todd Pokrywa, Vice President of Planning with Schroeder-Manatee Ranch, Inc.



Tom Henry, Mayor with City of Fort Wayne, Indiana



Tom Mullin, Associate Professor with University of Southern Maine



Tom Sexton, Director with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Tony Boone, owner, Tony Boone Trails, LLC



Tracy Hadden Loh, Director of the Transportation Alternatives Data Exchange with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)



Trails for All Ontarians Collaborative



Travis Glazier, Director with Onondaga County Office of Environment



Troy Duffin, Alpine Trails, Inc.



Troy Scott Parker, Principal with Natureshape, LLC


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William Prince with The Trail Town Program



Willie Bittner, Owner with Great Lakes Trailbuilders, LLC



Woody Keen with Trail Dynamics


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Yves Zsutty, Trail Manager with City of San Jose


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Zachary T. Likins, Trail Planner, Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation



Zachi Anderson