Heightening Community Engagement on Local Trails
How to plan and promote National Trails Day events.
Presenter: Wesley Trimble is Program Outreach & Communications Manager for American Hiking Society
National Trails Day provides a nationwide platform to activate community engagement with trails all across the country on the first Saturday in June. This session will walk through the process of planning and promoting a National Trails Day event. Learn how to reach beyond your current constituent network and deepen community involvement with local trails.
The Lion's Tale is a National Recreation Trail that is specially designed to create a sensory experience for the visually impaired. Through a special mascot, Lop Ears the Mountain Lion, the trail tells a story using braille as well as other sensory methods.
American Trails hosted the 24th International Trails Symposium and Training Institute in Syracuse, New York April 28 - May 1, 2019.
Speakers will elaborate on the successes and hurdles in the cultural shift to an economy based upon conservation and utilization of natural assets in rural towns.
What can you do when a proposed bike trail encounters obstacles such as power poles.