Connect Trails to Transportation Planning and Funding
Strategy to find new funding sources
Speakers: Spencer Finch, Director of Sustainable Development, Pennsylvania Environmental Council; Diane Kripas, Chief, Greenways and Conservation Partnerships Division, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Pennsylvania’s new Outdoor Recreation Plan: The Keystone for Healthy Living identified trails as the state’s top recreational need. Trail advocates are partnering with the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resource in a strategy to find new funding sources to better market the network. The presentation will feature a case study of how the PA DCNR, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, and other organizations "tee'd-up" segments for a Federal Stimulus funding opportunity that tapped $17 million in TIGER grant funds. On the marketing side, the new ExplorePaTrails.com website will be featured.
BCHA teaches Leave No Trace principles to stock users.
Crushed stone, natural surface, and boardwalk trail located in a park on the Eastern Shore Trail. The trails lead to Mobile Bay and a fishing pier with a view of the City of Mobile across the bay.
A presentation exploring bike parks with pump-tracks, skills areas, dirt jumps and freeride areas.
This presentation discusses how to avoid common trail design mistakes.