PNTS - Fall Workshop (Spring Workshop Cancelled)

Are you willing or able to travel in October? The Fall Workshop Planning Committee wants your input on your willingness and ability to travel in October to Spartanburg, SC. RG Absher issued a message (read the full message HERE) asking that if you are or were interested in attending the Fall Workshop are you willing to travel or have the means to travel in October. SURVEY FORM linked below.

Presented by: Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS)

Event Details

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October 26 - 30, 2020

Location: Spartanburg



SURVEY FORM linked here. Due 6/7/20

Host Trail organization: Overmountain Victory Trail Association

Contact: RG Absher, [email protected], 336.902.1760

Travel Days: October 26* & 30
*Welcome reception the evening of Mon 10/26

Workshop outcomes:

  • How to increase organization effectiveness through diverse trail partnerships – new organizations and individuals
  • Learn from successful partnerships with Native Americans to preserve culture, history, and sacred landscapes along trail corridors
  • How to create and use national trail interpretation programs as a means to reach a more diverse population of the public and students
  • How creative partnerships can put real trail on the ground
  • How to work with the local parks departments and planning agencies to leverage funds and bring additional value to and visibility in a local community
  • How the National Trails Gap Analysis can be used to focus your work
  • How to get your trail recognized in a Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan

Accommodation: We will be based at the Marriott Spartanburg. We encourage participants to stay at the Marriott both for convenience but also to support the workshop planning and budgeting.

Additional information will be posted as available.
In the meantime, please send your questions to the workshop contact above.




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