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Northeast PA Trails Forum

May 18, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

On Thursday, May 18th Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council/Pocono Forests and Waters Conservation Landscape, the Anthracite Scenic Trails Association, and the North Pocono Trails Association and DCNR will hold a day-long trails symposium at the offices of Lackawanna Heritage Valley.

The Symposium, as in past years, will provide Northeastern Pennsylvania trail sponsors and supporters a networking venue where they can share opportunities, challenges and solutions in an informal setting. The event will have several regional speakers who will present information on the current state of trails in Pennsylvania. A full list of presentations is provided below. Attendees will be given ample opportunities for networking with colleagues.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED but there is no charge for not-for-profit trail organizations and government representatives. General admission is $20 per person. Registration will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 15th.  Sign-in and breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. The program will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. Lunch will be provided. To register, enter the name, title, and organization of attendees to Owen at [email protected] 


Keynote Speaker – Cathy McCollom – Discussing the “Trail Town Toolkit”

Discussions on the state trail perspectives:
Lauren Imgrund
Deputy Secretary, PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources

Roy Gothie
Bicycle Pedestrian Coordinator, PA Department of Transportation

Janet Sweeney
Vice President, Pennsylvania Environmental Council


May 18, 2017
8:30 am - 5:00 pm