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Northeast PA Trails Forum: Third Annual Trail Symposium

May 17, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Join PEC, the Pocono Forest and Water Conservation Landscape, Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area, Anthracite Scenic Trails Association, and the North Pocono Trails Association for a day-long symposium on May 17.

The Symposium 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.

Keynote Speaker

Rick Manning: Discussing the Cayuga Waterfront Trail and the challenges faced completing the trail system.

Panel Discussion on the State Trail Perspectives

Cindy Adams Dunn, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Theresa Osborne, Pennsylvania  Deptartment Secretary of Aging 
Jim Ritzman, P.E., Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary for Planning

Additional Speakers

Frank McGuire, Pennsylvania Environmental Council: Go to Trails
Elissa Garofalo and Scott Everett, Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor: D&L Trail Update, “Closing the Gaps”
Owen Worozbyt, Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area: Lackawanna Heritage Valley’s Trail Security Partnership

Registration is required (will close on May 12 at 5 p.m., but there is no charge for not-for-profit trail organizations and government representatives. General admission is $20 per person.

Sign-in and breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the program will begin promptly at 8 a.m. Lunch will be provided.

To register, enter the name, title, and organization of attendees to Owen Worozbyt at [email protected] 

NEPA Trails Forum Planning Committee

Richard Cochrane, Anthracite Scenic Trails Association
Stephanie Milewiski, North Pocono Trails Association
Janet Sweeney, Pennsylvania Environmental Council
Owen Worozbyt, Lackawanna Heritage Valley



May 17, 2016
7:30 am - 3:00 pm