Summit showcases health, economic benefits of local trails

September 20, 2018 Johnstown Tribune-Democrat
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EBENSBURG – Local recreational trails provide more than biking, walking and running opportunities for area residents and visitors – they spur economic development, boost community partnerships and improve the overall health of users.

Panel discussions, workshops and speakers elaborated on these concepts during the 2018 Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Trails Summit on Tuesday at Amici’s and Pour on Center in Ebensburg Borough.

Held in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society and the state’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the event also included a walking tour of historic Ebensburg and a Ghost Town Trail bike tour…

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