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Trails Workshop in PA
I saw this announcment on another list I subscribe to. I hope there are some
riders planning to attend.
Subject: Greenways Workshop
The Pennsylvania Environmental Council and the North Branch Land Trust are
hosting the third "How to Grow a Greenways" workshop in June 14, 2000 at
the Best Hotel at Victoria Centre in Pittston Township in Luzerne County.
The agenda for the one day workshop is
8:30 -9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Welcomes, Thomas Makowski, Luzerne County Commissioner
9:15-9:45 Keynote: Dr. Larry Nielson, Director of School of Forest
Resources, Penn State University
9:45-10:00 Trails and Greenways of Northeastern PA- An Update
10:00- 10:15 Break
10:15-12:00 Economic Benefits of Open Space Preservation (panel discussion)
Speakers: Bill Elmendorf, Penn State University
Jonathan Johnson, Center for Rural PA
Janet Lussennhopp, 10,000 Friends of PA
Beth Pillings, Montgomery County Planning Commission
speaker over lunch - Wyoming Valley Wellness Trails Partnership" update,
Dr, Roger Landry, Wyoming Valley Healthcare System
1:00-4:00 How to Create a Regional Trail Allaince (panel discussion)
Speakers: Linda Boxx, Alleghany Trail Alliance
Laurie Lafontaine, SW PA Heritage Preservcation Commission
Harry J. Tucci, Jr. Rails to Trail Legacy Foundation
Registration Fee - $35.00 ( includes lunch)
For more information or to register contact
Pa Environmental Council
Julie McMonagle or Angie Vitkowski
129 S. Franklin St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18708
(570) 408-4906 fx
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