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Trails & Greenways Convention-Virginia

I just received a preliminary agenda for the Governor's Conference on
Greenways and Trails to be held on May 2-4, 1999 in beautiful Roanoke, VA.
Registration is $89 in advance.  Hotel $50 day for single, $60 for double
For more information email is or 804-798-0045
Web site is

Sally Aungier
Chair, Virginia Horse Council Trails Committee

Agenda includes
Sunday, May 2
Excursions choices to many different sites including a trail ride on the New
River Trail in the Blue Ridge Mountains. (extra $25)

Mon, May 3
Workshops run concurrently which makes it difficult to get to all of the
ones which may interest you.  Topics include:
Planning & Managing Trails for Multi-Use
Economic Impacts of Trails
Trail Design, Construction & Maintenance - Techniques & Current Standards
Partnering for Private Funding
Legal Liability & Risk Management
Innovative Approaches to Maintenance

Option of Field Trips or Workshops in the Afternoon
Interpretive Trails planning & Design
Environmental Considerations for Greenway Planning
Growing a Sucessful Volunteer Program
Alternatives to Public Management
Government Funding Programs
Landowner Relationships

Tues, May 4
Governor Gilmore - Invited speaker
Keynote Address by Chuck Fink - Multi-Objective Greenways
Rest of the day is made up of mini-sessions

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