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Join American Trails this Thursday for a webinar!

December 7, 2016

JOIN American Trails THURSDAY!

December 8 Webinar:
“Powerful Partnerships: Lessons Learned on Leveraging Public-Private Funding for Trails”

American Trails is on the cutting-edge when it comes to bringing agencies, trailbuilders, advocates, and volunteers the latest in state-of-the-art information on all aspects of trails, greenways, and blueways. The Advancing Trails Webinar Series and dynamic topics help fill the trails training void created by agency budget cuts and travel restrictions.

Webinar Details
Title: Powerful Partnerships: Lessons Learned on Leveraging Public-Private Funding for Trails
Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016
Time: 10:00am-11:30am Pacific (1:00pm-2:30pm Eastern)
Price: FREE
CEUs: $20 fee (must purchase separately from registration here)

In partnership with the National Park ServiceAmerican Trails is excited to offer this webinar FREE OF CHARGE. This webinar will cover innovative funding strategies for water and land trails with two case studies of strong public-private partnerships.

How do major trail infrastructure and improvement projects take shape in light of tight budgets and limited public resources? How can public-private partnerships help take trails from vision to reality? Learn more about how two Michigan organizations charted new courses in funding waters and helped support miles of trails and related infrastructure through strong public-private partnerships. Learn about funding strategies related to blueways and greenways; what worked (and what didn’t) to help bring life to water trails and multi-use trails in diverse settings across the state — from urban downtowns and suburban settings, to national lakeshores and small towns.

Learn more about the webinar and presenters here.

Webinar Presenters
Elizabeth Riggs, Deputy Director, Huron River Watershed Council

Julie Clark, Executive Director, Traverse Area Recreation & Transportation (TART) Trails

Webinar Questions
Feel free to send your questions to the presenters prior to the webinar as we saved time for questions and answers (Q&A) at the end.

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