Sept 8–9, 2017
For the Trail, One the Trail
Two Days of Workshops - Build your Agenda
Paradise Farm Camp; Downingtown, PA
The Pennsylvania Land Trust Association is partnering with trail professionals and Penn Trails to offer this two-day training event for those engaged on trail management, maintenance, and construction. Participants may choose to attend two full days, one full day or a half day depending on their particular interests. This training will offer hands-on training as well as classroom instruction and will be eligible for PRPS Recreation Professionals and Landscape Architect CEUs.
Workshop 1A: Contemporary Trails Management and Maintenance Fundamentals (Friday half-day)
Workshop 1B: Trail 101: Trail Bed & Tread (Friday half-day)
Workshop 2: Building with Stone (Friday & Saturday, 2-day)
Workshop 3A: Introduction to Trail Inventory & Assessment (Saturday half-day)
Workshop 3B: Introduction to GIS and GPS for Trail Management (Saturday half-day)
Sept 24-26, 2017
2017 PA Greenways and Trails Summit
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel; Reading, PA
• 2 ½ day educational and networking event that occurs every two years focused on the latest and most essential information regarding greenways and trails in PA
• Hosted by the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society (PRPS), Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and a local host committee consisting of the Schuylkill River Heritage Area and Berks Nature and the Greater Reading Trails Partnership.
• Will consist of approximately 30 breakout sessions, 5 mobile workshops, 2 Keynote presentations, 3 panel presentations and an exhibit area
• Attracts local planning and economic development professionals, trail organizations, consultants, builders, conservancies, heritage groups, outfitters, advocates, park and recreation professionals, motorized and non-motorized trail enthusiasts, and local and state government.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Bike the Brandywine
This annual cycling event celebrates the Brandywine Creek. Learn more
Thursday, October 26th, 2017
All Partners Annual Dinner and Meeting
The annual meeting of the BCG Partnership.
Poster session and guest speaker.
Location and details TBA