Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Mark Fenton

Save the Date!
Creating Connections between Trails and Health Workshop

Tuesday, March 4th
8:30AM – 3:00 PM
Penn State Great Valley Campus, Malvern , PA
This workshop will bring together trail advocates, planners and managers, health and planning professional and physical activity promoters for the first time ever in the Delaware Valley to share information and foster collaboration.

Mark is a nationally recognized transportation engineer and public health consultant, author, and pedestrian and bicycle advocate. An inspiring and entertaining presenter, he will provide an overview of the health issues facing most communities and address how trails and recreation fit into the nationwide focus on policy and environmental change.


Getting Started Working with the Health Community
Trail Basics for Health Professionals
Who Are We Building These Trails for Anyway?
Beyond the Basics: Trail Planning, Zoning and Working with Developers
Trail Lessons Learned
Trail Management and Low-Maintenance Solutions

This workshop is being offer by the following partners:
Activate Chester County
Bucks County Planning Commission
Chester County Planning Commission
Delaware County Planning Department
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
Fairmount Park Commission
Montgomery County Parks and Heritage Services
Montgomery County Planning Commission
National Park Service
PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)
PA East Coast Greenway Alliance
PA Recreation and Parks Society (PRPS)
Schuylkill River Greenway Association
The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

We encourage you to forward this announcement to others that may be interested. If you have any questions, please contact:
Carolyn Wallis, DCNR at (215) 560-1182, cwallis@state.pa.us
or Jody Giardina, YMCA of the Brandywine Valley at (610) 643-9622 x102, jgiardina@YMCABWV.org.

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