Economic Benefits of Trails - Community Forum and Dinner - October 26

Economic Benefits of Trails: Community Forum & Dinner with Professor, Dr. John Crompton.

Join walkers, bikers and advocates to learn, discuss and celebrate the economic value of local, regional, state and national trails. October 26, 2012

This Forum and Dinner with keynote speaker Dr. John Crompton — nationally recognized Professor of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University — anchors the evening of the first full day of the biennial Washington State Trails Conference on October 26, 2012.

The event will begin at 6:00pm with a social time and book signing by Mike Houck, editor of “Wild in the City”.

Following dinner there will be table discussions on current issues impacting trails: plans for Columbia River Crossing, local pedestrian, bike and water trails, the Intertwine system, state trails, backcountry or national trail and advocacy issues.

A great opportunity to network and share your thoughts and vision.

Learn more and register for this special event or the full conference with the Parks Foundation of Clark County.