This conference was supported by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Massachusetts Recreational Trails Advisory Board (MARTAB), with funding provided by the Recreational Trails Program.

2015 Massachusetts Trails Conference Program pdf format of 2015 Massachusetts Trails Conference Program
2015 Massachusetts Trails Conference Schedule pdf format of 2015 Massachusetts Trails Conference Schedule

 

AVAILABLE CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Keynote Presentation

S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Trails: Defining Trail Sustainability pdf format of keynote
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How to Build Big by Starting Small: Benton MacKaye, the Appalachian Trail, and the Bay Circuit

Larry Anderson Presentation pdf format of anderson
file size 4MB

Engaging Youth in Urban Forests – Highlighting the Brockton Audubon Preserve and Morton Middle School in Fall River

Maureen Estes Flanagan and Mike Labossiere Presentation pdf format of labossiere
 
Karen Grey Presentation pdf format of grey
Katie O’Donnell Presentation pdf format of odonnell
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Organizing, Engaging Sustaining Volunteers

Fran Longton Presentation pdf format of longton
Lexington Presentation pdf format of lexington
Noreen Piazza Presentation pdf format of piazza
file size 2MB

Selecting the Right Bridge for Your Trail: Sustainable Bridge Design and Construction Guidance for Trails Organizations

Reed Brockman Presentation pdf format of brockman
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The Student Conservation Association (SCA) Presentation pdf format of sca
file size 4MB

Designing Sustainable Trails for Different Primary Uses

Woody Keen Presentation pdf format of keen
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Practical Considerations in the Design and Construction of Accessible Trails

Dick O’Brien Presentation pdf format of obrien
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Sustainable Tourism: Building a world-class off-road bicycle network in Southern New England that brings value to communities

Craig Della Penna Presentation pdf format of dellapenna
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Different Voices: Connecting People & Place

Mary Gianetti Presentation pdf format of gianetti
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Neil Anderson Presentation pdf format of anderson
Rachel Stoler Presentation pdf format of stoler

Partnerships (Motorized and Non) for Sustainable Trail Development:  Maine Case Study

Brian Bronson Presentation pdf format of bronson

Trail Signage: Wayfinding and Interpretation

Kristin Karl-Carnahan Presentation pdf format of karlcarnahan
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Olin Lathrop Presentation pdf format of lathrop
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Working with Conservation Commissions and the Wetland Protection Act

Mark Stinson Presentation pdf format of stinson
file size 6MB

Striving for Sustainable Trails in the White Mountains

Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Presentation pdf format of amc
file size 2MB

Trails As Community Connections: Engagement Beyond the Path   

Biggs Tully Mann Presentation pdf format of tully
file size 3MB

Recreational Trails Program and Transportation Alternatives Funding for Trails  

Amanda Lewis Presentation pdf format of lewis
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Peter Sutton Presentation pdf format of sutton

Managing Trails for Multiple Uses: the Middlesex Fells Case Study  

Paul Jahnige Presentation pdf format of jahnige
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Trail Planning and Design for Wildlife Impacts    

Jennifer Jones Presentation pdf format of jones
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Trail Easements and Lease Agreements: Getting Trails and Trail Facilities Built on Land You Don’t Own   

Pete Westover Presentation pdf format of westover
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Bill Rideout and Steve Meehan Presentation pdf format of meehan
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Planning Municipal Trail Systems for a Healthier Community

Wayne Feiden Presentation pdf format of feiden
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Bringing a Trail Network to Life: Partnerships, Strategies and Challenges in Developing Multi-Community Trail Systems

Jeffrey Scott Penn Presentation pdf format of jeffrey-scottpenn
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Thomas Chamberland Presentation pdf format of tomchamberland

Trail Assessments: Visitor Experience and Sustainable Trails

Carl Demrow and Charles Tracy Presentation pdf format of demrow
Tom O’Shea and Vin Antil (TTOR) Presentation pdf format of ttor

Building a Trail Boardwalk: Permitting, Design and Implementation

Bettina Abe Presentation pdf format of bettinaabe
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Robert Decelle Presentation pdf format of robertdecelle

Trail Planning and Permitting: The Nitty Gritty   

Alexandra Echandi and Jef Fasser (BSC Group) Presentation pdf format of bsc
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