2021 Trails Caucus

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Attend the 2021 Washington State Trails caucus to hear about and discuss four issues impacting trails at the state and local level.

October 28th, 2021, Zoom Link will be sent to attendees.

About this event

The presentations will all be live with the opportunity for questions or discussions.

• WSDOT Connecting for Active Transportation

WSDOT is collaborating with RCO, State Parks, and others in trails data and planning. What topics would you want WSDOT strategies to address and how would you define progress and success for transportation trail connections?

• Trails Funding Panel Discussion: Match Sources, Collaborative Partnerships, Creative Solutions and Success Stories

Join our panel discussion as we learn about creative and collaborative solutions for funding trail projects state wide. Discussion will be facilitated by RCO staff and a live Q & A will follow introductions.

• Looking ahead to the 2022 Common Ground Trail Conference

• Heavy Maintenance Crew

The HMC has been restoring multiple use singletrack sections across the state with mechanized equipment while addressing environmental and sustainability issues. Presented by Marc Toenyan, President, Washington Motorcycle Assoc. and Bryan Peterson, President, Washington Off-Highway Vehicle Assoc.

• Updating the Washington State Trails Plan

The Washington State Trails Plan provides policy guidance and strategic direction for funding the development and maintenance of the State’s trail system. Ben Donatelle from the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office will discuss the process for updating the plan and opportunities for trail users to provide input.

Zoom meeting details will be emailed to ticket holders a week before the Caucus. Those purchasing tickets after Oct 21st will receive the information promptly.