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CALENDAR:

Calendar of Trails Training

Hosted by AmericanTrails.org

 

Trail training, workshops, and conferences on trail building, planning, management, land protection, organization development, leadership, tools, GIS data, parks, bike/ped facilities, nonmotorized transportation, funding, and stewardship:

Trail training, workshops, and conferences

2016 scheduled training events: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2016

Archived events: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2015

Add to the calendar: Send your events, workshops, and trails training opportunities to trailhead@americantrails.org

 

2016 TRAINING CALENDAR

 

January 2016

 

January 6, 2016 — Countermeasure Strategies for Pedestrian Safety: Roundabouts

  • Online Webinar: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm ET
  • Roundabouts provide an alternative design to traditional intersections that in some cases can improve safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists. By using a modern roundabout design to lower vehicle speeds through an intersection, safety and efficiency can be improved. FHWA has identified roundabouts as one of its Proven Safety Countermeasures. This presentation, led by Hillary Isebrands (FHWA Resource Center) will provide an in-depth look at roundabout design and discuss ways that roundabouts can be used to improve safety for pedestrians.
  • Info: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5172256998079166210

January 7, 2016 — Webinar: Requirements for Protruding Objects along Circulation Paths

  • Online Webinar: 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm ET
  • AccessiblityOnline presents a collaborative training program between the ADA National Network and U.S. Access Board. This webinar will review requirements in the ADA and ABA Accessibility Standards for protruding objects along circulation paths. These provisions limit the protrusion of mounted and free-standing objects to prevent hazards to people with vision impairments.
  • Info: http://www.accessibilityonline.org/

January 15-17, 2016 — Southwest Florida Nature Festival

  • Naples, FL
  • Explore the local environment through almost 40 guided field trips to 20 wildlife hot spots around Southwest Florida and lectures at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. Field trips, including birding walks, buggy rides and boat tours, are offered in conjunction with partners such as Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Big Cypress National Preserve and Conservancy of Southwest Florida.
  • Info: http://www.paradisecoast.com/listings/events/profile/southwest-florida-nature-festival

January 28, 2016 — Webinar: Why Resolve Conflict When You Can Prevent It?

January 28, 2016 — Webinar: Making the Case for Parks and Trails

  • Online webinar: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
  • The Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals will highlight results from an extensive exploration of scientific and "gray" literature, which was conducted to understand the co-benefits of activity-friendly environments on physical health, mental health, social benefits, safety/injury prevention, environmental sustainability, and economics. Five settings that relate to physical activity in communities were defined for the non-systematic literature review: parks/trails, urban design, transportation, schools, and workplaces/buildings.
  • Info: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8861916755772833025

January 29, 2016 — Broward County Safe Streets Summit

January 31 - February 3, 2016 —Active Living Research Conference

  • Clearwater Beach, FL
  • The conference agenda has two focus areas: research and practice/policy. Integrating two focus areas provides opportunities for exchange on how to use evidence to increase physical activity in many settings, identify new policy-relevant research questions, and develop new collaborations across sectors.
  • Info: http://www.alr-conference.com/

February 2016

 

February 6, 2016 — Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail Annual Meeting

  • Elon, NC
  • Attendees will hear reports on progress to build, maintain and promote the MST as well as a workshop for people interested in learning how to hike the trail. The keynote address will be by thru-hiker Sharon "Mama Goose" Smith, a retired Air Force combat medic who will lead the first Warrior Hike of veterans on the MST next September. There will also be a panel moderated by Howard Lee sharing different ways the trail can be used for education, and much more!
  • Info: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eboq37599ae0b7d9&llr=54ke8qcab

February 6-11, 2016 — Hike the Hill

February 7-10, 2016 — The Corps Network's National Conference

  • Washington, DC
  • Come experience how the legacy of Corps is alive and changing. There will be a wide variety of informative plenaries and workshops as well as ample opportunity to network with friends in the Corps Community. Attendees will take their message to Capitol Hill and showcase the impact of Corps to Members of Congress and their partners at federal agencies. They will also present the Corpsmembers of the Year and Projects of the Year.
  • Info: http://www.corpsnetwork.org/national-conference

February 8-9, 2016 — 2016 Colorado Bike Summit

  • Denver, CO
  • This two-day program, hosted by Bicycle Colorado each year in February, is geared to educate and empower attendees, identify common bicycling issues and solutions in their communities, demonstrate the power of a unified voice to the state legislature and set priorities for improving the future of bicycling in Colorado.
  • Info: http://bicyclecolorado.org/events/colorado-bicycle-summit/

February 11-13, 2016 — New Partners for Smart Growth

  • Dayton, OH
  • The nation’s largest smart growth and sustainability event, the theme for the 2016 conference is “Practical Tools and Innovative Strategies for Creating Great Communities,” underscoring a stronger emphasis on implementation tools and strategies, and new technologies that will help communities now! There will be something for everybody, from veteran experts to smart-growth novices, with over 75 sessions and workshops to choose from.
  • Info: https://newpartners.org/

February 12-13, 2016 The Adventure Summit

  • Dayton, OH
  • The Adventure Summit is an event celebrating the spirit of outdoor adventure by showcasing the vibrant lifestyle and culture of human powered endeavors through inspiration, education, and experience. It will serve the adventure market from skill clinics and hands-on trainings from some of the world’s leading experts to showcasing local places to play and locals who have played around the world. 
  • Info: http://theadventuresummit.com/about/

February 18, 2016 — Webinar: Methods for Prioritizing Pedestrian Improvements for School Walking Trips

February 18-21, 2016 — Central Coast Stewardship Summit - For Multi-Use Trails

  • Santa Brabara, CA
  • The Los Padres National Forest is hosting the Central Coast Trail Stewardship Summit for Multi-Use Trails, February 18-21, 2016. The summit will bring together USFS Los Padres NF, state, county and city agencies along with regional LPNF trails stewards with the goal of facilitating stronger partnerships and shared trail maintenance knowledge among agencies, stewardship organizations, volunteers, and trail users. The Forest Service has partnered with the International Mountain Bicycling Association to bring their professional trail building, maintenance, and educations skills to the community.

  • Info: https://www.imba.com/civicrm/event/info?id=624&reset=1

February 19-20, 2016 — American Endurance Ride Conference

  • Reno, NV
  • AERC's convention is the most fun you can have without your horse! Two days of informative and thought-provoking seminars, shopping galore, seeing old friends and meeting new ones, awards presentations, Hot Topics seminars, plus fun Friday night entertainment and the awards banquet on Saturday night.
  • Info: http://aerc.org/static/Convention.aspx

February 22-24, 2016 —Community Transportation Association of Idaho Annual Conference and Expo 

  • Boise, ID
  • The 2016 Conference will bring CTAI's mission together in one place - legislative advocacy, leadership development, and educational seminars! The Conference and Expo is scheduled for February to ensure that presentations meet the needs of providers and members, while allowing increased opportunity for interaction with legislative leaders.
  • Info: http://ctai.org/Events/AnnualConference

February 22-25, 2016 — Great Lakes Park Training Institute

  • Angola, IN
  • The Great Lakes Park Training Institute (GLPTI) is a professional training opportunity for park and public lands professionals in municipal, county, state, regional and national agencies. It provides a forum for the exchange of ideas as well as an exploration of current issues and techniques in the field of parks and recreation.
  • Info: http://glpti.org/

February 23, 2016 — Ohio Bicycling Summit

  • Columbus, OH
  • The Third Annual OBF Ohio Bicycling Summit will give organizations and clubs an opportunity to display what they are doing for cycling in Ohio in the Statehouse Atrium. They will share best practices. The Ohio House and Senate are both expected to be in session February 23. State senators, representatives, and their staffs will traverse the Atrium in their course of business, and to each other.   
  • Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/obf-ohio-bicycling-summit-feb-23-2016-tickets-16841834380

February 24, 2016 — Webinar: The New Federal Transportation Bill – What Does It Mean for the Walking Movement?

  • Online webinar: 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
  • America Walks, Rails to Trails Conservancy, and LOCUS are excited to announce a free joint webinar. This webinar will examine the FAST Act legislation passed in December 2015 and discuss ways that traditional and new programs in the legislation can be used by advocates and organizations as they work on active transportation projects at the local, state, and regional level.
  • Info: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6972458801766547458

February 25, 2016 — Webinar: Building Capacity with Volunteers – Essential Building Blocks of a Successful Program

February 25-27, 2016 — Subaru/IMBA Trailbuilders School

  • San Diego, CA
  • Hosted by: San Diego Mountain Bike Association. The Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew program teaches the art and science of trailbuilding by interactive learning and hands-on trailwork. The Crews teach “sustainable” trail building, which means building trails that last a long time and require minimal maintenance. This helps reduce trail damage, protects the environment, and enhances visitor enjoyment.
  • Info: https://www.imba.com/civicrm/event/info?id=614&reset=1

February 27, 2016 — New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit

  • Princeton, NJ
  • As a participant in the NJBWC Summit, you have the opportunity to learn more about current state and federal legal and policy issues affecting your community, become aware of various public funding sources, network, and identify and develop mutually beneficial relationships that can help your community become more bike and pedestrian friendly and therefore, more livable.
  • Info: http://www.njbwc.org/summit-2016/

February 27-28, 2016 — 3rd Annual Cascade Winter Ruck (Backpacking Clinic)

  • Cascade Locks, OR
  • This event is designed to help all sorts of backpackers from novice to expert get prepared for the hiking season. They will have a specific focus on those attendees looking to set out on their first long distance hike whether it be the Pacific Crest Trail, Timberline Trail, Camino de Santiago, Continental Divide Trail, Wonderland Trail, John Muir Trail, or any other trail your heart desires.
  • Info: http://aldhawest.org/event-2070207

February 27 - March 1, 2016 — Velo-City Global

  • Tapei, Taiwan
  • The Velo-city conference series is the major global platform for the exchange of vision, knowledge, expertise, and good practice for cycling as part of daily transport and recreation. More specifically, Velo-city promotes the integration of urban cycle planning into all the relevant public policy sectors, including transport planning, land development, public health, education, environment, economy, and energy.
  • Info: http://www.velo-city2016.com/index.php/en/program/program-schedule

February 29 - March 4, 2016 — Texas Recreation & Park Society Institute & Expo

March 2016

 

March 4-11, 2016 — Sustainable Trails Conference

  • Knoxville, TN
  • Sponsored by Professional Trail Builders Association. The Marriott Knoxville overlooks the Tennessee River and is the closest downtown hotel to Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness. Partnering with Legacy Parks Foundation, the City of Knoxville and the Appalachian Mountain Bike Club, PTBA attendees will have the opportunity to use their outdoor workshops to create a finished project within one of the urban trail systems found in the heart of the city and in close proximity to the conference site.
  • Info: http://www.trailbuilders.org/training

March 6-10, 2016 — Association of Partners for Public Lands Convention and Trade Show

  • Spokane, WA
  • The Association of Partners for Public Lands is looking for enriching and enlightening session ideas for its Convention and Trade Show in Spokane, WA, March 6-10, 2016 -- ideas that will help attendees achieve new levels of excellence in serving and supporting public lands in the United States.
  • Info: http://appl.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3491

March 7-9, 2016 — National Bike Summit

  • Washington, DC
  • The 16th annual gathering of bike advocates, industry leaders, and congressional champions will again take place at the Renaissance Hotel in Downtown Washington, D.C. The premier advocacy event of the year, the National Bike Summit unites the voices of bicyclists on Capitol Hill. The Summit has shown its real impact, leveraging increased investments in bicycling at the federal, state and local levels.
  • Info: http://bikeleague.org/content/summit-2016

March 8, 2016 —Webinar: Exploring Tactical Urbanism

  • Online webinar: 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
  • America Walks presents this webinar as part of the 2016 Webinar Series "Tools for the Field." There are a wealth of resources available to the walking movement. From webinars to toolkits to step-by-step guides, these tools provide the information and guidance necessary to take the first step on the path to a walkable America. Join America Walks as it looks at some of the resources available to the walking movement, hear from experts on how best to use them and learn from real-life examples on their challenges and successes.
  • Info: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6673944692096242689

March 8-11, 2016 — California Park & Recreation Society Annual Conference & Expo

  • Long Beach, CA
  • Learn from industry leaders, network with colleagues, and recharge your batteries at this annual professional development event.
  • Info: http://www.cprs.org/p/cm/ld/fid=183

March 10-12, 2016 — Subaru/IMBA Trailbuilders School

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Hosted by: SF Urban Riders and Sutro Stewards. The International Mountain Bicycling Association will lead its Trail Building School, which teaches IMBA's philosophies and trains local volunteers and land managers how to build and maintain sustainable, fun singletrack. The school involves three hours in the classroom followed by lunch (included) and about four hours in the field doing hands-on trail work and field instruction.
  • Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/imba-trail-care-crew-at-sf-urban-riderssutro-stewards-tickets-21421545419?aff=imba

March 12-13, 2016 — Horse Trail Riding Expo

  • Elkhorn, NE
  • The Nebraska Horse Trails Committee presents the 2015 Expo at Chance Ridge Event Center in Elkhorn, Nebraska. This all-horse event will feature trail riding presentations, educational opportunities, horse training tips, horse camping tips, and more!
  • Info: http://www.nehorsetrails.com/

March 13-16, 2016 — 2016 PRPS Annual Conference

  • Seven Springs, PA
  • The 69th annual PRPS Conference will be a special experience for attendees to learn, share, and network with like-minded people. This year's theme is about shaping the future of recreation and parks and inspiring professionals to overcome tough situations to succeed.
  • Info: http://www.cprs.org/p/cm/ld/fid=183

March 14-15, 2016 — Oregon Active Transportation Summit

March 16, 2016 – Webinar: Understanding the funding process

March 18-19, 2016 – Southern Mountain Bike Summit

March 18-19, 2016 — Advancing Environmental Education Conference

  • Denver, CO
  • Explore Research, Elevate Practice, Spark Collaborations sponsored by the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education.
  • Info: https://www.caee.org/EEconference

March 21, 2016 — Webinar: Improving the Way We Plan Together

  • Online webinar: 3:00-5:00 ET
  • The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites members of the public to participate in an informational webinar or an in-person live-streamed public meeting to hear information on BLM's new proposed planning rule. The webinar and public meeting will both focus on providing information on the content of the proposed rule and providing an opportunity for members of the public to ask clarifying questions.

  • Info: http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/planning/planning_overview/planning_2_0.html

March 21, 2016 — Parks and Greenspace Conference

  • Atlanta, GA
  • The 15th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference will explore how play can activate our parks and strengthen our communities. Whether play takes place as a youngster on a playground, as an adult as a participant in a parade, or as a senior celebrating the joy of life with his/her friends, we all benefit from play in public spaces.
  • Info: http://www.parkpride.org/conference/

March 24, 2016 – Webinar: "Trails for Heroes - Healing our Military Veterans"

March 24-26, 2016 — Subaru/IMBA Trailbuilders School

March 31-April 2, 2016 — Subaru/IMBA Trailbuilders School

April 2016

 

April 2-5, 2016 — American Planning Association National Conference

  • Phoenix, AZ
  • What's next on planning's new landscape? Come to APA's 2016 National Planning Conference and see what's ahead for you, your community, and your career.
  • Info: https://conference.planning.org/conference

April 3-6, 2016 — US Play Coalition's Conference 2016: Rebooting Play

  • Clemson, SC
  • The latest research, initiatives and practices in the field of play will be presented at the play conference, which brings together play researchers, park and recreation professionals, educators, health scientists, landscape architects, business and community leaders, psychologists, physicians and parents from across the globe. In addition to the keynote speakers, the Play Conference 2016 includes “Play Talks,” featured speakers, round tables, fireside chats & coffee talks, dozens of educational sessions, networking and collaboration opportunities, and, of course, PLAY!
  • Info: https://usplaycoalition.wordpress.com/the-play-conference-2016-rebooting-play/

April 5, 2016 —Utah Bike Summit: Shifting Into High Gear

  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • The Utah Bike Summit is the statewide bicycle conference. The summit brings together everyday riders, bicycle and trail advocates, representatives from Utah’s bicycle industry, planners, engineers, representatives from Utah’s tourism industry and health fields, and local and state government officials in order to make Utah more bicycle friendly. Regardless of your interest in bicycling (transportation, recreation, road, mountain, commuter), the Utah Bike Summit is for you and all are encouraged to attend.
  • Info: http://bikeutah.org/utah-bike-summit/utah-bike-summit-2/

April 5-7, 2016 — Safe Routes to School National Conference

  • Columbus, OH
  • The conference brings together program representatives, state departments of transportation, planners, elected officials, and community members to provide an opportunity for individuals, agencies, and organizations involved with Safe Routes to School to network, engage in educational opportunities, become inspired, and form partnerships to enhance their Safe Routes to School work.
  • Info: http://saferoutesconference.org

April 6-8, 2016 — California Trails & Greenways Conference

  • Riverside, CA
  • The 31st annual California Trails & Greenways Conference provides three days of high-quality education and networking opportunities for urban, rural and backcountry trail professionals. Join leading trail experts for training and discussions on the latest advances in trail design, construction, maintenance, interpretation, volunteerism, and management. Explore new, collaborative opportunities and engage in productive, meaningful and inspiring dialogue.
  • Info: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=24151

April 7-9, 2016 — Subaru/IMBA Trailbuilders School

  • Elko, NV
  • Hosted by: Bureau of Land Management, Elko District Office. The Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew program teaches the art and science of trailbuilding by interactive learning and hands-on trailwork. The Crews teach “sustainable” trail building, which means building trails that last a long time and require minimal maintenance. This helps reduce trail damage, protects the environment, and enhances visitor enjoyment.
  • Info: https://www.imba.com/civicrm/event/info?id=639&reset=1

April 12-14, 2016 — MRPA Annual Conference

  • Ocean City, MD
  • Prepare to embark on a new voyage with professional speaker, strategist, and author, John Kennedy. John will determine MRPA’s “True North” and help members evaluate their personal and professional vision that will in turn, meet the ever changing needs and expectations of our communities. In addition, John will motivate attendees to grab the wheel and chart a new course for your organization, parks, facilities, and programs.
  • Info: https://mrpanet.site-ym.com/?2016ConfReg

April 13-17, 2016 — Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association Rendezvous

  • Crossville, TN
  • Rendezvous is the annual fundraiser for Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association (TSRA). This happens once a year and is held at Camp Nakanawa in Crossville, TN on the Cumberland Plateau. This area provides many adventure possibilities for paddlers of all levels.
  • Info: http://www.paddletsra.org/events/rendezvous/

April 14-16, 2016 — Georgia Trail Summit

  • Carrollton, GA
  • In 2014, a dynamic committee planned the first trail summit in Georgia in 15 years, to provide connections, share knowledge, and further the trail projects already happening in Georgia. This year, the 3rd annual Georgia Trails Summit takes place in Carrollton, GA. Carrollton’s impressive success in building 13.5 miles of paved trails in just four years is an inspiring case study. Learn valuable lessons you can apply in your hometown.
  • Info: http://georgiatrailsummit.com/about/

April 16, 2015 — Arizona Trail Association Trail Training

  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • This collaboration between the Arizona Trail Association and American Conservation Experience staff will inspire, educate, and give you the skills you need to be an effective steward and trail volunteer. From learning more about arid lands hydrology and how it relates to trail sustainability, to building rock check dams and realigning portions of poorly built trail, these sessions include time-tested techniques and innovative principles. Each training will take place entirely outdoors, with a focus on experiential learning.
  • Info: http://www.aztrail.org/volunteers/training.html

April 15-17, 2016 — Midwest Horse Fair

  • Madison, WI
  • The Midwest Horse Fair® is one of the top 3-day horse fairs in America. Hundreds of clinics, seminars and educational events are presented by some of the top horse professionals from around the country. Over 500 vendor booths offer shopping opportunities.
  • Info: http://www.midwesthorsefair.com/fair/the-skys-the-limit

April 19-20, 2016 — Ontario Bike Summit 2016

  • Toronto, ON
  • The Ontario Bike Summit provides a forum for decision-makers to be inspired by best practices from around Ontario and beyond, to gain the practical skills necessary to act on that inspiration and to build new connections to learn from the growing network of people interested in making Ontario the best place in Canada to ride a bike.
  • Info: http://www.sharetheroad.ca/ontario-bike-summit-p157286

April 20 — Webinar: Shared and Separated Off-street Paths

April 21, 2016 — Webinar: "The FAST Act: Advancing Trails with the New Federal Transportation Bill"

April 22-23, 2016 — TN Bike Summit

April 22-24, 2016 — Columbia Cascades Trail Skills College

April 23, 2016 — Pennsylvania State Snowmobile Association Annual Conference

April 28, 2016 — Trails and Ales with Washington Trails Association

April 30-May 1, 2016 — North Cascades Trail Skills College

May 2016

 

May 4, 2016 — National Bike to School Day

May 5, 2016 — Webinar: "Building Healthy Communities of Opportunity"

May 5-7, 2016 —Alaska Statewide Trails Conference

May 5-7, 2016 — Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew

May 11, 2016 — Placemaking: Making it Happen

May 12-14, 2016 — Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew

May 12-15, 2016 — Santiam Trail Skills College

May 13-15, 2016 — Appalachian Trail Days Festival

May 16-20, 2016 — River Management Symposium, National Outdoor Recreation Conference

May 18, 2016 — Webinar: USDOT Every Place Counts Design Challenge Informational Webinar

May 18, 2016 — Webinar: Aspects of Equity

May 18-20, 2016 — Building a Healthier Future Summit

May 19-21, 2016 — Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew

May 20, 2016 — National Bike to Work Day

May 22-27, 2016 — Community Transportation Association Expo

May 27-29, 2016 — Youth Bike Summit

June 2016

 

June 2-4, 2016 — Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew

  • Missoula, MT
  • Hosted by: MTB Missoula. The Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew, on the road since 1997, is IMBA's grassroots educational program and an authority on sustainable trail building practices. Their team of professional trail experts travel year-round throughout the United States and beyond, leading trail work sessions, meeting with land managers and working with IMBA Chapters and clubs as well as the communities they serve to improve mountain biking opportunities. The Trail Care Crew program has inspired great volunteer trail work across the U.S. and abroad - a big help to government agencies and land managers who have limited funding for trail construction and upkeep
  • Info: https://www.imba.com/civicrm/event/info?id=668&reset=1

June 2-5, 2016 — Allingham Trail Skills College

  • Sisters, OR
  • The Pacific Crest Trail Association, The High Cascade Forest Volunteers and the Willamette and Deschutes National Forests invite you to attend the annual volunteer training weekend. The sessions offered are designed to train new and returning volunteers in a variety of topics from trail maintenance to invasive species identification. The training weekend offers the opportunity to meet other people who are interested in providing quality recreation experiences for forest visitors.
  • Info: http://www.pcta.org/volunteer/trail-skills-college/allingham/

June 4, 2016 — National Trails Day

  • On trails across America
  • American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® is the country’s largest celebration of trails. Events will take place in every state across the country and will include hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling trips, birdwatching, geocaching, gear demonstrations, stewardship projects, and more.
  • Info: http://www.nationaltrailsday.org

June 7, 2016 — Walkable Washington Annual Symposium

  • Bellevue, WA
  • The Walkable Washington Symposium & Awards is the state’s only event designed to provide creative networking opportunities, helpful resources, and awards to organizations and cities building healthy, livable, and walkable communities. Our symposium offers a fun learning environment with sessions moderated by experts to discuss projects and programs implemented in the last three years throughout Washington.
  • Info: http://www.feetfirst.org/get-involved/walkablewashington

June 9-11, 2016 — Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew

  • Red Lodge, MT
  • Hosted by: Pedal United. The Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew, on the road since 1997, is IMBA's grassroots educational program and an authority on sustainable trail building practices. Their team of professional trail experts travel year-round throughout the United States and beyond, leading trail work sessions, meeting with land managers and working with IMBA Chapters and clubs as well as the communities they serve to improve mountain biking opportunities. The Trail Care Crew program has inspired great volunteer trail work across the U.S. and abroad - a big help to government agencies and land managers who have limited funding for trail construction and upkeep
  • Info: https://www.imba.com/civicrm/event/info?id=653&reset=1

June 9-11, 2016 — International Snowmobile Congress

  • Rapid City, SD
  • Representatives from the national snowmobile organizations and representatives from the state and provincial snowmobile organizations form the International Snowmobile Council (ISC), which meets annually at the International Snowmobile Congress (also called ISC). The International Snowmobile Council is dedicated to promoting safe and responsible snowmobiling. It provides a communication forum and a means of addressing issues that are common from an international perspective.
  • Info: http://isc2016.com/

June 10-12, 2016 — Big Bend Trail Skills College

  • Big Bend, OR
  • The Pacific Crest Trail Association, The High Cascade Forest Volunteers and the Willamette and Deschutes National Forests invite you to attend the annual volunteer training weekend. The sessions offered are designed to train new and returning volunteers in a variety of topics from trail maintenance to invasive species identification. The training weekend offers the opportunity to meet other people who are interested in providing quality recreation experiences for forest visitors.
  • Info: http://www.pcta.org/volunteer/trail-skills-college/bbregistration/

June 13-15, 2016 — 2016 National Rural Transportation Conference

  • Chatanooga, TN
  • This annual event provides peer-to-peer learning for regional transportation planners, state DOT representatives, and their partners. The conference provides training and networking opportunities on a variety of rural and small metropolitan transportation topics.
  • Info: http://www.nado.org/events/rpo2016/

June 15, 2016 — Webinar: Economic Impacts of Street Design

June 18, 2016 — Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew

  • Breckenridge, CO
  • Hosted by: Town of Breckenridge Open Space and Trails & Friends of Breckenridge Trails. The Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew, on the road since 1997, is IMBA's grassroots educational program and an authority on sustainable trail building practices. Their team of professional trail experts travel year-round throughout the United States and beyond, leading trail work sessions, meeting with land managers and working with IMBA Chapters and clubs as well as the communities they serve to improve mountain biking opportunities. The Trail Care Crew program has inspired great volunteer trail work across the U.S. and abroad - a big help to government agencies and land managers who have limited funding for trail construction and upkeep
  • Info: https://www.imba.com/civicrm/event/info?id=661&reset=1

June 22-24, 2016 — Integrating Bike-Ped Topics into University Transportation Courses

  • Portland, OR
  • Hosted by Portland State University. This course is designed to help transportation planning and engineering faculty integrate bicycle and pedestrian topics into their courses. The course focuses on a holistic approach to teaching transportation engineering and planning by integrating design for bicycles and pedestrians. In addition, the course provides an understanding of state-of-the art practice. Participants will receive learning materials to broaden their curriculum and provide resources for course design.
  • Info: http://www.pdx.edu/ibpi/integrating-bike-ped-topics-into-university-transportation-courses

June 23, 2016 — Webinar: "Leveraging Cross-Sector Partnerships and Technology to Develop a Healthy, Vibrant Trails Community"

June 25-26, 2016 — Arizona Trail Association Trail Training

June 26-29, 2016 — International Conference on Transportation and Development

July 2016

 

July 7-9, 2016 — Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew

July 8-10, 2016 — National Equestrian Trails Conference

July 10, 2016 — Webinar: Performance Measures to Evaluate New and Established Practices

July 15-17, 2016 — Tahoe Trail Skills College

July 22-23, 2016 — Integrating Bike-Ped Topics into University Transportation Courses

July 24-27, 2016 — Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation Annual Meeting

July 25-29, 2016 — Comprehensive Bikeway Design 2.0

July 29-30, 2016 — Old Spanish Trail Conference

August 2016

 

August 1-3, 2015 — North Dakota State Trails Conference

August 14-17, 2016 — Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual Meeting and Exhibit

August 16-21, 2016 — Comprehensive Bikeway Design 1.0

August 17, 2016 — Webinar: Street Design and Planning in Suburban Contexts

August 18-21, 2016 — International Open Streets Summit

September 2016

 

September 7-9, 2016 — Advancing Safe Transportation Systems to Enhance Economic Development and Quality of Life

September 11-16, 2015 — Colorado 600 Trails Awareness Symposium

September 12-15, 2016 — Pro Walk/ Pro Bike/ Pro Place

September 21, 2016 — Webinar: Pedestrians and Bicyclists in a Suburban Context

October 2016

 

October 2-5, 2016 — National Rural ITS Conference

October 3-7, 2016 — Walk 21

October 5-8, 2016 — National Recreation and Park Association Annual Conference

October 6-10, 2016 — Hatfield-McCoy National TrailFest

October 13-15, 2016 — Washington State Trails Coalition Conference

October 14-17, 2016 — Tottori World Trails Conference

October 15, 2016 — Arizona Trail Association Trail Training

October 19, 2016 — Webinar: Intersections that Work for Pedestrians and Cyclists

October 21-23, 2016 — Suwannee Fat Tire Festival

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