California Trails and Greenways 2017
April 19-21, 2017
Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa on Del Monte Golf Course
New Opportunities for Students!!
NEW! Emerging Leaders Program
The conference provides a unique training and opportunity to inspire young adults in a career path that offers a lasting legacy in the natural world. This program will immerse college students and youth corps members, ages 18-25, in learning best practices and trends in the fields and careers related to trails and greenways, while ensuring the future of California’s trails
NEW! Scholarship Program
Our new Scholarship Program provides an opportunity to attend the conference to those who would otherwise be unable. The program attempts to support students and professionals from a broad range of backgrounds and interests. Scholarship funds can be used to cover the cost of registration, lodging and/or transportation. Applications are due by January 31st.
We are hard at work planning California Trails and Greenways 2017 in Monterey. We anticipate that registration will open on February 10th, 2017.
Sponsor, Donate, or Exhibit!
There are many ways you can support the event while promoting your company's products and services. Consider sponsoring through a donation or cash, goods, or services, or simply promote your organization through an exhibit. See the full range of sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities here!
2017 Platinum and Gold Sponsors
Alta creates active communities where bicycling and walking are safe, healthy, fun, and normal daily activities. We are committed to transforming communities one trip, one step, one street, park, trail, and intersection at a time.
We are trail and greenway advocates working to create a strong coalition of non-motorized trail users in California. We assist with the annual trails conference, and offer a grants that supports trail projects.
The BLM authorizes renewable energy production, mining, grazing, timber harvesting and other uses while balancing conservation efforts to ensure our natural, recreational, historical and cultural resources are protected and available for future generations.
2017 Silver Supporters
2017 Bronze, Copper, and Brass Supporters
About the Conference
California Trails & Greenways 2017 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 dialog.
PURPOSE and HISTORY
California Trails and Greenways provides opportunities to:
- Network with and talk directly to California's leading trail experts;
- Collaborate with and find new partners to build support for trail endeavors;
- Learn a full range of trail management, design, and construction topics in high-quality, innovative sessions;
- Experience hands-on learning through day-long field workshops;
- Explore exhibits featuring innovative trail-related products and services;
- Strengthen your ability to effectively design, build, manage and promote California's trails;
- Be inspired through keynote and plenary speakers and innovative trail projects throughout the state.
All activities are designed to increase the knowledge of trail, recreation and wild land management to improve non-motorized, recreational and heritage trail systems and programs throughout California.
This training by California State Parks and the California Trails Conference Foundation helps ensure effective trail stewardship for generations to come.
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California Trails Conference Foundation
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