June 15 – The Knox and Kane Rail Trail is a Reality…Now What?

The Knox and Kane Rail Trail is a Reality…Now What?

June 15, 2018
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Registration begins at 8:00 am

Marienville Area Civic Association Building (MACA Building)
149 Maca Dr., Marienville, PA 16239
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Registration Cost per person is $20 (includes lunch)

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Hosted by the Pennsylvania Wilds Planning Team, this forum celebrates the roll out of the PA Wilds most recent Rail to Trail project thanks to the efforts of Headwaters Charitable Trust. Come and listen to lively and engaging conversation about preparing for the benefits of trails and the amazing connections they create!

 9:00 -9:15 Welcome
  • Dan Glotz – Chairman, PA Wilds Planning Team Community Development Committee,
  • Bob Snyder – Forest County Commissioner
  • Kevin Carter- Jenks Township Supervisor
9:15-10:30 Opportunity Knox – Trails Inspire Business
  • Dave Kahley – Executive Director, The Progress Fund
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:30 Trail Infrastructure and Visitor Amenities
  •  John Buerkle- Pashak + MTR
11:30 – 12:00 Greenway Plans for Trails
  • Tom Buck – Northcentral PA Regional Planning and Development Commission and Sue Smith- Northwest Commission
12:00-12:15 Allegheny Plateau Invasive Plant Management Area (APIPMA)
  • Jody Groshek-  McKean County Conservation District
  • Dr. Kimberly Bohn, Penn State Extension
12:15-12:45 Lunch
12:45- 2:00 Walk Works for Healthy Communities
  • Justin Lehman- Pa Department of Health
2:00 – 2:15 Break
2:15- 3:00 PA Bike Routes and Connectivity
  • Roy Gothie- PA DOT State Bicycle-Pedestrian Coordinator
  • Terri Dennison, Executive Director -PA Route 6 Alliance
3:00 – ? When Opportunity Knox Funders Panel
  • Dave Kahley, The Progress Fund
  • Erin Wiley Moyers, PA DCNR
  • Rick Vilello, PA DCED (invited)
  • Trenton Moulin, Bridge Builders Community Foundations
  • Roy Gothie, PADOT
  • Ta Enos, PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship
Closing remarks
  • Farley Wright Co-Chair PA Wilds Planning Team Transportation Sub Committee

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