Register Now for the 2016 Washington State Trails Coalition Conference

Every two years, the Washington State Trails Coalition (WSTC) brings 300 trail advocates and agency leaders together for two days of networking and information sharing. Conference speakers and participants from across the state gather to inspire and inform users and providers about trails – including equestrian and stock trails, pedestrian, bicycle, ski, and snowshoe trails, snowmobile, motorbike, and OHV trails, plus water, canoe and kayaking trails.

Here are just a few reasons you should register now to attend the 2016 Washington State Trails Coalition Conference, October 14-15 in Richland:

Network with hundreds of trail professionals representing a broad range of government, industry, students, and advocates.

Presentations on three dozen interesting topics where industry experts will share everything from the design and build of high quality trails to making the case for trails to spotlighting unique trails in the state of Washington. Here are a few samples:
o When Trails Go Viral: Responsible Web and Social Media Practices for Online Communities.
o Tahoma to Tacoma: Quantifying the Health, Equity, and Economic Benefits of Trails.
o Trails on Trial - Protecting Public Lands for Public Use & Enjoyment.
o Trails and Critical Areas: the Costs and Benefits of Programmatic Permitting.
o Trails to History - Urban History Walking Tours.
o Will Grizzly Bear Restoration Impact Recreation in Washington?

Evening reception at the lovely REACH museum. Enjoy complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres with friends old and new as we host the inaugural WSTC Awards Ceremony.

This is your opportunity to learn, network, celebrate, and have a great time at Washington’s premier trail’s conference. You won’t want to miss it! To find information on registering, exhibiting, hotel accommodations and more, please click here.