"There are so many people interested in trail advocacy... We see this as an opportunity to help them understand they're not alone in their cause and that all these trail projects are connected."
— Aaron Brown, The Intertwine
Organizers of tomorrow's Regional Trail Advocates Forum hope that the first ever event is the start of something big. With trail projects stretching from Washington to Wilsonville, the goals of our region's many advocates and volunteer activists might seem disparate and overwhelming; but put a bunch of dedicated people in one room and amazing things are bound to happen.
The event is being put together by the venerable 40-Mile Loop Land Land Trust (founded in 1981) and the coalition of public agencies, non-profits, and private firms known as the The Intertwine Alliance. (more...)