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Oregon Trails Summit

October 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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One event on October 5, 2018 at 8:00 am

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn and collaborate with the Oregon trails community:

Networking and opportunities to build relationships with trail advocates, land managers, trails professionals, dedicated volunteers, and fellow trails enthusiasts;

Keynote address by Mike Passo, Executive Director of American Trails

Strategic planning for a nascent statewide trails coalition;

and FUN!

Registration Costs:

Early Bird: $95

Standard: $115

Summit Supporter: $150


Half and Full Scholarships Available Apply Now

Thursday, October 4

Morning: Optional off-site mobile workshops and tours (stay tuned for registration links)

1 pm: Check-In, Coffee, Snacks, Networking

2 pm: Welcome; Opening Keynote: Mike Passo, American Trails: “Breaking Down the Silos – Building Trail Community in Unexpected Ways”

3-5 pm: Oregon Trails Community updates

5:30 pm: Networking Reception

Friday, October 5th

8:00-8:30: Breakfast Buffet, Coffee, Check-In

8:30-8:55: Morning Plenary

9:00-12:15: Morning Conference Sessions (concurrent sessions in two rooms)

12:20: Networking Lunch

1:05: Doug Newman Award Presentation

1:20-2:20: Afternoon Conference Session (concurrent sessions in two rooms)

2:40-4:40: Annual Mtg of Oregon Trails Coalition and Strategic Planning Session

4:45: Summit Closing

Saturday, October 6th

9 am-2 pm: Trail Stewardship Work Party with Trailkeepers of Oregon (stay tuned for registration link)

Breakout Session Topics

Design Guidelines for Quality Trail Experience, Addressing Overuse, Stewardship Partnerships, Trail User Conflict Resolution, Urban and Regional Trails, Welcoming Trails, Forwarding Signature Trails, and more.


All Thursday afternoon and Friday sessions will take place at the beautiful Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall of Central Oregon.


Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall of Central Oregon
61980 Skyline Ranch Rd
Bend, OR United States
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