• 2017 Massachusetts Trails Conference

    Aug 15, 2017

    Building Trails—A Path to Vibrant Communities

    November 2-4, 2017

    Double Tree Inn by Hilton Leominster, MA
    Sessions, Hands-on Workshops Field Trips & Exhibition Hall

    Hands-on Workshops—November 2

    New This Year! Learn how to construct an accessible trail, build a bog bridge, sustainable trail building basics, or get your chainsaw safety certification the day before the full conference begins. Read More 

    Field Trips—November 3

    Take a tour of trail projects both completed and in the works in central Massachusetts and glean valuable ideas, resources and inspiration to take home. Read More

    Full Conference & Breakout Sessions—November 4th

    Come learn from professional trail builders, planners, designers, state officials, community trail stewards, and others about the tools, resources, and strategies used on trail projects around the state. Conference Program

    Keynote Speaker

    David C. Toland, Thrive Allen County CEO—Iola, Kansas
    David Toland is the first CEO of Thrive Allen County, a nonprofit coalition that works to improve quality of life and economic conditions in Allen County, Kansas. The coalition is known locally and nationally for its innovative approaches to improving healthcare access, healthy lifestyles and economic development in a small, rural Kansas county utilizing the development of 20 miles of new trails as one of the key strategies for re-building the local community. Read More

    Be an Exhibitor!

    Visit the Massachusetts Trails Conference website for more information.

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