Public Invited To Trails Webinar Thursday


All interested community members are invited to “The Role of Trails in Healthy Community Design” – a live webinar from American Trails  11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road

The webinar will begin promptly at 11 a.m. and attendance is free.

American Trails is a national trails education and advocacy non-profit. The webinar presenter will be Mark Fenton, a transportation, planning, and public health consultant, author, PBS television host, and active transportation advocate.

Walkable, bike-friendly communities can improve public, economic and environmental health, leading to a triple bottom line. Realizing these benefits requires effective community design. Mark Fenton, one of the nation’s experts in walkability, will provide examples and share proven techniques for creating walk, bike and fitness-friendly communities with success story examples.
He will share how it’s not just about trails, but also land use decisions and site designs to create truly active environments. He will discuss planning and design approaches and how to make the case for walkable and bikable urban infrastructure with leaders and decision makers. For additional onformation, click here.

Places & Spaces Los Alamos, Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), and Eric Peterson, Trail & Open Space Specialist with Los Alamos County are collaborating in offering this activity.
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