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Friday, March 17 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Trails in New Jersey

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This workshop will  provide a basic overview of the New Jersey Trails Program and the New Jersey Trails Plan, the role of the New Jersey Trails Council, grant opportunities available through the federally-funded Recreational Trails Program and examples of successful Recreational Trails Program projects.   A description of how a regional trails program, the Circuit in Camden, has benefited from these programs will also be discussed.

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Brandee Chapman

State Trails Coordinator, Recreational Trails Program, NJ Department of Environmental Protection
In 2012, I started my career with the Green Acres Program as an assistant to the State Trails Coordinator for the New Jersey Trails Program, after completing an internship at a non-profit organization focused on environmental restoration and conservation projects. In May of 2015, I was promoted to the position of State Trails Coordinator and charged with managing the New Jersey Trails program -  including a federally-funded grant program... Read More →
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Peter Dolan

NJ Program Coordinator, New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
Peter holds a degree in biology from Bucknell University and brings a variety of training and skills related to outdoor recreation and education to his job. Peter has led college freshmen on backpacking trips on the Appalachian Trail; helped low-performing elementary-age students in California develop skills and confidence by teaching them outdoor survival skills and nature-focused lessons; was trail staff for Wilderness Inquiry in... Read More →
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Bill Foelsch

Chair, Morris Township Parks and Recreation
Bill Foelsch is Director of Parks and Recreation for the Township of Morris, a residential community of 23,000.  As Director, he manages 18 municipal parks and park preserves, two Olympic- size swimming pools, and oversees an extensive array of recreation programs for the community.  Prior to his service to Morris Township, he was Executive Director of the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association for 26 years, managing the... Read More →
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Olivia Glenn

Regional Manager, South Jersey Metro, NJ Conservation Foundation
Olivia joined NJ Conservation Foundation as South Jersey Metro Regional Manager, with an emphasis on Camden.  Prior to that, Olivia worked in a charter school in Camden, and at NJDEP.  Olivia serves on the Pennsauken Environmental Commission and Camden County Open Space Committee.  She was named a Camden County Sustainability Champion and NJ Co-Chair of the Circuit Trails Coalition.  Olivia graduated with honors in the major from Dartmouth... Read More →

Friday March 17, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am
Conference Room C Second Floor

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