Peter Barr, trails director at Conserving Carolina-is a regional expert in sustainable trail design, construction and project implementation with a particular focus on development in parallel with natural resource protection and stewardship. He is a 2x time nationally award-winning trail designer and builder, recipient of the NC Land Trust Rising Leader of the Year award (2017) and Kayah Gaydish Stewardship Award (2018). He has implemented 25 miles of sustainable trails on conserved lands in the Hickory Nut Gorge over the last decade and achieved passage of legislation designating those trails as the new Hickory Nut Gorge State Trail. He is a former Rally presenter, published author and routinely presents at national conservation and recreation conferences and trail training workshops.
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- C09. Sustainable Trails: Do It Right the First Time to Balance Public Recreation & Resource Protection
October 07, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM