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Additional Greenways Links and Information

CT Trails Symposium Selected Presentations

  • CT Forest & Park Association - Finding the Right Trail Crew for You
  • Town of Cheshire - Farmington Canal Heritage Trail management
  • City of New Britain - Trail planning, construction and maintenance
  • CT Trail Census - program details and update
  • NVCOG - Pathway to Revitalization Economic Impacts of the Phased Completion of the Naugatuck River Greenway
  • Trail-related Risk and Recreational Liability - Presentation by Beth Bryan Critton of Shipman & Goodwin, at a conference held in Torrington in 2015. Read the related Senate House Bill 6557
  • Engaging Youth and Families into the Trail Community – Discuss and review strategies of multiple organization for engaging families and children of all age ranges into trail exploration, recreation, and stewardship. Presented by Kimberly Bradley, Avalonia Land Conservancy/SECT NEMBA/ Eightmile River Wild and Scenic Coordination Committee.
  • Urban Greenway Gaps – The importance of connected greenways and bicycle routes in urban communities.  Panel of experts facilitated by Anthony Cherolis, Transport Hartford Coordinator at the Center for Latino Progress.
  • Beyond the Linear Trail: How to meet the needs of different recreational users in a trail system (walkers, mt. bikers, equestrians). Presented by Paula Burton, President of Housatonic Valley NEMBA , also board member of New England Mountain Bike Assoc.

Trail Studies

State Greenways

Regional Greenways

National Organizations/Greenway Information

Content last updated December 2020