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AHS Southeast Event in April; Trail Advocacy Week in March

February 16 2002 at 9:13 PM
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This is from AHS:

American Hiking Society's PAPERLESS TRAIL for February 2002 includes:
1. Exciting Conference News from the Southeast
2. Advocacy Week- less than a month away!
3. Mark June 1st on your calendars for National Trails Day
4. Winter Trails is a Success
5. Volunteer Vacation Info- fee waived
6. Paperless Trail Info



1***** Exciting Conference News from the Southeast *****1

After much preparation, the first ever Southeast Regional Foot Trails
Conference is set for April 26-28, 2002. It's an exciting opportunity for
AHS to help trail organizations and public agencies develop a regional
network of hiking trails throughout the popular areas of the Southeast.

The program includes educational sessions on how to engage the community,
and creatively fundraise in addition to important networking opportunities.
There will also be keynote presentations by Nimblewill Nomad and Tom Ross
(National Center for Recreation and Conservation).

This is what AHS is all about- establishing, protecting and maintaining foot
trails in America. Join us!
For more information go to http://www.americanhiking.org/alliance/sai.html



2***** Advocacy Week - less than a month away! *****2

Learn how to lobby for your trails during American Hiking Society's Trails
Advocacy Week, March 3-6, 2002. Advocacy Week provides training on trails
issues and advocacy skills plus networking opportunities with trail
activists from around the nation. Advocacy Week helps secure funding and
protection for the hiking trails and trail lands you use and enjoy. For more
information and to register, visit
http://www.americanhiking.org/alliance/advo_week.html or contact
CMontorfano@AmericanHiking.org.



3***** Mark June 1st on your calender *****3

The 10th Anniversary of National Trails Day is June 1, 2002. We expect over
a million trail enthusiasts across the country to celebrate their favorite
pathways. Get involved - either host or attend an event! AHS will help you
every step of the way.
For more information or to register an event, simply go to
http://www.americanhiking.org/events/ntd/index.html.


4***** Winter Trails a success! *****4

The weather contributed perfectly to makes this year's Winter Trails events
a snowy success. AHS thanks everyone who worked so hard to make Winter
Trails possible and to everyone who attended. We want to offer a very
special thanks to our ambassadors for giving AHS a presence at every event.

ATTENTION TO COLORADO MEMBERS: Just like the snow season, Winter Trails is
not over yet! You still have an opportunity to take part in Winter Trails.
Check out our last event in Estes Park over the holiday weekend (February
16-18). For more info check the web at www.wintertrials.org.



5***** Volunteer Vacation Info *****5

Crew Leader and Skills Training Workshops
Don't miss your opportunity to learn basic trail maintenance and
construction and the fundamentals of leading a volunteer trail crew.
http://www.americanhiking.org/events/vv/index.html#crew

Registration Fee Waived!
We have waived the registration fee for Project #80 with the Florida Trail
Association and have changed the dates. For more details go to
http://www.americanhiking.org/events/vv/index.html



6*****Paperless Trail Info*****6

You are receiving this email as a benefit of your membership in American
Hiking Society. You will receive one email update per month, containing
notifications of new or upcoming American Hiking Society programs. If you
do not wish to receive this email, simply reply and type "unsubscribe AHS
members-only update."
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American Hiking Society
1422 Fenwick Lane
Silver Spring MD 20910
Tel (301) 565-6704
<http://www.AmericanHiking.org>;
<info@AmericanHiking.org>

American Hiking Society's 25th Anniversary
~ Making strides in the trails community since 1976 ~

 
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