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VaULT Virtual, Land Conservation & Greenways Conference
Join us for the 2020 Land Conservation & Greenways Conference! Registration for the July 21 Greenways and Trails day is now open.

July 21--Greenways and Trails, 9:30am-4:45pm
--Keynote speakers: Chuck Flink, The Greenway Imperative and Nathan Burrell, Connectivity, Equity, and Access
--Sessions: Outdoor Partners for Community Health & Wellness; Overcoming Barriers to Connectivity through Collaborative Action; Making the Case for Greenways & Trails; and pre-recorded session: Using Greenways to Combat Climate Change
--Networking: Chat will be open during breaks for networking and Happy Hour/Social

Thanks to a dedicated and wonderful set of sponsors registration will be free. There will be separate registration for August and September tracks.

Jul 21, 2020 09:30 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Chuck Flink
@Greenways Incorporated
Charles A. “Chuck” Flink is an award-winning planner, designer and author. He is widely regarded as one of America’s leading greenway planners, having completed comprehensive greenway, trail and open space plans for more than 250 communities within 36 States and provided consulting services in Argentina, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Japan and St. Croix, USVI.
Nathan Burrell
@Department of Conservation & Recreation
Nathan Burrell is a native of Essex County who moved to Richmond to pursue a degree in Parks and Recreation Management from VCU. In 2003, Nathan became the Trails Manager for the City of Richmond’s Parks and Recreation Department and held that position until he became the Superintendent of James River Park System in 2013. A position he held until becoming the Richmond’s Maintenance and Operations Superintendent for the Parks and Recreation Department’s Southern Division in 2018. Nathan has been recognized as a leader with awards ranging from “Top 40 under 40” by Style Weekly in 2011 to GRTC’s “Black History Month: Local History Maker” in 2017 and most recently honored as one of Richmond Times Dispatch’s 2018 “Person of the Year”. Nathan sits on a number of boards and advisory councils including Groundwork RVA as a founding board member and current board President, Virginia Council on Environmental Justice member and an Advisory Board member of the Essex County Conservation Alliance.