The 2012 WA State Trails Conference is being held on Friday May 25, 2012 at the University of Western Australia. It is free to attend so it is a good opportunity to network and become up to date on trails development in Western Australia both from a walking as well as a cycling perspective.
The 2012 WA State Trails Conference program will include an update on the two long distance WA trails, the Bibbulmun Track and the Munda Biddi Trail; issues in developing trails over multiple land tenures; trails and health; and trails interpretation.
The 2012 WA State Trails Conference highlights include
- â€¨Terry Waldron, MLA, Minister for Sport and Recreation, Racing and Gaming opening the event;
- â€¨Dafydd Davis from Wales as the keynote speaker with his presentation on sustainable trails. Dafydd Davis is a mountain bike trial builder;
- Issues in the development of the Busselton to Flinders Bay rail trail;
- Trails and health – a nature play perspective;
- Australian mountain bike trails – a travel log of recent developments;
- â€¨Venue booked at the University of Western Australia overlooking the beautiful Swan River;
- â€¨Best of all, itâ€™s FREE!
The conference will start at 8:15 AM and finish at 3.45pm where delegates will be invited to move straight into the WA Planning Commission Trails Industry Sundowner.
This is the premier trails industry event of the year and anyone involved in trails or the outdoors is encouraged to attend. Registration is required by Friday May 11, 2012.
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