Wyoming Bike | Walk | Trails Summit
Active Wyoming – People Places and Prosperity – Casper June 25-26
Wyoming Bike Walk Trail Summit to Connect Communities, Agencies, People
Biking, walking, health, and active living experts will join state officials and supporters of pathways and trails in a two-day conference starting Thursday, June 25, in Casper.
“Active Living” will be the theme of the 2015 Wyoming Bike-Walk-Trails Summit, which will emphasize the connection between the activities of biking and walking and improved health outcomes, better transportation options, and realizing recreation and tourism benefits.
“This Summit will offer a great opportunity for community leaders, planners,engineers, health care providers, biking and walking advocates from all over Wyoming to come together and discuss the vital connection between active living and health, transportation and tourism,” said Angela Emery, Executive Director of Platte River Trails.
Platte River Trails Trust and Wyoming Pathways will co-host the Summit, which will be held at the Tate Pumphouse in Casper. Sponsors include Wyoming Department of Transportation, Wyoming Department of Health, Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources, City of Casper, and AARP. The two-day conference cost is $100 for all sessions and 3 meals, with lodging discounts available for participants at the Ramada Plaza Hotel.
“The Bike Walk Trail Summit will provide an opportunity for biking and walking supporters and agency leaders from around the state to connect with each other, and learn from top national experts,” said Tim Young, Executive Director of Wyoming Pathways.