Braiding the Way for Outdoor Recreation: Discovering and Marketing Your Outdoor Assets

APA Virginia Chapter


Tuesday, July 18, 2017
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

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Braiding the Way is an outdoor recreation planning & promotion initiative in the Rockbridge County area. This session is a case study offering insight on multiple key topics: Understanding outdoor recreation as an economic development driver; Synthesizing disconnected planning efforts and organizational agendas; Designing a structure & process for effective & sustainable regional collaboration for planning; Designing an entity for implementation of plans long-term.


Sam Crickenberger

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Thomas Roberts

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Tom Roberts is currently Director of Planning & Community Development in Buena Vista, Virginia, a dynamic small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains. He received his Bachelors in Historic Preservation from University of Mary Washington and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from Virginia Tech. Read More

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