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Professional TrailBuilders Association Seeking Presentation Proposals
Sustainable Trails Conference, March 4-11, 2016, Knoxville, Tenn.

The Professional TrailBuilders Association, a group that supports quality trail design, construction, and maintenance for all types of trails in all types of locations, is seeking presentation proposals for the 2016 Sustainable Trails Conference.

The 2016 Sustainable Trails Conference, hosted by the Professional TrailBuilders Association, or PTBA, will take place March 4-11 in Knoxville, Tenn.

The PTBA is currently seeking proposals for concurrent sessions and multi-day workshops. Concurrent sessions will take place March 7-9; workshops will take place either March 4-6 or March 10-11.

They are seeking proposals from experts across the spectrum of the trail building industry, especially in the following areas:

- Cutting edge construction techniques
- Trail technologies in action
- Hybrid contracting - volunteer, corps and professional partnerships
- Trail design concepts and techniques
- Public agency partnerships
- Building trails on private lands
- Working with youth and conservation corps
- Trail funding opportunities
- User specific solutions (mountain bike, equestrian, etc.)
- Public policy and trails

Those interested in speaking or presenting multi-day workshops can submit their proposals online at

In addition to the workshops and concurrent sessions, the Sustainable Trails Conference will include an outdoor trade show and demonstration area.

For more information on PTBA and the Sustainable Trails Conference, visit the association website at

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