Join Metro, the Intertwine and PBOT for an afternoon of thoughtful and informative discussion about the state and importance of the region's trail system. Metro Council President Lynn Peterson will offer an update on Metro's parks and natural areas bond. Metro Parks and Nature director Jon Blasher will discuss what his department is doing to improve racial equity, diversity and inclusion.
The 9th Annual Barbara Walker Trails Fair and Symposium is free, but registration will help make the event better.
Chuck Sams of the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla will talk about the restoration of trails created by Oregon's Indigenous peoples. A panel will discuss how a successful system of trails increases access and inclusion. And Mychal Tetteh of PBOT will talk about environmental intersectionality in urban trails.