Building Community, Inspiring Climate Action and Encouraging Physical Activity through Trails


This discussion features expert advice and resources to inform stories this spring and summer about being active outside, addressing the importance of places and programming for encouraging people to be physically active, while building community and creating opportunities to take individual climate action by swapping car trips for a short walk or bike ride. Experts offer tips and resources for covering the outdoor trails season ahead of Celebrate Trails Day and Earth Day, which align this year on Saturday, Apr. 22.

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Expert panel:
Heather Irish, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Evan Raskin,
Ken Rose, CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
Robin Woods, Women at Work Cycling Club, Pittsburgh

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