On November 9, 2005, the IVRC&D and the Ioway Trail Project held a trails development workshop in Toledo. The following notes and attachments from that workshop are available here for reading or download.
 Note: Attachments in Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt) format will require installation of a PPT compatible viewer which can be downloaded, if necessary, from Microsoft.com.

 

Presenters at the workshop included:

  • Ms. Jeanne Baugous, Director of the Humboldt County Conservation Board
  • Ms. T. C. Loving, Three Rivers Trail Council
  • Mr. Mike Lehman, Iowa Valley Resource Conservation & Development Board Member
  • Mr. Steve Bowman, IDOT Transportation Planner
  • Mr. David Thomson, Outdoor Recreation Planner, National Park Service
  • Mr. Terry Dahms, Editor of “Trails Advocate”, Newsletter of the Iowa Trails Council

 

Funding Opportunities for Trail Development
Click HERE to download a .ppt copy of Steve Bowman’s presentation regarding sources of funds for trail development in Iowa. Note that additional information on trail fund sources is available online at
http://www.sysplan.dot.state.ia.us/fedstate_rectrails_Funds_Opp.htm

Economic Impact of Local Trails
Click HERE to download a .txt transcript of Mike Lehman’s workshop presentation.

The Three Rivers Trail of North Central Iowa
Click HERE to download a .ppt copy of Jeanne Baugous’ presentation of the Three Rivers Trail in and around Humboldt County, Iowa.

Trail Advocacy
Click HERE to download a web copy of Terry Dahms’ presentation.

Newspaper Coverage
Click HERE to download a Word .doc file describing the workshop.