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Outdoor Paradise to be Protected for Future Generations

 

Thanks to funding, in part, provided by a grant from The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, planning for the Tuckaseigee River Blue Trails project is well underway! American Rivers, working with local partners will create a plan to guide local efforts to enhance the river, promote family-friendly recreation, connect people to nature and boost the local economy. Read more…

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Best Practices That Will Amplify Your Community Engagement

 

The City of Atlanta is setting a standard for best practices in community engagement. After an 18-month community led process, associations, municipal agencies, and service providers have released the Atlanta Community Engagement Playbook. This playbook is designed for those with a shared interest in building successful engagement processes and reaching higher levels of community engagement. Read more…

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Free Webinar: How can maps help you? Utilizing Interactive Maps to Prioritize Recreation and Conservation

Join us on Tuesday, September 20th to learn how to utilize interactive mapping tools like GIS and Google Earth to prioritize recreation and conservation initiatives along your river. Laila Johnston of American Rivers will lead a 30 minute webinar describing how maps can help inform conservation and recreation. Read more…