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Trails Talk

Join us on select Tuesday's at 2pm EST for a lively one hour discussion on trail issues of importance to the trails community. Presentations and video are posted approximatley one week after the session. 



August 18, 2021 - The Trail Road Environment with Brian Anderson, CRS, RSTL, of Intact Public Entities Inc. Presentation. Video.


August 11, 2021 - Trail Counts - About Trail Counting and Trail Counts, with Patrick Connor and David Shepherd, M.A. Presentation

July 16, 2021 - Trail Economics - The Thunder Bay Experience, with Paul Pepe, Managet Thunder Bay Tourism. 

June 23, 2021 - Trail Conflict with Dr. Harvey Lemelin, PhD Lakehead University. Presentation

June 16th, 2021 - Trail Risk Management with Brian Anderson, CRS, RSTL, of Intact Public Entities Inc. Presentation

April 12th, 2016 - Trail Building - are you interested? What is trail building all about? Who does it and the skills you need, with stories from trail builder Zane Davies.

March 29, 2016 - Hiking, what is it? Who does it? What you need to know about community programs, and trail leadership programs - with Bill Mungall

March 15, 2016 - Trans Canada Trail - with Jane Murphy and Al McPherson. You've heard about it, how is it progressing? How can you support it?

March 1, 2016 - The Georgian Bay Coast Trail - who supports it, what is happening and all about our spring community meeting in Killarney. With Luke Wassesgijig and Kirsten Spence.

February 16th, 2016 - Explorer's Edge - all about the great trails in RTO 12 with James Murphy of Explorer's Edge.

February 2nd, 2016 - Edge Auditor - the program that helps you know and log in all the facts about your trail, with Niall Lobely.

January 19th, 2016 - Fundraising for Non-Profit Organizations - with Thomas Allgoewer - a half hour discussion about how to facilitate your organization goals and objectives through fundraising efforts.

January 12th, 2016 - Land Acquisition - with Robert Orland and Kate Potter of Orland Conservation, on land acquisiton issues, how to secure land for trails, or offer your land for trails from a landowner perspective.

January 5th, 2016 - Kinghorn Trail Association - all about the development of this important northern trail with Kirsten Spence.

December 22th, 2015 - Festive Trails - how to get your events on the OTC website, what events you have on and how we can let more people know about all the great stuff happening on Ontario Trails.

December 8, 2015 - Trail Committees, what they are, what they do and where they are in Ontario.

November 24, 2015 - Northern Ontario Trails, trails tourism and about projects we have underway in the north.

November 10, 2015 - Trail Accessibility - what you need to know and how we can add your accessible trail to our website.