This session will explore different regional authorities that support water and land trails in Virginia and the process of setting up a regional authority from drafting legislation to becoming law. The content will include some pros and cons of establishing an authority and an analysis of the cost to establish and operate an authority.
Moderator: Ursula Lemanski, National Park Service
- Ricky Barton, Outdoor Adventure Center Trips
- Heather Barrar, Friends of the Lower Appomattox River
- Emily Allen, UVA, School of Law Student
- Chase Collins, County Attorney, Tazewell