National Scenic Byway Foundation
"Byways are destinations with unique tourism destination opportunities"
NATIONAL SCENIC BYWAY FOUNDATION
As funding opportunities become more competitive, granting entities expect more matching dollars. Leveraging available funds becomes more crucial.
We’ll discuss ways to leverage limited funding to protect important resources along your Byway. Through the use of case studies, we will highlight successful projects and demonstrate how.
Join us on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 1 p.m. Eastern/12 noon Central/11 a.m. Mountain/10 a.m. Pacific as we hear from Sally Pearce, Colorado State Byway Coordinator Emeritus; Charlotte Bumgarner, Gold Belt Byway Leader and Resource Protection Grant Coordinator; and Amber Shanklin, Pikes Peak Region Conservation Director for the Palmer Land Trust.
A session recording will be available for those who register, including anyone who can't attend the live event.
Keep up with the latest scenic byways/heritage highways knowledge and trends through our 2017 educational webinar series; quality online learning brought to you by the National Scenic Byway Foundation and their official training partner, Tourism Currents.
With over 40 years of experience behind the presenters, they will share:
No travel required - all events are online via GoToWebinar.
About the Presenters:
Sally Pearce, Colorado State Byway Coordinator Emeritus
Sally Pearce serves as Co-Executive Director of the National Scenic Byway Foundation and is also a consultant. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Ms. Pearce has lived in Colorado since 1979. She received her M.A. in Historic Preservation from Colorado State University and her B.A. in American Studies from Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Ms. Pearce served as the State Scenic Byways Program Coordinator for the Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways Program at the Colorado Department of Transportation for twenty years. In addition, she also served as the Department’s Staff Historian for thirteen years. She is a published author, including a guide to Colorado architecture and several books on historic mining districts.
Charlotte Bumgarner, Gold Belt Byway Leader and Resource Protection Grant Coordinator
Charlotte Bumgarner serves as Executive Director for the Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway Association since 2001. Prior to becoming ED she was on the committee that formed the Gold Belt organization (1997) and served as their first President. Charlotte was recently awarded the Southern Colorado Conservation Award ‘FRIEND OF OPEN SPACE’. She serves as the Treasurer for the National Scenic Byway Foundation. Charlotte is a Colorado native, growing up in Canon City. She is married and they live on the family ranch where they raised 2 daughters.
Amber Shanklin, Pikes Peak Region Conservation Director for the Palmer Land Trust
Amber Shanklin serves as Director for the Palmer Land Trust in Colorado Springs since 2015. Prior to that she was the Program Director for the Rocky Mountain Field Institute for two and a half years. She worked as an ecologist with the Bureau of Land Management, performed graduate research studies with Colorado State University, was a manager with The Nature Conservancy, and worked as a restoration technician with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.
Thanks in advance for sharing this webinar opportunity with other leaders along your Byway and in your state. For more information, visit our website: www.nsbfoundation.com.
"Tools, training and support for byway leaders
National Scenic Byway Foundation Membership: Your foundation membership for 2017 is appreciated. Support from Byway leaders and organizations allows the Foundation to offer communication to our byway community, education, leadership and advocacy for the Byway program.
Thanks in advance for sharing this webinar opportunity with other Byway Leaders along your Byway and in your state. For more information, visit our website: www.nsbfoundation.com
The NSBF plans to record and archive the webinar in our 'Members Only' section of the NSBF website: www.nsbfoundation.com