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Public Input Summary

Five Meetings to Review Regional Greenway Planning were held during November and December of 1997. These meetings were held in order to gather information regarding the status of greenway implementation in Ohio. The information gathered from the meetings will serve as part of the basis for The Blueprint for Action, an action agenda for a statewide greenway initiative. As public comment is a basic part of any planning process, these meetings provided opportunity for greenway developers to comment on their experiences in Ohio. 

Time and Place. Five regional meetings were held. A total of 213 participants attended.

Date Region Place   Host Attendees
11/14/97  Southwest Greene County Commissioners Chambers, Xenia, Ohio Greene County Parks and Recreation 49
11/18/97 Southeast Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio City of Marietta 22
12/2/97 Northwest Anchor Park, Findlay, Ohio City of Findlay Parks and Recreation 37
12/4/97 Central Spring Hollow Nature Center, Westerville, Ohio Ohio Parks and Recreation Association 44
12/11/97 Northeast St. Timothy's Church, Massillon, Ohio Ohio & Erie Canal Corridor Coalition 61

Meeting Sponsors: Ohio Greenways, Ohio Parks and Recreation Association, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Rails to Trails Conservancy, Ohio to Erie Trail Fund, Rivers Unlimited, The Conservation Fund, National Park Service/Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program.

The public input was used to craft A Blue Print for Action.

The full report and a summary of the results will be posted on this website in the near future

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