Public Land Managers’ Meeting

Jon Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service from 2009-2017, will lead a public meeting of land managers on Thursday, October 18, at the 2018 SHIFT Festival.

Facilitated by Robyn Paulekas, the meeting invites federal and municipal land managers to discuss ways to incorporate best practices identified during The SHIFT Festival into their work and planning. The meeting will:

  • assess attributes of successful “Park Rx” initiatives showcased during the Public Lands, Public Health Exhibition Trail
  • explore opportunities for land managers to develop their planning around public health objectives 
  • examine impactful and innovative strategies highlighted during SHIFT that can be scaled to other models.

The meeting is open to the public. Municipal park planners as well as USFS, National Park Service and other federal agency representatives are invited to attend. Timing and room details will be provided in advance of the meeting.

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