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Better planning, fewer gaps make for Safe Routes to Parks

An exercise in identifying safe ways to get to parks presented by Fox Cities Greenways generated a 10-page primer on how to achieve better recreational trail development. About 35 municipal and regional planners, town leaders and interested residents initially met at Miron Construction’s headquarters in Fox Crossing Nov. 8 to learn what the national Safe […]

Final Four wooden floor shows sustainable practices can compete

The Virginia Cavaliers are now the NCAA champions, winning last night in overtime against Texas Tech. But when scientists and researchers from around the world descend on UW-Oshkosh in about a month, they may still be talking about last week’s NCAA Final Four. It’s not that there will be a heavy representation from the University […]

Festival shows year’s best paddling films

Whether it’s plunging over a waterfall in a river kayak or following Alaska’s Inland Passage to recreate the past, a festival of 2019’s best paddling films is being presented Friday, March 22, at Lawrence University’s Warch Center Cinema in Appleton. The films will communicate the adrenaline and beauty of kayaking or canoeing in the wild. […]

Small grant gives big start to Safe Routes

If the geography represented by the people in attendance at a recent workshop was any indication, there is widespread interest among municipal officials in Safe Routes to Parks. Fox Cities Greenways presented the workshop at the Neenah headquarters of Miron Construction on Nov. 8, with the support of a $500 grant from the Environmental Stewardship […]