Efforts to make Maine’s outside recreation extra accessible and welcoming to all

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Across Maine, communities, land trusts and parks are working to make their trails and outdoor programs more inclusive for people with disabilities. It is part of the growing national movement, Outdoors for All. From building boardwalks to improving signage, we’ll discuss what organizations can do to make their open spaces more accessible and welcoming.

Panelists:
Enock Glidden, Paralympian, Adventurer, Motivational Speaker, Blogger for Maine Trail Finder
Chrissy Beardsley Allen, Development Director, Blue Hill Heritage Trust; Co-author, Open to All: A Disability Inclusion Guide for Land Trusts

VIP caller:
Zachary Stegeman, Executive Director, Adaptive Outdoor Education Center
Dan Ostrye, Coordinator, Yarmouth West Side Trail; community leader
Keenan Weischedel, Attorney, Maine Disability Rights