In a disappointing ending, Congress adjourned over the weekend without taking action on legislation to designate the Greenway National Heritage Area. Despite valiant efforts from our congressional delegation and supporters, the lame duck session proved to be challenging to navigate.
A new multi-use trail is now open with spectacular views and access to a growing network of wild land trails. The new trail piloted a brand new model of construction—based on collaboratively pooling resources and expertise—which has the potential to be a powerful new model for trails across the state.
The divisiveness of the Presidential campaign was disheartening and distressing to many people. We must now come back together and find our common ground to move forward again. The outdoors is a good place to start.