Do you know a person, group or business that deserves recognition for what they do for our regional

natural and recreational assets?

Nominations due by April 30


Questions or further information requests may be directed to:

Marilyn Black


Greenways Awards

The ceremony has been postponed until this fall.

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James E. Holden Greenways Volunteer of the Year:  Individual, group, company, or organization which provided significant uncompensated hours and expertise to assist the Council on Greenways & Trails and/or its member organization(s) during the prior 5 years.


Thomas J. Allen Greenways Partner of the Year:  Individual, company, or organization which donated support, resources, items, and/or expertise to assist the Council on Greenways & Trails and/or its member organization(s) during the prior 5 years.


Richard M. Garrard Greenways Neighbor of the Year:  Person, group, business, or entity situated next to one or more segments of the diverse greenways and trails in Clarion, Crawford, and Venango Counties.  This award recognizes event-specific or ongoing positive involvement and assistance by adjacent property owners during the prior 5 years.

Previous ceremonies

Congratulate previous award winners

Please sponsor the awards


help CGT honor these deserving winners!


Each sponsorship costs $250, payable to

“Council on Greenways and Trails”

Sponsors are acknowledged in all CGT awards publicity, at the ceremony and in the ceremony’s printed program.


Thank you to previous sponsors!

2020 Sponsors

The Holden Family

Friends of CGT

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Recreation & Economic Development

Are you a business with goods or services outdoor recreation visitors need?  Are you in a Trail Town?


Full report - 2013 EPT Trail User Survey & Economic Impact Analysis


Do you want to protect your land and pass it on to your children?


The Council on Greenways & Trails (CGT) works with those in the region that are realizing the value of our natural and outdoor recreational resources and partnering to protect and/or develop those resources for the benefit of our citizens and visitors and increase the economic impact that they bring.


 * Protection of Natural Resources

 * Support of Economic Prosperity

 * Stewardship of Pennsylvania's 

    Rural and Farmland Legacy

 * Conservation of Scenic, Historic

    and Cultural Resources

 * Public Recreation, Health, and


 * Creation of Educational


 * Promotion of Sustainable

   Development &

   Sound Land Use


Through the partnerships and the projects already completed, the members of the Council on Greenways & Trails are working together as never before.  Connections are being made through the realization that partnerships can impact entire regions and seemingly intangible quality of life issues can have real economic impact

Get Involved

Join a trail group or a local land trust.  What skills and talents can you add to the projects?


Are you a business that provides goods and services to trail users?


Nominate someone or a group for the Greenways Awards.

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