As in prior years, the 2012 Conference Committee offers attendees several tour options in which to participate and learn about the local significance of St. Augustine landscape architecture sites . Each of these tours are eligible for CECs.
Trail Tour: Thursday 7:45 AM-12:00 PM
|"The SR 207 Trail: A Tour of the Trail Building Process"
||DBPR #: 9093|
DBPR #: 9118
Successful construction of trail systems requires an understanding of the complex process of trail building. Landscape architects provide an effective mix of planning, design, problem solving and consensus building skills required to meet this challenge. The SR 207 trail tour will show every step of the process, first hand, from Palatka to St. Augustine. A portion of this tour will be conducted on the SR 207 Trail and offer a first hand look at its many features.
Steven Davis, ASLA, RLA & Herb Hiller, East Coast Greenway Alliance with appearances by Brad Purcell, Putnam County Commissioner; Wil Smith, St. Johns County Parks Director; Cindy Stevenson, St. Johns County Commissioner and Tommy Lee, The Old Florida Antique Museum
Flagler College & Downtown St. Augustine Walking Tour: Thursday 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
DBPR #: 9117
|re:connecting – Interpreting History in a Living City |
Understanding heritage tourism allows the City of St. Augustine to create an ‘organized visitor experience’ for the over 4 million tourists per year that visit the community. The tour will utilize a series of heritage tourism projects as the ribbon that guides visitors to the areas resources. The tour will demonstrate planning and design techniques that are historically, culturally, and economically sustainable.
Fred Halback, FASLA and Sharon H. Fowler, ASLA