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PHNST Corridor Analysis: Highlights & Dashboard Training

NVRC hosted a webinar on March 15, 2023 to share findings and products of the 2022 Corridor Analysis project, including the new PHNST online dashboard. In particular, the 2022 Corridor Analysis provides a comprehensive assessment of the PHNST network in Northern Virginia, including the status of trail connectivity and gaps, amenities, accessibility, and other important features for PHNST use and management. Additional information can be found on the dashboard' Corridor Analysis page.


View presentation slides here

Health, Social Equity, and Economic Impact Study and Tools Webinar

NVRC held a webinar on February 2, 2022 that highlighted the impacts and benefits of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, a recreational, scenic trail that includes 140 miles of existing and planned trail in Northern Virginia. Learn more about the webinar's associated study and report here

How Park Prescriptions can Improve Public Health and Wellbeing Webinar

NVRC held a webinar on August 25, 2020 on how individuals suffering from ailments including obesity, depression, anxiety, stress, chronic disease, and inactivity may benefit from spending time outdoors in their local parks. Learn about the tools that public health officials and medical providers have developed to prescribe "Parks" and promote health and wellness. 

Enjoy the Trail! 

In celebration of the continued coordination between parties managing, completing, and hosting the Potomac Heritage Trail in Northern Virginia, partners created this video to promote this amazing resource in the region.


Check out the National Park Service's photo gallery on their PHNST webpage

NVRC also conducted a viewshed inventory with viewshed locations, photos, and descriptions incorporated into an interactive map.

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