For nearly a decade, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR) and Pannier have partnered together to better the recreational experience of Minnesotans and travelers alike by way of outdoor signage. Most recently, the Division of Forestry worked with Pannier to produce 14 boot scrusher stations with interpretive panels as part of the”PlayCleanGo: Stop Invasive Species in Your Tracks” campaign.
For over 15 years, Lorain County Metro Parks has been working with Pannier to manufacture outdoor panels and wayside exhibit frames for various locations in the County. Most recently LCMP worked with Pannier to fabricate interpretive signs and frames for their Raptor Center.
For the past nine years, volunteers have been working on the Tanglewood Park Boardwalk project. Located in south Anchorage, Alaska this 1,400-foot boardwalk sits on a 41-acre wetlands park adjacent to Bowman Elementary School and the surrounding residential neighborhood.
On May 4th, Marshall Township Parks and Recreation had their ribbon cutting ceremony for the improvements on the Brush Creek Trail.
The 1.3 mile trail will provide residents of Cranberry Township, Marshall Township and business employees of the RIDC Industrial Park a safe place to walk. This project connects Cranberry Township (Butler County) with Marshall Township (Allegheny County). Heather Cuyler, Program Director for Marshall Township, said the improvements took five years to complete at a cost of approximately $400,000.
Founded in 1984, Colorado Preservation, Inc. promotes historic preservation to the state of Colorado by providing advocacy, education, outreach and preservation services to communities and individuals. Currently they are working on 11 preservation service projects. Pannier has had the opportunity to work with them on two this past year.
For over 30 years, the Triangle Land Conservancy has owned and managed over 16,700 acres and six nature preserves across six counties in North Carolina. In 2016, they opened their “That Makes Sense” trail.
On April 27th Lower Merion Township held a unveiling of their newly installed Cynwyd Heritage trail interpretive signage. The signage was part of a Preserve America grant to develop trailhead and interpretive signage promoting the railroad industry heritage of the Cynwyd Heritage trail.
Coal mines, at one time, were the heart and soul of West Virginia. The National Coal Heritage Area, a federally designated heritage area, and the Coal Heritage Trail, a National Scenic Byway, have a mission to preserve, interpret and promote the coal heritage resources in Southern West Virginia.
The Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers offer miles of scenic waterfront land in the Pittsburgh area; Friends of the Riverfront has been working for over 20 years to help increase the awareness and engagement of the region’s rivers and riverfronts.