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Park Planner Palooza

 Export to Your Calendar 5/7/2020
When: Thursday, May 7, 2020
9:00 AM
Where: Silver Falls State Park
20024 Silver Falls Hwy SE
Sublimity, Oregon  97385
United States
Contact: Amanda Parsons

Online registration is available until: 5/6/2020
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More design charette than lecture, Park Planner Palooza VII is an opportunity for park planners and designers to receive training (and CEU credits),
discuss cutting-edge planning initiatives, and view innovative projects with other park and recreation planners from around Oregon in a relaxed,
informal atmosphere.



This is a draft agenda.  More details to be added soon.

8:00 AM

Check-In & Breakfast

8:30 AM

Welcome & Introductions

8:45 AM

Climate Resiliency and Parks as Carbon Sinks

Andy Stebbins, Benton County

Jamie English, Kahoot!

Katie Dunham, Portland Parks and Recreation

9:45 AM

Project Management: Procurement, Cost Estimating, Construction Costs and Budgeting

Katie Dunham, Laura Rork, Tim Mitchell

10:45 AM

Coffee & Networking Break

11:05 AM

Session #3: TBD

12:05 PM

Lunch, Networking, Walk Around Park

1:05 PM

Pecha Kucha Sessions

  • Bike Park - Bronwen Mastro, Bend Park & Recreation District
  • Deschutes River Access Study - Sarah Bodo, Bend Park & Recreation District
  • Oregon Coast Trail - Robin Wilcox, Oregon State Parks
  • Scoggins Valley Park - Andy Cameron, Washington County Parks

2:00 PM

ORPA Planning & Design Section Meeting and Updates

2:30 PM

Technology as a Public Feedback Tool for Performance Measures

Joe Severs, Facilitator

Rob Romanek, Park Planner, City of Salem

Eric Carlaga, ArcGIS Online Administrator, City of Eugene

Rebecca Degagne, Geospatial Scientist

Mike Gough, GIS Analyst, Data Manager, Conservation Biology Institute

3:30 PM

Field Tour of Silver Falls

4:30 PM

Social Event


We are currently seeking speakers for the Pecha Kucha session.  If you are interested in presenting a mini-session, please contact Planning & Design Section President Katie Dunham.


Registration Fees

Member rate: $65

Non-member rate: $80


Refund Policy

Please take a moment to review the ORPA Refund Policy.


Continuing Education Units

All ORPA workshops are eligible for CEUs to be applied to CPRP.  Learn more about self-reporting.

This workshop also provides CEUs for the following certifications: none.


A Special Thank You To:

for generously hosting this workshop at Silver Falls State Park.



Workshops like this are made possible through the generous support of our sponsors:

Platinum Sponsor



Gold Sponsors


Oregon Recreation & Park Association | PO Box #202, Lake Oswego OR 97034 | 503.534.5673
ORPA is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization