(By Senator Tomblin, Mr. President)

Recognizing the West Virginia Trails Coalition for their outstanding contribution to the development of tourism and industry.

Whereas, The best utilization of our natural resources is in keeping with the objectives of trail users; and
Whereas, Trail developments promote the goals of economic progress, expanded recreation, industry and education, all of which are essential components of local, state and national strategic planning; and
Whereas, Private individuals, organizations and government agencies work together to achieve these common goals; and
Whereas, Trail development programs are an integral part of the cultural, historic and natural fiber of West Virginia; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Senate hereby recognizes the outstanding contributions of the West Virginia Trails Coalition in the development of tourism and industry; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the secretary of the West Virginia department of transportation and the director of the division of parkways, economic development and tourism authority.