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Wally Elton

PhD 1970

Wally Elton retired in 2011 from a career with various conservation nonprofit organizations focused particularly on building trails, including serving as executive director of the Upper Valley Trails Alliance in Vermont/New Hampshire. He now lives in Saratoga Springs, NY, and still devotes much of his time to helping that small and thriving city become a model pedestrian- and bicyclist-friendly community. He also remains in touch with Jay Harman, his advisor at MSU, and Phil Hathaway, a fellow grad student. He can be reached at