Events

Date: Wednesday, October 8Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm (6:00 - 6:30pm networking and snacks; 6:30-8:30pm discussion)Location: Connecticut Forest & Park Assn., 16 Meriden Rd., Rockfall, CT 06481Facilitator: Karl Wagener, Executive Director, Connecticut Council on Environmental QualityCost: Free (light refreshments provided; BYO brown bag dinners encouraged!)Experience Level: All Connecticut has set a goal of conserving 21 percent of the state's...
Date:  Friday, September 26Time:  9:00am - 4:45pmLocation:  Middlesex Extension Center, 1066 Saybrook Rd., Haddam, CT Taught by:  Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR) staffCost:  $150 The course covers the basics of the Global Positioning System (GPS) and provides hands-on instruction on how to use a traditional handheld GPS receiver as well as a smart device (iOS or Android) to collect data in...
Saturday, March 21, 20158:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (followed by post-event reception)Wesleyan University, Middletown, CTMark your calendars! Preparations are underway for CLCC's annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference: a full day of educational workshops and peer-to-peer networking for those involved in land conservation, followed by an informal reception with friends and colleagues from across the state.CLCC's Annual Conference continues to...
When:September 18-20, 2014Where:Rhode Island Convention CenterProvidence, RIFor more details and registration information, click HERE.Land Trust Alliance Rally 2014 Includes a special Saturday session for all-volunter land trusts (AVLT). AVLT, defined as having one part-time staff or less, are important to Connecticut land conservation and throughout the country. At this year's Land Trust Alliance Rally, there will be a special Saturday...
CLCC Regional Land Trust Board Summit SeriesLitchfield County Region (but all are welcome!)Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust Office5 Maple RoadKent, CT 06757Co-hosted by The Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust OfficeNetworking ~ Socializing ~ Information Sharing!The CLCC Regional Land Trust Board Summit Series* continues!  Please join us in Kent to get to know neighboring land trust colleagues, share...
When:Friday, August 8, 2014: 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.Where:Gunn Memorial Library5 Wykeham RoadMeeting Room - Upper LevelWashington, CT  06793Conservation easements are intended to protect land in perpetuity. But sometimes conditions change or mistakes were made in drafting. Crafting an amendment can be a good way to strengthen an easement, clarify provisions or improve enforceability. Yet amendments involve risk, and some amendments are...
When:Friday, August 1, 2014: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.Where:Connecticut Forest & Park Association16 Meriden RoadDownstairs Meeting RoomRockfall, CT 06481Volunteers are our lifeblood: More than 1 of 4 Americans volunteered in 2013 for a total of 7.9 billion hours. But what is the secret of attracting and retaining the best volunteers - the volunteers who will not only help protect land but also provide financial support and bring in new members?...
When:Friday, June 27, 20149:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.Where:The Lyceum 227 Lawrence StreetHartford, CT 06106Stewardship is arguably the most important component of a land trust's work. Only through taking good care of protected lands can we ensure the perpetual conservation of their natural resources.  The Land Trust Alliance's Standards and Practices address stewardship principles and components of a successful stewardship program....
When:Friday, June 20, 20149:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Where:Connecticut Forest & Park Association16 Meriden RoadMeeting Room - Lower LevelRockfall, CT 06481  Please join us for the first in a series of four workshops offered as part of the CLCC Model Conservation Easement Project.Led by principal drafter of the CLCC Model Conservation Easement (CE), Attorney Linda Francois, and several members of CLCC's Model CE Working Group, including...
30th Annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference“The Economic Benefits of Open Space” Saturday, March 15, 2014 Wesleyan University Usdan University Center (new location!) 45 Wyllys Avenue Middletown, CT 8:30am – 4:45pm (followed by post-event reception)  Post-Conference Summary 2014 Conference a Record Breaker!This year’s Conference was a record breaker in every respect, with close to 380 attendees, an unprecedented level of...

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