Events

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...
 Save the date to celebrate Earth Day 2014 with CLCC! We hope you are able to join us on April 23, 2014 at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to showcase your conservation projects, thank legislators for their support of open space funding, and to discuss the important work underway to protect Connecticut’s forests, watersheds, outdoor recreational areas and invaluable open spaces.   
29th Annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference“Can Open Space be Permanently Protected?”2013 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference is “THE BEST EVER!” That’s what we are hearing … and we couldn’t agree more! March 23rd was quite a day! CLCC’s 29th annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference held at Wesleyan University drew a record setting 280 participants, including representatives from 63 land trusts and 15 municipal commissions...
HighlightsThe 28th annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference was held on March 24 at Wesleyan University and, by all accounts, was the best ever! This year’s conference had record attendance and record sponsorship. A total of 244 persons attended from at least 124 land trusts, conservation commissions and environmental organizations throughout Connecticut.The conference featured a keynote address by U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, with...
The 27th Annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference held on April 11, 2011 at Wesleyan University was a resounding success! Over 200 attendees participated in over 24 workshops and lunch-time discussions covering the full spectrum of land protection, funding and stewardship topics and joined their colleagues from around the state in celebrating achievements in land conservation.CLCC’s annual conference is the state's largest conservation...

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