2022 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference

Gather on the Land: Conversations Among Generations

A series of virtual conversations and an in-person, outdoor plenary session

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Workshops & Roundtables

Join us for a series of virtual roundtable conversations and an in-person, outdoor plenary session at Peoples State Forest in Barkhamsted.

This year’s conference is planned by young conservationists from around the state, and highlights the hopes and goals for the future of land conservation through our efforts today.

If you have any questions about the conference, contact Cristina Hayden at chayden@ctconservation.org. Be sure to sign up for our eNews to stay up-to-date on our latest happenings.

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Gather on the Land: Conversations Among Generations

Thursday

May 12

6:30 - 8:00pm

Conversations and Reflections:  Taking a Look Back to Where We Are Now (Virtual)

To kick off our 38th annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference, Gather on the Land: Conversations Among Generations, CLCC is honored to host a unique conversation between emerging land conservation leaders and some of their very special mentors.

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Saturday

May 14

8:30am - 3:00pm

Leading the Way:  Environmental Activists Speak Out (Peoples State Forest, Barkhamsted)

Please join CLCC for a thought-provoking yet celebratory day as we gather at Peoples State Forest for conversations about land conservation among generations.

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Tuesday

May 17

Noon - 1:30pm

Creating a Welcoming Experience on the Land for All (Virtual)

Through this facilitated roundtable, community and conservation leaders will share stories and perspectives on how the environmental and outdoors sector can be more welcoming.

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Wednesday

May 18

Noon - 1:30pm

Conservation Education:  Empowering Students to Help Our Planet (Virtual)

Led by Dennis Liu, Vice President of Education for the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, this esteemed group of environmental educators will share their experiences, insights, and tips to create dynamic experiential programs.

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Thursday

May 19

6:30 - 8:00pm

Climate Solutions:  Combining Rural and Urban Conservation Efforts (Virtual)

In this roundtable, a diverse group of participants will share a myriad of perspectives and a continuum of ideas to empower everyone, no matter where they live, to take climate action.

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“Absolutely amazing! So many great ideas emerge not only from the workshops but also in talking with other partners from my region who are equally as energized and inspired by the day.”

- Mary Ellen Lemay, Aspetuck Land Trust

Lead Conference Sponsor


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