Conserving Northwest CT: Today and Tomorrow

Dive into the groundbreaking report, “Conserving Northwest Connecticut: Adaptive Strategies for Accelerating the Pace of Conservation,” published in 2023. This session will guide land trusts, municipal leaders, environmental groups, and…

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Organizational Checkup

This workshop focuses on the critical role of land trust boards in risk oversight, emphasizing their legal responsibility for the organization’s health and mission protection. Utilizing the Land Trust Standards…

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Fundraising Q&A

Got a question about fundraising? Just need a little encouragement? Fundraising expert David Allen will host an unstructured roundtable discussion. Bring your questions, your challenges, and even your stories. Someone…

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Grantwriting 101: Show Me the Green

For starters, the term grantwriting is a misnomer. Securing grants from private foundations is as much about relationship building and accountability as it is about writing. While a poorly written…

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Improving Access to the Outdoors with Sustainable CT

Sustainable CT’s voluntary certification program recognizes thriving and resilient CT municipalities. Beginning in 2024, municipalities can earn credit toward certification by improving access to outdoor and open spaces in their…

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Small Scale Native Plant Propagation: How Land Trusts Can Start Growing Their Own Native Plants for Restoration and Community Engagement

Land Trusts are in an excellent position to become a community resource for native plants and the expertise needed to grow them. Greenwich Land Trust’s (GLT) Director of Conservation and…

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CT Trail Finder

The CT Trail Finder is an interactive website that includes trail manager approved trails across the state. It contains a variety of ways to search for trails, and each trail…

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Understanding Old-Growth Forest Characteristics

Powerpoint presentation followed by group forest modeling exercise. Target: property managers/stewards, decision/policy makers, conservation advocates. Participants will learn the definition of old-growth, characteristics of old-growth forests, benefits associated with old-growth…

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