Connecticut Land Conservation Conference

March 25, 2023, Wesleyan University, Middletown

Usdan Center, 45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown.

Rick Newton

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Lisa Hayden

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Lisa Hayden

Outreach Manager
New England Forestry Foundation

Lisa Hayden is the Outreach Manager at New England Forestry Foundation where she focuses on woodland owner education and partnerships to advance conservation and sustainable forestry. She led a comprehensive landowner outreach project in the 38-town MassConn Woods region, to connect woodland owners with resources to make decisions about long-term conservation and management of their land, including climate change considerations.

A Connecticut native and landowner herself, she served as a member of the Governor’s Council on Climate Change (CT GC3) – Forests Sub-Group, and previously worked with The Nature Conservancy’s forest climate and communications teams.

Lisa holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Connecticut and a MA in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University.