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Collaborate, Learn, and Conserve Alongside Us

Throughout the year, we gather land trusts throughout the state for workshops, roundtables, regional initiatives to learn from one another and collaborate in a myriad of ways. Interested in learning more? Read on below or contact CLCC's Executive Director Amy B. Paterson.

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Connecticut Conservation Partnership Program (CCPP)

The overarching goal of the Connecticut Conservation Partnership Program (CCPP) is to increase the pace, quality, scale, and permanency of land conservation across Connecticut.

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Conserving Land by Staying Connected

Since March 2020, CLCC has offered interactive roundtables, webinars, and other digital opportunities in an effort to be responsive to the needs of Connecticut's Land Trust Community throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic and beyond.

Workshops & Roundtables

Interact with experts in the field, network with your peers and build community as we navigate a variety of topics together.

New offerings within our Conserving Land by Staying Connected programming are coming soon!

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Advanced Collaboration & Merger Assistance

Assisting land trusts seeking stronger organizational health and effectiveness through advanced collaboration, structural realignment, or merger with other organizations.

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Conservation Conversations

Each year, CLCC and land trusts across the state host opportunities for  to visit land conservation success stories made possible by the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection’s Open Space & Watershed Land Acquisition Program (OSWA)—funded by the Community Investment Act—and other state, federal, and local investments.


Regional Advancement Initiatives

Connecticut Land Trust Advancement Initiatives: Growing Conservation & Stewardship Capacity by Building Stronger Land Trusts.

A CLCC program commenced in October 2014, our Connecticut Land Trust Regional Advancement Initiatives are organizational advancement programs for land trusts to work together on regionally-focused solutions encompassing strategic conservation, stewardship, community conservation efforts and more!

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Annual Conference

Gather with us to learn and become inspired... The Connecticut Land Conservation Council has been the largest land conservation gathering. It continues to be CLCC’s premier annual event.

The ongoing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the traditional structure of the Annual Conference. As the response to the pandemic continues to evolve, so will the conference format.