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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 Program Manager, Rebecca Dahl.


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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.

Land Trust Law School — Tree Law, Encroachments, etc.

April 21   |   6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

About the session: Attorney Keith Ainsworth leads the discussion on the legal strategies and tools available to land trusts, environmental…

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Doing Deals 101: An Intro to the Connecticut Model Conservation Easement and More

April 27   |   6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

About this session: Ideal for newcomers or those needing a refresher, this workshop will provide an introductory overview of conservation…

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Doing Deals: Advanced Topics Q&A

April 29   |   6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

About this session: Land conservation projects are often complex deals raising tough legal, financial, and governance issues. This session is…

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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 summer, 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.


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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... Join the Connecticut Land Conservation Council for the state’s largest land conservation gathering and CLCC’s premier annual event.

Featuring a full day of educational workshops and peer-to-peer networking followed by an informal reception with friends and colleagues from across the state.