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Conserving Land by Staying Connected...

Conservation doesn't happen in a vacuum — it takes all of us, working together and staying connected.

Throughout the year, CLCC convenes land trust board members, staff, and volunteers through targeted and topical gatherings. There, we identify challenges and opportunities on the horizon. We explore topics of communal interests. We foster and develop relationships with our peers.

These programs also help CLCC gain better insight into the needs of Connecticut's land trusts and better assist those involved in managing, governing, and supporting conservation groups.

Share your thoughts...

Interested in hosting a gathering of your peers? Need help convening the land trusts in your region? Please contact CLCC’s Deputy Director Aaron Lefland at alefland@ctconservation.org to share your thoughts and ideas for future programs.

Peer-to-Peer Networking Programs

Join CLCC for a discussion with your conservation peers to share experiences and discuss specific topics and roles within your organizations.

Past programs for peer groups have included—but are not limited to—accredited land trusts, land trust executive staff, board presidents, board treasurers, land stewards, and more!

Upcoming Peer-to-Peer Programs

There are no peer-to-peer networking programs scheduled at the moment. Please check back soon.

Regional Roundtables & Summits

Looking to convene with conservation groups in your region, or with land trusts of similar size and capacity? CLCC hosts regional roundtables and summits throughout the year, creating space for discussion and networking between peer land trusts. 

Get to know your neighboring land trust colleagues, share your land trust's experiences and challenges, offer advice on what's working, and get some advice on what could work better for your land trust and for your region!

Upcoming Roundtables & Summits

There are no roundtables or summits scheduled at the moment. Please check back soon.

CLCC Office Hours

Want to connect with members of the CLCC team? Join us at CLCC's next office hours. 

These casual, drop-in office hours are a great way to connect with the CLCC team, ask questions, or brainstorm about upcoming challenged and opportunities. Our Zoom room is open, and we have no set agenda - just time set aside to chat with you and learn how CLCC can better support your conservation efforts.

Upcoming Office Hours

Office Hours with the CLCC Team – 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month

September 1 - December 31

Hop in to CLCC’s Zoom room on the first and third Tuesday of the month, from 10am – 11am for an opportunity to chat with…

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Looking to convene with groups in your region, or with land trusts of similar size and capacity?

Reach out to CLCC’s Deputy Director Aaron Lefland to set something up.