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Resources from New Land Trust Board Member Boot Camp: Session #5 – Financial Management

4/12/21 – Join us for the fifth and final session in our New Land Board Member Boot Camp to understand and discuss the fiduciary responsibilities of the board and the financial needs of your land trust. CLCC’s New Land Trust Board Member Boot Camp is a new five-week series, led by Connie Manes

This workshop was originally presented as part of CLCC’s Spring 2021 Conserving Land by Staying Connected Programming

Slides from this presentation are attached. A recording of this session will be available soon. 

Resources from New Land Trust Board Member Bootcamp: Session #4 – Stewardship

4/5/21 – Stewardship plays a vital role in the continued care and conservation of land trust properties. Join us for the fourth session in our New Land Board Member Boot Camp to explore what stewardship means for your land trust! CLCC’s New Land Trust Board Member Boot Camp is a new five-week series, led by Connie Manes.

This workshop was originally presented as part of CLCC’s Spring 2021 Conserving Land by Staying Connected Programming.

Slides from this presentation are attached. A recording of this session will be available soon

Resources from New Land Trust Board Member Bootcamp: Session #3 – Property Acquisition

3/29/21 –  Looking to learn more about the ins and outs of property acquisition? Join us for the third session in our New Land Board Member Boot Camp! CLCC’s New Land Trust Board Member Boot Camp is a new five-week series, led by Connie Manes, being offered for those who are new to being on a board, new to land trusts, or are looking for a refresher course.

This workshop was originally presented as part of CLCC’s Spring 2021 Conserving Land by Staying Connected Programming.

Slides from this presentation are attached. A recording of this session will be available soon

Resources from New Land Trust Board Member Bootcamp: Session #2 – Board Governance

3/22/21 – Whether you’re new to being on a nonprofit board, new to land trusts or want a refresher on board governance, join us for the second session in our New Land Board Member Boot Camp! CLCC’s New Land Trust Board Member Boot Camp is a new five-week series, led by Connie Manes.

This workshop was originally presented as part of CLCC’s Spring 2021 Conserving Land by Staying Connected Programming.

Slides from this presentation are attached. A recording of this session will be available soon.

Resources from Land Trust Board Member Boot Camp: Session #1 – An Introduction to Land Trusts

3/15/21 – New to a land trust board? Looking for a refresh or deeper dive on all that land trusts take on or want to learn more about Connecticut’s Land Conservation Community? Join us alongside Connie Manes, for an introduction to land trust work – learn the ropes of land trust work in CT, and importantly, connect with your peers doing the work alongside you!

This workshop was originally presented as part of CLCC’s Spring 2021 Conserving Land by Staying Connected Programming

Slides from this presentation are attached. A recording of this session will be available soon.

2016 New London County Advancement Initiative

April – December 2016, funded by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut Letz Environmental Grant Program, was a one-year project which sought to strengthen land trusts operating within New London County by providing technical assistance, training and other services focused on building their respective programs to provide long-term land stewardship and conservation defense.

2014-2016 Lower CT River Advancement Initiative

CLCC worked with the Land Trust Alliance and the Lower Connecticut River Valley Council of Governments (River COG) to provide 15 land trusts within the Lower CT River and Coastal Region Land Trust Exchange (LTE) (a regional conservation partnership coordinated by RiverCOG Environmental Planner Margot Burns) with technical assistance to collaborate on 3 projects focused on communications & community engagement, long-term stewardship, and a feasibility study on shared services.

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Managing Collaboration Risks: Partnering with Confidence and Success
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Accreditation In The Time Of COVID-19
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Regional Conservation Partnerships
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Land Trust Alliance Guidance during COVID-19
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COVID-19 Sample Trails Signage and Preserve Use Guidance

As part of CLCC’s virtual programming, Conserving Land by Staying Connected and to continue to be responsive to the needs of Connecticut’s land trust community, a compilation of documents, resources, and recordings of previous programs have been included below to best serve land trusts and conservation organizations at this time.