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Invasive Species Management Q&A Session

5/19/20 – Jeff Ward, Chief Scientist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station and Kelsey Wentling, River Steward with the Connecticut River Conservancy lead a session with brief presentations about key terrestrial invasive species and water chestnut, an invasive aquatic plant, and there will be ample time for questions and discussion.

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Board Governance During COVID-19 Q&A

5/7/20 – Connie Manes, Land Trust Alliance Circuit Rider leads the discussion on best practices for governance at this time.

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2019 Model Conservation Easement Commentary
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2019 Model Conservation Easement

The model conservation easement below, options, and related commentary have been
prepared for illustrative and informational purposes only. The use of the modifier
“model” in the document and associated commentary is not intended to imply that the
document satisfies all legal requirements.

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Land Trust Standards & Practices – Land Trust Alliance
Board Member Responsibilities for Ensuring the Strongest Transactions (101 series)

3/23/19 – Kevin Case and Chuck Toal provide a basic understanding of the technical aspects of land protection and stewardship for both conservation easements and fee-owned land. Gain a better understanding of the tools, resources and responsibilities needed to get the job done.

Building and Keeping a Strong Staff

3/23/19 – Amanda leads the discussion on job descriptions, personnel policy, employee culture, burnout and affordable health insurance. Gain a fresh perspective and tools to help make your staff stronger and stay longer, and therefore your land trust more successful.

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Taxes – Land Trust Alliance
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Strategic Conservation – Land Trust Alliance
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Stewardship – Land Trust Alliance
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Insurance – Land Trust Alliance
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Fundraising – Land Trust Alliance