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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.

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Land Trust Alliance Guidance during COVID-19
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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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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.