Connecticut Land Conservation Conference

Tentatively scheduled for March 22, 2025

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Conserving Northwest CT: Today and Tomorrow

Room: Fayerweather 108
Intro Level, Intermediate Level, Advanced Level

Dive into the groundbreaking report, “Conserving Northwest Connecticut: Adaptive Strategies for Accelerating the Pace of Conservation,” published in 2023. This session will guide land trusts, municipal leaders, environmental groups, and conservationists on leveraging the report for strategic planning, emphasizing ecological, economic, and equity considerations. Discover actionable insights and recommendations to enhance your conservation efforts across Connecticut, aiming for the ambitious 30×30 conservation goal. Engage in an enriching dialogue to foster a deeper understanding of regional conservation challenges and opportunities.


Amanda Branson, Director of Operations & Finance, Northwest CT Land Conservancy

Kathy Czepiel, Land Protection Manager, Save the Sound

Sarah Pellegrino, Land Protection and Strategies Manager, The Nature Conservancy

Julia Rogers, Senior Land Protection Manager, Housatonic Valley Association

Resources and Handouts

Clcc Handclap

“CLCC’s annual conference is like Woodstock for Connecticut’s land conservation community. It’s an opportunity to foster connections, get inspired, and celebrate our collective accomplishments”

- Pete Govert, Executive Director, East Haddam Land Trust

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