Connecticut Land Conservation Conference

March 23, 2024, Wesleyan University

Usdan Center, 45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown

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Workshops

The Land Has a Story to Tell: Harnessing Human Creativity, Site Analytics, and Ecological Design to Weave Land Trust Missions and Sense of Place into the Spaces They Conserve

Room: TBD
Intro Level, Intermediate Level, Advanced Level

Join members of CT’s own New England Pollinator Gardens, LLC and Philadelphia’s ecological firm Refugia as they explore the process of creating award-winning residential, public and interpretive landscapes that reengage human connection to nature.

A short presentation followed by an open Q&A and panel discussion will guide participants through their creative process, entrepreneurial spirit, and ideas for engaging stakeholders, landowners, and the general public’s utilization of functional landscape design, immersive outdoor education opportunities, brand identity, and data-driven impact potentials and valuations.

Presenter(s)

Mike Baczewski, Founder, New England Pollinator Gardens

Karen Clancy, Landscape Architect, Refugia

Jeff Lorenz, Founder, Refugia

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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