2014 Mass Land Conservation Conference - Best Ever!

 24th Massachusetts Land Conservation Conference
Healthy Land – Healthy Communities

Convened by the Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition

When: Saturday, March 22, 2014 | 8am – 4pm
Where: Worcester Technical High School, One Skyline Drive, Worcester, MA

The conference on Saturday was a great success with 550 attendees!
Dr Eric Chivian delivered a rousing keynote address inspiring to all.
Thank you to our sponsors, our speakers, our volunteers —
all who contributed to making this event such a success!




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About the conference: This annual, day-long training and networking event provides land trust board members and  staff, parks administrators and advocates, colleagues from federal, state and local government agencies, students, and philanthropists an opportunity to participate in a full day of workshops and discussions that focus on fostering healthy communities in MA through land conservation. Join your colleagues in land conservation and acquire the information, skills, and connections you need to be most effective.

This year's Keynote Speaker is Dr. Eric Chivian, Nobel Laureate, Founder of Harvard Medical School's Center for Health and the Global Environment, Director of The Program for Preserving the Natural World, and  heirloom fruit tree farmer. 

We are very grateful for the generosity of our sponsor organizations!

Benefactor Level:
                  The Trustees of Reservations                                Mass Audubon                                     

Conservator Level:
                  Land Trust Alliance                                             The Trust for Public Land
                  The Nature Conservancy                                    

Steward Level:

Appalachian Mountain Club Berkshire Natural Resources Council
Buzzards Bay Coalition Epsilon Associates
Essex County Greenbelt Fields Pond Foundation
Franklin Land Trust Groundwork Lawrence
Harvard School of Public Health Kestrel Land Trust
Mirick O'Connell Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust
Nantucket Conservation Foundation Sudbury Valley Trustees
The Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trusts The Conservation Fund
The Fine Fund   Wildlands Trust











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