Land Trust - Agency Retreat Successful - view materials


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The 13th Annual Land Trust - State Agency Retreat
Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA
Thursday, April 30, 9am - 5pm (dinner to follow)
Friday, May 1, 8:30am - noon

Our thanks to all who attended the 13th Annual Land Trust - State Agency Retreat at Harvard Forest in Petersham. We had a great turnout, and engaged in some lively and important discussions. 

Many thanks to those who gave presentations at this year's retreat. To see the list of presentations, the agenda is available here

Many presentations are available online:

  Next Phase of Land Conservation:
      -Connecting habitat into network for changing climate (Andy Finton, The Nature Conservancy)
      -Neighborhood park systems in Gateway Cities (Brad Buscher, Groundwork Lawrence)
      -Connecting open space for outdoor recreation legacy (Gary Briere, River's Edge Cycling)
      -Vision of farm conservation future (Cris Coffin, American Farmland Trust)

  Restoration and Conservation Working Together
      -Farm and cranberry bog restoration (Bob Wilber, Mass Audubon)
      -Cape Cod "undevelopment" (Mark Robinson, The Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trusts)
      -Montague "undevelopment" (Rich Hubbard, Franklin Land Trust)
      -Flow restoration projects (Tim Purington, Div of Environmental Restoration)

  Stewardship Innovations at TTOR (Tom O'Shea, The Trustees of Reservations)