2012 Mass Land Conservation Conference a Great Success!


Conference Brochure available here.
See conference workshop materials here.

22nd Massachusetts Land Conservation Conference
Working Lands: Farms, Forests and Conservation
Saturday, March 24, 2012 – Worcester, MA

Thanks to our five sponsors, 80 presenters and many volunteers, the 22nd Mass Land Conservation Conference was a great day for 491 attendees.

About the conference: This annual, day-long training and networking event provides land trust board members, staff, volunteers, municipal commission members and others interested in land conservation with the information, skills, and connections they need to be most effective.

The 2012 conference theme is Working Lands: Farms, Forests and Conservation
with a focus on farm and forest stewardship, hot topics in agriculture such as renewable energy, and community-based garden and farm projects.

In 2012, the workshop tracks will be:
- Community Conservation
- Emerging Issues & Special Topics
- Food, Farms &Conservation
- Land Management & Stewardship
- Land Protection Tools & Techniques
- Legal, Tax and Compliance Matters
- Organizational Management & Fundraising

The Massachusetts Land Conservation Conference is co-convened by the Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition and The Trustees of Reservations' Putnam Conservation Institute. Conference sponsors include: American Farmland Trust, Land Trust Alliance, Mass Audubon, The Nature Conservancy, The Trust for Public Land.

Informationn on Conference Exhibitors here.