2013 Mass Land Conservation Conference a Great Success
23rd Massachusetts Land Conservation Conference
What is a Green Future Worth?
From Rural Landscapes to City Parks
When: Saturday, March 23, 2013 | 8am – 4pm
Where: Worcester Technical High School, Worcester, MA
The conference was a great success with over 500 attendees. To see the 36 workshops offered, view the conference brochure here.
See presenters' biographies here.
Get handouts and other workshop materials here.
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 a green future in MA through land conservation. Join your colleagues in land conservation in acquiring the information, skills, and connections you need to be most effective.
This year's Keynote Speaker was Catherine Tumber, author of Small, Gritty, and Green: The Promise of America’s Smaller Industrial Cities in a Low-Carbon World (MIT Press, 2012). Tumber is also a visiting scholar in Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and a Fellow with the Gateway Cities Innovation Institute, Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth.
Plus, Lunchtime Discussion: Creative Land Conservation Tools (11:55 am – 12:35 pm) has been added to the program. Learn more here
Licensed Foresters - Get approved continuing education credits! The MA Forester Licensing Board has assigned 5.75 credits to the Mass Land Conservation Conference.
In 2013, the workshop tracks will be:
- Benefits of Land Conservation
- Emerging Issues & Special Topics
- Land Management & Stewardship
- Land Protection Tools & Techniques
- Legal, Tax and Compliance Matters
- Organizational Management & Fundraising
- Urban Conservation & Greening
And thanks to this year's exhibitors
EXHIBIT AT 2013 MASS LAND CONSERVATION CONFERENCE
View the 2013 Mass Land Conservation Conference Exhibitors List.
There are 30 exhibitor spots open for the March 2013 Conference. The conference theme, “What is a Green Future Worth: From Rural Landscapes to City Parks” provides an exciting backdrop for exhibitors concerned with the sustainability of our communities today and for future generations. At the 2013 conference, exhibitors will benefit from a raffle driven “exhibitor passport” to increase exhibit area traffic.To donate a raffle item to the Mass Land Conservation Conference or if you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
The 2012 Mass Land Conservation Conference (MLCC) offered 36 workshops, attracted close to 500 members of the land conservation community and featured 32 exhibits.
Download the form here to register to exhibit at the 2013 Mass Land Conservation Conference.
Form instructions: Please download the form, fill in fields and save. You may then email the completed form as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org or print and send form along with payment.
Mass Land Trust Coalition's 2013 Exhibitor Policy is available here