2016 Conference Materials

2016 Conference Workshop Materials

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# Workshop Download Materials
N/A Info for First-Time Attendees: Summary of terms, acronyms, and legislation Glossary
1A New Tools for Climate Adaptation & Land Conservation Presentation
1B Emerald Ash Borer Preparedness 101

Brainstorming Exercise

EAB Preparedness Presentation

1C Managing Multiple Use (Chaos) Landscapes For Success  Presentation
1D Grassland Management Presentation
1E Land Conservation 101 Presentation
1G Hot Off the Presses! The New MA Charitable Sampler CR

Sample Charitable CR

CR Required Elements

Homestead Provision

1H Opening Conservation Lands to People with Disabilities  Presentation
1i Your Input Wanted: Standards & Practices Revisions S&P Discussion
1K Metro Boston’s Greenway Network: Greater Connectivity for Great Utility



2A State of the Plants

State of the Plants Presentation

Conservation in Practice Presentation

2B Effective Advocacy for Land Conservation in MA  Presentation
2C Best Practices to Control Invasive Species on Conservation Lands

Invasive Treatment Analysis

GCT Presentation

2D Enhancing the Edibility of Conserved Lands with Native Species

Handout 1

Handout 2

2E Engaging Landowners: Lessons from MassConn Woods Presentation
2F EEA Grants: Land Trusts & Municipalities Partner for Land Protection Presentation
2G Mock Trial of CR Violation

Excerpt for CR Violation Skit

Violation Skit Program

Map- Before

2H Easements & Rights of Way, Public and Private Roads

Law on Neighbors and Trees


2K Art in Parks: Seeing with Fresh Eyes Presentation
2L Inclusion, Diversity & the Future of Land Conservation  Presentation
3A Land Trusts – On the Front Lines of Drawing Down Carbon 

Presentation- Sharon McGregor

Presentation- Jack Kittredge

3C CR Monitoring: #1 Priority for Land Stewardship


Breakout Prompts

HCT Stew Violation Policy

3D Creating a Volunteer Stewardship Network in MA



3E Forestry 101 for Land Trusts & Conservation Commissions Presentation
3G Conservation Law -- Managing for Today & Tomorrow

ulings Summary

Homestead Provision

3H Long-term Success of a Regional Land Trust Network Presentation
3K Bay Circuit & Greenway - Past, Present & Future  Presentation