2018 Conference Workshop Materials

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Info for First-Time Attendees: Summary of terms, acronyms, and legislation

Terms, Acronyms, & Legislation

1A

Be the Change: Tools and Tips for Better Advocacy

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Workshop Flipchart

1B

Land Trusts On Front Lines of Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Crisis

Presentation 1
Presentation 2
Presentation 3

1C

Hot Topics in Land Stewardsip

 Monitoring Checklist

1D

Enhancing The Edibility of Conserved Lands with Native Species

Presentation Part 1
Presentation Part 2
Edible Wild Plants List
Tasty Teas from Trees

1E

Land Conservaton 101

Due Diligence Links
Glossary
Natural Resource Terms

1F

Troubleshooting Land Negotiations

 

1G

Analyzing Exciting Boilerplate Clauses in Conservation Restrictions

CR Excerpt Handout
 

1H

Accounting & Financial Reporting for MA Land Trusts

Presentation
Handout

1i

Modernizing Your Website for Effective Engagement

Presentation

1J

Really Another Plan? Make Fundraising Planning Fit

 

1K

A Walk to the Park: 10 Mintues or Less

Presentation

1L

A Team Effort: Securing Community Gardens in Boston

 

2A

Forest Carbon Offsets: A Primer for Land Trusts

Presentation
Forest for Mitigation & Adaptaton
Mass Audubon Carfon Reference
Selling Carbon Offsets

2B

Creating Bird Habitat & Environmentally Friendly Local Wood Products

 

2C

Protecting Indigenous Ceremonial Stone Landscapes with Tribal Nations

Presentation
Suggested CR Language

2D

Tackling Invasive Plants: A Guide for Land Stewards

 

2E

DCS & MAssWildlife Grant Programs, Open Space & Recreation Plans

DCS Presentation

2F

Data Sources & Tools for Prioritizing Land Conservation

Presentation

Datasets Guide

2G

Tips for Getting it Right AND Staying Out of Trouble withe the IRS

Tips Handout
Tax Spreadsheets
Other Issues

2H

Amendments for Perpetuity: Flexibility vs Precision

 

2i

Raising Major Gifts for Land Conservation

 

2J

Shaking up the Status Quo: Becoming an Effective Change Agent

 

2K

Building Volunteer Engagement & Service Learing in Stewardship

Presentation

2L

The Merrimack River Trail

 

3A

Using Wildlife Cameras to Inspire Land Protection

Handout

3B

The Water is Coming: Vulnerability, Adaption, and Nature-Based Solutions

Presentaton

3C

Engaging Woodland Owners in Climate-Informed Management

Presentation 1
Presentaton 2
Handout

3D

Eyes in the Sky: Using New Technologies to Protect Resources

Presentation

3E

How to Make the Economic Case for Your Work

Presentation

3F

Horse Meadows Knoll: A Case Study in Partnerships & Complexity

 

3G

Today's Legal Issues & Solutions

Tax Spreadsheets Handout
Article 97 Dedication

3H

Working with Div of Conservation Services on Conservation Restrictions

 

3i

Show Me the Money: Back to Fundraising Basics

Presentation

3J

Newsletters that Work: Tips for Better Content, Impact & Fundraising

Presentation

3K

Placemaking & Art: Making it Relevant, Keeping it Real

 

3L

Connecting with New Audiences: Making Conservation Lands Relevant to More People