MassLand Conference

The Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition coordinates the annual Massachusetts Land Conservation Conference. Hundreds of conservation practitioners attend, enriching and energizing themselves each year with new knowledge to assist them in their work. Numerous workshops are offered, with topics ranging from conservation techniques to communications to fundraising.

2020 Massachusetts Land Conservation Conference

The Climate's Future is in Our Lands
Keynote Address: Jad Daley, President & CEO, American Forests
Saturday, March 28, 2020, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Worcester Technical High School, One Skyline Drive, Worcester, MA

Now Accepting Workshop Proposals through October 28, 2019

We look forward to receiving workshop proposals focusing on best practices, innovative approaches, emerging issues, and collaborative solutions.

Submissions are invited in the following categories:

  • Land Management & Stewardship
  • Land Protection Tools & Techniques
  • Legal, Tax, & Compliance Matters
  • Organizational Management & Fundraising
  • Responding to Climate Change
  • Urban & Community Conservation

We particularly welcome proposals addressing: 

  • agriculture
  • diversity & inclusion
  • engaging youth
  • fundraising
  • land trust sustainability
  • marketing & outreach
  • wildlife & biodiversity


To submit a workshop proposal, click here.

Note: Completed portions of the online form cannot be saved and edited later. You will not be able to return to the form to save the proposal or print it once you have confirmed that you are done. We recommend that you write your workshop proposal in Microsoft Word or another word processing program and copy and paste the information into the required fields.

The MassLand Conference Program Committee will consider all submissions received by October 28, 2019. If you have questions about the submission process or problems submitting your proposal online, please contact Miriam Scagnetti, Conference Manager, at


Conference Sponsorship

The success of the conference depends on our generous sponsors. Please consider sponsoring this exceptional event. Please click here for the 2020 Sponsorship Form. Sponsorship benefits are described here.  An introductory level for first-time sponsors is also available and benefits are described here. Thank you very much for your support and for making this event possible. Should you have any questions, please contact Conference Manager, Miriam Scagnetti: