Calendar

  • May28

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    Landscape-Scale Land Conservation: Steps to Success

    Zoom Registration is now closed.

    This five-part series is targeted to experienced land protection personnel from land trusts and conservation partners who aspire to tackle large or complex land conservation projects in Massachusetts, including those that cross state lines. For these purposes, "landscape-scale" projects are those that may include multiple landowners or require a multi-year...

  • May29

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    Building a Strategic Fundraising Program – A Four-Week Course for Massachusetts Land Trusts

    Zoom Registration is now closed.

    This four-part series, offered in partnership with Land Trust Alliance, will provide the tactics needed to better engage with people and raise more money. Topics will include: basic planning protocols, tools to develop strategic fundraising plans, approaches to fundraising from individual donors and funders, and more. Dates & times: Thursdays...

  • Jun4

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    Landscape-Scale Land Conservation: Steps to Success

    Zoom Registration is now closed.

    This five-part series is targeted to experienced land protection personnel from land trusts and conservation partners who aspire to tackle large or complex land conservation projects in Massachusetts, including those that cross state lines. For these purposes, "landscape-scale" projects are those that may include multiple landowners or require a multi-year...

  • Jun5

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    Advancing Equity in Community Engagement: Practical Strategies for Massachusetts Land Trusts

    Zoom

    After a successful session at the Mass. Land Conservation Conference in March 2024, Christina and Michelle return with a focus on equitable community engagement. In this session, they'll delve into practical strategies and actionable steps rooted in DEIB principles, aimed at fostering inclusivity within land trusts. From understanding the significance of inclusivity to navigating the intricacies of...

  • Jun14

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    June 2024 Conservation Partner Meeting

    Hybrid: in-person at The Trustees' Doyle Center Main Building OR via Zoom (register below) | Directions: 464 Abbott Ave., Leominster | https://thetrustees.org/place/doyle-community-park/

    Land trust staff and board members as well as conservation partners are welcome to this quarterly meeting, featuring relevant news from state agencies, a timely update on state and federal policy matters, announcements, and a featured topic. In June, Massachusetts Department of Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Tom O’Shea will talk about progress in establishing Biodiversity Goals for the Commonwealth. Formerly known as "Steering Committee Meetings", these meetings are convened by MLTC's Partner...

  • Jun19

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    Farmland Protection Tools in Massachusetts

    Zoom

    Massachusetts is losing farmland faster than we can save it. Land trusts can play a part in ensuring land remains available for future generations of farmers! There are many programs (and lots of funding) available to help protect farmland. This session will show you how.

  • Jul9

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    Small Staffed Land Trusts: Capacity Building and Staffing Challenges

    Zoom

    Discussion of this topic may include: what does Capacity Building actually mean? Only in Operations, or also Stewardship, Land Acquisition, other? How are you solving the problem? Insights and suggestions from attending Zoomers. Conversation in these calls has been fluid, so other topics of mutual interest may also be discussed. Part of MLTC's Stronger Together networking series for staff and Board members. This call will not be recorded. Register.

  • Sep20

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    September 2024 Conservation Partner Meeting

    Hybrid

    Land trust staff and board members as well as conservation partners are welcome to this quarterly meeting, featuring relevant news from state agencies, a timely update on state and federal policy matters, announcements, and a featured topic.  Formerly known as "Steering Committee Meetings", these meetings are convened by MLTC's Partner...

  • Dec13

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    December 2024 Conservation Partner Meeting

    Zoom

    Land trust staff and board members as well as conservation partners are welcome to this quarterly meeting, featuring relevant news from state agencies, a timely update on state and federal policy matters, announcements, and a featured topic.  Formerly known as "Steering Committee Meetings", these meetings are convened by MLTC's Partner...

  • Mar7

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    March 2025 Conservation Partner Meeting

    Zoom

    Land trust staff and board members as well as conservation partners are welcome to this quarterly meeting, featuring relevant news from state agencies, a timely update on state and federal policy matters, announcements, and a featured topic.  Formerly known as "Steering Committee Meetings", these meetings are convened by MLTC's Partner...

  • Jun20

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    June 2025 Conservation Partner Meeting

    Hybrid

    Land trust staff and board members as well as conservation partners are welcome to this quarterly meeting, featuring relevant news from state agencies, a timely update on state and federal policy matters, announcements, and a featured topic.  Formerly known as "Steering Committee Meetings", these meetings are convened by MLTC's Partner...