Calendar

  • May2

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    Topics of Interest for AVLTs (All Volunteer Land Trusts)

    Zoom

    Today's topic of discussion will be "CRs: Writing Them, Defending Them - Tips and Tricks". Bring your questions and insights so we can learn from each other. Part of MLTC's Stronger Together networking program. This call will not be recorded. Register.

  • May2

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

    Zoom

    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: Thursday…

  • May7

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    Landscape-Scale Land Conservation: Steps to Success

    Zoom

    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...

  • May16

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    Stewardship Staff: Protecting Sensitive Habitat and Species

    Zoom

    How do we as Stewardship staff best protect sensitive habitats and species while also maintaining our properties for the public? Come with your questions, challenges, and insights so we can learn from each other. This call is part of MLTC's Stronger Together networking program. It will not be recorded. Register here.

  • 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...

  • 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...