Workshops and Networking

Networking Discussions

These informal one-hour discussion are intended for staff and board members of non-profit land conservation organizations, with a focus on exchanging information on topics of common interest. The conversations are facilitated by MLTC, with occasional guest hosts. Sessions are not recorded. To receive log-in information, register for each session that interests you.

Upcoming Networking Discussions

  • 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.

Workshops & Seminars

Workshops are multi-session trainings where land trust staff and board members come together to study a topic of common interest and support one another in advancing the work of their respective organizations. Participants are encouraged to commit to attending all sessions.  

Seminars are one-time learning opportunities featuring speakers or panels on a particular topic of relevance to the land conservation community, including time for Q&A. These are generally recorded and added to the MLTC resource library. 

Upcoming Workshops & Seminars

  • Jun20

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    Farmland Protection Tools in Massachusetts

    Zoom DATE CHANGE - was June 19, now June 20.

    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.

  • Sep12

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    Fall 2024 Land Protection Tools & Techniques Course

    Online Application period has ended

    This fall, UMass Extension, in partnership with MLTC and Mass Audubon, will offer a course aimed at individuals who have a strong interest in learning the practical nuts and bolts of land conservation transactions in order to seek employment in this field. This course will draw from expertise within the...