Stronger Together Networking Series

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 will facilitated by Robb Johnson, Executive Director of MLTC, with an occasional guest host. Sessions will not be recorded.

To receive log-in information, register for each session that interests you. 

"Your AVLT session two weeks ago was excellent!  We have so much in common and are facing the same struggles. It reassured me that we are not alone."
-- Kathy, Wareham Land Trust, participant

"The meeting was thought provoking and terrific. Connecting with other land trust people and hearing their experiences was absolutely the best."
-- Jody, Acton Conservation Trust, participant

SESSIONS 


Building a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Pipeline for Jobs in Conservation
Thursday, April 8, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Co-hosted by Julie Early, Executive Director of Dennis Conservation Trust and Robb Johnson, Executive Director of MLTC, this Stronger Together session will focus on how to build a stronger and more equitable pipeline to fill current and future staff positions. Come share ideas for attracting youth and early career professionals to meaningful outdoor-oriented internships and jobs -- either virtually (given COVID) and/or in person as we begin to transition back regularly scheduled stewardship, research, and education programs. Bring your creativity, share your stories! Advance registration is required, here.

All Volunteer Land Trusts:  When Is It Time to Hire Staff or Contractors?  
Thursday, April 15, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Hosted by Robb Johnson, Executive Director of MLTC, this Stronger Together discussion for board members of all-volunteer land trusts will focus on how you make decisions about whether and when you need hired help to manage your land protection, stewardship, fundraising or other responsibilities. Come share questions and experiences, and learn from peers! Free, via Zoom. Advance registration is required, here.