2019 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference Handouts

A.1 Land Trust Law School - Trees, Torts and Tools
Presentation
Anti-SLAPP Law
Filing of Special Motion
Encroachment Map
Encroachment Report
Encroachment Statute
Encroachment Prevention (NCLT)
Tree Liability Statute
LIst of Conservation Laws 2019
Standards and Practices Adoption Resolution 2019

A.2 Drafting Conservation Easements - 2019 Revised Model and Hot Topics
Presentation
CT Model Conservation Easement
Forever Wild Model Conservation Easement
Model Conservation Easement Options Compilation

A.4 Basic Trail Building (101 Series)
Presentation

A.5 Natural Forest Ecosystems for Climate & Critters
Presentation 1 (Masino)
Presentation 2 (Moomaw)

A.6 Engaging Youth Through Conservation Work
Presentation

A.7 Municipal Issues Impacting Land Conservation and Land Trusts
Presentation
Agenda
Conservation and Affordable Housing
Getting Involved with the Municipal Planning Process

A.8 There's a Map (Or an App) for That:  Tools, Tips & Tricks for DIY Mapping (101 Series)
Presentation

A.10 Planning for Agritourism
Presentation
Considerations for CT Agritourism

A.12 Resilient and Connected Landscapes: A Critical Approach for Land Conservation
Presentation

A.13 Communicating About Climate Change
Presentation

B.2 Doing Deals (101 Series)
Presentation

B.3 Appraisals for Land Conservation
Presentation

B.5 Planting for the Bees' Needs - Providing Habitat for Honey Bees and Wild Bees
Presentation
Information Resource List
Pollinator Information Portal at the CT Ag. Experiment Station Website

B.6 Universal Access Trails
Presentation

B.7 Vision & Partnerships Between Artists and Environmental Groups
Presentation

B.8 Tracking Birds Within Land Trust Property
Presentation
Birding Resources for Land Trusts

B.9 GIS & Web Mapping for Strategic Conservation Planning and Communications
Presentation
Follow the Forest Handout 1
Follow the Forest Handout 2
Follow the Forest Story Map

B.10 Building & Keeping Strong Staff
Presentation

B.11 Intro to Durable Collaborations & Mergers (101 Series)
Presentation
CLCC CT Land Trust Advancement Initiative Advanced Collaboration & Merger Assistance Program
Land Trust Task Analysis
Midcoast Conservancy - What did the Merger make Possible?
Saving Land Magazine - Durable Collaborations
Shared Services: A Strategy for Land Trust Advancement and Sustainability in CT

B.12 Why Do a Capital Campaign and How to Prepare
Presentation

B.13 Messaging Around Community Conservation - Finding Inspiration
Presentation
Bitter Root Land Trust Newsletter Handout

B.14 Confirmation Bias and Climate Change
Presentation

C.1 Citizen Activism - Effective Advocacy at the Local, State and Federal Level
Introduction, Suzanne Thompson, Save Oswegatchie Hills Coalition, CT Fund for the Environment (CFE)

Saving Pachaug Forest, A Success Story, Allison Joslyn, Friends of Pachaug Forest
Land Conservation Opportunities with Water Companies and PURA, Kat Fiedler, Legal Fellow, CFE
#Smart Solar, how not to trade off water quality or core forests for solar installations, Deb Moshier-Dunn, STR-STH

C.3 Board Member Responsibilities for Ensuring the Strongest Transactions (101 series)
Presentation
Standards and Practices
Standard 8A Strategic Conservation Planning Handout

C.4 Realistic Success: Invasive Species Case Studies for Practical Land Trust Management
Worksheet - Phragmites Listserv Collaborative

C.6 Issues Around Black Bear Population in Connecticut: When, Where, and How Many?
Be Bear Aware Poster (CT DEEP)
Black Bear Recolonization Patterns Research Paper (CT DEEP)
Getting to Know Connecticut's Bears Story Map Link

C.9 Aerial Image Monitoring of Conservation Lands
Google Earth Training (KML File)
How to Monitor Using Google Earth Pro

C.11 Board Governance (101 Series)
Presentation

C.12 Ask an Accredited Land Trust
Presentation

D.2 Friending Farmers - A Community "Right to Farm Ordinance" Success Story
Presentation

D.4 Partnership Opportunities with DoAg and NRCS
Presentation

D.6 Monitoring Water Quality & Inventorying Stream Biology:  DEEP Partnership Opportunities
Presentation

D.7 Uptown Forest Living in a Downtown World - An Ambassador Lanscape Success Story in the Making
Presentation

D.8 Creating Greener Land Trust, Agency, and Municipal Events
Presentation

D.9 Nature's Vital Role in Community Health, Welllness & Connection
Presentation

D.12 Accreditation:  New Application and Requirements Manual
Presentation

D.13 Creating Compelling Inexpensive Communications
Presentation