Annual Conference

Conference 2016 Photo Credit Gordon Paterson

Held every Spring, the Connecticut Land Conservation Conference (Annual Conference) is the largest conservation gathering and only land trust convocation of its kind in Connecticut. Attracting over 400 attendees annually - and growing in size each year - the Annual Conference provides dynamic training, networking and information sharing opportunities for board members, staff and volunteers from Connecticut's many land trusts and conservation organizations, as well as a broad spectrum of people involved with municipal land use commissions, state agencies, private groups with conservation missions including enthusiasts from garden clubs and various grassroots-level land preservation advocates.

The Annual Conference features an inspiring opening plenary session, including an awards ceremony recognizing outstanding achievements in conservation by organizations and individuals; multiple subject matter tracks featuring 30+ workshops, roundtables and seminars on a range of topics of interest to the conservation community; exhibits and displays from land trusts, conservation partners and conference sponsors; and a unique opportunity for socializing and networking, including a post-conference reception, with land conservation peers from across the state and beyond.

If you are interested in getting involved with the planning of CLCC's Annual Conference please contact Amy at  We welcome your suggestions, comments and participation.

Find details about the 2017 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference HERE.