15th Annual Land & Water Conservation Summit, March 10, 7:45am - 4pm, Kingston, RI

  • 10 February 2018
  • Start time : 07:45 AM
  • End time : 04:00 PM
  • Event Host : RI Land and Water Partnership
  • Event Location : URI Memorial Union, 50 Lower College Rd, Kingston, RI, 02881, United States
Rhode Island Land and Water Conservation
Event Description

The 15th Annual Land & Water Conservation Summit
Working Together to Protect our Communities

Join your peers from land trusts, watershed organizations, conservation commissions and other conservation organizations around the state for a great day. This is the Summit's 15th year.

You'll leave feeling inspired, more connected with your peers and with new information to help your organization protect and steward Rhode Island's lands and waters.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • RI Land and Water Partnership
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Keynote:
      Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
      Building Community Through Conservation: Lessons from 30 Years
      Gus was the keynote for the first Summit & is returning to share Vermont's experiences over the past 15 years - responding to major storm events and flooding, protecting farmland and sustaining agriculture.

      32 "How to" Workshops on Land & Water Conservation
      Workshops include: a Board Boot Camp workshop series (101 Board Member Roles and Responsibilities and 301 Board Culture and Keeping the Board Engaged), Green Infrastructure, Fundraising, Social Media, Partnering with Environmental Organizations and Schools, Engaging Community through Pollinator Conservation, Breeding Bird Atlas, Renewable Energy, Map Reading, and more
  • Event type
    • Conference

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