Post conference website for the 2017 Maryland Land Conservation Conference

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On behalf of the Maryland Environmental Trust, thank you for participating in the 2017 Maryland Land Conservation Conference on June 8 at the Pearlstone Center in Reisterstown, MD.

We greatly appreciate your role in making this annual event a huge success! 


Conference Program

Download a copy of the conference program.


Schedule of Events and Presentation Materials

   Time

   Title

   9:50 AM

   Lightning Talks

   Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities Facing Conservation in the 21st Century

  • PRESENTATIONS
  • HANDOUT
    • Tracking Easements in a New Web-based Mapping Application - Colin Stief: Chesapeake Conservancy
    • Intro to Easements: College Students and Land Stewardship - David Minges: Maryland Environmental Trust
    • Maryland's Park Equity Analysis - Sandi Olek: Chesapeake & Coastal Services, DNR
    • Introduction to the Anne Arundel County Forestry and Forested Land Protection Grant Program - Jeffrey Popp: Chesapeake Bay Trust
    • Using GIS Data to Identify Priority Opportunities for Eco-Functioning Spaces in the Maryland Suburbs of DC - Rachel Toker: Urban Ecosystem Restorations
    • Chicken Bridge Road: Innovative Funding to Address an Underserved Community’s Needs - Eric Helm Buehl: University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension
    • Conservation Burial: A Land Conservation Opportunity - Jane Berkow:  Green Burial Association of Maryland
    • The Why and How of Retrofitting "SubURDLia” - Barbara L. Hopkins, JD, ASLA: NeighborSpace of Baltimore County
    • Funding Updates – Maryland’s Land Preservation Programs –Ann H. Jones: Partners for Open Space

   11:10 AM

   Morning Meeting A

   How the Captain John Smith Trail Establishes a New Paradigm for Land Conservation

  • PRESENTATION
  • HANDOUT
    • Destry Jarvis - Outdoor Recreation & Park Services, LLC
    • Joel Dunn - Chesapeake Conservancy

   11:10 AM

   Morning Meeting B

   Beer, Brides, Brawls and Brussel Sprouts

  • HANDOUT
    • Jon Chapman - MD Environmental Trust/DNR
    • Megan D’Arcy - Eastern Shore Land Conservancy
    • Kristen Maneval - Office of the Attorney General/DNR
    • Roger Medoff – Office of the Attorney General/DNR
    • Stacy Schaefer - Land Acquisition and Planning/DNR
    • Carol West – MD Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation

   1:35 PM

   Concurrent Sessions A

   Track 1: Managing the Fundamentals

   Managing Leadership Transitions

   1:35 PM

   Concurrent Sessions A

   Track 2: Co-Innovation

   Connecting Conservation for Bay Health

  • PRESENTATION
    • Jennifer Herzog - Land Trust Alliance
    • Jonathan Doherty - National Park Service
    • John Griffin – Chesapeake Conservation Partnership

   1:35 PM

   Concurrent Sessions A

   Track 3: Next Century Issues for Land Trusts

   Beyond Acres: Connecting People to the Land

   3:10 PM

   Concurrent Sessions B

   Track 1: Managing the Fundamentals

   Effective Storytelling for Land Trusts

   3:10 PM

   Concurrent Sessions B

   Track 2: Co-Innovation

   A Toolkit for Strategic Conservation in an Opportunistic World

  • PRESENTATION
    • Lori Scott – NatureServe
    • Jennifer Herzog - Land Trust Alliance
    • Jonathan Doherty - National Park Service

   3:10 PM

   Concurrent Sessions B

   Track 3: Next Century Issues for Land Trusts

   Regional Conservation Partnerships: How They Benefit Land Trusts and Other Partners

   4:45 PM

   End


Thanks to our conference partners for their support!

Sponsor information is current as of 5/19/17.


Gold Sponsors

 

 

 

 

   

Silver Sponsors

GreenTrust Alliance, Inc.


Other Support

 

 

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