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New Jersey Conservation Rally

19th Annual NJ Land Conservation Conference

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"TO YOUR HEALTH!"

 

Friday, March 6, 2015

 

 

REGISTRATION IS OPEN

 

Click "Register" below to enter the online registration. Since you will be asked to choose WORKSHOPS

click here to review workshop selections. 

 

REGISTER!

 

 

                                    

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

"Global Environmental Threats:  Why They are Hard to See and How a Medical Model May Help Us Understand Them"

Dr. Eric Chivian, founder and director emeritus of the Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard Medical School, and a Nobel Peace Prize winner

 

KICKOFF ADDRESS

Connecting Health and Nature:

Why Every American Benefits from Land Conservation

 

Rand Wentworth

President, Land Trust Alliance

 

WORKSHOPS

Learn more about the 24 conference workshops offered at the conference in the following tracks: 

Healthy Water

Healthy Land

Healthy Food

Healthy Communities

Healthy Organizations

Healthy People

Healthy Future

 

Overview of Workshops:  click here 

Workshop Descriptions:  click here

Presenter Bios:  click here

 

You are invited to become a 2015 conference partner - as a sponsor or exhibitor.

To become a sponsor or exhibitor, click here.

 

Need more info? Contact Rally@njconservation.org

or Laura Szwak at New Jersey Conservation Foundation at 908-234-1225, ext. 117

 

 

Wyndham Garden Hotel

1 W. Lafayette, Trenton, N.J. 08608

 

 

EXHIBIT!

 

To apply for exhibit space, click here.

SCHEDULE

 

9AM KICKOFF ADDRESS

10:30 1ST WORKSHOP SESSION

NOON LUNCH/KEYNOTE ADDRESS

2:00 2ND WORKSHOP SESSION

3:30 3RD WORKSHOP SESSION

4:45 SOCIAL/DOOR PRIZES

 

THANKS TO THE 2015 SPONSORS!

 

LEAD SPONSORS

 

 

                                    

 

                 

 

SUPPORTERS

 

TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND              LAND TRUST ALLIANCE

 

MERRILL G. and EMITA E. HASTINGS FOUNDATION

 

ENVIRONMENTAL WASTE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES

 

MONMOUTH CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

 

2015 RALLY PLANNING COMMITTEE 

 

Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions 
D&R Greenway Land Trust 
· FAV Consulting, Land Preservation & Management

Great Swamp Watershed Association ·Monmouth Conservation Foundation · New Jersey Conservation Foundation   NJDEP Land Use Regulation Program · Raritan Headwaters Association · State Agriculture Development Committee
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association ·
Sourland Conservancy

The Land Conservancy of New Jersey · The Nature Conservancy · Trust for Public Land

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

What is the New Jersey Land Conservation Rally?

The annual New Jersey Land Conservation Rally is one of the nation’s largest statewide conservation training events. The Rally is a daylong educational event offering workshops, plenary sessions, and networking opportunities.

Over 300 conservationists attend each year. All workshops are at least 75 minutes long and multiple sessions run concurrently. 

Who is the audience?
The New Jersey Land Conservation Rally attracts a diverse audience. Here is the breakdown of recent attendees:

• 30% represented land conservation nonprofits, either land trusts that acquire land or those that steward land
• 16% from government entities, including federal, state, county and municipal leaders, including members of open space committees and environmental commissions
• 15% from other non-profit organizations
• 11% from private companies that support land conservation, such as appraisers, title companies, attorneys and environmental consulting firms
• 28% others, including students, foundation representatives, unaffiliated individuals and other private companies


The experience and skills of Rally attendees vary tremendously, from professionals with years of experience to new volunteers and students.

Who are the presenters?

Our presenters are a knowledgeable and experienced group of professionals in conservation-related fields.

For questions, please contact Laura Szwak at New Jersey Conservation Foundation at 908-234-1225, ext. 117, or laura@njconservation.org.

 

2014 RALLY IMAGES

 

 

 

MORE FROM THE 2014 RALLY!

 

 

STORIES, PHOTOS, VIDEO

 

 

Watch videos of three "Lightning Round" storytellers from the 2013 Rally

          Thanks to Patrick Law for filming these videos. 

 

Updated January 23, 2015

 

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