The Merrill G. & Emita E. Hastings Foundation
Norman Goldberg Appraiser
East Coast Greenway Alliance
NJ Highlands Coalition
NJ Corporate Wetlands Restoration Partnership
Brinkerhoff Environmental Services
Save The Barnegat Bay
Crossroads of the American Revolution Association
New Jersey Conservation Foundation
Association of NJ Environmental Commissions
Barnegat Bay Partnership
USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
New Jersey Future
Tony Tancini, Attorney at Law
Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership
Student Conservation Association
Raritan Headwaters Association
Land Trust Alliance
The Nature Conservancy
Trust for Public Land
NJ Highlands Council
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Lopatcong Creek Initiative
Center for Creative Placemaking
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 event is a daylong educational experience offering workshops, plenary sessions, and networking opportunities.
350 conservationists attended in 2016. 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 2016 attendees:
> 36% represented land conservation nonprofits, including land trusts that acquire land, nonprofits that steward land and watershed associations
> 15% from other nonprofit organizations
>16% from government entities, including federal, state, county and municipal leaders, from government offices and volunteers serving on open space committees, agricultural advisory boards, and environmental commissions
> 13% students
> 9% from private companies that support land conservation, such as environmental consulting firms and trail builders
> 11% others, including general public, academic institutions, and unaffiliated individuals
The experience and skills of Rally 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 908-997-0720 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|SCENES FROM THE 2016 CONFERENCE (in production)
| FROM PREVIOUS CONFERENCES
STORIES, PHOTOS, VIDEO
What motivates people to work in conservation?
Watch videos of attendees at the 2015 NJ Land Conservation Rally tell their stories.
(Thanks to videographer Matthew Riddle and volunteer video editor Sam Custer for producing these videos.)
Watch videos of the special Lightning Round from the 2014 Rally
"2014 Rally on Rutgers campus seeks to drum up support for conservation bill" - NorthJersey.com >>
"State and local leaders address preservation needs at 2014 conservation rally in Piscataway" - NJ.com >>
View 2014 photo album on Facebook >>
Watch videos of three "Lightning Round" storytellers from the 2013 Rally
Thanks to Patrick Law for filming these videos.
Updated March 30, 2016