New Jersey Conservation Foundation is committed to helping promote discussion, networking and knowledge sharing among land trusts, grassroots groups and other nonprofits involved in land preservation and stewardship.
The New Jersey Land Trust Network meets throughout the year for presentations and discussions on various topics including policy, fundraising, mapping, membership and board development, and best practices. The Land Trust Network is a program of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, supported by Victoria Foundation.
Telling Effective Stories...
to inspire more people and raise more money
Thursday, September 24
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Classroom at the Dodge Foundation
14 Maple Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
The Storytelling for Change workshop will help give you the tools you need to start telling stories that will engage and inspire your community. During this full day workshop you will learn from seasoned trainers and storytellers Judy Anderson and Vanessa Chase.
Upon completion, you will:
- Clarify the connection of stories to your work and organization’s mission
- Learn how to identify and tell a compelling story of change
- Identify who your target audiences are for stronger engagement and how storytelling (and what kind of stories) might help
- Know how to find and collect a great story
- Create a simple storytelling plan for getting your stories and message out in the community
Thanks to the Land Trust Alliance for sponsoring and bringing this workshop to NJ.
2015 LAND TRUST NETWORK EVENTS
OCTOBER 22: Creative Placemaking with the Center for Creative Placmaking, 9:30-2:30, Duke Farms, Hillsborough. Maximum 30 participants. Fee: $25
NOVEMBER: Chainsaw Trainings, Game of Logging instructor Kevin Snyder
Level 2: Storm Damage/Downed Trees, October 29, 8-4, location to be determined. Prerequisite is completion of Level 1.
Level 1: Basic Use and Safety of Chainsaws, October 30, 8-4, Franklin Parker Preserve, Chatsworth, NJ.
Maximum 10 people for each class. Must have own chainsaw and safety equipment. Fee: $100
DECEMBER 3: Wetlands Management with the NJ Recreation & Park Association, 9:00-3:30, Rutgers Ecocomplex, Bordentown. Fee: $20.
RSVP for above programs to Laura
Other Topics to be Scheduled:
- Historic Preservation Buyers Roundtable
- Roundtables for ...
- Mapping Staff & volunteers
- Technology Staff & volunteers
- Administration personnel
- Development staff & volunteers
Most events offered in partnership with the Watershed Institute
of the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Share your issues and topics!
Please contact Laura Szwak (Laura@njconservation.org or 908-234-1225 ext. 117) to suggest program or topic ideas. Also, if you would like to host a Land Trust Network meeting, please let Laura know.
Updated August 27, 2015