New Jersey Conservation Foundation is committed to promoting 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.
Thanks to volunteer Carolann Clark who designed the logo for the NJ Land Trust Network. To learn more about her work, contact email@example.com.
Connecting Farmers with Farmland:
Continuing the Conversation about
Partnerships with Conservation Organizations
Date: Wednesday, January 11
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Place: Duke Farms
1112 Dukes Parkway West, Hillsborough, NJ
Cost: $20 for lunch
Develop a Team: As we learned in the first session of this series "Towards Food System Resiliency," the American Farmland Trust (AFT) partners with land conservation organizations to connect farmers seeking land to cultivate. We will continue to explore how to adapt this program for New Jersey. We will discuss training needs and other approaches to create a team of knowledgeable farmland "advisers." David Haight from the American Farmland Trust will facilitate this discussion.
Apply Technology: The State Agriculture and Development Committee will facilitate a discussion about their NJ LandLink program and obtain feedback from the audience about the program and how to inform people about the resource.
Thanks to the Foodshed Alliance for organizing this program.
Who should attend: Those who attended the two prior workshops on June 7 and August 15
are invited to this program. However, anyone with interest in the topic is welcome to attend. Please share with others! All participants must register.
Session topics under development
Environmental EducationWI (w/Association of NJ Environmental Educators)
Next Generation LeadersWI
To Gala or Not to GalaWI (Development Directors Roundtable)
Administration RoundtableWI (HR & operations managers, finance directors)
Partnerships with Financial Advisors (w/D&R Greenway Land Trust)
Diversify the Business of Land ConservationWI
How to Communicate SustainabilityWI
Advocacy in a Hostile EnvironmentWI
Land Conservation and Partnerships with Environmental Justice
Mapping Conservation Priorities (w/The Nature Conservancy, Rowan University)
Natural Lands Stewardship Workshop (w/NJ Recreation & Park Association)
Share your issues and topics!
Please contact Laura to suggest program or topic ideas, or if your organization would like to host a Land Trust Network meeting.
Outdoor programs encouraged in warm weather seasons!
Environmental Advocacy:WI January 26, Watershed Center, Pennington
Meadows Management:WI February 17, Bamboo Brook, Far Hills
Working with Interns:WI February 29, Watershed Center, Pennington
Learn NRCS Programs:WI April 14, NRCS Offices, Somerset
Food Resiliency: June 7 & August 15 with Foodshed Alliance
GeoWeb Training: WI August 3, NJDEP Computer Lab
Unmanned Aerial Systems: September 9, D&R Greenway Land Trust
Working with the Press September 26, Watershed Center, Pennington
Natural Lands Stewardship December 1, Plainsboro Preserve
The Land Trust Network values our partnership with the Watershed Institute, a program of the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association. Those workshops marked with WI will be organized in partnership with the Watershed Institute.
Updated December 23, 2016