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2010 Conference Agenda

8th Annual Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference 

April 8-10, 2010

Malvern (Desmond Hotel)

Thursday April 08, 2010

   08:00am - 04:30pm   Municipal Conservation Tools
   10:00am - 04:30pm   Conservation Easement Drafting & Documentation
   10:00am - 04:30pm   Deer Management
   10:00am - 04:30pm   Livable Landscapes, Sustainable Communities
 

Friday April 09, 2010

   09:00am - 12:00pm   Creating a Comprehensive Development Program (Part I): Engaging Board Members in Fundraising
   10:00am - 04:30pm   Acquiring Land for Conservation
   10:00am - 04:30pm   Green Infrastructure: Strategic Conservation Planning
   10:00am - 04:30pm   Hot Climate, Cool Conservation: What Land Trusts Can Do about Climate Change
   10:00am - 04:30pm   Land & Water Conservation in the Marcellus Shale
   01:00pm - 04:30pm   Building upon a Comprehensive Development Program (Part II): Focus on Major Gifts and Engaging Board Members in Fundraising
   01:00pm - 04:30pm   Case Studies in Conservation: Review & Discussion of the Tax Code
   01:00pm - 04:30pm   Sustainability from the Ground Up
 

Saturday April 10, 2010

   07:15am - 09:15am   Breakfast
   07:45am - 08:00am   PALTA Business Meeting
   10:00am - 11:30am   Amending Easements
   10:00am - 11:30am   DCNR Update - Greening of Our Grant Program
   10:00am - 11:30am   Fishing & Boating Access, Habitat & Strategic Planning
   10:00am - 11:30am   Forests at the Heart of it All: Watersheds, Wildlife, Climate and the Brandywine Conservancy’s Re-Forestation Campaign
   10:00am - 11:30am   Harness the Power of the Municipalities Planning Code to Create Open Space, Greenways, and Trails in Your Community
   10:00am - 11:30am   Mobilizing a Community for Land Conservation -- the Cherry Valley Experience
   10:00am - 11:30am   Non-Profit Board at its Best (Part 1)
   10:00am - 11:30am   Shop Local Save Land
   10:00am - 11:30am   Statewide Study on Impacts of Marcellus Shale
   11:30am - 01:00pm   Lunch
   01:00pm - 02:30pm   Buy the Best, Zone the Rest
   01:00pm - 02:30pm   Conservation Plans for Private Lands
   01:00pm - 02:30pm   Local, Sustainable Foodsystems
   01:00pm - 02:30pm   Marcellus Shale: Planning for Impacts
   01:00pm - 02:30pm   Non-Profit Board at its Best (Part 2)
   01:00pm - 02:30pm   Practical Primer for Creating Public Access Easements
   01:00pm - 02:30pm   Tourism, Trails & Conservation - Two Case Studies
   01:00pm - 02:30pm   Treasured Landscapes: Chesapeake Bay & New Farm Bill Initiatives
   01:00pm - 02:30pm   Upholding Conservation Permanence
   02:45pm - 04:15pm   Board Roundtable
   02:45pm - 04:15pm   Case Law Review Recent Appellate Cases on Land Use & Conservation Issues
   02:45pm - 04:15pm   Collaborative Farmland Preservation Projects: Linking Land Trusts and County Ag Preservation Programs
   02:45pm - 04:15pm   Conservation Landscapes: Roundtable of Lessons Learned, Partnerships & Next Steps
   02:45pm - 02:15pm   Organizing a Community Response to Marcellus
   02:45pm - 04:15pm   Planning and Regulatory Policy: Natural Resources Conservation and Local Decisions
   02:45pm - 04:15pm   Technological Approaches to Easement Management
   02:45pm - 04:15pm   The Economic Benefits of Land Conservation
   02:45pm - 04:15pm   Unique Partnerships for Protecting Preserves Lessons Learned in Thwarting Unwanted Activity


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The people of the Pennsylvania Land Trust Association envision a prosperous Pennsylvania, where communities know that their treasured green places will endure. We envision a Commonwealth where the lands that guarantee our water quality are safeguarded; where every child can safely play at a nearby park; where our productive farmland and forests are protected, securing our food and timber supply; and where wild places are preserved for wildlife and people.

Thank you to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for supporting the Association’s conservation efforts.

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