Workshops and Meetings

Land and Water Conservation Summit

Saturday March 8, 2014 - offers 30 workshops to help land trust leaders gain new skills and information so that your land trust can be more effective. This is the best opportunity each year for land trust board members and volunteers to network with your peers from around the state and network with leaders from watershed organizations and conservation commissions. You won't want to miss it.

The full program and online registration are available at the Land and Water Partnership website.

Save $15 when you register before February 21!

Rally, Rally, Rally Wrap Up!!

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 5:30 – 8:30 pm (Program at 7:00)

Location: South Kingstown Land Trust Barn

More information (pdf)

Farm Succession Planning Workshop for Farmers & Forest Landowners

Wednesday, February 19 6:00 – 9:00

Location: Sweetberry Farm, Middletown, RI

More information (pdf)

Preparing Baseline Documentation for Your Protected Lands

Held: Saturday, December 7, 9:30-noon

Video of Workshop & Workshop Materials

RI Conservation Easement Amendments: Protecting Land Forever & Recent Legislative Changes

Held: Thursday, November 14

Workshop Materials


Fundraising for Stewardship & Conservation Defense:

PowerPoint and Videos

Does your land trust need to raise funds for stewardship and legal defense of land that you’re protecting? These workshop videos are that professional consult you need! The workshop is funny, direct, and compelling. Fundraising consultant Sharon Danosky moves at a clip and makes sense out of every step and reasoning of a successful campaign. You will not get lost. The PowerPoint (Adobe Acrobat format) is your map; Danosky is your expert guide.

PowerPoint for workshop (in Adobe Acrobat format)

Part 1

Part 1: Leads you from fundraising fundamentals to developing a case for support, creating a fundraising pyramid, and conducting feasibility studies.

Part 2

Part 2: Continuation of Part 1.

Part 3

Part 3: Presentations of case statements that groups developed during the workshop

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