Land and Water Partnership
Rhode Island Association of Conservation Commissions Rhode Island Land Trust Council Audubon Society of Rhode Island Rhode Island Environmental Education Association

Thank you to all who atteneded and presented at the 2017 Land and Water Conservation Summit! Presentations from the Summit are available here.

The Land and Water Conservation Summit is an annual day long conference held on a Saturday in March. Developed to meet the needs of land trusts, watershed organizations and municipal conservation commissions, the Summit offers dozens of hands-on workshops designed to enhance technical and organizational effectiveness. Workshops are taught by experts from throughout Rhode Island and cover topics essential for watershed management, land conservation, and organizational development.

Since it began in 2004, the Summit has annually attracted over 300 leaders from throughout Rhode Island for a day of learning and networking. Local conservation leaders come from all walks of life - banking, industry, academia - and are preeminent leaders from throughout the state. The Summit presents an unsurpassed opportunity to network with people who are both passionate about the state's natural resources and outstanding community and state leaders.

The 15th annual Summit will be held on Saturday March 10, 2018 at the URI Memorial Union. You don't want to miss it!


Thank you to our lead sponsors, they help us keep registration costs low.

Click on the sponsor’s logo for their website.

Conservationists: $2,500 and above

Hazard Family Foundation

Hazard Family Foundation

Stewards: $1,000 - 2,499

Land Trust AllianceDeepwater Wind
USDA NRCS
USDA NRCS
USDA NRCS

Registration includes a light breakfast and a full lunch AND all participants receive an attractive reusable coffee mug. We thank our sponsors for keeping the registration costs affordable.

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