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Land Conservation Conference

2021 RI & MA 2-State Land Conservation Conference

Although we are not holding the 2021 RI Land & Water Conservation Summit due to COVID, RI Land Trust Council and Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition are hosting a 2-state Land Conservation Conference … offering new opportunities to learn from our neighbors.

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Join us for 2 days of virtual learning and networking!
Friday & Saturday, March 19 - 20, 2021

Theme for the Conference:
“Building a Stronger Land Movement through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion”

Keynote speaker on Saturday, March 20: Carolyn Finney, author of Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors, and a scholar-in-residence at Middlebury College in Vermont.

Workshop tracks:

  • Land Protection Tools & Techniques
  • Land Management & Stewardship
  • Legal, Tax and Compliance Issues
  • Responding to Climate Change
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Organization Management & Fundraising
  • Community Conservation (Insuring Land Conservation is Relevant to Our Communities)

You don't want to miss it!

Conference at a Glance Schedule

Detailed session descriptions

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Sponsors & Exhibitors Wanted! Sponsoring the conference or having an online exhibit booth is a great opportunity for businesses and organizations to connect with hundreds of community leaders in Rhode Island and Massachusetts who are passionate about land conservation.

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A huge thank you to our generous 2021 sponsors!

(as of January 27, 2021)


Adubon Society of Rhode Island Mass Audubon
Trustees of the Reservations


Fields Pond Foundation Conservation Stewardship Collaborative
Land Vest: Timber - Real Estate The Nature Conservancy
Land Trust Alliance: Together Conserving the Places You Love NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service
Caldwell Coastal Solutions


American Farmland Trust
Berkshire Natural Resources Council
Conservation Fund
Epsilon Associates
Essex County Greenbelt Association
Green Energy Consumers Alliance
Land Stewardship, Inc.
Nantucket Conservation Foundation
New England Forestry Foundation
Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB)
Sudbury Valley Trustees
UMass Forest Conservation Program
University of RI Coastal Institute (CI)
Vineyard Wind
Wildlands Trust


The Community Preservation Coalition at The Trust for Public Land
The Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trusts
Durand & Anastas
Franklin Land Trust
Horsley Witten Group
Kestrel Land Trust
Marcum LLP
Narragansett Bay Research Reserve
Rhode Island Sea Grant
Save The Bay
The Trust for Public Land
Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council

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