2016 Annual Meeting

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Photos by Brandon Hayes, Openlands

Our 2016 Annual Meeting and Training Workshop at Starved Rock State Park in early March was a great success! Our two-days of presentations were extremely interesting, informative and enjoyed by all. And, of course, the company was magnificent!

Many of you were interested in accessing the presentations made during the conference so we’ve added most of them below for download. You can review the agenda HERE.

Acquiring Land With No Money
Brook McDonald, The Conservation Foundation
Land Trust Alliance
Introducing new President Andrew Bowman
Natural Areas in Developments
Dan Lobbes, The Conservation Foundation
Prairie Hills Wetland Reserve
David King, Prairie Land Conservancy
Private Land Conservation in Illinois: 2015 Year In Review
David Holman
Evolution of Land Management Co-ops in NW Illinois
Steve Barg, Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation
Effects of Land Management on Bee Diversity in Natural Landscapes
Alexandra Harmon-Threatt, Ph.D., University of Illinois
Pollinator Programs
Iris Caldwell
Conservation Defense Network
Carolyn Waldron, Land Trust Alliance
Conservation Defense Liability
Insurance for Land Trusts
Carolyn Waldron, Land Trust Alliance
Illinois Wildlife Action Plan Review and Revision
Ann Marie Holtrop, Division of Natural Heritage
Baseline Documentation and Property Monitoring
Jim Johannsen, Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation
Coping With A Changing Climate
Challenges & Resources for Land Trusts
Jeff Walk, The Nature Conservancy
Prairie State 2015 Member Survey Responses