Farmland Preservation and Management Information Session (9/6/18)
American Farmland Trust/Working Lands Alliance
Connecticut Farmland Trust
Connecticut Land Conservation Council present
Farmland Preservation and Management Information Session
Thursday, September 6, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
The Northwest Hill Council of Government
59 Torrington Road, Suite A-1, Goshen, CT 06756
Cost: FREE! Light dinner will be provided!
RSVPs appreciated. Call Chelsea at (707) 495-8223 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention land trusts, municipalities, and others interested in farmland protection! Are you considering a farmland preservation project, and/or are interested in improving the management and use of farm properties on which you hold an easement or own outright, this session is for you.
Topics will include:
- Technical assistance, including the Farmland Protection Circuit Rider Program
- State and Federal Easement and Conservation Programs
- CT Dept of Agriculture Grant Opportunities
- Partnering Opportunities
- Leasing farmland and finding farmers
- There will be ample opportunity for Q&A.
Jocelyn Ayer, Northwest Hills Council of Governments
Paul Elconin, Director of Land Conservation, Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust
Amy Fischer, District Conservationist, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
Chelsea Gazillo, Director, Working Lands Alliance, a project of the American Farmland Trust
Kip Kolesinskas, Consulting Conservation Scientist, American Farmland Trust
Elisabeth Moore, Executive Director, Connecticut Farmland Trust
Amy Blaymore Paterson, Executive Director, Connecticut Land Conservation Council
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