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30th Anniversary party held for The Compact

30th Anniversary party held for The Compact

The 300 Committee Land Trust, Inc. of Falmouth hosted The Compact for our 30th Anniversary on July 14, 2016.  The Compact was founded on July 1, 1986 by six local land trusts in Truro, Brewster, Barnstable, Wellfleet, Orleans, and Provincetown.  Today, 25 land trusts and watershed associations belong to this sustainable network on the Cape. […]

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2016 Convocation

2016 Convocation

Presentations Please click on the presenters below for each presentation PDF (if available). SESSION  ONE  (9:15 – 10:15 a.m.) WORKSHOP A.      Membership Development: Cultivating, Growing, Tracking Support Financial support from land trust members is the lifeblood of our land-saving work. Whether you’re an all-volunteer or staffed land trust, the basics of membership development are the […]

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2015 Convocation

2015 Convocation

Presentations Please click on the presenters below for each presentation PDF (ifavailable). Session One (9:15 am – 10:15 am)WORKSHOP A. Best Practices and Resources for Managing Invasive Plants Bittersweet, knotweed, phragmites, Oh My! You don’t need to be a wizard to tackle what may seem like a daunting task of finding the resources to control […]

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2014 Convocation

2014 Convocation

Presentations Please click on the presenters below for each presentation PDF. Session One (9:15 am – 10:15 am) WORKSHOP A: Stewardship PrinciplesLet’s get back to basics. Whether or not accreditation is in your past, present or future, it is critical to have a solid understanding, on paper and in the field, of your properties and […]

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2013 Convocation

2013 Convocation

Presentations Please click on the presenters below for each presentation PDF. 9:15 – 10:15 am     SESSION  ONE  (choose  A  or  B  workshop, each will include time for Q&A)  WORKSHOP  A.      Habitat Restoration Learn how restoring the ecological integrity of degraded habitats benefits people, plants and wildlife, and where to find potential funding sources for […]

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2012 Convocation

2012 Convocation

Presentations Please click on the presenters below for each presentation PDF. Session One (9:15 am – 10:15 am) WORKSHOP A: Stewardship in Action Jesse Ferreira, Land Protection & Stewardship Specialist, Buzzards Bay Coalition James Rassman, Stewardship Coordinator, Waquoit Bay Nat. Estuarien Research Reserve WORKSHOP B: New Media Rob Hancock, Vice Pres., Education & Public Engagement, […]

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2011 Convocation

2011 Convocation

Presentations Please click on the presenters below for each presentation PDF. Session One (9:00 am – 10:00 am) WORKSHOP A: Protecting Land for Water Brendan Annett, Vice-President, The Coalition for Buzzards Bay Bob Wilber, Director of Land Protection, MassAudubon Paula Pariseau, Sr. Land Protection Specialist, The Compact WORKSHOP B: Trails–Connecting People to Land Mark Robinson, […]

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2010 Convocation

2010 Convocation

 Presentations Please click on the presenters below for each presentation PDF. Session One (9:00 am – 10:00 am) WORKSHOP A: Property Tax Exemption Status for Land Trusts Mark Robinson, Exec. Dir. of The Compact, and Attorney Bob Levite, UMass Ext. WORKSHOP B: Funding Land Acquisitions Sharon Marino, Project Leader, Coastal Ecosystems Program, USFWS Dorrie Pizzella, […]

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2008 Convocation

2008 Convocation

Presentations Please click on the presenters below for each presentation PDF. 9:00 – 10:00 am, SESSION ONE (choose A or B workshop, 45 min. w/15 min. Q&A) WORKSHOP A. Land Trusts, Farming & Perceived Open Space PRESENTATION – The Perceived Open Space Project: Learn about the threats and opportunities for agricultural, recreational, institutional lands that […]

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