May 29, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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Sara Comas

Part of the Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation webinar series.

Session #14: Conserving Private Lands in Perpetuity: Monitoring and Enforcement of Conservation Easements

Wednesday, May 29, 2:00 – 3:30 pm, Eastern Time

Conservation easements have been an important tool for conserving private lands and retaining working landscapes for farming and forestry; however creating the easement is only part of the story. This program will discuss some of the common challenges associated with monitoring and enforcing conservation easements and how to overcome them.

The webinar series is open to all who would like to attend. Please contact Sara Comas (scomas@fs.fed.us) with comments, special accommodations, or to be added to the mailing list.

Scheduled speakers to include:

  • Miranda Hutten: US Forest Service – Cooperative Forestry, Northeastern Area
  • Dick Peterson: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Forest Legacy Program Manager – Monitoring Conservation Easements
  • Leslie Ratley-Beach: Land Trust Alliance – Conservation Defense

 Please register in advance for this and future webinars. Visit our website for more information or to view past presentations.

** The webinar qualifies for Society of American Foresters (SAF) Continuing Forestry Education (CFE) credits, and American Planning Association (APA/AICP) Certification Maintenance (CM) credits.

This series is sponsored by the National Open Space Conservation Group of the USDA Forest Service and Clemson University.