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2016 California Land Conservation Conference


March 8–10, 2016
California Endowment, Los Angeles, CA

Thank you to all of those who joined us for the 2016 California Land Conservation Conference—the largest land and water conservation gathering in the state. This year’s conference featured two jam-packed days of exciting keynote speakers, networking, and cutting-edge content, with field trips on March 10th.

To see the event program click here.

Speaker PowerPoints

Conservation Law Forum
Addressing Trespass on Fee Owned Lands
LTA Standards Example

Say it Loud! Create a Communications Plan for Your Special Project Using SLT’s Sea Change as a Model

Community Engagement
Cows, Coho and Community
Creating Climate Smart Cities Through Multiple Benefit Green Infrastructure
Developing Stewards and Leaders Through Popular Education
Strengthening Connection Between Community and Conservation

Conservation Grazing
Conservation Grazing
Conservation Grazing and Holistic Management

Fund Development
1% for Ojai Valley
Local Investment Yields a $420 Million Conservation Return

Land Stewardship
Marijuana and California Land Trusts
Mediating Conservation Disputes
Oak Woodland Carbon Offset

Advocating for Open Space Equity in the Urban Core
Mitigation and Advocacy as a Preservation Tool

The Nature Conservancy’s Urban Conservation Strategy

Plenary Session
Cultural Relevance in Land Conservation – Nina Roberts, San Francisco State University
Forest Health and California’s Tree Mortality Crisis – Ken Pimlott, CAL Fire
Public Parks, Healthy Neighborhoods and Equity – Earl Lui, California Wellness Foundation
Plenary Address – Darla Guenzler, California Council of Land Trusts
Raley’s Where Your Food Grows and Grazes – Nita Vail, California Rangeland Trust
Rivers Around the State – American River
Rivers Around the State – Blue Creek
Rivers Around the State – Los Angeles River
Rivers Around the State – San Gabriel River & Rio Hondo

Public Policy & Funding
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Delta Conservancy
California Natural Resources Agency

Real Estate
Utilizing Multi-benefit Conservation Planning to Achieve Positive Environmental, Economic, and Social Impacts at Scale

Improved Permitting and Funding for Voluntary Habitat Restoration


Improved Permitting and Funding for Voluntary Habitat Restoration
Groundwater and Desert Plans – Hope and Change
Recharging the Orange County Basin
Sanctuary Forest Land and Water Trust
Sheep Creek Recharge
Water Projects in California