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CCLT Conservation Forum: October 2023

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

CCLT’s Conservation Forum is a roundtable discussion at which we learn, discuss, and help to shape conservation practice and conservation law in California. The Conservation Forum provides a deep dive into a small number of topics at each meeting. This session will address timely topics including subordination, Ag issues, and avoiding appraisal hassles related to donated easements.

This Forum will be virtual only via Zoom. (Zoom link to be provided with registration confirmation.) Register using the form below. recording will be sent to all registered participants after the event.

You may register to receive four (4) legal continuing education credits (MCLE). None of the credits may be claimed for required MCLE in legal ethics, elimination of bias, or competence issues.


Morning Session: 10 am – 12 pm

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Subordination 101. Why do you need it? When is it important? Eileen Chauvet
  • Ag Conservation Tools and Enhancements. Kathryn Lyddan

Lunch: 12 pm – 1 pm

Afternoon Session: 1 pm – 3 pm

  • Avoiding appraisal hassles related to donated easements
    • Kyle Walsh, Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County
    • Andrew Miller, Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP
    • Ellen Fred and Misti Schmidt, Conservation Partners LLP
  • Fire clearances crossing onto conservation land—a discussion of recent challenges
    • Karin Troedsson, Attorney
    • Sarah Sigman, Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP



October 26
10:00 am - 3:00 pm