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Connecticut's United Voice for River Conservation

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River and Water Related Events in CT

2016 NOFA Winter Conference ( March 12, 2016 )

30th Annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference ( March 19, 2016 )

Paddle for a Cure ( June 12, 2016 )

Other CT water-related event calendars

2016 NOFA Winter Conference

34th Annual Winter Conference Saturday, March 12, 2016 Western CT State University Midtown Campus 181 White Street, Danbury 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Snow Date March 13, 2016 Keynote CT NOFA is very pleased to announce our 2016 Winter Conference Keynote will be Travis Marcotte, Executive Director of the unique and highly successful Intervale Center in Burlington, Vermont. travis marcotte Travis brings skills from his diverse and international background to Intervale Center, focusing on strengthening integrated food systems of Vermont. Intervale runs a food hub, has twelve farm operations, manages 350 acres of Community access lands, runs a native tree/shrub nursery and conservation project and more. Prior to joining the Intervale Center in 2006, Travis worked in agriculture and community economic development in Vermont, Central America and the Caribbean. Travis graduated from the University of Vermont Community Development and Applied Economics program. He also received a Master’s degree in International Agricultural Development from the University of California, Davis. Travis grew up on his grandparents’ dairy farm in Charlotte, Vermont. He currently lives in a farmhouse in Fletcher, Vermont, where he raises chickens, vegetables and pigs with his partner Sue, their sons and new baby daughter.

Event Date: March 12, 2016

For more information go to http://www.ctnofa.org/winterconference/

(posted September 29, 2015, number 712) Water Trail: No

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30th Annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference

Save the Date! 2016 CT Land Conservation Conference! PROPOSALS ARE DUE BY NOVEMBER 23, 2015

Saturday, March 19, 2016 8:30a.m. - 4:45p.m. (followed by post-event reception) Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Attention CT Environmental Leaders --


32nd Annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference

March 19, 2016 8:30am - 4:45pm followed by post-event reception

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) invites you to submit a proposal for its 2016 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference, the state's largest annual full-day land conservation gathering, which continues to grow in popularity and size.

Over 400 participants attended the 2015 Conference including board members, staff and volunteers from land trusts, municipal land use commissions, state and federal agencies, state and local conservation organizations and garden clubs, as well as landowners and others interested in conservation.

The Conference will offer at least twenty-four 90-minute workshops, as well as three half-day afternoon seminars, organized under subject tracks (final tracks to be determined). Panel and/or roundtable discussions, case studies, as well as peer learning opportunities are encouraged.

CLCC seeks workshops on a variety of subjects relevant to the work of land trusts and other members of Connecticut's conservation community, including the following:

•Doing Deals (fee and conservation easement)
•Conservation Technology Tools
•Effective Advocacy & Conservation Policy
•Community Conservation
◦community programming & outreach
◦membership development
◦volunteer recruitment
•Stewardship & Land Management
•Balancing Public Access & Land Protection
•Working Lands, Forests, Farms & Food
•Communications, Messaging & Storytelling
•Land Trust Financial Management & Planning
•Creative Partnerships & Regional Initiatives for Greater Impact
•Shared Services & Mergers
•Protecting Land - Protecting Water
•Landowner Estate Planning & Creative Giving Options
•Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities & Wellness
•Land Trusts & the Arts
•Urban Green Programming
•Land Trusts & Municipal Land Use Planning
•Land Trust Standards & Practices and Accreditation
•Organizational Governance, Leadership & Succession Planning
•Risk Management & Insurance
•Fundraising, Financing & Financial Management
•Climate Change & Energy

TO SUBMIT A PRESENTATION APPLICATION: http://www.ctconservation.org/2016-conference-presentation-application

PROPOSALS ARE DUE BY NOVEMBER 23, 2015 Additional information including links to previous conferences may be found here: http://www.ctconservation.org/annualconference

If you have any questions or would like a presentation application mailed to you, please contact me anytime. Amy Blaymore Paterson, Esq. Executive Director Connecticut Land Conservation Council 16 Meriden Road Rockfall, Connecticut 06481-2961 860-685-0785 office 860-614-8537 cell (best) 860-347-7463 fax www.ctconservation.org

Event Date: March 19, 2016

For more information go to http://www.ctconservation.org/save-date-2016-ct-land-conservation-conference

(posted October 19, 2015, number 279) Water Trail: No

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Paddle for a Cure

Sunday, June 12, 2016 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Riverside Park Greenway Drive , Brooklyn, CT (map) http://www.facebook.com/paddleforacure Paddle for a Cure is like a walk-a-thon(relay for life) BUT WE WILL BE PADDLING not walking. 100% of the Money we raise goes to Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, CT for the Oncology Department. "Money Raised in this Area to Help People in this Area". Paddle will take place on the Quinebaug River at the Riverside Park in Brooklyn, CT (Greenway Drive off Day Street) The paddle will be an easy one. It is easy going. This paddle will be good for beginners and up. We will go up river and then back down.

Event Date: June 12, 2016

For more information go to http://www.meetup.com/PaddleKillingly/events/226973353/

(posted November 30, 2015, number 154) Water Trail: yes

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Archived Event Listings: Are you looking for an event listed on this page sometime in the past? You can get last year's events here: Past Water Related Events in Connecticut. Warning: its a big page, takes a while to load, many graphics are no longer available and many of the links are no longer active but whenever you get "file not found" error, try taking out the file name and folder names at the end of the URL to get to that organization's main page.

Rivers Alliance of Connecticut
PO Box 1797, 7 West Street 3rd Floor, Litchfield, CT 06759-1797
rivers@riversalliance.org, www.riversalliance.org