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Webinar: Conducting Easement Monitoring from the Air: Tips and Tricks

Join LightHawk to learn more about conducting aerial monitoring flights to survey your Land Trust’s conservation easements. Saving our partners on average 75 hours of staff time for every hour of flight, aerial easement monitoring is a great addition to your easement monitoring toolkit. We’ll hear from Jeremy Puckett of Colorado West Land Trust and LightHawk volunteer pilot Robert Keller, Jr. about what has worked well for them, and how to best prepare for these types of flights. Date: May…

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Four Network Principles for Collaboration Success

Hi friends, "Four Network Principles for Collaboration Success" is a quick and informative read about principles that can help build a strong RCP and RCP Network. The article is by Jane Wei-Skillern at the University of California at Berkeley and Stanford Graduate School of Business and Nora Silver at the University of California at Berkeley. Although told as a set of lessons to funders, I found it useful to read this from the perspective of an RCP and Network coordinator.  Principle 1:…

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(The following text is an excerpt from the January Bulletin of the Network for Landscape Conservation Jan. 2019) 

This spring, thanks to generous funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Network for Landscape Conservation (NLC) is launching a major five-year national grant program to accelerate the pace and practice of collaborative conservation at the landscape scale. Through a competitive grant program, the Catalyst…

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The 2018 RCP Network Gathering marked the first time the conference featured an entire track of workshops on smart growth topics, including a session titled “Local Zoning and Regulation for Land Protection,” which brought conservation and regional planning experts together to discuss the intersection between local land use planning and landscape conservation.
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Draft Mission Statement for the RCP Network

Draft Mission Statement: We use the power of networking, innovation, and coordination to advance the pace and practice of large landscape conservation and stewardship in New England and Eastern New York. We make it easier for RCPs and regional…
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Bill Labich published an article
Save these two dates: Nov. 12 and 13, 2019 RCP Coordinators and Leaders Meeting and RCP Network Gathering. Click here for more information about this year's Gathering.
Want to know more about last year's Gathering events, go here.
 
 
May 14
Jane Calvin is now a member of RCP Network
May 14
Bill Labich posted a discussion
Join LightHawk to learn more about conducting aerial monitoring flights to survey your Land Trust’s conservation easements. Saving our partners on average 75 hours of staff time for every hour of flight, aerial easement monitoring is a great additio…
May 10
Bill Labich posted a discussion
Hi friends, "Four Network Principles for Collaboration Success" is a quick and informative read about principles that can help build a strong RCP and RCP Network. The article is by Jane Wei-Skillern at the University of California at Berkeley and St…
May 2
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