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Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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This is an online event. 


Amy Blaymore Paterson, Executive Director 
Connecticut Land Conservation Council 

2020 Connecticut Land
Conservation (Virtual) Conference
featuring keynote speaker
Rue Mapp, Founder & CEO of Outdoor Afro


Please join the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) for an on-line gathering and celebration for Connecticut's land conservation community!

Due to the on-line nature of this event, each registrant will need to submit an individual email address in order to receive a unique Zoom webinar link.

A limited number of scholarships are available.

If you have any questions or are seeking a scholarship, contact Conference & Communications Coordinator Cristina Hayden at

9:30 am Morning Session

Mason Trumble, CT DEEP Deputy Dommissioner of Environmental Conservation: "Supply, Demand & Marketing in Land Conservation"

9:45 am Panel Presentation and Discussion

Connecting the Dots, Taking Action: The Pandemic, Health, Justice, and Climate Change  

12:15 pm Lunch Session Q&A

 12:30 - 1:30pm:  Raquel Rivera, Culinary Instructor, Chef & Owner, A Pinch of Salt, “Bringing Good Food to All” 

  Photo Credit Daniel Recinos owner of The Recinos Company

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2:15 pm Afternoon Session

Keynote Address:  "A New Narrative"

Rue Mapp, Founder and CEO, Outdoor Afro

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3:30 pm 2020 Excellence in Conservation Awards Celebration

Any questions? Please contact CLCC Conference & Communications Coordinator Cristina Hayden at or 860-852-5512.

Photo credits: Felicia Keesing - Brian Allan; Dr. Sadiya Muqueeth - Jeff Glen;
Raquel Rivera - Donaven Doughty; Rue Mapp - Outdoor Afro