Follow-up Materials from the National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation, October 2014

 

 

The Practitioners' Network for Large Landscape Conservation served as an organizing partner of the October 2014 National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation.  The following are materials following up from the workshop, including a report summarizing highlights, links to video recordings of keynote addresses, and opportunities to keep the conversation going through a Linkedin group and upcoming webinar.

 

 

Expanding Horizons: Highlights from the National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation

 


Expanding Horizons
summarizes the National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation - the first major conference on large landscape conservation in North America. 

 

Over 650 conservation professionals came together to celebrate progress and share ideas on large landscape conservation. The report stresses a multidisciplinary, networked approach to finding solutions that benefit human, wildlife, cultural, and ecological health.

  

The summary includes a compelling and inspiring foreword by Tony Hiss, a New Yorker staff writer for more than 30 years.

 

 >> View and download a copy of the report by clicking here. ...

The October 2014 National Workshop and this summary report are examples of the power of collaboration.  Over 30 organizations collaborated to make the workshop possible. The report was developed by QLF Atlantic Center through a cooperative agreement with the National Park Service Stewardship Institute. 

 

 

 

Keynote Addresses from the
National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation

 

Keynote addresses from the National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation are now available online -- including inspiring and compelling presentations from Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden, the White House Council on Environmental Quality's Mike Boots, and other leading large landscape conservation thought leaders and practitioners.

 

 

Keep the Conversation Going

 

The Practitioners' Network provides a forum to continue the learning and exchange that occurred at the National Workshop throughout the year.  Two immediate opportunities to connect with other large landscape conservation leaders and practitioners include:

 

1.  Join the Practitioners' Network LinkedIn Group to ask and answer questions about your work at the large landscape scale, share resources, build relationships, discuss challenges, and explore new opportunities.

 

2.  Join Conservation Momentum: Leveraging the Enthusiasm of the National Wo... -- a webinar on Wednesday, March 18, at 11 AM Eastern Time -- to review and consider key themes and ideas raised at the National Workshop and to explore what we might do to capitalize on the workshop's energy, enthusiasm, and expertise to advance the practice of large landscape conservation.  The webinar is hosted by the Government Innovators Network, Conservation Innovation Forum at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard's Kennedy School. 

 

 

Practitioners' Network
for Large Landscape Conservation

c/o Center for Natural Resources and Environmental Policy

The University of Montana

www.largelandscapenetwork.org

 

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