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GLIN==> Call for Proposals: 8th Annual Midwest Land Conservation Conference



Midwest Land Conservation Conference

March 12-14, 2009
Madison, Wisconsin

The Midwest Office of the Land Trust Alliance invites you to submit presentation proposals for the 8th Annual Midwest Land Conservation Conference.  The Alliance is pleased to be partnering with Gathering Waters Conservancy this year.  The conference will be held at the University of Wisconsin - Extension's Pyle Center<http://conferencing.uwex.edu/index.cfm> in Madison, Wisconsin on March 12-14, 2009.

Over 150 land trust practitioners, public agency professionals, and conservation leaders from 12 Midwestern states are expected to attend.  The conference will offer half-day seminars, full day seminars, and 90-minute workshops.

Please submit your proposal to the Land Trust Alliance.  All proposals will be reviewed by a Program Committee, and selected based on:

1)     Relevance of the topic to challenges and opportunities faced by Midwest land trusts;
2)     Objectives to further the understanding and implementation of Land Trust Standards and Practices;
3)     Experience of the presenter;
4)     Diversity of topics (land trusts have indicated a preference for all aspects of land conservation work to be addressed).

Please download the presentation proposal form at www.lta.org/midwest/call-for-proposals<http://www.lta.org/midwest/call-for-proposals>

Proposals are due Friday, October 17, 2008.

We look forward to your proposal!

Questions?  Please contact midwest@lta.org <mailto:midwest@lta.org> or 269-352-7032

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