Connected Conservation Webinar Series

The Network partners with the National Park Service to showcase the Connected Conservation webinar series (formerly the Scaling Up webinar series). Monthly webinars highlight topics and tools aimed at furthering the practice of landscape conservation. Explore the webinars – both the archived past webinars and upcoming scheduled webinars – to hear about innovative work underway in the field across the continent.

Upcoming Schedule:

January 22, 2020, 3 PM ET — Working with Communities & Conservation Partners.  Join Stephanie Clement, with Friends of Acadia, and Misha Mytar, with Maine Coast Heritage Trust, to learn about best practices and lessons learned in partnering with Bar Harbor, Maine, and other communities to conserve open space and improve public transportation to Acadia National Park.

February 19, 2020, 3 PM ET — Balancing Nature & Commerce in Gateway Communities. Join Katie Allen and Kendra Briechle with The Conservation Fund to learn how gateway communities near parks can have vibrant economies while also conserving natural, cultural, and recreation assets.

March 10, 2020, 3 PM ET — NPS Partnership Tools to Enhance Gateway Communities. Join Bob Ratcliffe and Donnie Leadbetter with the National Park Service to learn about the numerous partnership tools available to enhance gateway communities; improve connectivity with parks; and encourage sustainable tourism.

April 23, 2020, 3 PM ET — Boulder, Colorado’s Open Space. Join Deryn Wagner and Mark Davison with the City of Boulder, Colorado, to learn what Boulder has done and is doing to conserve open space and become a more sustainable city.

May 6, 2020, 3 PM ET — Creating Bearwise Communities. Join Linda Masterson, author of Living With Bears Handbook, and Dan Gibbs, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and co-chair of BearWise, to learn how gateway communities near parks can protect people and bears by becoming BearWise.

June 17, 2020, 3 PM ET — Partnering with Communities to Conserve Battlefields. Join Adam Gillenwater with the American Battlefield Trust to learn how they partner with communities to conserve historic sites and battlefields, some of which took place in town.

Explore the Archive

Connected Conservation webinars are recorded; explore past webinars and check back here regularly if you are unable to attend a scheduled webinar of interest. You can also subscribe to the NLC YouTube channel to receive notifications when new recordings are uploaded.

Recorded webinars from 2019
Recorded webinars from 2018
Recorded webinars from 2017
Recorded webinars from 2016
Recorded webinars from 2015