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:

May 12, 2020, 3 PM ET — Smithsonian Institute’s Changing Landscapes Initiative.
Join Iara Lacher and Carlyle Howard of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute to learn about this Smithsonian-led initiative working to understand the impacts of land use change in order to protect wildlife and natural resources that sustain human health and well-being. This webinar will explore the Initiative’s approach to community-driven conservation science, including best practices and opportunities for collaboration in both 1) scientific collaboration and 2) community outreach focused on storytelling.

May 20, 2020, 3 PM ET — Connecting the Appalachian Trail, Conservation Landscapes, & Communities
Join Julie Judkins, with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, and Katie Hess, with Pennsylvania’s South Mountain Partnership, to see how they are engaging with communities to support the Appalachian Trail and broader landscape conservation.

June 3, 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.

July 1, 2020, 3 PM ET — Planning for Successful Communities & Landscape Conservation
Join Dennis Glick and Randy Carpenter, with Future West, to learn about their Northern Rockies Successful Communities Initiative and how communities can identify, choose, and achieve their desired future.

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