Webinars 2020

The European Landowners’ Organization together with The Nature Conservancy invite you to join a 2 weeks-long program of online activities to present conservation sites in the US’ Mid-Atlantic region and innovative European case studies. Those webinars will allow you to interact, exchange with key actors and stakeholders from the field.

Registrations are open!

Private conservation sites in the US’ Mid-Atlantic region – Maryland

Monday, September 21, 2020.
10:00 – 11:00 (EDT) – 16:00 – 17:00 (CEST)

3 speakers representing ‘ sites (Jackson Lane Preserve, Nassawango Creek Preserve, Sideling Hill Creek and the Harkins Pocomoke River property) will give an overview of conservation sites in the US Mid-Atlantic region, in the Maryland. They will present the conservation objectives and approaches for each site along with the incentives and partnerships used. What are they doing? What is their uniqueness and how is it replicable?

Private conservation sites in the US’ Mid-Atlantic region – Virginia

Wednesday, September 23, 2020.
10:00 – 11:00 (EDT) – 16:00 – 17:00 (CEST)

4 speakers representing 4 sites (Virginia Coast Reserve, Piney Grove, Oxbow Farm and Racoon Creek) will give an overview of conservation sites in the US Mid-Atlantic region, in Virginia. They will present the conservation objectives and approaches for each site along with the incentives and partnerships used. What are they doing? What is their uniqueness and how is it replicable?

Innovative European case studies of private land conservation 

Monday, September 28, 2020.
10:00 – 11:00 (EDT) – 16:00 – 17:00 (CEST)

7 successful and inspiring innovative private land conservation structures in Europe were selected and further analysed. Otto von Arnold from the Tullstorp Stream Project (Sweden / Project structure – Landowners association) & Christophe Lenaerts from the NATO airfield case in Flanders (Belgium/ NGO structure) will participate and answer your questions during this webinar. What is threatening their structure and project? How does it impact their activities? What are the opportunities they can identify in this evolving world? Key actions to survive and adapt were defined for each case and we look forward to share it amongst the community of private land conservation.

Is there a future for private land conservation tools in Europe?

Wednesday, September 30, 2020.
10:00 – 11:00 (EDT) – 16:00 – 17:00 (CEST)

In the framework of this Life+ project “Land Is For Ever”, private land conservation tools and their use were studied. Discover those tools, their specificities and use around the world. How are they instrumented in the United States, what’s the key to success? And how to increase their use, particularly in Europe? A round table discussion of 20 minutes will gather diverse stakeholders such as private land owners, conservation NGO’s, European Commission representative and actors from the sector.