Published on September 21, 2020

Fall 2020 Conferences & Workshops

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This fall's conferences have gone virtual! Join the Shaping the Future or Your Community program for workshops on coastal watershed planning, the economic benefits of nature, and more.

If you have any questions about these workshops, please email us.

September 29 – October 1, 2020

2020 National Coastal and Estuarine Virtual Summit


This year's Summit will be an interactive opportunity to hear from experts on the latest in coastal restoration and management. Shaping program staff will be speaking about the SNEP Network, collaborative stakeholder engagement for coastal watershed planning, and integrating ecosystem services into land-use decisions.

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October 17–24, 2020

MA Association of Conservation Commissions Fall Conference


Each day of this year's virtual conference will feature a workshop and a different Fundamental's Unit. Shaping program staff will be presenting on the economic benefits of Green Infrastructure, and Mass Audubon science staff will be speaking about climate-smart forestry.

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Late October – November 19, 2020

Regional Conservation Partnerships (RCP) Network Gathering


This year's Gathering will include a series of online workshops and culminate with a final virtual Gathering event on November 19. This year's theme is "Resilient Regions and Communities," and Shaping program staff will be presenting on mitigating climate change impacts through regional planning and collaboration.

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