Workshop Presentations Archive

Coes Pond

The Shaping the Future Community Program is working to help communities, especially those in the rapidly developing Sprawl Frontier, understand, adopt, and implement sustainable planning and development tools and techniques.

Recent Presentations

Stream Continuity: Introduction – Workshop, Norton, October 2, 2017

Stream Continuity: Integrating Biodiversity & Infrastructure Priorities – Workshop, Norton, October 2, 2017

Stream Continuity: Report Summary – Workshop, Norton, October 2, 2017

Working Forests for Birds, Climate Change, & Your Community – Workshop, Hanson, September 30, 2017

Increasing Forest Resiliency for an Uncertain Future – Workshop, Hanson, September 30, 2017

Foresters for the Birds – Workshop, Hanson, September 30, 2017


Archive of All Past Presentations (2009-present)

Missed a previous Shaping program workshop presentation or want a copy to save? Browse our topical archive, which contains all presentations given from 2009 onward.

Presentations on Low Impact Development (LID) techniques that work with nature to manage stormwater and decrease the impacts of development. These solutions help communities by providing the practical methods to minimize development costs, reduce flooding, and protect and restore natural resources. Read More >

These presentations focus on protecting our water resources for people and for wildlife. The presentations present strategies for caring for the land around rivers, lakes and streams, protecting our groundwater, and overcoming challenges to sustainable management of stormwater. Read More >

The presentations below focus on strategies for identifying which land areas are the most critical to protect; resources and strategies for funding land protection efforts; and methods for land protection that don’t require an outright purchase of land – such as conservation zoning, and other planning tools. Read More >

These programs focus on helping interested citizens understand how to make a difference in how land is developed and protected, and how to become involved and work to make a difference. Read More >