Voluntary Conservation Partnerships and Sensitive Species - A Landowner Perspective

August 12th, 2020
When: Wednesday, August 12th 2020 at 3:00PM Eastern Time or 1:00PM Mountain Time as seen on the below announcement from PFC.
 
How to Register: Please email Steve Jester, Executive Director PFC, at info@partnersforconservation.org or use the hyperlink provided in their description below. You will get follow up information once you RSVP. They requested an RSVP to try and avoid any security issues with the Zoom platform.
 
Target audience:  Per PFC, this is for anyone interested in private lands and sensitive species conservation.
 
Hear from Landowners Committed to Conservation Partnerships for both People and Nature
 
Relationships and partnerships with landowners are often sought by public agencies and non-government organizations desiring to work voluntarily on sensitive species or other landscape issues where there is an existing or pending regulatory concern such as a state or federal endangered species listing. Often these initial conversations can be difficult or awkward for both landowners and partners. All of the landowners on this upcoming panel have worked voluntarily with partners on species that either had regulatory status or a regulatory action was proposed or pending.
 
Hear from landowners from very different areas of the country (West, East and Southeast) who will share their thoughts and experiences about conversations and relationships when working voluntarily with partners in these types of situations. The panel will be followed by an opportunity to ask questions.
 
Who is Partners for Conservation (PFC)? Here is their own description: "Established in 2008, Partners for Conservation embodies a grassroots movement of private landowners working with agencies, non-profit organizations, and policymakers to collaborate on conservation projects to sustain our working landscapes for present and future generations. PFC represents the voices of 21st century conservation and the collective effort to support working landscapes through voluntary, incentive-based public and private programs."

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