In the News:
Fall Coalition of Ohio Land Trust Meeting November 13 in Reynoldsburg
Blacklick Woods Golf Course: Banquet Room
Nov 13, 2014, 10 AM – 3 PM
Hope your land trust or conservation group can participate in this semi-annual get together of land trusts across the state! We’re lining up an interesting program, including two sessions on fundraising events and techniques for conservation organizations.
Hold this date – registration information will be released soon!
Link to the NBC 4 story on AOA’s Bartley Preserve in Pickaway County:
Applications for the Clean Ohio Conservation Fund for Round 9 are due October 31st! District 11 has been funded $3.7 million! If your district hasn't announced its funding, they will soon.
Click here to find your district's NRAC page:
LTA's rally this year will be in Providence, Rhode Island! Register today!
OHIO NATURAL AREAS AND PRESERVES ANNUAL MEETING
Saturday, September 20 @4:30 p.m.
41ST NATIONAL NATURAL AREAS CONFERENCE
October 15-17, 2014
Dayton Convention Center – Dayton, OH
Early Bird Registration until September 5
Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour & Workshop Series--
NOW through November 14, 2014
All tours and workshops are free and open to the public and do not require pre-registration unless noted.
For a full schedule of tours, workshops and events, and registration (where applicable) go to:
2014 ANNUAL GREEN GALA
Saturday, November 15
COSI – Columbus, OH
Click to find a land trust: INTERACTIVE Ohio Land Trusts
Service Area map links to Land Trust Alliance Website
Ohio land trusts can send an email to Midwest@lta.org to sign up for Ohio listserv (hosted by the Land Trust Alliance).
If you would like to submit a story or an event, email Jenny at email@example.com. She will put it on the website for you!
The Coalition of Ohio Land Trusts (COLT) is a voluntary network of land trusts and other conservation organizations dedicated to advancing land conservation for public benefit in Ohio.
COLT strives to help Ohio's land trusts conserve more of the state's farmland, woodlands and natural areas by assisting each land trust in building organizational capacity and developing strategic conservation plans. Since its inception, COLT has worked to:
1. Enhance the technical knowledge of Ohio land trusts through training and peer-to-peer networking;
2. Increase land trusts' implementation of Land Trust Standards and Practices through land trust organizational assessments and;
3. Advance critical state and federal land conservation policy initiatives and legislation, such as property tax reform, and renewal of the Clean Ohio Fund, in partnership with other statewide groups such as Ohio League of Conservation Voters and Mainstream Green Coalition.