The Connected Conservation webinar series focuses on tools and strategies the National Park Service can use to conserve park system resources at the landscape and seascape level. Learn more about innovative work underway across the continent to bring people together to collaborate on conserving our important landscapes and the myriad ecological, cultural, and economic benefits they provide.
Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) Miniseries
The NPS Connected Conservation (C2) Community of Practice is excited to continue our new “mini-series” of webinars on the implementation of the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA)! We have seven exciting webinars planned that will focus on how this historic law will improve natural, cultural, and recreation resources in parks and across the country.
Wednesday, May 19 at 3:00 ET/1:00 MT—Using LWCF’s Forest Legacy Program to Improve Landscape Conservation
Claire Harper, Forest Legacy and Community Forest Program Manager, US Forest Service
Sam Hodder, President and CEO, Save the Redwoods League
Dennis Shaffer, Director of Landscape Conservation, Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Jay Leutze, Board President, Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy
Kelly Reed, Senior Vice President of Government Relations, The Conservation Fund
Myke Bybee, Legislative Director, The Trust for Public Land
Leslie Kane Szynal, Director, Outdoors America and Chair of the LWCF Coalition
Wednesday, June 2 at 3:00/1:00 MT—Using Green Infrastructure to Improve Parks
Wednesday, June 16 at 3:00/1:00 MT—Improving Roads for Wildlife and People
Wednesday, July 7 at 3:00/1:00 MT—Mitigating Wildlife Impacts from Noise and Light Pollution
Thursday, July 22 at 3:00/1:00 MT— NPS Planning Tools for Green Infrastructure