Trainings & Workshops

We offer workshops, training opportunities, an annual conference, and other services to all land trust practioners in Wisconsin. Currently planned learning opportunities are listed below.  Questions, feedback, and suggestions are most welcome and can be directed to Meg Domroese, Land Trust Program Director.

In-Person Training Opportunities

2018 Wisconsin Land Trust Conference

March 8-10, 2018  |  Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center |  Onalaska

Join land trust staff, board members, and partners for this annual conference. It will be 18th annual--having grown from a retreat of 20 to a conference of 100, while continuing to offer great opportunities to learn and share, network, and get re-energized.

Find out more about the 2018 program and REGISTER TODAY!


Virtual Training Opportunities

Ask-An-Expert Call Series

Land Trust Employee Benefits: Basics and Beyond on January 26, 2018 at 11am

Staff turnover is costly. Employee benefits are critical for attracting and retaining talent. But what benefits should your land trust--whether large or small--consider to ensure you're competitive in the employment market place? Get ahead of the curve and create a culture of value and appreciation for your land trust employees. Join Sarah Naperala of Naperala Consulting LLC to discuss:

  • Basic benefits to attract and retain talented people
  • Creative benefits you could offer to boost staff morale
  • High impact but low cost benefits to consider, like flexible work arrangements
  • Threading the needle: How to respect differing needs by offering individualized choices, while remaining fair to all

To register for this conference call, please email the Land Trust Alliance your organization name, participant names, and email addresses. We will send you call-in information. Registration closes on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

Gathering Waters, along with the Land Trust Alliance and Michigan's Heart of the Lakes, are pleased to offer a series of free Ask-An-Expert calls that are easy to fit into your busy day.



The Land Trust Alliance hosts webinars throughout the year. With a click of a mouse, participants have immediate access to the best minds in the field of conservation, governance, and organizational management without the hassle and expense of travel.

For dates and topics, check the Alliance's webinar schedule.

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