Trainings & Workshops

We offer workshops, training opportunities, 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

2017 Wisconsin Land Trust Retreat

February 9-10, 2017  |  UW Arboretum |  Madison, WI

The 2017 Retreat, held at the UW Arboretum in Madison, brought together more than 100 land trust staff, board members, and partners to learn and share, get re-energized, and have fun with peers from around the state!  Access presentations, related resources, photos, and more information about the program


Virtual Training Opportunities

Ask-An-Expert Call Series

Successful Transitions: Are you Ready? on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11am

Leadership transitions: Some are planned and some catch us by surprise. Is your land trust prepared to attract or develop its next board and staff leaders?

Join Mary Stelletello, MA, MBA and principal of Vista Global Coaching & Consulting, LLC to discuss:

  • Why succession plans are needed
  • Essential practices to start now to ensure a successful transition in the future
  • How to build your leadership pipeline
  • Organizational improvements that make your land trust strong and resilient

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, March 8, 2017.

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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