CONSERVATION EASEMENTS – AN IMPORTANT TOOL IN HAWAII’S SUSTAINABILITY TOOLBOX

Maui Land Preservation Workshop
Wednesday March 16, 2011. A workshop highlighting land preservation tools that communities and landowners can utilize to achieve their sustainability goals.
Held at Maui Economic Opportunity,
99 Mahalani Street,
Wailuku, HI 96793.
Wednesday March 16, 2011
8:30am-12:00pm

Draft Agenda
Welcome, Housekeeping, Etc
– Jean Brokish, Oahu RC&D
Meet your Local Land Trust
– Dale Bonar, Hawaiian Islands Land Trust (formerly Maui Coastal Land Trust)
Land Preservation Strategies
– Irene Sprecher, DLNR‐Division of Forestry and Wildlife
An Introduction to Conservation Easements
– Tom Pierce, Attorney At Law LLLC
Break
Programs
to Support Land Preservation and Conservation Easements
– Mike Whitt, USDA‐Natural Resources Conservation Service
– Molly Schmidt, Hawaii Legacy Land Conservation Program
– Dale Bonar, Maui County Open Space Preservation Program
– Irene Sprecher, DLNR‐Division of Forestry and Wildlife
Working with Landowners to Put the Tools Together
– Lea Hong, Trust for Public Land
Leaving a Legacy
– Perspective from landowners
Q&A / Evaluation
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This project is a cooperative effort of the UHCollege of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, the Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Trust for Public Land. Workshop assistance provided by the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust and the Tri‐Isle RC&D. Financial support from USDA‐Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program.

Maui Land Preservation Workshop

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