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2009 Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference

Allegheny College and Meadville Partnership

2009
Authors: Amara Geffen
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Assessment of PA Regulatory Scheme to Protect Water Resources

2009
Organizations/Sources: Susquehanna River Basin Commission
Presentation regarding PA's regulations regarding water protection in Marcellus Shale drilling.
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Backyard Open Space: Challenges of Managing Open Space in Subdivisions

2009
Organizations/Sources: Brandywine Conservancy
These documents are handouts from a 2009 workshop regarding managing open space in subdivisions.
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Bear Run Dam Removal

2009
Authors: Andrew Zadnik
Organizations/Sources: Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Presentation regarding dam removal benefits and techniques
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Building Strong Boards & Making Them Successful

2009
Organizations/Sources: Pregmon Law Offices
Presentation designed for Building Strong Boards full-day seminar
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Conducting a Resource Lands Assessment for Pennsylvania

2009
Authors: Paul T. Zeph
PowerPoint presentation on the Resource Lands Assessment (RLA) currently being developed for Pennsylvania with assistance from the US EPA. This presentation briefly reviews the RLA developed for the Chesapeake Bay, and the process being used to develop a similar, but different RLA for the whole state.
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Confronting Climate Change in Pennsylvania

2009
Authors: Andrew Pitz
Organizations/Sources: Natural Lands Trust
Presentation focusing on how to take action on climate change.
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Conservation Drafting & Documentation

2009
Organizations/Sources: Pregmon Law Offices
Presentation focusing on Conservation Easement Drafting.
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Conservation in Urban Communities

2009
Organizations/Sources: Heritage Conservancy
This presentation focuses on conservation efforts in urban communities
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Controlling Invasive Plants

2008
Organizations/Sources: Natural Lands Trust
Fact sheet on controlling invasive plants.
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Dam Removal: A Tool for Achieving Multiple Conservation Goals

2009
Authors: Frank Moone
Organizations/Sources: Wild Waterways Conservancy, Inc.
This presentation focuses on dam removal techniques and benefits
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DCNR's iConservePA: Promoting Native Plants & Conservation Stewardship

2009
This presentation focuses on DCNR's iConservePA program, specifically on native plants and stewardship
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Deer Management Options

2008
Organizations/Sources: Natural Lands Trust
fact sheet on deer management options
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Developing Effective MS4 Stormwater Programs on a Shoestring

2009
Organizations/Sources: Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Presentation on stormwater management programs.
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Ensuring Sound Transactions (Standard 9 of S&P)

2009
Organizations/Sources: Brandywine Conservancy
This presentation focuses on easement recordkeeping and, more specifically, the six accreditation indicator practices of Standard 9: Ensuring Sound Transactions from Land Trust Standards and Practices. This presentation is beneficial for land trusts that are undergoing self-assessment or reviewing their recordkeeping practices. Session 3h of 2009 PA Land Conservation Conference
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Environmentally Friendly Lawn

2007
Organizations/Sources: Natural Lands Trust
fact sheet on environmentally friendly lawn
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Exploring Conservation Defense Insurance: Summary of Draft Terms & Conditions

2009
Organizations/Sources: Land Trust Alliance
fact sheet on specific proposed terms and conditions of LTA's conservation defense insurance program
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Forestry in Action: Sustainable Forest Management, Private Forest Landowner Objectives

2009
Authors: James C. Finley
Two PowerPoint presentations talking about Sustainable Forest Management and Private Forest Landowner Objectives
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Fundamentals of Development

2009
This presentation focuses on the fundamentals of nonprofit development along with tools and approaches to adapt to your own situation.
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Green Futures: Reaching Out to Municipal Officials & Advisors

2009
Authors: Dulcie Flaharty
Organizations/Sources: Montgomery County Land Trust
Presentation focuses on Montgomery County Green Futures, an education and outreach program to better inform policy and implementation choices made by local officials.
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Greening your SALDO: Minimizing the Impact of Development on Water Quality

2009
Authors: Harry Campbell
Organizations/Sources: Chesapeake Bay Foundation
This presentation focuses on water quality and land development ordinances.
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Greenscapes: The Green Infrastructure Element

2009
Organizations/Sources: Lancaster County
Greenscapes: The Green Infrastructure Element of the Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan defines a vision, goals and objectives, strategies, and tools to preserve, conserve, restore, and enhance natural resources through the establishment of a countywide, integrated green infrastructure system. It highlights the importance of protecting large blocks of contiguous land and improving connectivity as it aims to establish a network of natural areas, conservation lands, and working landscapes. Greenscapes provides a blueprint for accommodating appropriate growth and development while preserving the region’s most valuable natural resources, native species, cultural assets and agricultural economy.
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Growing Greener Conservation Subdivision Design Presentation

2009
Authors: Rick Trailes
Organizations/Sources: Natural Lands Trust
Growing Greener: Conservation by Design, a method of creating conservation subdivisions, which preserve open space through the development process.
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Integrated Water Resources Planning and its Challenges in Pennsylvania

2009
Authors: Edward Wilson
Organizations/Sources: 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania
Presentation focuses on water resource planning.
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Lancaster County Long Range Protection Plan

2009
Organizations/Sources: Rettew Associates
Presentation focused on conservation long range planning.
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Lancaster County Natural Heritage Inventory

2008
Authors: Rocky Gleason
Organizations/Sources: Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Presentation on the PA Natural Heritage Program
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Land Conservation and Water Resources Protection and Improvement

2009
Organizations/Sources: H. William Sellers & Associates
Presentation regarding land and water resource protection
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Leadership Mountain

2009
Organizations/Sources: Institute for Conservation Leadership
factsheet/model on organizational leadership
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Legacy Sediment Defined

2009
Organizations/Sources: Franklin and Marshall College
Presentation by Dr. Dorothy Merritts (F&M College) on research, done jointly with Dr. Robert Walter, which defines legacy sediment, describes the characteristics of legacy sediment and its distribution with respect to historic mill dams; and provides examples of recent stream restoration sites with legacy sediment impairments.
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Local Government Energy Issues

2009
presentation on local government energy issues
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Low Impact Development Stormwater Development

2009
Authors: Andrew Potts
Organizations/Sources: CH2M Hill
Presentation in conjunction with LID/Stormwater issues
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Macmillian Matrix

Organizations/Sources: Institute for Conservation Leadership
Matrix for organizational program development
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Making Municipal Stormwater Management Work Presentation

2009
Organizations/Sources: Cahill Associates
This presentation focuses on municipal stormwater management solutions.
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Meadows in Southeastern Pennsylvania

2007
Organizations/Sources: Natural Lands Trust
fact sheet
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Native Plant Materials

Organizations/Sources: Natural Lands Trust
fact sheet on natives
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Next Generation Biofuels for the Chesapeake Bay Region

2009
Authors: Marel Raub
Organizations/Sources: Chesapeake Bay Commission
Presentation regarding biofuels.
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Paxton Creek Stormwater Project: Stormwater Strategies Session Presentation

2009
Authors: Andrew J Gavin
Organizations/Sources: Susquehanna River Basin Commission
The case study focuses on efforts in the Harrisburg area to implement cost-effective stormwater reduction strategies -- with some focus on the use of education and outreach tools, as well as stormwater monitoring techniques.
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Pennsylvania Fuels for Schools & Beyond

2009
Authors: Ryan Koch
Organizations/Sources: Pocono Northeast RC&D
Presentation regarding the Pennsylvania Fuels for Schools & Beyond Working Group supports and fosters a statewide biomass energy use initiative promoting local renewable natural resources to provide reliable energy for Pennsylvania schools and businesses.
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Planning and Zoning to Protect Land and Water Resources

2009
Authors: Robert Lonsdorf
Organizations/Sources: Brandywine Conservancy
Presentation relating to zoning tools for land and water protection.
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Planning for Development After the Easements

2009
Authors: David Beideman
Organizations/Sources: Rettew Associates
Presentation regarding landowners' retained rights and the implementation of these rights in conjunction with zoning.
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Present and Emerging Threats from Power Sector

2009
Authors: Ginny Kreitler
Organizations/Sources: Kreitler Research & Consulting, LLC
Presentation/handouts relating to transmission lines/condemnation issues
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Preserving Land & Watersheds

2009
Authors: Phillip Getty
Organizations/Sources: Boucher & James, Inc.
Presentation regarding land preservation and treated sewage application
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Protecting Pennsylvania’s Streams: People, Perceptions and Preservation

2009
Authors: Susan Day
This presentation focuses on various barriers and opportunities in generating public and agency support and cooperation in local watershed protection efforts.
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Selling Nutrient Credits to Save Farms

2009
Organizations/Sources: Evergreen Conservation Trust
Presentation on nutrient trading programs.
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Stormwater Management

2009
Authors: Shirley Clark
Organizations/Sources: Penn State Harrisburg
Session 2g. Stormwater I. This is the primarily text version of the presentation. It focuses on the decision guidance for selecting between infiltration and surface treatment of stormwater.
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Stream Restoration Techniques in the Lititz Run Watershed

Authors: Andrew Donaldson
Organizations/Sources: Landstudies, Inc
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Structural Soils & Stormwater Management: Virginia Tech's Mini Parking Lot

Fact sheet investigating new innovations in stormwater management
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Sustainable Stormwater Management and Small Storm Design

2009
Authors: Michele Adams
Organizations/Sources: Meliora Environmental Design
Presentation regarding Low Impact Development & Stormwater Management Technical Training
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The Importance of Community Planning

2009
Authors: Denny Puko
This presentation is regarding community planning tools for municipalities
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The Nature of Ecosystem Services

Authors: Al Todd
Presentation regarding ecosystem services.
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Transferable Development Rights (TDRs)

2009
Organizations/Sources: Brandywine Conservancy
Presentation regarding Transfer of Development Rights and implementation of TDRs.
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TreeVitalize: A Partnership to restore tree cover in Pennsylvania

2009
This presentation focuses on DCNR's TreeVitalize program and specifically how tree planting in urban areas impact water quality
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Valuing Ecosystem Services: Capturing the true value of nature's capital

2007
two-page fact sheet on ecosystem services
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Volunteer Program Development

Organizations/Sources: Institute for Conservation Leadership
fact sheet on developing volunteer recruitment and development of volunteer programs
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Watershed-Based Conservation Projects

2009
Organizations/Sources: Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Presentation includes information on watershed planning, scientific research on hellbenders, fish, macroinvertebrates, and freshwater mussels, as well as information concerning conservation easements.
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Watershed Services: The important link between forests and water

2007
This fact sheet on watershed services documents the significance of investing in forest conservation to protect our drinking water supplies. Private landowners are stewards of over 427 million acres of forest land and their management practices play a vital role in ensuring a sustainable supply of ecosystem services for the public.
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Winning Local Conservation Ballot Measures Presentation- PALTA Conference

2009
Authors: Tom Gilbert
Organizations/Sources: Trust for Public Land
Presentation at 2009 PALTA Conference on winning local ballot measures to finance parks and land conservation. Includes services available from TPL, and case study of the sucessful Adams County Bond Measure in 2008.
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