Post Conservation Excellence conference updates!

Thank you for joining us at Conservation Excellence 2016!

The conference was a huge success - packed with a record-braking 266 attendees! Thank you for attending, presenting, and sponsoring an incredible event. Participants found the conference topics insightful and beneficial for their organizations and professional development as the accolades below reveal:  

"Excellent! Best conference yet."

"It was an eye-opening and educational conference for land trusts looking the intersection of issues around water and land."

"The speakers were excellent and I found the sessions full of useful information."

"I loved the roundtable discussions."

Click on the photo to view a gallery of photos from Conservation Excellence 2016.

Presentations and Handouts

Conference speaker PowerPoints have been posted to our website. You can find them here.

Thank you to our sponsors!

CCLT would not be able to put on a conference of this scale without the generous support of our sponsors. We were able to offer four full scholarships to attendees this year, and hope to expand the scholarship program next year!

Gold Sponsors

BackOffice Thinking is a leading nonprofit consultancy with clients in over 30 states. BackOffice has particular expertise in helping land conservation, public garden, and other environmentally focused firms with their database, website, analytics, and fundraising tools. BOT is the proud developer of LOCATE - the Salesforce Application for Land Trusts.

The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The Conservancy's Colorado chapter is celebrating 50 years in the state in 2016, and is proud to have helped protect one million acres and 1,000 river miles across Colorado.

The Trinchera Blanca Foundation, the Colorado affiliate of Louis Bacon’s Moore Charitable Foundation, is committed to protecting and improving the land, habitat and quality of life in Colorado’s San Luis Valley and the surrounding region.