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VaULT Business Meeting, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019

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Firnew Farm

19 Wolftown-Hood Road

Hood, VA 22723

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Please join us for Virginia’s United Land Trusts Business Meeting, Contemporary Topics in Land Conservation.

9:30-10, Coffee and mingle

10:00: Welcome, Introductions, Comments from the VaULT Board of Directors

Partnerships:

  • Ryan Brown, Director, Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Q&A

  • Josh Saks, Deputy Secretary of Natural Resources, Office of Outdoor Recreation Update

  • Clinch Highlands Easement (TNC & VDOF), Background: TNC Webinar

Building Our Capacity:

  • What educational topics are our top priorities? (building on success and suggestions from June Easement Drafting Session)

  • Notes from the Field, share recent successes, failures, concerns, or lessons learned

  • Relevance in Our Work and Our Communication, Dave Perry, Blue Ridge Land Conservancy

Lunch, Please bring your lunch. Lunch will NOT be provided and there are not easily accessible places to purchase lunch.

State and Federal Policy:

  • 2020 is a budget year, Nikki Rovner, The Nature Conservancy

  • Chesapeake Bay Restoration Plan, Land conservation’s role

  • NRCS Easements, Diane Dunaway, USDA NRCS

  • Heirs Property Workgroup

  • Other

The story of Firnew Farm, Trish and David Crowe

1:30-2:30/3, Farm tour

Food and Drinks? Coffee and water will be available. Please bring your reusable cup. Please bring your lunch. Lunch will NOT be provided and there are not easily accessible places to purchase lunch. Please dress comfortably.

Wifi/cell coverage? There is cell coverage. There is no Wifi.

Directions: From Stanardsville: Rt. 29 North, Left on Rt. 230, Right on Rt. 33/Business-Rt. 230 towards Stanardsville, Right on Rt. 230 towards Madison, Cross the Madison County line at the Conway River, First drive on your left: FIRNEW FARM sign. From Madison: Rt. 29 South, Right on Rt. 230, 7.2 miles before you cross the Greene County line at the Conway River, Right into driveway: FIRNEW FARM sign


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Hood, VA 22723

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