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Fall Conference 2017: MACC Academy -- Save the date!

MACC's Fall Conference 2017: MACC Academy

Export to Your Calendar 10/28/2017
When: Saturday, October 28, 2017
9:00 AM
Where: The Publick House
United States
Contact: Lindsay Martucci

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We're "changing course" this year for Fall Conference!

Instead of delving into one topic, Fall Conference will offer eight units of Fundamentals for Conservation Commissioners — including for the first time our new unit on Enforcement — and two additional workshops, currently under consideration. There will be something of interest for everyone—whether you're just starting or part way into your Fundamentals training, need one or two more units to obtain your certificate, or have obtained your certificate and are looking for something new. In the next few weeks we'll be posting the schedule and registration information.

Fundamentals Unit schedule and the instructors teaching on October 28:

Morning Units -- 9:30 am – noon.

  • Unit 102: The Wetlands Protection Act: Fundamentals, Process and Procedures—Mike Howard, PWS, CWS, Principal & Manger, Ecological Sciences Group, Epsilon Associates, Inc; MACC Officer; AMWS President
  • Unit 104: Wetland Functions and Values—Scott Jackson, Extension Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Conservation Commissioner, Town of Whately; MACC Director
  • Unit 202: Protecting Wildlife Habitat—Chase Bernier, CWB, Project Manager, BSC Group, Inc.
  • Unit 203: Open Space Planning and Protection Techniques—Michele Girard, Associate Director and Education Coordinator, MACC

Afternoon Units – 1:30 – 4:00 pm

  • Unit 103: Plan Review and Site Visit Procedures—Karro Frost, Conservation Planning Botanist, Natural Heritage Endangered Species Program, Mass DFW; Conservation Commissioner, Town of Warwick
  • Unit 105: Writing Effective Orders of Conditions—Michele Grzenda,Conservation Administrator, Town of Weston; MSMPC Officer (invited)
  • Unit 204: Managing Conservation Land; Inventories, Goals and Conflicts—Laura Mattei, Director of Stewardship, Sudbury Valley Trustees
  • Unit 207: Monitoring and Enforcement—Rebekah Lacey, Esq., Miyares and Harrington, LLP; MACC Director; and Matt Schweisberg, PWS, Wetlands Strategies and Solutions, LLC; MACC Officer

More Details and Registration Information Coming Soon!!

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