"Watershed News" will have the dual mission of reporting the work of our volunteers and keeping you informed of the issues concerning land and water in the Wimberley Valley. Together, we are all working to protect Jacob's Well and the waters that make this place so beautiful.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Conservation News and Info from TLTC
TLTC Hosts 3rd Annual Texas Land Trust Assembly
TLTC hosted its 3rd annual
Texas Land Trust Assembly in Bastrop, Texas on November 12 and 13. This
two day, land trust summit brings together the leaders from our 30
member organizations across the state for in depth discussion of issues
and challenges impacting land trusts statewide. This year's meeting
included planning for state advocacy at the Texas legislature for 2015,
as well as discussions on data usage for our Conservation Lands
Inventory, challenges to conservation easements, and progress on our
statewide outreach initiative project. Many thanks to all of our member
land trusts who attended this important event!
New Land Trust Position with GSA Now Open! Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas in San Antonio is seeking to hire a new Land Conservation and Stewardship Manager. Key
responsibilities include managing a portfolio of conservation easement
and GSA-owned fee simple properties, spearheading land stewardship
activities, developing and promoting landowner communications,
developing and promoting education and outreach opportunities and events
related to land conservation, identifying and pursuing funding
opportunities and ensuring adherence to standards that maintain GSA’s
accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. For more
information on this position and how to apply visit the TLTC JOBS PAGE.
Conference Registration Early Bird Deadline is Dec 12 Register NOW and Save!!
On March 4th-6th, 2015 hundreds of conservation professionals, land
trust volunteers, landowners and agency folks working on land and water
conservation issues in Texas will travel to Austin to take part in the Texas Land Conservation Conference. JOIN US!!
Registration is now open and our Schedule at a Glance is posted
on our conference website. There will be a wide range of topics related
to land and water conservation efforts in Texas. Please visit the
conference website to view planned session topics, register, find out
about sponsorship opportunities, and view information about the event! www.texaslandconservationconference.org
Make an Annual Gift of Support to TLTC Today! It's that time of
year....please consider the Texas Land Trust Council in your year-end
giving this holiday season. Join, make a donation or give a gift
membership!! It is easy to do and you will feel GREAT knowing that you
have done your part to support land trusts across the state of Texas!
Visit our website or click here to make an online gift TODAY!