Environmental Leadership Training Unit 2: From Planning to Action

Our trainings are in-depth, collaborative online courses. Participants must attend all three sessions as well as complete additional brief online coursework. These courses are designed for Vermonters serving on municipal boards or who work as conservation volunteers and want to learn more about the science and concepts involved in Vermont land use planning and land management.

This training (formerly known as NR 2) will help you choose locally appropriate land use planning strategies for conserving natural resources and explore how leaders can best work with groups to move ideas forward in a municipal context. It uses case studies and exercises to show how taking action can work in real life. The overall goal is to build an understanding of what you can do, how to work with different people in your community, how to choose strategies to protect natural resources, and how to make it all happen. Completion of Unit 1 is not a pre-requisite but is recommended, especially for participants without a background in natural resources.

  • Jens Hilke, Conservation Planner, VT Fish and Wildlife Department 
  • Lincoln Frasca, Conservation Planner, VT Fish and Wildlife Department 

Note: This is a 3-session training course. You must sign up for all three sessions if you wish to take this class and receive the certificate.

Session 1: November 21st,  7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Online)
Session 2: November 28th, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Online)
Session 3: December 5th, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Online)

Register for ELT Unit 2


Event Date: 
Monday, November 21, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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