February 2011 - Conservation & Advocacy Meeting

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Agenda C&A Committee meeting

6:30 at the TC office


1.    Review notes from January 2011 conference call

2.    Discussion of landowner database with Jeremy Apgar

3.    Prep for March presentation to TC board on land acquisition opportunities

4.    Review of progress so far in meeting goals for the year (see below)

5.    Review of advocacy policy draft and discussion

6.    Quick updates: TrailWalkerarticle,OrangeCountyopen space funding, Planning Board and landowner letters

7.    Agenda items for March phone call


Goals for 2011:

1.  Develop and recommend an advocacy policy for approval by Board.

2. Build the effectiveness of C&A Committee by documenting volunteer and

staff needs.

3. Finish populating landowner database for Long Path and Highlands Trail

and secure landowner agreements of 10%

4. Develop and recommend stewardship policy and practices for land while in

Trail Conference ownership.

5. Seek official recognition of long distance trails from 3 local


6. Monitor opportunities and threats related to trails and advocate locally

and statewide for policies that directly affect TC trails


See you Tuesday! 



C&A Agenda 02-08-11.doc25 KB
C&A Notes 02-08-11.doc40 KB