Voting for Conservation Dollars: What does it take to pass a ballot measure?
Instructors: Mark Ackelson and Will Abberger
With increased uncertainty as to the availability and amount of traditional public land conservation funding, more and more land trusts recognize the potential of generating public dollars through the passage of ballot measures. When executed strategically and skillfully, voters will agree to tax themselves for open space funding. It’s not simple, it is possible to leverage your investment by hundreds or thousands times. Land trusts are doing it. For four years the Land Trust Alliance and the Trust for Public Land have collaborated to actively assist land trusts that employ this tool. Hear case studies from land trust leaders and from the top specialists, learn the elements of this powerful source of land conservation finance.
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