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2021 Mass Open Space Conference

Photo Credit: Diane Griffiths Peck of the Plymouth Open Space Committee

Join us every Thursday in March for the sixth annual Open Space Conference! This free, peer-to-peer conference is for municipal Open Space Committees, volunteers, and others involved in the development and implementation of community-based conservation planning and projects. Afternoon seminars will feature speakers on a range of topics related to open space, while evening networking sessions will provide an opportunity to meet other open space committee members from around the state.


Afternoon Seminars | 2-3:30 p.m. | Recordings available post-event

March 4: The Open Space and Recreation Plan – From Planning to Implementation

March 11: Ecology – Conserving Forest and Wetland Open Spaces

March 18: Trails and Recreation – How Open Space Committees Develop and Maintain Trails

March 25: Community Outreach – Networking and Maintaining Open Space Committee Relationships

Evening Networking Sessions | 7-8 p.m.

March 4: Peer-to-Peer Troubleshooting of Open Space Challenges

March 11: Green Spaces Networking

March 18: Building Regional Connections

March 25: A Toast to Open Space and Open Space Committees

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