CE2017 Save the Date!

Conservation Excellence 2017 will be March 22 and 23 (Wednesday and Thursday) at the University of Denver. We will have in-depth seminars the day before on Tuesday, March 21.

Request for proposals will be announced in September. Registration will open in January.

If you are interested in sponsoring, please email us at info@cclt.org.

CE2016 Slides and Handouts

Monday, March 14 Sessions:

Tuesday, March 15 Sessions:

Wednesday, March 16 Seminar:

Thank you to Conservation Excellence 2016 sponsors!

CCLT would not be able to put on a conference of this scale without the generous support of our sponsors. We were able to offer four full scholarships to attendees this year, and hope to expand the scholarship program next year!

Gold Sponsors

BackOffice Thinking is a leading nonprofit consultancy with clients in over 30 states. BackOffice has particular expertise in helping land conservation, public garden, and other environmentally focused firms with their database, website, analytics, and fundraising tools. BOT is the proud developer of LOCATE - the Salesforce Application for Land Trusts.


The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The Conservancy's Colorado chapter is celebrating 50 years in the state in 2016, and is proud to have helped protect one million acres and 1,000 river miles across Colorado.


The Trinchera Blanca Foundation, the Colorado affiliate of Louis Bacon’s Moore Charitable Foundation, is committed to protecting and improving the land, habitat and quality of life in Colorado’s San Luis Valley and the surrounding region.