To address the ongoing challenge of preserving farmlands in
California, this cutting-edge community forum will showcase farmland
preservation successes, identify threats to land conservation, and create
opportunities for government and community action.
with both the 45th Anniversary of Napa’s Agricultural Preserve (the
nation’s first Ag Preserve!) and the 100th Anniversary of Napa County
Farm Bureau, the conference will be held:
August 2, 2013 from 9 am to 4 pm
Valley Embassy Suites, 1075 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559
Farmland Trust; California Department of Conservation; California Department of
Food & Agriculture; Jack L. Davies Napa Valley Agricultural Land
Preservation Fund; Napa Land Trust
Target Audience: Farmers,
state & local elected and appointed officials, planners, conservation and
community activists, land trusts, policy makers, Ag Commissioners, LAFCOs
Program Outline: 1)
A call to action/status of current farmland losses in California 2) What are we
doing right? Showcase successful programs 3) What are we doing wrong? Identify
obstacles 4) Envision a dramatic suite of new opportunities, policies &
programs to protect farmland.
Registration for the conference is open.
Labels: American Farmland Trust, CA DOC, Conference on Farmland Preservation, Farmland Conservation, Jack L. Davies Napa Valley Agricultural Land Preservation Fund, Napa County Farm Bureau, Napa Land Trust