Erin Heskett is the Land Trust Alliance's director of national and regional services and oversees its regional offices in the Midwest, Northeast, Southeast and West. The Alliance's regional programs develop and implement critical training and capacity building programs to strengthen its 1,000 member land trusts working to conserve land in local communities across the country. Previously, Erin served as the Alliance's Midwest Director for a 13-state region. He joined the Alliance in 2006 after serving as senior program officer at the International Fund for Animal Welfare, where he developed and led policy campaigns to address threats to terrestrial and marine wildlife habitat. He also held three separate positions with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-New England in the Superfund Program and Urban Environmental Initiative. Erin served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal from 1991-1993, and earned a master's degree in urban and environmental policy from Tufts University.
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- SEM09: Climate Resilience for Land Protection: Science and Communication
- B12: Case Studies in Land Conservation Through Carbon Finance
October 26, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 27, 2017
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM