Tim Abbott is Regional Land Conservation and Greenprint Director with the Housatonic Valley Association. He has been a conservation leader in New England for the last 20 years, with prior positions as Director of The Nature Conservancy's three-state Berkshire Taconic Landscape Program and as a Program Director with the Trust For Public Land in Connecticut. Under his leadership, the Litchfield Hills Greenprint Collaborative (RCP) has facilitated more than 5,000 acres of protected land and leveraged more than $14,000,000 in public and private funding for these projects. Tim is on the RCP Network Steering Committee representing Connecticut's Regional Conservation partnerships. He administers the Connecticut State Committee of the Highlands Coalition and is a past chair of the Connecticut Land Conservation Council. He serves on Senator Murphy's Connecticut Conservation Council and on the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Natural Heritage, Open Space & Watershed Land Acquisition Review Board. Tim holds a master's degree from Clark University in International Development (recipient of a J. William Fulbright Fellowship to Namibia in 1996) and a bachelor's degree n English from Haverford College (1990).
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- F13. Energy Sprawl: Protecting Treasured Landscapes
October 13, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM