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Webinar Oct 15, 2020 2pm PST

2016 State of the Lands. Deschutes Land Trust

Funder reflections: land trusts and a changing world

Mark your calendars a webinar on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2pm PST.
With guests:
Carlos Garcia, Environmental Resource Officer with Oregon Community Foundation
Jason Morris, Senior Program Manager for Environmental Education with Pisces Foundation.
Facilitated by Jen Newlin, Communications Director for the Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts

When: Thursday, Oct 15, 2-3pm PST

Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEudeuoqzwrGtAUDRWWvbkYKdwBYyPPWw8S
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Together, we’ll go behind the scenes of the funding community and hear our panelists reflect on themes, perspectives and opportunities for land trusts in a changing world. We encourage attendee questions and participation! Please consider submitting questions ahead of time (email Jen). Share this invitation with your teams and with anyone you think would be interested in attending.


About our guest speakers: 

Jason MorrisJason Morris
Senior Program Officer, Environmental Education, Pisces Foundation
Jason is a senior program officer for Environmental Education at the Pisces Foundation, implementing strategies to advance environmental know-how nationally. Prior to joining Pisces, Jason was executive vice president at NatureBridge, which provides hands-on environmental education programs for children and teens. In that role, Jason oversaw all aspects of NatureBridge’s residential programs in six national parks across the country. Jason’s career in the environmental education field has taken him from the Navajo Reservation in Utah, to the San Francisco Bay, to national parks across the country, where he led the design and delivery of high-quality, research-based programs serving hundreds of thousands of young people. Jason co-founded ChangeScale, a collaborative of leading academics, funders, practitioners, and thought leaders working together to build and strengthen the field of environmental education. Jason is currently the board chair of Blue Sky Funders Forum, a national collaborative to learn, connect, and grow philanthropy that supports the many benefits of environmental literacy and stronger connections to nature. Jason holds an M.A. in nonprofit administration from the University of San Francisco and a B.A. in anthropology from Fort Lewis College. Jason enjoys outdoor adventures with family and friends, fly-fishing, and live music.

 


Carlos GarciaCarlos Garcia
Environmental Resource Officer, Oregon Community Foundation
As environmental resource officer for Oregon Community Foundation, Carlos advises individuals and families in their environmental giving as well as manages the Pacific Northwest Resilient Landscapes Initiative, a multi-million-dollar effort to conserve thousands of acres of climate-resilient lands across Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. He has worked at the San Francisco Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and The Nature Conservancy. He holds the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® professional designation and has served as chair of the board for the Environmental Grantmakers Association, a national organization of nearly 200 funders. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a specialization in business administration from UCLA and a master’s degree in environmental management from Duke University.

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For the last decade, Jen's worked in storytelling and creative strategy for conservation causes—and she's our communications director at COLT.

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