2016 National Private Land Conservation Conference

On Thursday 24 Nov and Friday 25 Nov at the National Australia Bank Arena, 700 Burke Street Docklands Melbourne, ALCA hosted the 2016 National Private Land Conservation Conference.

alca-conference_2016The conference provided the forum to hear about the latest innovations, opportunities and successes in private land conservation from conservation leaders, practitioners and supporters.  Keynote speakers provided an inspiring international perspective. Three fantastic pre-conference workshops were held on Wed afternoon 23 November and bird watching comedian and conservation advocate Sean Dooley entertained delegates at the conference dinner on Thursday night. 

Download the program for abstracts and bios, and see below to download available conference presentations.

Session 1 – Welcome, Launch and Keynote Address

Session 2 – Private Land Conservation, Now More Important Than Ever

Session 3 – Where’s the Money? Financing for Private Land Conservation

Session 4 Conservation Deals: Innovations and Outcomes

Concurrent Session 5A – Initiatives in the Policy Landscape

Concurrent Session 5B – New Thinking in Old Landscapes

Concurrent Session 6A – Leading the Charge: Recent Research

Session 6B – Personal Motivations and Drivers


ALCA thanks the National Australia Bank, the Norman Wettenhall Foundation, The Gainsdale Group, the Australian Communities Foundation through the Melliodora Fund and Victorian Catchment Management Authorities for generously supporting the 2016 National Private Land Conservation Conference.