Leadership Development – Fall “Lunch & Learn” Series

Thanks to two grants from the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, the Foundation is launching a fall “Lunch & Learn” series of 1-hour webinars to focus on leadership development and strengthening District programs.  More details and registration below.  All sessions are eligible for Supervisor Credits.

September 27, 2022 :  Bryan Evans : General Statute 139

October 4, 2022 : Brian Loadholt/Steve Kroeger (NRCS) : ALE Funding for Conservation Easements

October 10, 2022: Evan Davis (ADFP) : Farmland Conservation Supporting Documents

October 20, 2022 : Jason Byrd (NCCDEA) : Employee Mentoring Program

November 3, 2022 : Evan Davis (ADFP) : Applying for Conservation Easement Funding

November 10, 2022 : Leigh Ann Hammerbacher (Triangle Land Conservancy) : Partnering with Local Land Trusts

November 15, 2022 : Dale Threatt-Taylor (TNC – South Carolina) : Selling Conservation to County Officials

November 29, 2022 : Teresa Furr (Wake SWCD) : Funding Conservation


For questions or more information, please contact Program Managers, Abby Haselton or Gail Hughes.

This training is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission.


Registration Form

Please select all that apply
Select one (or all) dates of training you plan to attend.(Required)
All webinars will be held from 12:30pm - 1:30pm

To help the Foundation staff better understand your training needs, please answer a few questions below. The training is to help build the District's leadership skills and knowledge of multiple programs. The questions concerning Conservation Easements will relate specifically to the Easement training being offered during these sessions.

Currently, my SWCD is actively participating, applying for grants and holding Conservation Easements.(Required)
Currently my SWCD is very interested in seeking more information, training and details on the Conservation Easement process to determine if this program is suited for our District.(Required)
Please select from the list below, the most applicable statement concerning you or your family involvement (in the past or presently) with tobacco farming. Select all that apply from the list below. (This training is provided through a NC Tobacco Trust Fund grant, therefore, this is information is needed for the grant purposes).(Required)