Were you unable to join us for the 2021 Virtual Fall Convention? No worries! Every session was recorded and any important handouts were uploaded. You can still register below in order to access the convention session recordings on MACD's Learning Library

 
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Event Details

REGISTRATION RATES 

MACD Conservation District Member Pricing:

  • Conservation District Staff Members: $150 ($200 after October 29th) 
  • Conservation District Board Members: Free
  • Registration will closed Friday, November 5th at 5pm. No same day registrations will be offered!

Partners and Non-members:

  • Partner and non-members: $150 ($200 after October 29th) 

EVENT SCHEDULE
  Day 1, Monday, November 8th, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Time Session A Session B
8:30am MACD Conference Kick-Off (Pre-Recorded)
9:00am MAEAP Program Update (Live)

10:05am

Forestry Assistance Program 101:
Training Binder
Quick Books Training:
Governmental Accounting
11:05am

MAEAP: Certified Manure
Hauler Program

Quick Books Training:
Desktop and Online

12:00pm LUNCH BREAK LUNCH BREAK
1:00pm MAEAP: Reaching Farmers
During a Pandemic
Forestry Assistance Program -
Understanding the NRCS Partnership
2:05pm

Soil and Water Conservation Society:
Conservation Connections

Collaborative PD –
Produce Safety: Part 1
3:05pm CDEM / Michigan Non Profit Network:
The Five Most Important Behaviors all Leaders Must Practice and Teach (Part 1)  
4:05pm

CDEM / Michigan Non Profit Network:
Creating (or recreating) a strong Culture (Part 2)

5:00pm

Zoom Happy Hour:
NACD State Poster Awards


Day 2, Tuesday, November 9th, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 

Time Session A Session B
9:00am  Empower 906: Building Resilience In the Upper Peninsula

10:05am

District Field Staff:
Avenza Maps
Michigan Tree Seedling
Pilot Program (Live)
11:05am

 MAEAP Database Training

 Quick Books Training
Live Q&A
12:00pm LUNCH BREAK LUNCH BREAK
1:00pm  Helpful Tips on
Avoiding Burnout
 Collaborative PD –
Produce Safety: Part 2

2:05pm

Water Words That Work:
Practices on Reaching Farmers
on Conservation Review

3:05pm

 Fund Development Strategies for
Conservation Districts

CTAI Program Update
4:05pm

Balsam Woolly Adelgid,
Adelges piceae, in Michigan

CTAI: Engineering, Design,
Determination: Dan Vasher

5:00pm

 Zoom Happy Hour

 

 Day 3, Wednesday, November 10th, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Time Session A Session B
9:00am  MAEAP Database Training Collaborative PD –
Produce Safety: Part 3 

10:05am

 CTAI Database Training

11:05am

 How to Integrate Climate Resilient Species into your Tree Sale

FarmLink: A Platform for Farmers

12:00pm LUNCH BREAK LUNCH BREAK
1:00pm

National Association of Conservation Districts:
Overview of CD Employee and Director Health Plans (Live)

2:05pm

 MACD Education Committee:
Educational Programs for Pre-school - Grade 12

 MAEAP: How to Register Fuel Tanks
3:05pm CD Staff Forum: Unique Ways to
Connect w/ Private Landowners 
4:05pm

Conservation Needs Assessment

5:00pm

Convention Closing Statements


 

Event Login Details, once registration is complete:

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    2.    Go to MACD's Learning Library & Events site and click "login" in upper right corner. (You won't actually have to input your username and password here: this step just verifies your registration for the event.)
    3.    Click "details" on "2021 Virtual Fall Convention" event card.
    4.    Welcome to this year's Fall Convention!
    5.    Click on any of the event links to begin participating in this year's event.

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