Conservation Capital in the Americas. The first international conference organized by the Conservation Finance Forum in Valdivia, Chile on January 17-19, 2009. The meeting highlighted innovative approaches to conservation finance across the western hemisphere, from Northern California to Southern Chile. Participants gathered at the Universidad Austral de Chile in the beautiful riverside city of Valdivia to interact with international experts and practitioners focused on the best practices for bringing new sources of capital to the conservation of land and biodiversity.
Yale Conservation Finance Camp 2008. A course held at the Center for Business and the Environment at Yale from June 16 - 20. The course provides a framework for analyzing and packaging a wide range of cutting-edge sources of private and public conservation finance, including new types of philanthropic funds, public capital and private investment. The focus is on useful, hands-on tools for conservation practitioners. The course will feature many experienced conservation financiers as presenters, along with a knowledgeable core faculty. Speakers will describe case studies in such emerging topics as ecosystem service payments, conservation investment firms, public bond initiatives and natural resource damage assessments. The course is limited to 20 participants.
Report on the Conservation Finance Intermediaries Roundtable. By James Levitt, The Program on Conservation Innovation at the Harvard Forest, Harvard University September 2007.
Rally Workshop B05: Low-Interest Loans From State Government Revolving Funds for Land Preservation. "Representatives of the New Jersey, Virginia and Maryland programs will discuss their successful loan programs which provide funds to local governments and non-profits to finance land preservation. Examples of projects financed for The Nature Conservancy, local land trusts and Burlington County, New Jersey, will be featured. " September 2007.
Financing Community-Based Conservation of Working Land Workshop Proceedings. A workshop at Stanford Law School, April 13-14, 2007.
Search for Innovation: Reaching out for Private Capital. By Pat Coady, Conservation Finance Workshop. New York City, 7 March 2007.
North Carolina State Forester Speech: December 11, 2002. By State Forester James W. Garner.