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September Meeting

What is the Kestrel Land Trust All About

Speaker: Kristin DeBoer, Executive Director of Kestrel Land Trust


Join us for an informative meeting about one of the most successful land trust
organizations in the Connecticut River Valley. Through a slide presentation,
Kristin DeBoer will describe Kestrel’s five-year plan to accelerate the pace of
land conservation in our region and the goal of protecting 5,000 acres during
the next few years. She will offer an overview of the organization’s history and
current efforts, emphasizing forest conservation.
About the speaker: Kristin DeBoer has been working in the environmental
field for 25 years. She has served as the Executive Director of Kestrel since
2006 and has overseen the organization’s growth from a volunteer-led
group to a professionally staffed regional land trust. Kristin has a B.A.
in economics and environmental science from Bucknell University and
an M.S. in Environmental Studies from Antioch University

Wednesday, September 21, starting at 7 p.m.

Tolman Auditorium/Seymour Planetarium, Springfield Science Museum