When:
June 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2019-06-17T18:00:00-04:00
2019-06-17T20:00:00-04:00
Where:
NEW Center
1100 North Main Street
Ann Arbor
MI
Cost:
Free

Land Protection WorkshopLearn How to Fund Natural Areas and Farmland Protection through a Local Government Millage 

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

At this free workshop, we will take you step-by-step through our Millage Toolkit so you can learn about millage campaigns and if they are a good fit for protecting land in your community. Topics covered include:

  • How to determine feasibility for a land protection millage
  • Steps to get a millage proposal on the ballot
  • Budgeting, recruiting, planning for a campaign
  • Communicating your message to voters
  • Getting out the vote
  • Setting up your program
  • Post campaign action items

Plus, hear stories about local, successful millage campaigns from the organizers. Sign up here.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Citizens who want to learn how to get their local governments to place a land protection program on the local ballot.
  • Local government officials who want to learn more about how their local government would run a land protection millage ballot campaign
  • ANYONE who wants to learn how to run a campaign to get a land protection millage passed in your next election!

All participants will get a free printed copy of the Millage Toolkit 

Presenters 

Kris Olsson, HRWC Watershed Ecologist and Megan Olds, Parallel Solutions, LLC 

Sign up by June 14.