Each year, ALPINE hosts a day-long meeting focused on various topics relevant to the advancement of land protection efforts in academic settings, including:

University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Permanent protection of academic lands
  • Connecting students and faculty with land trusts and other conservation practitioners
  • New research and curriculum resources in land conservation
  • Fostering collaboration with Regional Conservation Partnerships (RCPs)
  • Effectively educating and training our next generation of conservation professionals

ALPINE participants include faculty, students, administrators, and land protection practitioners that network with and learn from each other toward a shared goal of increasing land protection across the region.