1. Build an informed constituency.
• Overhaul HLT website to reach mobile consumers, improve navigation, and support regular content updates.
• Engage new audiences and build partnerships through social media; reach 4500 total followers.
• Increase mailing list by 250 contacts.
2. Train Citizen Stewards (those who appreciate the natural and cultural heritage of the region and are informed and empowered to act to protect it).
• Host 20 events/workshops to engage community in hands-on learning opportunities.
• Include actionable items in all communications.
• Create 3 organized volunteer maintenance teams for fee-owned properties led by a committee member or other volunteer.
3. Build community through enhanced public access to preserved resources.
• Ensure all preserves have clearly marked public access with signage and materials (e.g. map guides) to advertise such to the public.
• Implement the Dvoor Farm site plan to more fully utilize it as a model of the cultural landscape and a community destination for education and recreation; one additional facility (other than wagon house) is under development to be made publicly accessible.
• Host 10 events/workshops to promote appreciation for preserved resources.
• Host a well-attended producers-only farmers’ market with weekly average car counts of at least 430.
1. Diversify both human and financial resources.
Add at least 10 individuals to committees and/or the Board to meet needs as identified by the Governance Committee.
Increase individual giving by 20% from 2016 baseline.