Robert Schwartz, Land Trust Alliance ambassador program manager, will lead an Alliance Western Program Ask an Expert segment on “Advocacy 101 for Land Trusts“ on March 12 at noon (Mountain Time). The registration deadline is March 8. Participants will discuss differences between lobbying and advocating, creating and cultivating relationships with legislators, developing an advocacy plan, resources from the Land Trust Alliance to help your advocacy work. Participants are encouraged to contact Brad Paymar at the Alliance Western Program at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions for the speaker. Land trust advocacy has long been a MALT priority and Montana land trusts may want to learn about ways to improve advocacy.