Conservation Resources in Northern Virginia Region

 Battlefield Conservation

   
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Virginia Conservation Lands Database

 

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There are 10 resources serving Northern Virginia Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Battlefield Conservation Organizations & Professionals serving Northern Virginia Region
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Green Fence Conservation Trust
- Apex, NC
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Northern Virginia Conservation Trust
- Annandale, VA
Potomac Conservancy
- Silver Spring, MD
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
The Nature Conservancy, Virginia
- Charlottesville, VA
Trout Unlimited
Chris Wood - President and Chief Executive Officer - Arlington, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA

 Conservation Easements

   
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A fierce, expensive fight erupts over conservation easements
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An ongoing fight over tax breaks for conserving privately owned land — and accusations that some people are using them as a tax shelter — is spurring an expensive lobbying battle involving landowners and conservationists.

 

Final Rule on SALT and State Tax Credit Programs
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The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service pre-released the final rule on how the federal government will treat charitable donations that individual taxpayers make to nonprofits via giving programs incentivized by state and local tax (SALT) credits.

 

Enforcing Perpetual Conservation Easements Against Third-Party Violators
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Among the most daunting challenges the holder of a perpetual conservation easement faces is the enforcement of the easements it holds, for all time, and against all violators.& ...

 

Amending or Terminating Conservation Easements: The New Hampshire Experience
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Since their release in 2010, the Guidelines have been useful to the land trust community and to the New Hampshire Attorney General in facilitating a thorough and efficient review of proposed amendments to, as well as partial extinguishments of, conservation easements.

 

Understanding When Perpetual Is Not Forever: An Update To The Challenge Of Changing Conditions, Amendment, And Termination Of Perpetual Conservation Easements, And Response To Ann Taylor Schwing
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Rarely in the legal discourse is an author afforded the opportunity to revisit and update a recently published law review article and to correct misunderstandings of a response thereto.

 

Perpetuity is Forever, Almost Always: Why It Is Wrong To Promote Amendment and Termination of Perpetual Conservation Easements
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When a landowner makes a charitable gift of a conservation easement to a nonprofit organization or government entity and elects to seek a federal tax deduction, both landowner and easement holder are subject to federal tax laws and regulations governing the creation, monitoring, amendment, and extinguishment of the easement.

 

Conservation Easement Reform: As Maine Goes Should the Nation Follow
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This article explores how the Reform Law has worked and whether it makes sense as a model for other states in response to weaknesses in their enabling laws.

 

Rural Property Appraisal An Overview of the Process and Terminology
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At some point in time you may need opinion of value—an appraisal— of your rural property. A qualified appraiser can provide this, and most will follow a distinct process in developing the appraisal.

 

Conservation Easements and Succession Planning
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When rural land passes from one generation to the next, it is often vulnerable to subdivision and development for a variety of reasons. The heirs might have differing ideas about what to do with the land, or they may not have the same commitment to forestry or agriculture as the prior generation.

 

Use of Conservation Easements in Estate and Conservation Planning
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Under many circumstances, the donation of a conservation easement or sale of such easement for less than fair market value may give income tax, estate tax, and real property tax benefits to the donor or seller.

 

Tax advantages and other incentives related to land conservation
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Code allows two principal forms of tax benefits from donations of conservation easements: a federal income tax deduction and an estate tax exclusion.

 

Leaving a Legacy of Land
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Protecting private lands that provide significant natural resource or cultural values is often a capstone objective for landowners, managers, and conservationists.

 

Conservation Almanac

The Trust for Public Land has created the Conservation Almanac, which is a great resource for understanding the context of the conservation and conservation finance movements. Here you can see how much land has been protected in your state, which state and federal agencies have protected the land, the ratio of money spent to land conserved, and policies and programs that could help your state reach its conservation objectives.

 

How a Conservation Easement Works - Sample example of conservation easement

A simple example illustrates how a conservation easement works in practice. Let’s assume pressure from buyers building vacation homes has pushed the value of land up in recent years to the point where the family is concerned about how the next generation will pay the estate tax bill without selling the land.

 

Land Preservation - An Essential Ingredient in Smart Growth
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The preservation of land for working rural landscapes, wildlife habitat, urban parks, recreational trails, and protecting water supplies and floodplains is emerging as an integral component of smart growth programs.

 

6 Basic Steps to Conveying a Conservation Easement
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How does one go about donating or selling a conservation easement.? There is no one right way to go about it. However, the following outline shows the most common steps to the process.

 

The Law of Agricultural Land Preservation in the United States
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Thomas Daniels and John Keene's new book breaks down the legal principles, federal and state requirements, and the legal issues that affect agricultural land preservation efforts.

 

Find a Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCCs)

Find an LCC here. The 22 LCCs collectively form a network of resource managers and scientists who share a common need for scientific information and interest in conservation. Each LCC brings together federal, state, and local governments along with Tribes and First Nations, non-governmental organizations, universities, and interested public and private organizations. Our partners work collaboratively to identify best practices, connect efforts, identify science gaps, and avoid duplication through conservation planning and design. 

Managing the landscapes that provide our natural and cultural resources has become increasingly challenging. With the signing of Secretarial Order No. 3289, the Department of the Interior launched the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) to better integrate science and management to address climate change and other landscape scale issues. By building a network that is holistic, collaborative, adaptive, and grounded in science, LCCs are working to ensure the sustainability of our economy, land, water, wildlife, and cultural resources. 

 

Using the Conservation Tax Incentive
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This short brochure summarizes the conservation easement tax incentive and provides answers to some frequently asked questions. For the late ...

 

Conservation Easements
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One tool for estate planners is the conservation easement, by which a landowner voluntarily restricts his or her land from being developed, restricts the amount of development or protects existing features, like a building facade with historic value.

 

Conservation Easements - How Flexible Is Too Flexible?

To ensure the continued conservation of natural resources and habitats, it is important to ensure that easements are not simply undone by successors to the original parties after the tax benefits have been realized.& ...

 

Mitigation and Conservation Banking
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To many landowners a threatened or endangered (T&E) species on their property is anathema because it can herald all kinds of state and federal limitations on use of their property.& ...

 

Kelo, Conservation Easements, and Forever - Why Eminent Domain Is Not a Sufficient Check on Conservation Easements' Perpetual Duration
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In this article you will learn how Kelo v. City of New London affirmed that promoting economic development is a permissible public purpose sufficient to justify taking private property by eminent domain and that a legislative body is to receive broad deference in making this determination.

 

2015 National Land Trust Census Report
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Our common ground and collective impact.

 

Conservation Easements - A Tool for Preventing the Fragmentation of Family Lands
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Land stewards can use conservation easements to help manage the future. Conservation easements can be created to protect different natural assets ranging from endangered species and water sources to productive, open space and agricultural land.

 

Uniform Conservation Easement Act Summary
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Although traditional uses of land for industrial, commercial, residential and agricultural purposes have continued, conservation and historic preservation have become important as well.

 

What is Natural Area Dedication?
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Natural Area Dedication is a conservation option available to landowners of highly significant natural areas.

 

Investing in the Commonwealth's Land and Water
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Virginia Forever's Five-Year Plan, 2015-2019

 

Virginia Conservation Lands Database

 

Buying & Selling Virginia Tax Credits
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Conservation easement donors often receive more in Virginia tax credits than is required to pay their state taxes. Tax credit holders can sell these additional credits on the free market.

 

Alternatives to Real Estate Development Deriving Financial Benefits from Conservation and Mitigation Projects in Virginia - a Lender's Collateral Concerns
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In the current economic environment, landowners previously contemplating development or sale of their real property are seeking alternative ways to generate cash flow from their real property assets.

 

Uniform Conservation Easement Act (with 2007 Amendments)
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The Act enables durable restrictions and affirmative obligations to be attached to real property to protect natural and historic resources.

 

Multi-Generational Ownership and Planning for Family Owned Properties
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The paper explains many of the common legal tools used by families to manage and/or transfer family lands, and gives a very good overview of the expectations and considerations families will face throughout the process.

 

Forever Donation
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A landowner recently asked us: What is the best way to ensure that the land I donate is not sold? We put the question to the land trust community and it generated quite a bit of activity on the land trust listserv.

 

Tax Benefits of Donating Conservation Land
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There are several kinds of tax benefits available to donors of land or conservation easements. This article attempts to summarize these benefits and provide some examples of how they work.

 

What is a Land Trust?

Land trusts are non-profit organizations directly involved in the permanent protection of land and its resources for the public benefit. A trust may operate on a local, state, regional, or national level.

 

Bundle Of Rights Approach To Value
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The bundle of rights theory maintains that ownership of a parcel of real estate may embrace a great many rights, such as the right to its occupancy and use; the right to sell it in whole or in part; the right to bequeath; the right to transfer by contract for specified periods of time, the benefits to be derived by occupancy and use of the real estate.

 

2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation
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The 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation was prepared as an introduction for fish and wildlife conservation providers – the on-the-ground biologists and conservation partners who help deliver Farm Bill conservation programs to landowners.

 

13 Components of a Successful Transferable Development Right Program
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For those of you who don’t know, TDR stands for Transferable Development Rights. Simply put, these are typically programs that are designed by local government to allow for the free market transfer of subdivision or development rights from a rural (agricultural and/or conservation) zone to a designated development zone within a jurisdiction.& ...

 

Like-Kind Exchanges of Conservation Easements
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Certain individuals who own land with significant conservation value, for example landowners of wildlife habitat or open space, can preserve the character of their land, obtain additional property, and defer taxes on the transaction, all at the same time.

 

Working Lands For Wildlife
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Through Working Lands for Wildlife —a voluntary, incentive-based effort—the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and its conservation partners will provide landowners with technical and financial assistance to: Restore populations of declining wildlife species.

 

NextGen Conservation - Peninsula Open Space Trust engages Millennials in its mission.
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The 80 million-plus Millennials in the United States represent the next generation of potential land trust supporters and advocates.

 

Putting Smart Growth to Work in Rural Communities
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Many rural communities are facing challenges, including rapid growth at metropolitan edges, declining rural populations, and loss of working lands.

 

Conservation of Private Lands - Opportunities and Challenges for the States
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Private land conservation initiatives are a critical component of any state-level quality of life agenda. Although concerns over sprawl, including the loss of prime agricultural lands and significant green space, continue to be one of the underlying rallying cries in support of state-level smart growth initiatives, the fact remains that with few exceptions, conservation of privately-owned working lands has not received significant attention in smart growth literature or conferences.

 

Bosque Canyon Ranch v. Comm’r—Partnerships Denied Deductions for Conservation Easements Allowing Movable Homesites and Taxed on Disguised Sales of Homesites
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Bosque Canyon Ranch, L.P. located in the hill country of Texas was just denied $15.9 million of deductions claimed by partnerships for the donation of conservation easements on two grounds in a tax court decision.

 

The Conservation Easement Quiz
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Take a quick quiz and test your knowledge on conservation easements and learn if they can work for you.

 

Conservation Easement Paragraph Databank
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The CE Paragraph Databank is a work in progress assembled by the Stanford Conservation and Climate Change Drafting Committee and a number of CE professionals assisting in the work.

 

Conservation Easements and the 2010 Roth Conversion - A symbiotic relationship
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It may come as a shock, but there is a sort of symbiotic relationship at work between property owners with conservation easements and the IRS.

 

Using Conservation Easements to Protect Working Forests
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For decades, conservation easements have protected open space values such as wildlife habitat, ecological diversity, recreational access and aesthetics.

 

Farm and Forest Land Preservation With Conservation Easements
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This publication is intended to provide basic information on conservation easements for landowners, community leaders, students and other interested individuals.

 

The Importance of Land Trusts to Forestry
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Almost everyone in forestry has heard of land trusts since they have become a common fixture especially in areas that are rapidly urbanizing.

 

Conservation Easements - Donor Beware
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Conservation easements have garnered significant attention and gained popularity over the last few years due in part to the availability of federal tax deductions and Virginia state tax credits associated with conservation easements.

 

Easements prove valuable in efforts to protect land
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Practically no one had heard of conservation easements 15 years ago when Charleston native Herbert J. Butler began trying to protect his hundreds of acres of former rice fields.

 

State of the Land 2006, A brief inventory of public and private land in the United States
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“In wildness is the preservation of the world.” Quoted from an essay by Thoreau lamenting the way in which modern urban life has made natural resources into commodities and isolated people from the natural processes on which their lives depended.

 

An Overview of Financial Alternatives for Land Conservation Transactions
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Clearly, the motivation for a land conservation transaction is often the desire of the landowner to safeguard the property. However, this objective must be balanced with the need to maximize the return to the landowner.

 

Show Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals (300)
There are 300 resources serving Northern Virginia Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals serving Northern Virginia Region
Agricultural Law Attorneys
C. Timothy Lindstrom
Conservation Easement Lawyer - Washington, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
Farmers Legal Action Group
- St. Paul, MN
Flora Pettit, Attorneys at Law
- Harrisonburg, VA
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
John H. Foote
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Prince William, VA
John W. Anderson
Spotts Fain - Director/Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Mark W. Botkin
BotkinRose PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Timothy G. Moore
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Warren L. Tisdale
Willcox Savage - Norfolk, VA
Certified Appraisers
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Brian A. Gander, SRA
Certified Residential Appraiser - Gander Services Inc. - Clifton, VA
Brian C. Jones, MAI
- Haymarket, VA
Byron H Howe, SRA
- Howe Appraisal Associates - Annandale, VA
Casey Burns, MAI
Vice President - CBRE - McLean, VA
Charles W. Bowers
- The Bowers Company - Gainesville, VA
Christopher J. Allard
- Annandale, VA
Daniel A. Liebermann, MAI
Vice President - CBRE - McLean, VA
David A. Sirna
Sirna Forestry Consulting Service - Bunker Hill, WV
David C. Lennhoff, MAI, SRA
Senior Director - Altus Group - Tysons, VA
Francis O. Omorodion, MAI
Director - Atlantic Real Estate Solutions - Dumfries, VA
Gary Bratton
American Forest Management - Director, Appraisal Services / ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser) - Sumter, SC
J. Eric Moore, MAI
President - Moore Valuation Partners - Oakton, VA
James F. Windley, MAI
- Certified Commercial General Appraiser - Portsmouth, VA
Jeffrey L. Wineland, SRA
Chief Residential Appraiser - JMSP, Inc. - Reston, VA
Jeffrey M. Doyon, MAI
Managing Principal - Potomac Valuation Services, LLC - Arlington, VA
Jeffrey S. Allen, MAI
- Great Falls, VA
Jerrold Harvey, MAI
Managing Director - CB Richard Ellis, Inc. - McLean, VA
Jessica Meza
- Access National Bank - Reston, VA
John A. Simpson, MAI
Managing Director - MarinaAppraisal.com - Arlington, VA
John Philip Cooley, MAI
Cooley and Associates, LLC - Principal Appraiser - Charlotte, NC
John R. Nolan, MAI
President/CEO - Verde Valuation Services, LLC - Alexandria, VA
Jonathan Aikin, SRA
Certified Residential Appraiser - Aikin Appraisal Services, LLC - Arlington, VA
Joseph A. Grouby
President - The Benjamin Group, Inc. - Alexandria, VA
Kenneth M. Jenkins, Jr, SRA
Chief Appraiser - Jenkins & Associates - Bristow, VA
Lawrence E. Waterbury
Appraiser - Waterbury Appraisal Service - Arlington, VA
Lawrence I. McGuire, Jr, SRA
President - McGuire & Associates, Ltd. - Alexandria, VA
Linda S. Braley, SRA
President - Linda Braley R.E. Appraisal Service, Inc - Falls Church, VA
Marilyn Miller, MAI
President - JMSP, Inc. - Reston, VA
Martin A. Skolnik, MAI
Director, Multifamily Appraisals - Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp - McLean, VA
Matthew B. Solomond, MAI
Vice President - CBRE - McLean, VA
Matthew J. Wilson, SRA
President - Wilson Appraisal LLC - Alexandria, VA
Michael J. Carey, MAI
Senior Director - Altus Group - Herndon, VA
Mitchel B. Freedman, MAI
President - Freedman & Assoc., Inc. - Falls Church, VA
Myers & Woods Appraisal Group, Inc
Wesley Woods - President - Madison Heights, VA
Pamela C. Mack
President - Pamac Corporation - Manassas, VA
Phil Bailey, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Appraiser - Matthews, NC
Philip A. Mottola
Senior Appraiser - CBRE - McLean, VA
Randi Lemmon
Lucas Real Estate Appraisal Service - Blacksburg, VA
Raymond Burt
President - Ray Burt Appraisal Company, Inc. - McLean, VA
Rebel Adams Powell, MAI, SRA
Appraiser/Consultant - Powhatan, VA
Richard J. Bowman, SRA
President - Capitol Appraisal Service, Inc. - Chantilly, VA
Richard N. Olsen, MAI
VP/Comm. Div. - William C. Harvey & Assoc., Inc. - Great Falls, VA
Robert G. Johnson, MAI
- Vienna, VA
Ronald A. DiPietro, SRA
President - The Mid Atlantic-Auburn Group, Inc. - Reston, VA
Roy L. Relph, MAI
Sr. Appraiser - JMSP Inc - Reston, VA
Stephen M. Smith
- Manassas, VA
Stephen P. Kisska, MAI, SRA
- Falls Church, VA
Steven J. Feyerick, SRA
Sr. Director Collateral Quality Control - Freddie Mac - McLean, VA
Terrance McPherson
Terrance McPherson - Frederick, MD
Thomas E. Reed, SRA
President - Thomas E. Reed & Associates, Inc. - Reston, VA
Thomas V. Giovinazzo, SRA
President - Giovinazzo & Associates - Herndon, VA
Troy D. Sivak, MAI
Director - Altus Group - Herndon, VA
Valerie Lynn Kelsey, MAI
- Lynn Kelsey - Triangle, VA
William A. Kittilstad
Owner - The Appraisal Center, Inc - McLean, VA
William E. Culbertson, SRA
Certified Residential Appraiser - William E. Culbertson Real Estate, LLC - Fairfax, VA
William Harvey, II, CCIM, MAI
William C. Harvey & Associates, Inc. - Great Falls, VA
William R. O'Neill, MAI
Principal - O'Neill & Associates, L.C. - Springfield, VA
Conservation Groups and Associations
500-Year Forest Foundation
- Charlottesville, VA
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
Agrarian Trust
Ian McSweeney - Director - Weare, NH
AGree
- Transforming Food & Ag Policy - Washington, DC
Alice Ferguson Foundation
Emily Leedy - Director of Programs - Accokeek, MD
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Liz Chudoba - Water Quality Program Manager - Annapolis, MD
America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative
Kyle Jones - Regional Longleaf Pine Restoration Coordinator - Tallahassee, FL
American Agri-Women
- Colchester, VT
American Battlefield Trust
- Washington, DC
American Chestnut Foundation, Virginia Chapter
- Marshall, VA
American Forest Foundation
- Washington, DC
American Forests
Eric Sprague - Director of Forest Conservation - Washington, DC
American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts
Sandra Tassel - Program Coordinator - Bellingham, WA
American Hiking Society
- Silver Spring, MD
American Tree Farm System
Paul DeLong - Senior Vice President, ATFS & Conservation - Washington, DC
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture
- Blacksburg, VA
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
- Harpers Ferry, WV
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Washington, DC
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Debra Reynolds - Communication Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Audubon Society of Northern Virginia
- Reston, VA
Bat Conservation International
- Austin, TX
Be Wild, Virginia!
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Henrico, VA
Biobased Maine
- Portland, ME
Bull Run Mountains Conservancy
Michael Kieffer - Executive Director - Broad Run, VA
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter
Roberta Clowater - Executive Director - Fredericton, NB
Cave Conservancy of the Virginias
Bonnie Whitlock - Manager - Glen Allen, VA
Center for Collaborative Conservation
Warner College of Natural Resources - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Center for Large Landscape Conservation
- Bozeman, MT
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
- Annapolis, MD
Chesapeake Conservancy
Jenn Aiosa - Vice President & Director of Programs - Annapolis, MD
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council
- Ridgely, MD
Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance
- Missoula, MT
CitSci.org
Greg Newman - Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC)
- West Lafayette, IN
Continental Dialogue on Non-Native Forests Insects and Diseases
- Sheffield, MA
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Denise O’Meara, PLA - Director of Education - Lexington, KY
Forest Landowners Association
Scott P. Jones - Chief Executive Office - Atlanta, GA
Forest Stewards Guild
Zander Evans - Executive Director - Madison, WI
Forest Stewardship Council
- Minneapolis, MN
Friends of Dyke Marsh
- Alexandria, VA
Garden Club of Virginia
- Richmond, VA
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
Green Fence Conservation Trust
- Apex, NC
Journey North
- Madison, WI
Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust
Steve Meltzer - Founder and Executive Director - Framingham, MA
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
LandScope Virginia
Virginia DCR - Natural Heritage Program - Richmond, VA
Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy
- Leesburg, VA
Mississippi Wildlife Federation
- Madison , MS
Monarch Joint Venture
- St. Paul, MN
Mountains-to-Bay Grazing Alliance
Michael Heller - Steering Committee Co-chair - Annapolis, MD
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
- Washington, DC, VA
National Association of State Foresters
- Washington , DC
National Audubon Society
- New York, NY
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
National Family Farm Coaltion
- Washington, DC
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Jeff Trandahl - Executive Director and CEO - Washington, DC
National Forestry Association
Keith A. Argow - President, Director at Large - Vienna, VA
National Grazing Lands Coalition
Monti Golla - National GLC Executive Director - College Station, TX
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Jeremy Emmi - Managing Director - Washington, DC
National Trust for Historic Preservation
- Washington, DC
National Wild Turkey Federation
- Edgefield, SC
National Wildlife Federation
- Reston, VA
NatureServe
Mary Klein - President & CEO - Arlington, VA
Partnership for Southern Forestland Conservation
- Clemson, SC
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
V. Alaric Sample - President - Washington, DC
Pollinator Partnership
- San Francisco, CA
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
- Vienna, VA
Potomac Riverkeeper
- WASHINGTON, DC
Preservation Virginia
- Richmond, VA
Prince William Conservation Alliance
- Woodbridge, VA
Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, Inc.
Craig A. Alderman - Executive Director - Buffalo, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
- Washington, DC
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
Darrell Whitley - Chief Operating Officer - Houston, TX
Sand County Foundation
Kevin Kiley, Development & Communications - Madison, WI
Savory Institute
- Boulder, CO
Scenic Virginia
- Richmond, VA
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
- Athens, GA
Soil and Water Conservation Society
- Ankeny, IA
Southeast Water Forum
- Knoxville, TN
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Curtis R Hopkins, Ph.D. - Executive Secretary - Flora, MS
Southern Conservation Partners
Chuck Roe - President - Raleigh, NC
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
SouthWings
Chesapeake Office - Norfolk, VA
Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development
Judith KohlerCO
Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Kathy Abusow - President and CEO - Washington, DC
Sustainable Forests Roundtable
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Terrafirma RRG LLC
Jeremy Johnston - Account Administrator, Marsh Captive Solutions - Burlington, VT
The American Chestnut Foundation
- Asheville, NC
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
Lindsay Thomas - Chairman - Washington, DC
The Conservation Fund
- Arlington, VA
The Fund for Wild Nature
Jeff Petersen, Esq. - Executive Director - Kelso, WA
The Garden Conservancy
- Cold Spring, NY
The Land Institute
- Salina, KS
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
The Trust for Public Land, D.C. / Chesapeake Office
- Washington, DC
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
- Portland, OR
Thunder Bay Field Naturalists
Bruce Thacker - President - Thunder Bay, ON
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Turtle Islands Earth Stewards
Tyhson Banighen - Tappen, BC
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA)
- Chesterfield, MO
Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
Ian Wilcox - General Manager/Secretary-Treasurer - London, ON
USA National Phenology Network
Jake Weltzin - Executive Director - Tucson, AZ
Valleys 2000
Bill Huether - Treasurer - Bowmanville, ON
Virginia Association For Parks
- Norfolk, VA
Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund, Inc. ('VCLF')
Tom Clarke, CEO - Roanoke, VA
Virginia Conservation Network
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Forage and Grassland Council
- Crewe, VA
Virginia Forestry Association
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Society of Ornithology
- Williamsburg, VA
Virginia’s United Land Trusts
Ellen Shepard - Richmond, VA
VIRGINIAforever
- Richmond, VA
Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation
- Halifax, VA
Waterkeepers Chesapeake
- Takoma Park, MD
Wild Ones
Donna VanBuecken - Executive Director - Neenah, WI
Wildlands Conservation, Inc.
- Tampa, FL
Wildlife Foundation of Virginia
Jenny West - Executive Director - Norge, VA
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Estate Planners
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Estate Planning Attorneys
Allan G. Donn, Esq.
Willcox & Savage, P.C. - Norfolk, VA
Andrew Branan
The Branan Law Firm, PLLC - Hillsborough, NC
Christine Nguyen Piersall
Williams Mullen - Partner - Norfolk, VA
David D. Addison
Williams Mullen - Partner - Richmond, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Fielding L. Williams, Jr.
Williams Mullen - Richmond, VA
Flora Pettit, Attorneys at Law
- Harrisonburg, VA
Henry P. Custis, Jr.
Custis, Lewis & Dix, L.L.P. - Accomac, VA
Julie A. King, Esq.
- Charlottesville, VA
Legacy Counsel Law, PLLC
Ann G Conway - Executive Director - McLean, VA
Mark E. Slaughter
Willcox Savage - Member - Norfolk, VA
Mark W. Botkin
BotkinRose PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Misti Schmidt
Conservation Partners LLP - Partner - Oakland, CA
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Neil L. Rose
Willcox Savage - Member - Norfolk, VA
Paul G. Izzo
Thompson McMullan PC - Director - Richmond, VA
Peter M. Huber
Willcox Savage - Member - Norfolk, VA
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Stephen G. Reardon
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Stephen W. Lemon, Esq.
Martin, Hopkins & Lemon, P.C. - Roanoke, VA
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Land Preservation Tax Credit
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Green Fence Conservation Trust
- Apex, NC
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Northern Virginia Conservation Trust
- Annandale, VA
Potomac Conservancy
- Silver Spring, MD
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
The Nature Conservancy, Virginia
- Charlottesville, VA
Trout Unlimited
Chris Wood - President and Chief Executive Officer - Arlington, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA
Lawyers
Ronald G. Doucette
Doucette Law Firm, PLC - Leesburg, VA
William L. Heartwell, III
- Fincastle, VA
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Blair Schilling
Fishman Haygood, LLP - Attorney - New Orleans, LA
Bobby Lamb
Robert Lamb PLLC - Washington, DC
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brooks M. Smith
Troutman Sanders - Managing Partner - Richmond, VA
C. Timothy Lindstrom
Conservation Easement Lawyer - Washington, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Flora Pettit, Attorneys at Law
- Harrisonburg, VA
Henry R. 'Speaker' Pollard, V
Partner - Williams Mullen - Richmond, VA
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
John H. Foote
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Prince William, VA
John W. Anderson
Spotts Fain - Director/Shareholder - Richmond, VA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Meade A. Spotts
Spotts Fain - Attorney, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Michael J. Rothermel
Spotts Fain - Senior Counsel - Richmond, VA
Misti Schmidt
Conservation Partners LLP - Partner - Oakland, CA
Reed W. Neuman
Nossaman LLP - Partner - Washington, DC
Southern Environmental Law Center
- Charlottesville, VA
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Warren L. Tisdale
Willcox Savage - Norfolk, VA
State Funding / Technical Resources
AgrAbility Virginia
Kim L. Niewolny, Ph.D. - Associate Professor | Community Education and Development - Blacksburg, VA
Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan Program
- Richmond, VA
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Chesapeake Forest Fund Tree Planting Program
Jenny McGarvey - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership
Dr. Lisa Havel - Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Deer Management Assistance Program
- Forest, VA
Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture
Stephen G. Perry - Coordinator - Sanbornton, NH
Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Program
Meredith Bean - EAB Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Firewise Communities - Virginia
John Miller - Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Money for Mitigation Grant Program
John Miller - Chief, Resource Protection - Charlottesville, VA
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Pine Bark Beetle Prevention Program
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Project WILD - Virginia
Suzie Gilley - Project WILD Coordinator - Henrico, VA
Reforestation of Timberlands Program
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Riparian Forest Buffer Tax Credit
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Small Farms Nutrient Management Program
Tad Williams - Dairy and Small Farms Nutrient Management Specialist - Richmond, VA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
TERRA Grant Program
Emily White - Virginia Outdoors Foundation - Charlottesville, VA
Terry Lasher
Virginia Department of Forestry - Assistant State Forest Manager - Charlottesville, VA
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
The Chesapeake Bay Program
Dana Aunkst - Director - Annapolis, MD
Virginia Agricultural BMP Cost Share (VACS) Program
Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Agricultural BMP Tax Credit Program
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Agricultural Stewardship Program
Darrell Marshall - Agricultural Stewardship Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program
Kim Niewolny - Program Director and Extension Specialist - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP)
Kevin McLean - VCAP Coordinator - Mechanicsville, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
- Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program
Jennifer Gagnon - Virginia Cooperative Extension - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation
Sarah Richardson - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Open-Space Lands Preservation Trust Fund
Brett Christina Glymph - Director, Virginia Outdoors Foundation - Warrenton, VA
Virginia Recreational Trails Fund
Kristal McKelvey - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Wildfire and Forest Protection
Virginia Department of Forestry - Fred Turck - Charlottesville, VA
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Woodland Steward Series
NC Forest Service (NCFS) - Raleigh, NC
Tax Advisors
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Credit Brokers
Atoka Conservation Exchange LLC
- Richmond, VA
Blue Line Conservation
Jay Norman - Manassas, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Virginia Conservation Credit Exchange, LLC
Todd Hochrein - Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Easement Exchange, LLC
- Marshall, VA

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Conservation Almanac

The Trust for Public Land has created the Conservation Almanac, which is a great resource for understanding the context of the conservation and conservation finance movements. Here you can see how much land has been protected in your state, which state and federal agencies have protected the land, the ratio of money spent to land conserved, and policies and programs that could help your state reach its conservation objectives.

 

Conservation Corridor Toolkit

Landscape corridors are among the most important conservation strategies in the face of global changes such as habitat fragmentation, habitat destruction, and climate change. We aim to bridge the science and practice of conservation corridors.  Conservation Corridor will provide up-to-date findings from science that will inform applied conservation.  And, we will highlight new innovations in applied conservation, with the goal of guiding the direction of applied science toward management needs. Click Here. 

 

COMET-FARM™

COMET-FARM™ is a  whole farm and ranch carbon and greenhouse gas accounting system.  The tool guides you through describing your farm and ranch management practices including alternative future management scenarios. Once complete, a report is generated comparing the carbon changes and greenhouse gas emissions between your current management practices and future scenarios.

 

Mitigation and Conservation Banking
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To many landowners a threatened or endangered (T&E) species on their property is anathema because it can herald all kinds of state and federal limitations on use of their property.& ...

 

Investing in the Commonwealth's Land and Water
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Virginia Forever's Five-Year Plan, 2015-2019

 

Alternatives to Real Estate Development Deriving Financial Benefits from Conservation and Mitigation Projects in Virginia - a Lender's Collateral Concerns
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In the current economic environment, landowners previously contemplating development or sale of their real property are seeking alternative ways to generate cash flow from their real property assets.

 

Where Is the Carbon? Carbon Sequestration Potential from Private Forestland in the Southern United States
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Uncertainty surrounding the future supply of timber in the southern United States prompted the question, “Where is all the wood?” (Cubbage et al.

 

The National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative - A range-wide plan for recovering bobwhites
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The National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) is the unified range-wide strategy of 25 state wildlife agencies, with numerous conservation group and research institution partners, to achieve widespread restoration of native grassland habitats and huntable populations of wild quail.

 

A Guide to Successful Wildlife Food Plots - Blending Science with Common Sense
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This publication provides technical guidance and practical information for wildlife management beyond planting and managing food plots.  ...

 

Leveraging the Landscape - State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2012
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Over the last three years, projects that address the relationships between carbon and forests have moved from the sidelines of international climate action to center field.

 

The Potential for Soil Carbon Sequestration
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Luke Nave from the University of Michigan Biological Station presents this video short course on the fact that the largest terrestrial carbon pool is contained in soils.

 

Grasslands and Carbon - Processes and Trends
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Rebecca McCulley of the University of Kentucky, Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences presents this video short course on Grasslands, which make up 30% of the U.S ...

 

Forests and Carbon - Trends and Data for the U.S.
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In this video short course you can get the scoop on forestland carbon storage in the United States, which helps offset approximately 12% of US carbon emissions from fossil fuels.

 

Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 2) - Protocols, Projects and Opportunities

Andrea Tuttle presents this video short course ont forest carbon markets and how these can be used to capture and hold carbon on the landscape.

 

Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 1) - Basics of Carbon Offsets, Markets, and Trading
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Wondering about carbon offsets, credits, baselines, permanence and leakage? Get the carbon basics here and find out why forest offsets could be a bridge to the future.

 

Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers
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The Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers, produced by the American Farmland Trust (AFT), provides an overview of available market opportunities for environmental credits and services, how farmers and ranchers can get involved in them, and ways to encourage their continued growth.

 

Innovations in Market-Based Watershed Conservation in the United States - Payments for Watershed Services for Agricultural and Forest Landowners
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New innovations in payments for watershed services (PWS) have emerged in the past decade and are pointing the way toward watershed protection approaches that might effectively complement existing government conservation programs and incentives for rural landowners.

 

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due - Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
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This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

 

Ecosystem Service Market Development - The Role and Opportunity for Finance
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The creation of tradable credits for the development or preservation of ecosystem services has emerged as a method to provide such payments.

 

Getting Paid for Stewardship - An Agricultural Community Water Quality Trading Guide
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Agricultural producers are finding opportunities to get paid for their stewardship activities through water quality trading. Generally, they sell the amount of nutrients or sediment reduced by conservation practices.

 

Meeting Regulatory Needs with Voluntary Conservation
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Take a look at a PowerPoint presentation on market-based approaches as a voluntary means to reduce the cost of compliance with environmental regulations.& ...

 

Natural Resources Credit Trading Reference
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The purpose of the NRCS Natural Resource Credit Trading Reference is to provide an understanding of how environmental credit trading can be used to increase the provision of conservation and ecosystem services by agriculture.

 

Payments for Forest Carbon
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Payments for forest carbon sequestration are an emerging opportunity for small forest owners to earn additional income, and in turn to sustain both the economic and ecological values of the Northern Forest.

 

Guidance for the Establishment, Use, and Operation of Conservation Banks
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This document provides guidance on the establishment, use, and operation of conservation banks for the purpose of providing a tool for offset mitigating adverse impacts to species listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended.

 

Conservation Banking
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This fact sheet was published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in August 2012 is a two page primer on conservation banking with some history and information on how these banks are working today to promote species conservation and help mitigate habitat loss.

 

Conservation buffers - wildlife benefits in Southeastern agricultural systems
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Conservation buffers such as filter strips, riparian buffers, grassed waterways, and field borders are especially applicable to southeastern landscapes and have multiple environmental benefits while serving to significantly improve wildlife habitats.

 

LandServer

LandServer Supported Areas - Current Coverage and Coming soon.LandServer is a web-based tool that provides farmers and woodland owners with a quick and easy natural resource assessment, an evaluation of their property’s potential to receive payments for implementing conservation actions, and information on how to get started. Your report is only accessed with your secure User ID and password.

LandServer produces reports by analyzing a robust database of geographic, ecological, physical, and other data sets. LandServer is a program of Pinchot Institute for Conservation.

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Carbon Sequestration Credits

This guide offers a path for local landowners to earn additional income while helping diminish adverse effects of global climate change through implementation of carbon sequestration and other stackable incentives.

 

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There are 313 resources serving Northern Virginia Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals serving Northern Virginia Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Anderson J. Hudson, PWS, PWD
Virginia Wetland Consulting - Quinton, VA
David Bryan
Private Lands Biologist - Fredericksburg, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Jay Howell
Small Game Project Leader - Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries - Henrico, VA
Kevin Rose
VDGIF Biologist - Fredericksburg, VA
Marc Puckett
Small Game Project Leader - Farmville, VA
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
Carbon Credits and Sequestration
American Carbon Registry
John Kadyszewski - Director - Arlington, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Forest Trends (attention: BBOP Secretariat) - Washington, DC
C2Invest, LLC
- The Plains, VA
Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI)
- Nicasio, CA
Chicago Climate Exchange
Offset Registry - Chicago, IL
Climate Action Reserve
Gillian Calof - Interim-President/Operations Director - Los Angeles, CA
Cranston’s Mill Pond Nutrient Bank
Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Land Trust - Brent Fults - Richmond, VA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
Ecosystem Services Market Consortium
Debbie Reed - Executive Director - Falls Church, VA
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
EP Carbon
Zach Barbane - Director, Projects and Operations - Berkeley, CA
Evergreen Environmental, LLC
- Wayne, NJ
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Fund
- Berkeley, CA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
Indigo Ag
- Boston, MA
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
Darrell Whitley - Chief Operating Officer - Houston, TX
TerraCarbon LLC
- Peoria, IL
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Conservation Credit Markets
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brian T. Chase
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Services Exchange
Paul Sweeney - Director of Conservation Planning - Alexandria, VA
Ecosystem Services Market Consortium
Debbie Reed - Executive Director - Falls Church, VA
EP Carbon
Zach Barbane - Director, Projects and Operations - Berkeley, CA
Falling Springs, LLC
- Richmond, VA
Forest Carbon Fund
- Berkeley, CA
Indigo Ag
- Boston, MA
John W. Anderson
Spotts Fain - Director/Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
Meade A. Spotts
Spotts Fain - Attorney, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
TerraCarbon LLC
- Peoria, IL
Thomas J. (TJ) Mascia
Resource Environmental Solutions - Regional Manager, Client Solutions - Richmond, VA
Fisheries Biologists
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
Cindy Schulz - Field Supervisor - Gloucester, VA
Foresters
Allen Watson
Hatchet Creek Forestry Services - Wirtz, VA
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Andrew J. Lindberg
Timber Marketing and Management - Area Manager - Chesterfield, VA
Andy Eubank
Forestry Management Services - Winchester, VA
Ashby Brown
Woods, Water and Wildlife Inc. - Carrsville, VA
Ben Balke
Eastern Forest Consultants LLC - Christiansburg, VA
Ben Cole
Bickford Timber and Land Management - Appomattox, VA
Ben Lane
Eastern Virginia Forestry Services LLC - Zuni, VA
Bill Bond
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Myersville, MD
Bill Wray
Wray Forestry Consulting - Richmond, VA
Billy Newman
EnviroFor, LLC - Shipman, VA
Blue Ridge Forestry Consulting, Inc.
Jeremy A. Clem - Consulting Forester - Flint Hill, VA
Bob Warring, ACF
Bob Warring Forestry Services - Owner - Scottsville, VA
Brandon Martin
Directions Land Mgt. - Blackstone, VA
Brian S. Keiling
Keiling Forestry Consulting, Inc. - Christiansburg, VA
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Bruce A. Riley
Riley Forestry - Owner, Forester - Halifax, VA
Carolyn Mulligan
American Forest Management - District Manager - Danville , VA
Charles B. Harding Jr.
Harding Forestry & Realty Company - Emporia, VA
Charles D. Kasper
Kasper Timber Company - Emporia, VA
Charles H. Turner, ACF
CHT Forestry, LLC - Owner - Branchville, VA
Charles Huppuch
- Verona, VA
Charles M. Little
Interstate Forest Product - Brodnax, VA
Charlie R. Wade, ACF
SilviaTerra - Roanoke, VA
Christoper Kappa
Phoenix Forestry Services - Charlottesville, VA
Christopher B. Reid, ACF
F & W Forestry Services, Inc. - Forester - Charlottesville, VA
Chuck Bates
Forestry & Wildlife Consulting Services - Gretna, VA
Clifton Rexrode
Appalachian Forestry Services - Waynesboro, VA
D. Brad White
Clearwater Forestry Consultants LLC - Hardy, VA
Dale Turner
Turner Forestry Services - Louisa, VA
Dan Parker
Tillinghast & Neely - Danville, WV
Dan Wilson
Three Rivers Forestry - Senior Forester - Tappahannock, VA
Dana Malone, Malone Forest Consulting
Malone Forest Consulting - Consulting Professional Forester/Arborist - Purcellville, VA
Daniel F. Perkins
Registered Forester NC #1439 - Chester, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Daniel R. Wilson
Three Rivers Forestry - Tappahannock, VA
Dave Paduda
Consulting Forester - Arlington, VA
David A. Sirna
Sirna Forestry Consulting Service - Bunker Hill, WV
David Anderton
American Forest Management - Region Manager - Richmond, VA
David C. Froggatt
Misty Woods LLC - Prince George, VA
David C. Henderson
Henderson Forestry Consultants, PA - President - Asheboro, NC
David E. Birdsall Jr.
D. E. Birdsall Forestry Inc. - Gloucester, VA
David L. Thomas
Old Dominion Forestry - Luray, VA
David R. Martin Jr.
Martin Forestry & Realty - Chase CIty, VA
David R. Sheldon
Sheldon Forestry Inc. - King & Queen, VA
David W. Sandman
- Pamplin, VA
David Warner
TimberLand Consulting - Shanks, WV
Dean T. Blount, ACF
Tyler Blount, Consulting Forestry, LLC - Consulting Forester/Realtor - Troutville, VA
Delmer Aylor
Aylor Consulting Forestry - Chase City, VA
Donald N. Parris
Timber Consultants, Inc. - Halifax, VA
Douglas F. Brewster
Wood Brokers Company Inc. - Chester, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Duane Means
Arrow Forestry - New Castle, VA
Edward G. Tugwell
Tugwell Consulting Forestry, P.A. - President - Asheboro, NC
Edward R. (Reed) Stanley
- Halifax, VA
Eric Blake
Singletree Forestry Services LLC - New Kent, VA
F&W Forestry Services
- Albany, GA
Frank O. Brooks Jr.
Forest Resources Management Inc. - Aylett, VA
G. Richard Griffin Jr.
G. Richard Griffin Jr Consulting Forester - Kenbridge, VA
Gary Bratton
American Forest Management - Director, Appraisal Services / ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser) - Sumter, SC
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants
- Raleigh, NC
George W. Peery Jr.
Peery Forestry Services - Chatham, VA
Glen Worrell, Jr., ACF
F&W Forestry Services - Regional Manager - Charlottesville, VA
Greg Hutson
Little River Timber Management, Inc. - Maryville, TN
Gregory Garrison
Timber Marketing and Management - Chesterfield, VA
Henry A. Randolph
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants - Partner - Raleigh, NC
Homer G. Smith Jr.
Smith Forestry & Realty Company - Drakes Branch, VA
Hunter Darden
Hunter Darden III Consulting Forester - Franklin, VA
James C. Munden
- Midlothian, VA
James D. Funk, ACF
Forest Synergy, LLC - Locust Grove, VA
James F. Wagner
- Chatham, VA
James Furnish
Forestry Consultant - Rockville, MD
James T. O'Hare
Consulting Forester - Staunton, VA
Jeffrey Bent
- Petersburg, VA
Jess Crawford
South Rivers Forestry Consultants, LLC - King William, VA
Jim Carroll
Appalachian Timberland Management - Winchester, VA
Jim McGlone
Virginia Department of Forestry - Urban Forest Conservationist - Warrenton, VA
Jim Vadas
Clearwater Forestry Services - Mattaponi, VA
Joe Hedrick
Natural Bridge Forestry Consultants - Natural Bridge Station, VA
Joe Rossetti
Virginia Department of Forestry - Senior Area Forester - Warrenton, VA
Joe Secoges
Eastern Forest Consultants LLC - Christiansburg, VA
John A.Heard
- Berryville, VA
John C. Magruder
Three Rivers Forestry - Consulting Forester - Tappahannock, VA
John C. Smith
John Smith Forestry Services - Consulting Forester - Richmond, VA
John Coleman
- Woodstock, VA
John H. (Jay) Crowder
- Boydton, VA
John H. Kight, II, ACF
Frazier Consulting Foresters, P.C. - Forester - Elizabeth City, NC
John H. Washburn
John H. Washburn Inc. - Kenbridge, VA
John Holstine
Holstine Forestry Consulting LLC - Charleston, WV
John J. West
- Consulting Forester - Bluefield, VA
John Paul Ewan
Three Rivers Forestry - Forester - Tappahannock, VA
John Perry
- Rocky Gap, VA
John R. (Jack) Cannon
J. R. Cannon, LLC - Emporia, VA
John R. Reid, ACF
Forest Resources Management, Inc. - Aylett, VA
John Shipley
Carolina Forestry Inc. - Manager Winston-Salem, NC Office - Winston-Salem, NC
Johnny Bickford
Bickford Timber & Land Mgt. Inc. - New Canton, VA
Johnny Robertson
- Chester, VA
Johnny Walker
Walker Enterprises - Big Stone Gap, VA
Kea Turner
Turner Forestry LLC - Carrsville, VA
Keith Brouillard
Carolina Forestry - Co-Owner - Raleigh, NC
Keith P. Newcomer
- Franklin, VA
Kevin A. Belt
Appalachian Forestry - Johnson City, TN
Kinner Ingram
Virginia Department of Forestry - Urban and Community Forester - Warrenton, VA
Larry Edwards
- Brentwood, VA
Larry J. Harrup
Southern Forestry LLC - Valentines, VA
Larry Layman
Layman Forestry Services - Halifax, VA
Lee Bethea
- McKenney, VA
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
Louis Brossy
Brossy Forestry Consulting - Consulting Forester - Wytheville, VA
Lueke Timber and Realty
- Providence Forge, VA
Mark D. Sims
Sims Forestry Services - Staunton, VA
Mark L. Brashears
- Consulting Forester - Romney, WV
Matthew B. Gillette, ACF
Rock Springs Forestry, Inc. - Capron, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Michael C. Boggs
Real Estate Appraiser/Consulting Forester - Spotsylvania, VA
Michael H. Ballinger
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants - Harvest Forester - Raleigh, NC
Michael Harold
Walnut Creek Forestry - Harrisonburg, VA
Michael J.Vaughan
Southern Land & Forest, Inc. - President - Weldon, NC
Michael Skinner
Confluence Forestry & Land Management Services, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Michael W. Bobb
Consulting Forester LLC - Spotsylvania, VA
Mike Santucci
Virginia Department of Forestry - Forestland Conservation Program Manager - Charlottesville, VA
Milo Crawford
Chestnut Creek Forestry - Galax, VA
Nathan P. Rutherford
South Rivers Forestry Consultants, LLC - Management Forester - Carson, VA
Nathan R. Green
N. R. Green Resource Consulting LLC - Christiansburg, VA
Neil Thorne
Thorne Resource Consulting LLC - Strasburg, VA
Oliver Dodge
- Richmond, VA
Patrick J. Cleary, ACF
Highlands Forestry, Inc. - Prestonburg, KY
Paul M. Haney, ACF
Environmental Timber Management - President - Barboursville, VA
Paul Maslen
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Upperco, MD
Peter Gayer
PDG Forestry Services LLC - Forest, VA
Randy Kyner
C & K Forestry Services - Cumberland, VA
Richard Pace III
- Mt. Jackson, VA
Robert E. Smiley
Resource International - Ashland, VA
Rodney Finkbiner
Carolina Forestry - Owner - Raleigh, NC
Sarah Parmelee
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Warrenton, VA
Scott F. Oertle
Piedmont Forestry - Appomattox, VA
Scott Talmage Young
Scott Talmage Young, Consulting Forester - Pilot, VA
Sean L. Nolan
F & W Forestry Services, Inc. - Charlottesville, VA
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
- Athens, GA
Sidney C. Sheldon
Sheldon Forestry Inc. - King & Queen Courthouse, VA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
Stephen A. Whitfield, ACF
Whitfield Forestry Consultants - Raleigh, NC
Stephen D. Mallette
Resource Management Associates - Locustville, VA
Stephen P. Lindberg
Timber Marketing and Management - President, Area Manager - Chesterfield, VA
Steven Shuler
Shuler Timber Brokerage, Cruising & Appraisal - Rural Retreat, VA
SteveWagner
Summerfield Forestry Inc. - Lawrenceville, VA
Stuart Hale
The Forest Mgt. Company LLC - Abingdon, VA
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Terry Lasher
Virginia Department of Forestry - Assistant State Forest Manager - Charlottesville, VA
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
Thomas Moser
Blue Ridge Forestry Services Inc. - Floyd, VA
Thomas W. Reisinger, ACF
Reisinger & Associates, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Timberlands Unlimited, Inc.
David L. Jennette Jr - Windsor, NC
Todd Kready
Kready Consulting and Forest Land Mgt. - Bedford, VA
Virginia Department of Forestry
- Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group
- Afton, VA
Virginia Forestry Association
- Richmond, VA
W. Allen Jones, Jr., ACF
Parker Forestry Services, Inc. - Owner - Salisbury, MD
W. Michael Lane
- Suffolk, VA
W. Michael Lewis
W. Michael Lewis & Associates - Owner - Martinsville, VA
Wally Newman
Newman Forestry Services - Dinwiddie, VA
Wildland Forestry & Environmental, Inc
Brandon Price - Consulting Wildlife Forester - Madison, NC
William E. Pownall, ACF
Forest Resources Management, Inc. - Aylett, VA
William F. Gillette, ACF
Rock Springs Forestry, Inc - President, Forester - Capron, VA
William H. Lock & Associates, Inc.
William H. Lock - Greensboro, NC
William L. Braford
Blue Chip Forestry - Forester - Natural Bridge Station, VA
William L. Whitman
B & W Timber Company Inc. - Jarratt, VA
William M. Dryman, ACF
Bernard and Dryman Consulting Forestry, Inc. - President - Timberlake, NC
Geologists / Hydrologists
C&S Environmental Consulting
Buford E. Collier - Senior Environmental Project Manager - Kilgore, TX
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Fogarty Land and Environmental
Michael Fogarty - Earth Scientist - Canaan, NH
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
Sevee & Maher Engineers, Inc.
- Cumberland, ME
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Green Fence Conservation Trust
- Apex, NC
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Northern Virginia Conservation Trust
- Annandale, VA
Potomac Conservancy
- Silver Spring, MD
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
The Nature Conservancy, Virginia
- Charlottesville, VA
Trout Unlimited
Chris Wood - President and Chief Executive Officer - Arlington, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA
Mediators
Design Workshop
Anna Laybourn - Principal - Aspen, CO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Mitigation Banks
Anderson J. Hudson, PWS, PWD
Virginia Wetland Consulting - Quinton, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Cranston’s Mill Pond Nutrient Bank
Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Land Trust - Brent Fults - Richmond, VA
EarthBalance
- North Port, FL
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Evergreen Environmental, LLC
- Wayne, NJ
Falling Springs, LLC
- Richmond, VA
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
Darrell Whitley - Chief Operating Officer - Houston, TX
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Restoration Systems
George Howard - Raleigh, NC
Thomas J. (TJ) Mascia
Resource Environmental Solutions - Regional Manager, Client Solutions - Richmond, VA
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Blair Schilling
Fishman Haygood, LLP - Attorney - New Orleans, LA
Bobby Lamb
Robert Lamb PLLC - Washington, DC
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brooks M. Smith
Troutman Sanders - Managing Partner - Richmond, VA
C. Timothy Lindstrom
Conservation Easement Lawyer - Washington, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Flora Pettit, Attorneys at Law
- Harrisonburg, VA
Henry R. 'Speaker' Pollard, V
Partner - Williams Mullen - Richmond, VA
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
John H. Foote
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Prince William, VA
John W. Anderson
Spotts Fain - Director/Shareholder - Richmond, VA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Meade A. Spotts
Spotts Fain - Attorney, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Michael J. Rothermel
Spotts Fain - Senior Counsel - Richmond, VA
Misti Schmidt
Conservation Partners LLP - Partner - Oakland, CA
Reed W. Neuman
Nossaman LLP - Partner - Washington, DC
Southern Environmental Law Center
- Charlottesville, VA
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Warren L. Tisdale
Willcox Savage - Norfolk, VA
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Anderson J. Hudson, PWS, PWD
Virginia Wetland Consulting - Quinton, VA
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
EarthBalance
- North Port, FL
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Evergreen Environmental, LLC
- Wayne, NJ
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
500-Year Forest Foundation
- Charlottesville, VA
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture
- Blacksburg, VA
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Debra Reynolds - Communication Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Blue Ridge Forestry Consulting, Inc.
Jeremy A. Clem - Consulting Forester - Flint Hill, VA
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Bruce A. Riley
Riley Forestry - Owner, Forester - Halifax, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
EarthBalance
- North Port, FL
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Hilliard Estate and Land Management
Carter Hilliard - Principal - Charlottesville, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
John C. Smith
John Smith Forestry Services - Consulting Forester - Richmond, VA
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Michael Skinner
Confluence Forestry & Land Management Services, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Paul Maslen
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Upperco, MD
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Thomas W. Reisinger, ACF
Reisinger & Associates, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
Cindy Schulz - Field Supervisor - Gloucester, VA
Wildland Forestry & Environmental, Inc
Brandon Price - Consulting Wildlife Forester - Madison, NC
Woodland Vegetation Management
Daniel Reynolds - Farmville, NC

 Conservation Tax Credits

   
Show Articles on Conservation Tax Credits (8)
Final Rule on SALT and State Tax Credit Programs
By:

The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service pre-released the final rule on how the federal government will treat charitable donations that individual taxpayers make to nonprofits via giving programs incentivized by state and local tax (SALT) credits.

 

Virginia Land Preservation Tax Credit

Virginia allows an income tax credit for 40 percent of the value of donated land or conservation easements. Taxpayers may use up to $20,000 per year through 2020 and $50,000 per year in subsequent tax years.

 

The Law of Agricultural Land Preservation in the United States
By:

Thomas Daniels and John Keene's new book breaks down the legal principles, federal and state requirements, and the legal issues that affect agricultural land preservation efforts.

 

Using the Conservation Tax Incentive
By:

This short brochure summarizes the conservation easement tax incentive and provides answers to some frequently asked questions. For the late ...

 

Investing in the Commonwealth's Land and Water
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Virginia Forever's Five-Year Plan, 2015-2019

 

Buying & Selling Virginia Tax Credits
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Conservation easement donors often receive more in Virginia tax credits than is required to pay their state taxes. Tax credit holders can sell these additional credits on the free market.

 

Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches and Communities - A Guide to Federal Programs for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry, Entrepreneurship, Conservation, Food Systems, and Community Development
By:

This guide lists funding opportunities offered by federal programs, and is indispensable for anyone seeking government help to foster their innovative enterprise in forestry and agriculture.

 

Federal Reforestation Deduction and Amortization

Qualified reforestation expenditures (or afforestation in the case of planting or seeding nonforested land) paid or incurred in a tax year to a maximum of $10,000 per qualified timber property (QTP) can be immediately deducted by all taxpayers, except trusts.

 

Show Conservation Tax Credits Organizations & Professionals (24)
There are 24 resources serving Northern Virginia Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Tax Credits Organizations & Professionals serving Northern Virginia Region
Tax Advisors
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Credit Brokers
Atoka Conservation Exchange LLC
- Richmond, VA
Blue Line Conservation
Jay Norman - Manassas, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Virginia Conservation Credit Exchange, LLC
Todd Hochrein - Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Easement Exchange, LLC
- Marshall, VA
Tax Law Attorneys
Allan G. Donn, Esq.
Willcox & Savage, P.C. - Norfolk, VA
Christine Nguyen Piersall
Williams Mullen - Partner - Norfolk, VA
David D. Addison
Williams Mullen - Partner - Richmond, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Flora Pettit, Attorneys at Law
- Harrisonburg, VA
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
Mark E. Slaughter
Willcox Savage - Member - Norfolk, VA
Mark W. Botkin
BotkinRose PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Neil L. Rose
Willcox Savage - Member - Norfolk, VA
Peter M. Huber
Willcox Savage - Member - Norfolk, VA
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
 

 Google News about Conservation Resources

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Battlefield Conservation News Items
Pleasants Power Station Slated to Receive $12 Million in Tax Relief - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Pleasants Power Station Slated to Receive $12 Million in Tax Relief    West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Ohio Valley Workers, Employers React as House Votes for $15 Minimum Wage - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
7/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Ohio Valley Workers, Employers React as House Votes for $15 Minimum Wage    West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Group Aims to Tie Water Preservation to Battlefield Conservation - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
7/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Group Aims to Tie Water Preservation to Battlefield Conservation    West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Conservation Easements News Items
Virginia Environmental Endowment announces $3.7M in grants - Augusta Free Press
11/3/2019 2:00:00 AM
Virginia Environmental Endowment announces $3.7M in grants    Augusta Free Press

Massive Virginia ranch hits the market for $75M. It's 2 hours from D.C. - New York Business Journal
10/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Massive Virginia ranch hits the market for $75M. It's 2 hours from D.C.    New York Business Journal

Land Trust of Virginia records conservation easements on 205 acres in Loudoun County - Loudoun Times-Mirror
9/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Land Trust of Virginia records conservation easements on 205 acres in Loudoun County    Loudoun Times-Mirror

Blue Ridge Land Conservancy to honor 'stalwart' of land conservation in Western Virginia - Roanoke Times
9/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Blue Ridge Land Conservancy to honor 'stalwart' of land conservation in Western Virginia    Roanoke Times

Prince William County Board Chair GOP Nominee, John Gray, Makes Three Comments, All Bat***-Crazy and/or False - Blue Virginia
9/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Prince William County Board Chair GOP Nominee, John Gray, Makes Three Comments, All Bat***-Crazy and/or False    Blue Virginia

Virginia conservation fund surpasses 100 easements - Augusta Free Press
9/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia conservation fund surpasses 100 easements    Augusta Free Press

David Seriff: In Virginia, we've been there and done that with gas pipeline - Greensboro News & Record
9/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
David Seriff: In Virginia, we've been there and done that with gas pipeline    Greensboro News & Record

Virginia and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Permanently Protect 22856 Acres in Southwest Virginia - Blue Virginia
8/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Permanently Protect 22856 Acres in Southwest Virginia    Blue Virginia

Allstadt's Corner donated to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - West Virginia Explorer
8/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Allstadt's Corner donated to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park    West Virginia Explorer

How Protecting Civil War Battlefields Helps Protect Drinking Water - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
7/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
How Protecting Civil War Battlefields Helps Protect Drinking Water    West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Nature Conservancy buys more than 150,000 acres in western Virginia - The Daily Progress
7/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nature Conservancy buys more than 150,000 acres in western Virginia    The Daily Progress

Tia Walbridge: “Inexcusable” New Loudoun Comprehensive Plan Doesn't Include Comprehensive Transfer of Development Rights Program - Blue Virginia
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tia Walbridge: “Inexcusable” New Loudoun Comprehensive Plan Doesn't Include Comprehensive Transfer of Development Rights Program    Blue Virginia

Mars family gifts Montpelier more than 1,000 acres | Virginia - Richmond.com
6/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mars family gifts Montpelier more than 1,000 acres | Virginia    Richmond.com

IRS Delivers Major Blow to Virginia’s Land Preservation Program - JD Supra
6/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
IRS Delivers Major Blow to Virginia’s Land Preservation Program    JD Supra

West Virginia Organizations Unite for Watershed Improvement | Southern Edition - Lancaster Farming
6/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Organizations Unite for Watershed Improvement | Southern Edition    Lancaster Farming

Protecting the land: Land Trust of Virginia bestows honors on conservation leaders - Fauquier Times
5/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Protecting the land: Land Trust of Virginia bestows honors on conservation leaders    Fauquier Times

Samuel Virginia | Obituaries - Aitkin Independent Age
5/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Samuel Virginia | Obituaries    Aitkin Independent Age

As Northern Virginia urbanizes, conservation trust tries new approaches - Inside NoVA
4/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
As Northern Virginia urbanizes, conservation trust tries new approaches    Inside NoVA

Land Trust of Virginia Formalizes Baldwin Farm Protection Fund - Loudoun Now
3/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Land Trust of Virginia Formalizes Baldwin Farm Protection Fund    Loudoun Now

182 acres in Albemarle donated to Land Trust of Virginia - Richmond.com
12/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
182 acres in Albemarle donated to Land Trust of Virginia    Richmond.com

Natural gas pipelines clear another hurdle with conversion of Virginia conservation easements - Richmond.com
10/16/2017 3:00:00 AM
Natural gas pipelines clear another hurdle with conversion of Virginia conservation easements    Richmond.com

Four Mile Tree plantation up for auction this week - Virginian-Pilot
6/23/2014 3:00:00 AM
Four Mile Tree plantation up for auction this week    Virginian-Pilot

Conservation Markets News Items
Shrimping has begun off the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Maryland could be next. - Delmarva Now
12/4/2019 6:00:00 AM
Shrimping has begun off the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Maryland could be next.    Delmarva Now

2019 Virginia Farm to Table Conference to be held Dec. 5-6 - Augusta Free Press
12/1/2019 12:02:33 AM
2019 Virginia Farm to Table Conference to be held Dec. 5-6    Augusta Free Press

Enviva Forest Conservation fund protects forestland in Virginia - Biomass Magazine
11/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Enviva Forest Conservation fund protects forestland in Virginia    Biomass Magazine

Multi-state forest preservation program includes Southwest Virginia - Augusta Free Press
11/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Multi-state forest preservation program includes Southwest Virginia    Augusta Free Press

Northam: How do you like me now? - Virginia Mercury
11/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Northam: How do you like me now?    Virginia Mercury

Voters Flip Virginia's Legislature, Clearing Way for Climate and Clean Energy Policies - InsideClimate News
11/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Voters Flip Virginia's Legislature, Clearing Way for Climate and Clean Energy Policies    InsideClimate News

Virginia is all-in on offshore wind but Dominion's decision raises questions about cost, competence - Virginia Mercury
11/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia is all-in on offshore wind but Dominion's decision raises questions about cost, competence    Virginia Mercury

Candidate wants to continue work on clean water standards - Northern Virginia Daily
10/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Candidate wants to continue work on clean water standards    Northern Virginia Daily

Massive Virginia ranch hits the market for $75M. It's 2 hours from D.C. - New York Business Journal
10/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Massive Virginia ranch hits the market for $75M. It's 2 hours from D.C.    New York Business Journal

West Virginia Billionaire Governor’s Family Farm Received $125,000 From Federal Trade War Subsidy - KTLA Los Angeles
10/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Billionaire Governor’s Family Farm Received $125,000 From Federal Trade War Subsidy    KTLA Los Angeles

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative, Nestlé USA and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Earn a $200000 Grant for Environmental Conservation - Hoard's Dairyman
10/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative, Nestlé USA and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Earn a $200000 Grant for Environmental Conservation    Hoard's Dairyman

Virginia's Payday and Title Lending Markets Among the Nation's Riskiest - The Pew Charitable Trusts
10/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia's Payday and Title Lending Markets Among the Nation's Riskiest    The Pew Charitable Trusts

Blackhawk Mining Closes 3 West Virginia Coal Mines - U.S. News & World Report
10/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Blackhawk Mining Closes 3 West Virginia Coal Mines    U.S. News & World Report

Virginia aims to improve water quality by transporting tons of poultry waste around the state - Virginia Mercury
10/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia aims to improve water quality by transporting tons of poultry waste around the state    Virginia Mercury

Steve Lucas | Thomas Jefferson Soil And Water Conservation District Board - The Central Virginian
10/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Steve Lucas | Thomas Jefferson Soil And Water Conservation District Board    The Central Virginian

W.Va. DA offers tips for livestock suffering drought - West Virginia Explorer
9/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
W.Va. DA offers tips for livestock suffering drought    West Virginia Explorer

Land Trust of Virginia records conservation easements on 205 acres in Loudoun County - Loudoun Times-Mirror
9/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Land Trust of Virginia records conservation easements on 205 acres in Loudoun County    Loudoun Times-Mirror

Town urges voluntary water conservation efforts | Nvdaily | nvdaily.com - Northern Virginia Daily
9/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Town urges voluntary water conservation efforts | Nvdaily | nvdaily.com    Northern Virginia Daily

Dominion Energy plans major offshore wind farm near Virginia Beach - Washington Post
9/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dominion Energy plans major offshore wind farm near Virginia Beach    Washington Post

Virginia conservation fund surpasses 100 easements - Augusta Free Press
9/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia conservation fund surpasses 100 easements    Augusta Free Press

Things to do in Virginia: 9/6 – 9/13 - The Dogwood
9/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Things to do in Virginia: 9/6 – 9/13    The Dogwood

NuMSP Enters Virginia Market with the Acquisition of NTConnections - PRNewswire
8/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
NuMSP Enters Virginia Market with the Acquisition of NTConnections    PRNewswire

Despite legislative blocks, one form of carbon cap-and-trade is alive and well in Virginia - Virginia Mercury
8/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Despite legislative blocks, one form of carbon cap-and-trade is alive and well in Virginia    Virginia Mercury

Marion joins in to celebrate Virginia Farmers Market Week - WCYB
8/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Marion joins in to celebrate Virginia Farmers Market Week    WCYB

Nature Conservancy buys 153,000 acres across Southwest Virginia - Richmond.com
7/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nature Conservancy buys 153,000 acres across Southwest Virginia    Richmond.com

VDGIF: Operation Dry Water and Enhanced Boating Safety Claims Success in Virginia - NBC 29 News
7/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
VDGIF: Operation Dry Water and Enhanced Boating Safety Claims Success in Virginia    NBC 29 News

Shenandoah County ballots set for 2019 election | Nvdaily | nvdaily.com - Northern Virginia Daily
6/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Shenandoah County ballots set for 2019 election | Nvdaily | nvdaily.com    Northern Virginia Daily

West Virginia Organizations Unite for Watershed Improvement | Southern Edition - Lancaster Farming
6/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Organizations Unite for Watershed Improvement | Southern Edition    Lancaster Farming

Q&A: Climate leader works to shape 'environmental awakening' in Virginia - Energy News Network
5/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Q&A: Climate leader works to shape 'environmental awakening' in Virginia    Energy News Network

Compass Datacenters starts construction on first Northern Virginia facility - DatacenterDynamics
5/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Compass Datacenters starts construction on first Northern Virginia facility    DatacenterDynamics

Virginia takes next step to reduce carbon emissions, join RGGI - Daily Press
4/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia takes next step to reduce carbon emissions, join RGGI    Daily Press

Virginia regulators vote to limit carbon emissions but face GOP roadblock - Washington Post
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia regulators vote to limit carbon emissions but face GOP roadblock    Washington Post

Conservation Tax Credits News Items
Environmental Groups Were Top Donors In Virginia's Elections. Now, They Want Results - WAMU 88.5
11/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Environmental Groups Were Top Donors In Virginia's Elections. Now, They Want Results    WAMU 88.5

Virginia's New House Democratic Caucus Chair Rip Sullivan's Past Bills Were Mostly Killed by Republicans; A Lot of Them Should Have a Good Chance of Passing in 2020 - Blue Virginia
11/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia's New House Democratic Caucus Chair Rip Sullivan's Past Bills Were Mostly Killed by Republicans; A Lot of Them Should Have a Good Chance of Passing in 2020    Blue Virginia

Dry summer poses risk for farmers' cover crops - Northern Virginia Daily
10/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dry summer poses risk for farmers' cover crops    Northern Virginia Daily

Blue Ridge Land Conservancy to honor 'stalwart' of land conservation in Western Virginia - Roanoke Times
9/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Blue Ridge Land Conservancy to honor 'stalwart' of land conservation in Western Virginia    Roanoke Times

In Potomac Yard's quest for smart growth, wetlands end up on the chopping block - Virginia Mercury
9/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
In Potomac Yard's quest for smart growth, wetlands end up on the chopping block    Virginia Mercury

NASA Mission Scheduled to Blast off From Virginia's Eastern Shore - WBOC TV 16
9/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
NASA Mission Scheduled to Blast off From Virginia's Eastern Shore    WBOC TV 16

Despite legislative blocks, one form of carbon cap-and-trade is alive and well in Virginia - Virginia Mercury
8/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Despite legislative blocks, one form of carbon cap-and-trade is alive and well in Virginia    Virginia Mercury

'Can't ignore reality': Army Corps grapples with after-the-fact assessment of James River power lines - Virginia Mercury
7/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
'Can't ignore reality': Army Corps grapples with after-the-fact assessment of James River power lines    Virginia Mercury

In Face of Federal Rollbacks, Environmental Advocates Emphasize Importance of State Policy - NBC4 Washington
7/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
In Face of Federal Rollbacks, Environmental Advocates Emphasize Importance of State Policy    NBC4 Washington

Tia Walbridge: “Inexcusable” New Loudoun Comprehensive Plan Doesn't Include Comprehensive Transfer of Development Rights Program - Blue Virginia
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tia Walbridge: “Inexcusable” New Loudoun Comprehensive Plan Doesn't Include Comprehensive Transfer of Development Rights Program    Blue Virginia

IRS Delivers Major Blow to Virginia’s Land Preservation Program - JD Supra
6/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
IRS Delivers Major Blow to Virginia’s Land Preservation Program    JD Supra

Dominion Energy Virginia Residential Customers to Receive $33 Credit - PRNewswire
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dominion Energy Virginia Residential Customers to Receive $33 Credit    PRNewswire

As Northern Virginia urbanizes, conservation trust tries new approaches - Inside NoVA
4/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
As Northern Virginia urbanizes, conservation trust tries new approaches    Inside NoVA

It Took Virginia Coach Tony Bennett 1 Sentence to Explain His Team's Amazing Comeback (and Teach a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence) - Inc.
4/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
It Took Virginia Coach Tony Bennett 1 Sentence to Explain His Team's Amazing Comeback (and Teach a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence)    Inc.

How the General Assembly Failed Virginia Again on Clean Energy - Blue Virginia
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
How the General Assembly Failed Virginia Again on Clean Energy    Blue Virginia

Virginia legislators shift gears to test drive 'green' vehicles - WHSV
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia legislators shift gears to test drive 'green' vehicles    WHSV

Legislators shift gears to test drive 'green' vehicles - Virginia Business Magazine
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Legislators shift gears to test drive 'green' vehicles    Virginia Business Magazine

'RGGI works': Virginia advocate on what state stands to gain from carbon cap - Energy News Network
12/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
'RGGI works': Virginia advocate on what state stands to gain from carbon cap    Energy News Network