Tax and Estate Planning in Shenandoah Valley Region

 1031 Exchanges

   
Show Articles on 1031 Exchanges (5)
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.

 

What is a Like Kind Exchange?
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Internal Revenue Code section 1031 establishes the rules for like-kind exchanges. This is a tool that can be used by private landowners to defer real estate transfer taxes by exchanging one piece of property for another.

 

Year End Exchanges
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Like-kind exchanges that commence in one tax year and end in a subsequent tax year are sometimes called Year End Exchanges. Year End Exchanges contain some unique benefits and some hidden pitfalls.

 

Qualified Intermediaries
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A qualified intermediary (QI) is a neutral party who may assist a landowner in facilitating a like-kind exchange. The QI enters into a written agreement, known as the exchange agreement, with the landowner.

 

Show 1031 Exchanges Organizations & Professionals (87)
There are 87 resources serving Shenandoah Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of 1031 Exchanges Organizations & Professionals serving Shenandoah Valley 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
Estate Planners
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, VA
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Noble & Noble Financial Associates, Inc.
- Front Royal, VA
Raetz & Hawkins, P.C.
- Lexington, VA
Estate Planning Attorneys
Alan F. Garrison
Timberlake Smith Attorneys at Law - Staunton, VA
Allan G. Donn, Esq.
Willcox & Savage, P.C. - Norfolk, VA
Andrew Branan
The Branan Law Firm, PLLC - Hillsborough, NC
B. E. Brannock
Timberlake, Smith, Thomas & Moses, P.C. - Staunton, VA
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, VA
Christine Nguyen Piersall
Williams Mullen - Partner - Norfolk, VA
David D. Addison
Williams Mullen - Partner - Richmond, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Davies & Davies, Attorneys at Law
- Lynchburg, 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
Jeffrey Adams, Esq.
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Julie A. King, Esq.
- Charlottesville, VA
Larry A. Mann
Mann, Vita & Elrod, PLLC - Lexington, 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
Matthew Von Schuch
Flora Pettit PC - Attorney at Law - 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
P. Marshall Yoder
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC - Harrisonburg, 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
Stephan W. Milo
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC - Staunton, VA
Stephen G. Reardon
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Stephen W. Lemon, Esq.
Martin, Hopkins & Lemon, P.C. - Roanoke, VA
Qualified Intermediaries for 1031 Exchanges
1031 Exchange Advantage, TM
- Carlsbad, CA
1031 Exchange Professionals Inc.
David Kuns - San Mateo, CA
1031X.com, Inc.
Steven Hickox and Christopher T. Sayre - Co-founders - Denver, CO
Acacia Exchange Services
- Healdsburg, CA
Amherst Exchange Corporation
- Santa Barbara, CA
Asset Exchange Company
- San Francisco, CA
Asset Preservation, Inc.
- Roseville, CA
Atlas 1031 Exchange, LLC
Andy Gustafson, Certified Exchange Specialist® - President and Founder - Fort Walton Beach, FL
Brenda Muller
Asset Preservation, Inc - Division Manager - Harrisonburg, VA
Claudia Kiernan, Esq., CES
Investment Property Exchange Services, Inc - Vice President / Regional Manager - St. Augustine, FL
Custom 1031 Inc.
- Spokane, WA
Exchange Resources, Inc.
- San Diego, CA
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC
Elizabeth Harris - Vice President, Marketing & Business Development - San Diego, CA
Mission Bank 1031 Exchange, LLC
- Bakersfield, CA
Old Republic Exchange Facilitator Company (OREXCO)
Lori De Martini, Esq. - President - Glendale, CA
Rosa Esqueda
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC - Senior 1031 Exchange Consultant - Los Angeles, CA
Safe Harbor Exchange, Inc.
- Tustin, CA
Stephen Davis
Safe Harbor Asset Management - Huntington, NY
Steven W. Monk
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC - 1031 Exchange Consultant - Fresno, CA
Stuart Kruger
Stewart Title Guaranty Company - Fairfax, VA
The Exchange Connection, Inc.
- Snohomish, WA
William Gessner
ES Group - Senior Exchange Counsel - Reston, VA
Xchange Solutions, Inc.
- San Jose, CA
Tax Advisors
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
Noble & Noble Financial Associates, Inc.
- Front Royal, VA
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Law Attorneys
Allan G. Donn, Esq.
Willcox & Savage, P.C. - Norfolk, VA
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, 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
Jeffrey Adams, Esq.
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Mark E. Slaughter
Willcox Savage - Member - Norfolk, VA
Mark W. Botkin
BotkinRose PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Matthew Von Schuch
Flora Pettit PC - Attorney at Law - 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

 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 (293)
There are 293 resources serving Shenandoah Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals serving Shenandoah Valley 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
David A. Sirna
Sirna Forestry Consulting Service - Bunker Hill, WV
Donald S. Hess, SRA
- Don Hess Appraisal Services - Stephens City, VA
Gary Bratton
American Forest Management - Director, Appraisal Services / ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser) - Sumter, SC
J. Craig Sewell, SRA
Owner - Sewell Inv. and Appraisal Services, LLC - Stephens City, VA
James F. Windley, MAI
- Certified Commercial General Appraiser - Portsmouth, VA
Jared L. Schweitzer, MAI
Miller, Long & Associates, Inc. - President - Roanoke, VA
John Philip Cooley, MAI
Cooley and Associates, LLC - Principal Appraiser - Charlotte, NC
M. David Fry, Jr, SRA
Owner/Appraiser - Fry Appraisal Service - Staunton, VA
Melissa F. Simmons, SRA
Real Estate Appraiser - Fry Appraisal Service - Staunton, VA
Myers & Woods Appraisal Group, Inc
Wesley Woods - President - Madison Heights, VA
Phil Bailey, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Appraiser - Matthews, NC
Randi Lemmon
Lucas Real Estate Appraisal Service - Blacksburg, VA
Rebel Adams Powell, MAI, SRA
Appraiser/Consultant - Powhatan, VA
Samuel B. Long, MAI, SRA
Miller, Long & Associates, Inc. - President - Roanoke, VA
Terrance McPherson
Terrance McPherson - Frederick, MD
Thomas D. Barlow, MAI, SRA
Miller, Long & Associates, Inc. - Associate/Appraiser - Roanoke, VA
William D. Ceccolini, MAI
- VDOT-Staunton - Bridgewater, 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
Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley
- New Market, VA
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
Burwell-Van Lennep Foundation
James Klenkar - Millwood, 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
Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation
- Middletown, VA
Center for Collaborative Conservation
Warner College of Natural Resources - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Center for Large Landscape Conservation
- Bozeman, MT
Central Shenandoah Valley Master Gardeners
Jason Cooper, Extension Agent - Agriculture and Natural Resources - Harrisonburg, VA
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
Frederick County Conservation Easement Authority
- Winchester, VA
Garden Club of Virginia
- Richmond, VA
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
Green Fence Conservation Trust
- Apex, NC
James River Association
- Richmond, VA
Kernstown Battlefield Association
- Winchester, VA
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
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 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
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
Roanoke River Basin Association
Scott Van Der Hyde - Executive Director - Danville, VA
Rockbridge Area Conservation Council
- Lexington, VA
Sand County Foundation
Kevin Kiley, Development & Communications - Madison, WI
Savory Institute
- Boulder, CO
Scenic Virginia
- Richmond, VA
Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation
- New Market, 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 Nature Conservancy, Virginia
- Charlottesville, VA
The Trust for Public Land, D.C. / Chesapeake Office
- Washington, DC
The Virginia Speleological Survey
- Winchester, VA
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 Roanoke River Roundtable
- Roanoke, VA
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
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, VA
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Noble & Noble Financial Associates, Inc.
- Front Royal, VA
Raetz & Hawkins, P.C.
- Lexington, VA
Estate Planning Attorneys
Alan F. Garrison
Timberlake Smith Attorneys at Law - Staunton, VA
Allan G. Donn, Esq.
Willcox & Savage, P.C. - Norfolk, VA
Andrew Branan
The Branan Law Firm, PLLC - Hillsborough, NC
B. E. Brannock
Timberlake, Smith, Thomas & Moses, P.C. - Staunton, VA
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, VA
Christine Nguyen Piersall
Williams Mullen - Partner - Norfolk, VA
David D. Addison
Williams Mullen - Partner - Richmond, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Davies & Davies, Attorneys at Law
- Lynchburg, 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
Jeffrey Adams, Esq.
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Julie A. King, Esq.
- Charlottesville, VA
Larry A. Mann
Mann, Vita & Elrod, PLLC - Lexington, 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
Matthew Von Schuch
Flora Pettit PC - Attorney at Law - 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
P. Marshall Yoder
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC - Harrisonburg, 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
Stephan W. Milo
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC - Staunton, VA
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
Blue Ridge Land Conservancy
- Roanoke, VA
Green Fence Conservation Trust
- Apex, NC
Land Trust of Virginia
- Middleburg, VA
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Northern Virginia Conservation Trust
- Annandale, VA
Piedmont Environmental Council
- Warrenton, 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
Valley Conservation Council
- Staunton, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA
Lawyers
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, VA
Mandi Montgomery Smith
TimberlakeSmith Attorneys at Law - Staunton, VA
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
Davies & Davies, Attorneys at Law
- Lynchburg, 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
Larry A. Mann
Mann, Vita & Elrod, PLLC - Lexington, 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
Clark County Conservation Easement program
Alison Teetor - Natural Resources Planner - Berryville, 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
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
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
Quail Habitat Recovery Cost-Share Program
- Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Reforestation of Timberlands Program
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Riparian Forest Buffer Tax Credit
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Rockbridge Easement Agreement Program
Chris Slaydon - Assistant Director - Lexington, VA
Shenandoah County Conservation Easement Program
- Woodstock, 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
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
Noble & Noble Financial Associates, Inc.
- Front Royal, VA
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
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, 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

 Conservation Tax Credits

   
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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
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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
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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.

 

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There are 29 resources serving Shenandoah Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Tax Credits Organizations & Professionals serving Shenandoah Valley 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
Noble & Noble Financial Associates, Inc.
- Front Royal, VA
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
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, 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
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, 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
Jeffrey Adams, Esq.
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Mark E. Slaughter
Willcox Savage - Member - Norfolk, VA
Mark W. Botkin
BotkinRose PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Matthew Von Schuch
Flora Pettit PC - Attorney at Law - 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

 Succession Planning

   
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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.

 

Matters of Tax for Landowner Succession Planning
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Taxes are an important part of succession planning for landowners who intend to keep their land in the family. There are principally two types of taxes that landowners and their advisors must consider in the developing a succession plan: income taxes and gift and estate taxes.

 

Legal Considerations of Intergenerational Forest land Transfer
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There are many steps and components to effective estate planning. Your attorney can detail these but the one that is often overlooked is open communication.

 

Planning the Future of Your Farm: A Workbook Supporting Farm Transfer Decisions, Virginia Edition
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The Planning the Future of Your Farm: A Workbook Supporting Farm Transfer Decisions, Virginia Edition has been developed to help Virginia families who own farm, forest and horticulture lands and desire to keep their land in production and/or in their family as it passes to the next generation.

 

Preserving the Family Woods: Tools to Help Guide Transfer to the Next Generation of Landowners
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This publication is about one thing: securing the future of your woods. To get you the information about how to do that, the paper takes two approaches.& ...

 

Connecting retiring landowners and beginning farmers to keep agriculture alive
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Are you a retiring farmer, looking for someone to take over? Land Link is a valuable program that connects beginning farmers with retiring landowners to faciliate farm transfers.

 

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.

 

Estate Planning for Forest Landowners - What Will Become of Your Timberland?
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The purpose of this book is to provide guidelines and assistance to nonindustrial private  forest owners and the legal, tax, financial, insurance, and forestry professionals who serve  them on the application of estate planning techniques to forest properties.

 

Farm Succession plan important piece of the puzzle
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Designing a succession plan for your farm is important in protecting the assets that you've worked so long and hard to acquire.

 

Guardianship and Conservatorships
By:

One of a parent’s greatest fears involves what will happen to his or her minor children in the event of the parent’s premature death or incapacity.

 

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.

 

REITs and Timber Taxation
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A real estate investment trust (REIT) is a special tax entity investing in real estate (such as shopping malls, apartments, and timberland).

 

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.

 

What is a Like Kind Exchange?
By:

Internal Revenue Code section 1031 establishes the rules for like-kind exchanges. This is a tool that can be used by private landowners to defer real estate transfer taxes by exchanging one piece of property for another.

 

Year End Exchanges
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Like-kind exchanges that commence in one tax year and end in a subsequent tax year are sometimes called Year End Exchanges. Year End Exchanges contain some unique benefits and some hidden pitfalls.

 

Qualified Intermediaries
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A qualified intermediary (QI) is a neutral party who may assist a landowner in facilitating a like-kind exchange. The QI enters into a written agreement, known as the exchange agreement, with the landowner.

 

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There are 110 resources serving Shenandoah Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Succession Planning Organizations & Professionals serving Shenandoah Valley Region
Conservation Real Estate
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
American Timberlands Company
Thomas C. Rowland, III - President/Chief Executive Officer - Pawleys Island, SC
F&W Forestry Services
- Albany, GA
Grant Massie Land Company
- Richmond, VA
John A. Shipley
Carolina Forestry, Inc. - Broker, Winston-Salem, NC Office - Winston-Salem, NC
John Shipley
Carolina Forestry Inc. - Manager Winston-Salem, NC Office - Winston-Salem, NC
Phil Bailey, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Appraiser - Matthews, NC
Thomas W. Reisinger, ACF
Reisinger & Associates, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
W. Michael Lewis
W. Michael Lewis & Associates - Owner - Martinsville, VA
William H. Lock & Associates, Inc.
William H. Lock - Greensboro, NC
Estate Planners
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, VA
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Noble & Noble Financial Associates, Inc.
- Front Royal, VA
Raetz & Hawkins, P.C.
- Lexington, VA
Estate Planning Attorneys
Alan F. Garrison
Timberlake Smith Attorneys at Law - Staunton, VA
Allan G. Donn, Esq.
Willcox & Savage, P.C. - Norfolk, VA
Andrew Branan
The Branan Law Firm, PLLC - Hillsborough, NC
B. E. Brannock
Timberlake, Smith, Thomas & Moses, P.C. - Staunton, VA
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, VA
Christine Nguyen Piersall
Williams Mullen - Partner - Norfolk, VA
David D. Addison
Williams Mullen - Partner - Richmond, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Davies & Davies, Attorneys at Law
- Lynchburg, 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
Jeffrey Adams, Esq.
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Julie A. King, Esq.
- Charlottesville, VA
Larry A. Mann
Mann, Vita & Elrod, PLLC - Lexington, 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
Matthew Von Schuch
Flora Pettit PC - Attorney at Law - 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
P. Marshall Yoder
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC - Harrisonburg, 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
Stephan W. Milo
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC - Staunton, VA
Stephen G. Reardon
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Stephen W. Lemon, Esq.
Martin, Hopkins & Lemon, P.C. - Roanoke, VA
Financial Planners
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Investment Advisers / CPAs
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, VA
George Forsythe, CPA
Wells Coleman - Managing Partner - Richmond, VA
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Jane L. Patton, CPA, LLC
- Galax, VA
Matthew Von Schuch
Flora Pettit PC - Attorney at Law - Harrisonburg, VA
Noble & Noble Financial Associates, Inc.
- Front Royal, VA
Raetz & Hawkins, P.C.
- Lexington, VA
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
Virginia Easement Exchange, LLC
- Marshall, VA
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Blue Ridge Land Conservancy
- Roanoke, VA
Green Fence Conservation Trust
- Apex, NC
Land Trust of Virginia
- Middleburg, VA
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Northern Virginia Conservation Trust
- Annandale, VA
Piedmont Environmental Council
- Warrenton, 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
Valley Conservation Council
- Staunton, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA
Qualified Intermediaries for 1031 Exchanges
1031 Exchange Advantage, TM
- Carlsbad, CA
1031 Exchange Professionals Inc.
David Kuns - San Mateo, CA
1031X.com, Inc.
Steven Hickox and Christopher T. Sayre - Co-founders - Denver, CO
Acacia Exchange Services
- Healdsburg, CA
Amherst Exchange Corporation
- Santa Barbara, CA
Asset Exchange Company
- San Francisco, CA
Asset Preservation, Inc.
- Roseville, CA
Atlas 1031 Exchange, LLC
Andy Gustafson, Certified Exchange Specialist® - President and Founder - Fort Walton Beach, FL
Brenda Muller
Asset Preservation, Inc - Division Manager - Harrisonburg, VA
Claudia Kiernan, Esq., CES
Investment Property Exchange Services, Inc - Vice President / Regional Manager - St. Augustine, FL
Custom 1031 Inc.
- Spokane, WA
Exchange Resources, Inc.
- San Diego, CA
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC
Elizabeth Harris - Vice President, Marketing & Business Development - San Diego, CA
Mission Bank 1031 Exchange, LLC
- Bakersfield, CA
Old Republic Exchange Facilitator Company (OREXCO)
Lori De Martini, Esq. - President - Glendale, CA
Rosa Esqueda
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC - Senior 1031 Exchange Consultant - Los Angeles, CA
Safe Harbor Exchange, Inc.
- Tustin, CA
Stephen Davis
Safe Harbor Asset Management - Huntington, NY
Steven W. Monk
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC - 1031 Exchange Consultant - Fresno, CA
Stuart Kruger
Stewart Title Guaranty Company - Fairfax, VA
The Exchange Connection, Inc.
- Snohomish, WA
William Gessner
ES Group - Senior Exchange Counsel - Reston, VA
Xchange Solutions, Inc.
- San Jose, CA
Tax Advisors
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
Noble & Noble Financial Associates, Inc.
- Front Royal, VA
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Law Attorneys
Allan G. Donn, Esq.
Willcox & Savage, P.C. - Norfolk, VA
Charles E. McWilliams, Jr.
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Winchester, 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
Jeffrey Adams, Esq.
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Mark E. Slaughter
Willcox Savage - Member - Norfolk, VA
Mark W. Botkin
BotkinRose PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Matthew Von Schuch
Flora Pettit PC - Attorney at Law - 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
 

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1031 Exchanges News Items
Capital Square 1031 Launches DST Offering of 229-Unit Multifamily Community on Virginia Coast - PRNewswire
8/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Capital Square 1031 Launches DST Offering of 229-Unit Multifamily Community on Virginia Coast    PRNewswire VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Square 1031, a leading sponsor of Delaware statutory trust (DST) offerings, announced today the ...

Conservation Easements News Items
Blue Ridge Land Conservancy to honor 'stalwart' of land conservation in Western Virginia - Roanoke Times
9/16/2019 4:35:00 PM
Blue Ridge Land Conservancy to honor 'stalwart' of land conservation in Western Virginia    Roanoke Times Broaddus Fitzpatrick first developed a love for the outdoors as a child, when his parents took him hiking up McAfee Knob or fishing.

Prince William County Board Chair GOP Nominee, John Gray, Makes Three Comments, All Bat***-Crazy and/or False - Blue Virginia
9/12/2019 9:24:00 AM
Prince William County Board Chair GOP Nominee, John Gray, Makes Three Comments, All Bat***-Crazy and/or False    Blue Virginia The following response, to Prince William Board of County Supervisor Chair Republican nominee's latest lunacy, is from Kenny Boddye, Democratic nominee for ...

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 The Virginia Farmland Preservation Fund reached a milestone by securing more than 100 conservation easements for working farm and forest land.

Here’s who owns the most land in America - The Indian Express
9/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Here’s who owns the most land in America    The Indian Express The top 10 individuals and families, who collectively control almost as much land as lies in West Virginia, include several timber and ranch dynasties plus a few ...

Betty Hahn, Daughter of a VT President and Proud Appalachian - WVTF
9/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Betty Hahn, Daughter of a VT President and Proud Appalachian    WVTF In 1962, a 35-year-old physicist from Kentucky became president of the university we know today as Virginia Tech. The late Marshall Hahn was a maverick,

Northam: Farmland fund conserves 100-plus properties - Roanoke Times
9/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Northam: Farmland fund conserves 100-plus properties    Roanoke Times Fourteen thousand acres. That's how much farm and forest a Virginia effort has protected since 2008.

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 I consider the Greensboro area my second home since I lived there about 10 years ago before moving to Blacksburg, Va. Therefore, I was distressed to learn the ...

Governor comes to Bealeton to celebrate land preservation milestone - Fauquier Times
8/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Governor comes to Bealeton to celebrate land preservation milestone    Fauquier Times Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam chose Fauquier County to mark a preservation milestone for the commonwealth: more than 100 easements have been secured, ...

Virginia Farmland Preservation Fund marks 100 conservation easements - Augusta Free Press
8/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Farmland Preservation Fund marks 100 conservation easements    Augusta Free Press More than 100 conservation easements for working farms and forests have been secured through the Virginia Farmland Preservation Fund.

Heathsville,Northumberland,Lancaster,Kilmarnock,Callao,Rappahannock,Potomac,Reedville,Boating,Fishing, Dining, Indians,omega, Breaking News, Newspaper in Virginia, VA - Northern Neck News
8/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Heathsville,Northumberland,Lancaster,Kilmarnock,Callao,Rappahannock,Potomac,Reedville,Boating,Fishing, Dining, Indians,omega, Breaking News, Newspaper in Virginia, VA    Northern Neck News As one of the largest oyster planters on the East Coast, Lake Cowart's business is utterly dependent on the quality of the water in the Chesapeake Bay ...

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 This press release from the governor's office is good in and of itself, but – broken record alert – all the conservation “easements” in the world aren't going to save ...

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 Nearly 160 years after John Brown raided the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, the National Park *Service* is welcoming the gift of another 13 acres that help tell ...

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 After the 2014 Elk River chemical spill in the Kanawha Valley, the West Virginia Rivers Coalition created the Safe Water WV initiative. The idea is simple: to ...

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 The Charlottesville-based Nature Conservancy has closed its purchase of 153,000 acres of Appalachian Mountain property in Virginia with the intent to protect ...

Justice Companies Announce Major Conservation Easement, Presiden - WVIR NBC29 Charlottesville News, Sports, and Weather - NBC 29 News
7/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Justice Companies Announce Major Conservation Easement, Presiden - WVIR NBC29 Charlottesville News, Sports, and Weather    NBC 29 News On Friday July 12, one of the most significant open space land conservation easements in Virginia's state history was recorded in Albemarle County.

W.Va. governor places Albemarle's largest conservation easement on local property • Charlottesville Tomorrow - Charlottesville Tomorrow
7/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
W.Va. governor places Albemarle's largest conservation easement on local property • Charlottesville Tomorrow    Charlottesville Tomorrow West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is starting to clear his name in Albemarle County. After paying over $300000 in back taxes in early June, the James C. Justice ...

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 by Tia Walbridge for Loudoun County Supervisor (Blue Ridge District). The new Loudoun County Comprehensive Plan was never going to make everyone ...

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 On June 11, 2019, the IRS and U.S. Department of Treasury issued final regulations requiring taxpayers to reduce their charitable contribution deduction by the ...

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 The Eastern Panhandle Watershed Group Meeting is an annual event that brings together local non-profit watershed groups, agencies and other organizations ...

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 There was much to celebrate in Middleburg Sunday, May 19, as the Land Trust of Virginia held its 21st annual garden party hosted by Mimi Abel Smith at ...

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 *Fresh* off celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust (NVCT), the group's leaders are seeking new ways to preserve land as ...

ConserveVirginia Makes Preservation Data More Easily Accessible - Bacon's Rebellion
4/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
ConserveVirginia Makes Preservation Data More Easily Accessible    Bacon's Rebellion The Northam administration has launched ConserveVirginia, a “smart map” that identifies 6.3 million acres of high priority conservation areas. The map draws ...

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 On Jan. 26 the Land Trust of Virginia's Board of Directors formally established the Malcolm Forbes Baldwin Fund to help pay for conservation easements to ...

Albemarle Co. Reaches Conservation Milestone, Resources on Land Easement - NBC 29 News
2/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Albemarle Co. Reaches Conservation Milestone, Resources on Land Easement    NBC 29 News Albemarle is now the second county in Virginia to reach a major conservation milestone. Albemarle County currently has over 100000 acres of land under ...

'This won't end with me': Frederick County siblings conserve Bear Garden for future generations - The Winchester Star
2/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
'This won't end with me': Frederick County siblings conserve Bear Garden for future generations    The Winchester Star CROSS JUNCTION — Crystal-clear streams, cold and clean enough to support native fish populations, are rare in Virginia.

Berkeley gets farmland protection funding - Martinsburg Journal
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Berkeley gets farmland protection funding    Martinsburg Journal MARTINSBURG — The Berkeley County Farmland Protection Board has been awarded a second round of Section 319 funding from the West Virginia ...

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 Nearly 200 acres of forested land in Albemarle County has been donated to the Land Trust of Virginia and will be protected in perpetuity.

Dominion pays for transfer to state of scenic property in Nelson to compensate for pipeline's impact on state land - Richmond.com
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dominion pays for transfer to state of scenic property in Nelson to compensate for pipeline's impact on state land    Richmond.com Virginia would gain a large, scenic property along the Tye River in Nelson County as part of a pending private land transfer to compensate for the planned ...

Kindig: Virginia's public lands need our support - Roanoke Times
9/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Kindig: Virginia's public lands need our support    Roanoke Times By Karl K. Kindig. Kindig is the former president and CEO of Pittston Coal Company. He is a natural resources lawyer in Abingdon and serves on the Board of ...

Conserved land has millions of dollars in impact on Va. shore: Study - Delmarva Daily Times
3/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Conserved land has millions of dollars in impact on Va. shore: Study    Delmarva Daily Times Conserved lands's impact on the Eastern Shore of Virginia is worth millions of dollars, a study found.

Lucius J. Kellam III: To create jobs, Virginia must invest in conservation - Virginian-Pilot
2/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Lucius J. Kellam III: To create jobs, Virginia must invest in conservation    Virginian-Pilot By LUCIUS J. KELLAM III. MY FAMILY'S ROOTS run deep and wide on the Eastern Shore and along the Chesapeake Bay. Those of us who live in this region, ...

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 Two controversial natural gas pipelines that would carve through some of Virginia's most mountainous terrain cleared another hurdle on their way to construction ...

Conservation Easement Tax Deductions And Valuation Abuse - Forbes
1/14/2016 3:00:00 AM
Conservation Easement Tax Deductions And Valuation Abuse    Forbes She told me that she practiced law early in her career in Virginia and dealt a bit with conservation easements. She noticed a lot of problems and hoped that by ...

Conservation Tax Credits News Items
Natural Bridge sold, on path to become state park - Roanoke Times
2/6/2014 3:00:00 AM
Natural Bridge sold, on path to become state park    Roanoke Times The Natural Bridge will become a state park under a deal reached between its former and current owners and several Virginia agencies.

Succession Planning News Items
Bay Banks of Virginia (OTCMKTS:BAYK) and Southern Michigan Bancorp (OTCMKTS:SOMC) Critical Analysis - Slater Sentinel
8/27/2019 8:03:06 PM
Bay Banks of Virginia (OTCMKTS:BAYK) and Southern Michigan Bancorp (OTCMKTS:SOMC) Critical Analysis    Slater Sentinel Bay Banks of Virginia (OTCMKTS:BAYK) and Southern Michigan Bancorp (OTCMKTS:SOMC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better ...

Why Is Succession Planning Important By Employee Benefits Brokerage - The Chestnut Post
8/11/2019 9:30:00 PM
Why Is Succession Planning Important By Employee Benefits Brokerage    The Chestnut Post Fairfax, Virginia, 2019-Aug-12 — /EPR Network/ — BBG Broker, an employee benefits brokerage, released a blog educating readers on why succession ...

Kestra adds $230m hybrid to its roster - Citywire USA
8/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Kestra adds $230m hybrid to its roster    Citywire USA Glen Allen, Virginia-based Alpha Wealth Advisors joins Kestra Financial's advisor network.

Fire Crews Respond to Small Brush Fire in Virginia Foothills - KTVN
7/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fire Crews Respond to Small Brush Fire in Virginia Foothills    KTVN Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District crews say they have knocked down a brush fire near Rim Rock Drive in the Virginia Foothills.

Reno Police Respond to Shooting at Virginia Street and Gentry Way - KTVN
7/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Reno Police Respond to Shooting at Virginia Street and Gentry Way    KTVN At 5:30 Sunday afternoon Reno Police received several calls about a possible shooting in the area of Virginia Street and Gentry Way. RPD investigation found a ...

One Dead, Three Other Injured After Crash at Lovitt Lane - KTVN
7/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
One Dead, Three Other Injured After Crash at Lovitt Lane    KTVN The Reno Police Department has released new details on a fatal crash that happened at North Virginia Street and Lovitt Lane on Friday around 4 p.m..

Former Boxing Champ Pernell Whitaker Dies After Being Hit by Car - KTVN
7/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Former Boxing Champ Pernell Whitaker Dies After Being Hit by Car    KTVN Former boxing champion Pernell Whitaker has died after he was hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55.

Man Expected To Survive After South Virginia Shooting - KTVN
6/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Man Expected To Survive After South Virginia Shooting    KTVN Reno Police Department is now actively looking for two black men who drove away from the scene of a shooting on South Virginia Street Sunday afternoon.

Virginia football adds two commits to 2020, loses one from 2019 - Streaking The Lawn
6/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia football adds two commits to 2020, loses one from 2019    Streaking The Lawn With three additions in one week, the Virginia Cavaliers football recruiting class of 2020 is up to 8 members. But the 2019 class dropped a man after a ...

SEC bars Virginia state investment adviser over Ponzi scheme - InvestmentNews
6/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
SEC bars Virginia state investment adviser over Ponzi scheme    InvestmentNews The Securities and Exchange Commission has barred Edward Moody Jr., an investment adviser registered with the state of Virginia, for operating a Ponzi ...

Virginia football scouts focused on finding players with NFL body types - The Daily Progress
6/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia football scouts focused on finding players with NFL body types    The Daily Progress Since landing in Charlottesville with Bronco Mendenhall in 2016, director of player personnel Justin Anderson's mission has been finding players that fit the ...

12 Dead and Multiple Injured in Virginia Beach Shooting - KTVN
6/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
12 Dead and Multiple Injured in Virginia Beach Shooting    KTVN After an extensive gun battle with police the shooter, later identified as a city employee, died after killing 12 victims and injuring multiple others at a municipal ...

Virginia bank's succession plan has two stages - American Banker
5/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia bank's succession plan has two stages    American Banker Burke & Herbert Bank in Alexandria, Va., is taking a two-step approach to its CEO transition. The $3 billion-asset bank said in a press release last week that W.

Oldest bank in Virginia names new President and COO - PotomacLocal.com
5/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Oldest bank in Virginia names new President and COO    PotomacLocal.com Burke & Herbert Bank, the oldest bank in Virginia, announced David P. Boyle will join the Bank as its new President & Chief Operating Officer, effective June 3.

Rollover Crash Slows Traffic Near Kietzke, South Virginia in Reno - KTVN
5/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rollover Crash Slows Traffic Near Kietzke, South Virginia in Reno    KTVN An investigation is underway after a rollover crash near Kietzke Lane and South Virginia Street in Reno.

Virginia Street Antique Mall Closing Wednesday - KTVN
5/14/2019 8:25:05 PM
Virginia Street Antique Mall Closing Wednesday    KTVN The Virginia Street Antique Mall announced on their Facebook page on Monday that they will be closing on Wednesday.

Trooper Hit While Investigating Crash Near Virginia Street - KTVN
5/8/2019 12:36:59 PM
Trooper Hit While Investigating Crash Near Virginia Street    KTVN This afternoon, one of a Trooper was hit while investigating a crash on I-80 westbound near Virginia St in Reno.

Fire at James Hardie facility in Virginia leaves worker with severe burns - Plant Services
5/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fire at James Hardie facility in Virginia leaves worker with severe burns    Plant Services A worker at a Pulaski manufacturing plant was airlifted Tuesday with severe burns after a fire broke out.

U.Va. QB Bryce Perkins ahead of schedule as spring camp opens - Virginian-Pilot
3/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
U.Va. QB Bryce Perkins ahead of schedule as spring camp opens    Virginian-Pilot The senior, who had finger surgery after the Cavaliers' bowl game in December and didn't throw until Saturday, is not as limited as his coaches anticipated.

Labor union shares concerns about 'outrageous' West Virginia mining bill - Safety+Health magazine
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Labor union shares concerns about 'outrageous' West Virginia mining bill    Safety+Health magazine Triangle, VA — United Mine Workers of America President Cecil E. Roberts recently called proposed legislation that would reduce the scope of mine safety ...

The Status and Story of the Suicide Table - KTVN
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Status and Story of the Suicide Table    KTVN The famous Suicide Table in Virginia City was sitting in the Delta Saloon Monday morning during an explosion inside the saloon. The tourist attraction only had ...

Fairmont Federal Credit Union names new executives - Credit Union Journal
3/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fairmont Federal Credit Union names new executives    Credit Union Journal Cindy Dickey has taken over as CEO at the West Virginia-based institution while several other changes were made to the management team.

NTSB issues five recommendations in report on West Virginia rail tank car incident - Safety+Health magazine
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
NTSB issues five recommendations in report on West Virginia rail tank car incident    Safety+Health magazine Washington — The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's “failure to establish a final tank car specification for poison/toxic inhalation hazard ...

Virginia Farmer To Lead USDA's Conservation Division - agprofessional.com
1/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Farmer To Lead USDA's Conservation Division    agprofessional.com The newly named chief conservationist of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation *Service*, Matthew Lohr, is a fifth-generation Virginia farmer committed to ...

Trio of credit unions welcome new CEOs - Credit Union Journal
12/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trio of credit unions welcome new CEOs    Credit Union Journal Three credit unions – two headquartered in Virginia and one in Washington state – have named new CEOs to lead their institutions. Argent Federal Credit Union ...