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Articles on Conservation Easements
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.

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.& ...

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

pdf 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.

Karl Tyler inks conservation easement to protect prime salmon habitat
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Tyler has been thinking about preserving the salmon Karl Tyler with his wife Donna and Zip. Below, the sign for the Little Eight Mile Ranch features the Chevy logo, Tyler’s initials and one of their livestock brands.

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.

pdf Funding Conservation in Idaho
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The purpose of this publication is to provide a guide to the most common funding resources available for conservation on private land in Idaho.& ...

Conservation Easements Protect a Special Place in Idaho for People and Nature
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Conservation easements purchase future development rights and landowners are required to follow a grazing plan to protect and improve sage-grouse habitat.

pdf Ranching as a Conservation Strategy: Can Old Ranchers Save the New West?
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Working ranches are often promoted as means of private rangeland conservation because they can safeguard ecosystem services, protect open space, and maintain traditional ranching culture.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

Hypothetical: How a Conservation Easement Works

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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

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.

pdf 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.

Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals
There are 297 resources serving Southwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals serving Southwest Region
Agricultural Law Attorneys
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Farm Commons
Rachel Armstrong - Madison, WI
Farmer's Legal Action Group
- St. Paul, MN
Green Lodestar Communications & Consulting, LLC
Kristen M. Ploetz, Esq. - Founder & Manager - Quincy, MA
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
J. Kahle Becker
Attorney At Law - Boise, ID
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
John R. Goodell
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Boise, ID
Larry C. Hunter
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Laura A. Schroeder
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Norman M. Semanko
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Sara Nelson Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
Scott L. Campbell
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Therese Ure
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Todd N. Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
Certified Appraisers
Hall and Hall
- Billings, MT
Larry C. Linford, MAI
Linford Real Estate Appraisal, Inc. - President (Appraiser) - Idaho Falls, ID
Mark Richey
Idaho Land & Appraisal, LLC - Eagle, ID
Scott Richard Haxton, MAI
Haxton Valuation - Owner & Appraiser - Boise, ID
Steve Prochnau
Prochnau Forest Consultants, LLC - Owner/President - Olympia, WA
Conservation Groups and Associations
Ada County Highway District Commuteride
Nicole Stern - Outreach Staff - Boise, ID
Agrarian Trust
Brooke Werley
AGree
Deborah Atwood - Executive Director - Washington, DC
Alliance for Community Trees
Carrie Gallagher - Executive Director - Washington, DC
American Agri-Women
American Forest Foundation
- Washington, DC
American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts
- Bellingham, WA
American Hiking Society
Gregory A. Miller, Ph.D - President - Silver Spring, MD
American Tree Farm System
- Washington, DC
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
Ron Regan - Executive Director - Washington, DC
Bat Conservation International
Andrew Walker - Executive Director - Austin, TX
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
Tammy VerCauteren - Executive Director - Brighton, CO
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter
Roberta Clowater - Executive Director - Fredericton, NB
Center for Large Landscape Conservation
Gary M. Tabor - Executive Director - Bozeman, MT
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
Frank Lowenstein, Forest Health Program - The Nature Conservancy - Sheffield, MA
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Deb Balliet - Chief Executive Officer - Lexington, KY
Family Farm Alliance
Dan Keppen - Executive Director - Klamath Falls, OR
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
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
Heart of the Rockies Initiative
Michael B. Whitfield - Executive Director - Driggs, ID
Idaho Conservation League
Rick Johnson - Executive Director - Sandpoint, ID
Idaho Council of Trout Unlimited
Ed Northen - President ­ - Hailey, ID
Idaho Council on Industry and the Environment
Pat Barclay - ICIE Executive Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Farm Bureau Federation
Rick D. Keller - Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer - Pocatello, ID
Idaho Forest Owners Association
Paul A. Buckland - President - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Ground Water Association
- Boise, ID
Idaho Master Naturalist Program
Sara Focht - Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho Section - Society for Range Management
Ingrid Drieling - President - Jerome, ID
Idaho Tree Farm Program
Steve Funk - Chair - Coeur d’Alene, ID
Idaho Women in Timber
- Lewiston, ID
Idaho Working Lands
ID
Intermountain West Joint Venture
- Missoula, MT
Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust
Steve Meltzer - Founder and Executive Director - Framingham, MA
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
Mississippi Wildlife Federation
- Madison , MS
Mule Deer Foundation
Rachel Moody - Administrative Assistant/Membership Coordinator - Salt Lake City, UT
National Association of State Foresters
Amanda Cooke - Director of Communications - Washington , DC
National Audubon Society
- New York, NY
National Family Farm Coaltion
- Washington, DC
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Jeff Trandahl - Executive Director and CEO - Washington, DC
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Rocky Mountain Regional Office
Chris West - Director - Denver, CO
National Forestry Association
Keith A. Argow - President, Director at Large - Vienna, VA
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
National Network of Forest Practitioners
Colin Donohue - Executive Director - Athens, OH
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Jeremy Emmi - Managing Director - Washington, DC
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Amy Maniatis - Chief Marketing Officer - Washington, DC
National Wild Turkey Federation
Bryan Burhans - Director of Land Management Programs - Edgefield, SC
National Wildlife Federation
- Reston, VA
Nature Conservancy, Idaho
Nancie Lange - Operations Assistant - Hailey, ID
NatureServe
Mary Klein - President & CEO - Arlington, VA
Northwest Habitat Institute
Tom O'Neil - Director - Corvallis, OR
Northwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
- Logan, UT
Partners for Conservation
Steve Jester - Executive Director - Pueblo, CO
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Pheasants Forever
- St Paul, MN
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
V. Alaric Sample - President - Washington, DC
Pollinator Partnership
- San Francisco, CA
Preservation Idaho
Kathleen Barrett - Administrative Professional - Boise, ID
Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, Inc.
Craig A. Alderman - Executive Director - Buffalo, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Reed Gillespie-Central Idaho 563-Trout Unlimited
Leslie Freeman - President - Donnelly, ID
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Aaron Swift - Lands Program Manager, ID/NV - Boise, ID
Sage Grouse Initiative
Tim Griffiths - Coordinator - Bozeman, MT
Sage Grouse Initiative Strategic Watershed Action Team
Dave Smith - Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) Coordinator - Missoula, MT
Sand County Foundation
Kevin Kiley, Development & Communications - Madison, WI
Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development
Judith KohlerCO
Sustainable Forest Action Coalition
Laurel Brent-Bumb - Placerville, CA
Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Kathy Abusow - President and CEO - Washington, DC
Sustainable Forests Roundtable
Tamarisk Coalition
Stacy Beaugh - Executive Director - Grand Junction, CO
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Ted Trueblood Chapter-Trout Unlimited
Darryl Kuhrt - President - Boise, ID
Terrafirma RRG LLC
Jeremy Johnston - Account Administrator, Marsh Captive Solutions - Burlington, VT
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
Lindsay Thomas - Chairman - Washington, DC
The Conservation Fund
Mark W. Elsbree - Northwest Director - Sun Valley, ID
The Conservation Fund
- Arlington, VA
The Fund for Wild Nature
Jeff Petersen, Esq. - Executive Director - Kelso, WA
The Land Institute
- Salina, KS
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
- Portland, OR
Thunder Bay Field Naturalists
Bruce Thacker - President - Thunder Bay, ON
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Trust for Public Land
- Bozeman, MT
Trust for Public Land, Montana and Northern Rockies Office
- Bozeman, 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
Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation
- Halifax, VA
Western Aquatic Plant Management Society
Toni Pennington - Tetra Tech, Inc. - Portland, OR
Western Forestry and Conservation Association
Richard Zabel - Executive Director - Portland, OR
Western Landowners Alliance
Lesli Allison - Executive Director - Santa Fe, NM
Western Native Trout Initiative
Therese Thompson - Project Coordinator - Lakewood, CO
Western Rivers Conservancy
Sue Doroff - President - Portland, OR
Western Water Project
Scott Yates - Director - Bozeman, MT
Wild Ones
Donna VanBuecken - Executive Director - Neenah, WI
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Estate Planners
Dennis Roddy
- Manager, MBA - Salina, KS
Marc E. Wallace
- Coeur D'Alene, ID
R.L. 'Dick' Wittman
Wittman Consulting - Culdesac, ID
Scott Eskelson
Martin & Eskelson, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Stephen Martin
Martin & Eskelson PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Estate Planning Attorneys
Andrea J. Rosholt
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Andrea Rosholt
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Andrew M. Wayment
Wright & Wayment, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Dave Bagley, LL.M
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Eric L. Olsen
Partner - Echo Hawk & Olsen, PLLC - Pocatello, ID
Fleming Law Offices, PLLC
Timothy Fleming - Emmett, ID
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
John R. Goodell
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Boise, ID
Michael W. McGreaham
Parsons Behle & Latimer - Boise, ID
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Robert F. Thomas
Varin Wardwell Thomas + Kunkel LLC - Boise, ID
Sara Nelson Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Theron J. De Smet
Associate - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Todd N. Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
William F. Boyd
Of Counsel - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Current Agricultural Use Value
- Ohio Department of Agriculture Office of Farmland Preservation - Reynoldsburg, OH
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
Idaho Office of Energy Resources
Matt Wiggs - Boise, ID
Land Trusts
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Couchiching Conservancy
Mark Bisset - Executive Director - Orillia, ON
Foundation for Ada/Canyon Trail Systems
- Boise, ID
Idaho Coalition of Land Trusts
Laurel Sayer - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Foundation for Parks and Lands
Jan Johns - Executive Director - Boise, ID
Land Trust of the Treasure Valley
Tim M. Breuer - Executive Director - Boise, ID
Lemhi Regional Land Trust
Charli Williams - Outreach Coordinator & Office Manager - Salmon, ID
North American Land Trust
Karen Mazza - Director of Conservation Easements - Chadds Ford, PA
Payette Land Trust
Robert Vosskuhler - Executive Director - McCall, ID
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sawtooth Society, Inc.
Gary O’Malley - Executive Director - Stanley, ID
Southern Alberta Land Trust Society
Justin Thompson - Executive Director - High River, AB
Southern Idaho Land Trust
Rich Carlson - Executive Director - Twin Falls, ID
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
Teton Regional Land Trust
Joselin Matkins - Executive Director - Driggs, ID
Thames Talbot Land Trust
Suzanne McDonald - Executive Director - London, ON
The Garden Conservancy
- Cold Spring, NY
The Land Conservancy
Cathy Armstrong - Executive Director - Victoria, BC
The Nature Conservancy, Idaho Field Office
Toni Hardesty - Idaho State Director - Hailey, ID
The Wilderness Land Trust
Reid Haughey - President - Basalt, CO
Thickson’s Woods Land Trust
Margaret Bain - President - Whitby, ON
Thousand Islands Watershed Land Trust
Marnie Ross - President - Lansdowne, ON
Trust for Public Land, Washington State Office
- Seattle, WA
Watershed Land Trust
Frank Austenfeld, J.D. - Executive Director - Overland Park, KS
West Coast Islands Conservancy
Ron Pither - Mayne Island, BC
Wood River Land Trust
Scott Boettger - Executive Director - Hailey, ID
Lawyers
Andrea J. Rosholt
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
Andrew M. Wayment
Wright & Wayment, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Bradley V. Sneed
Kormanik Hallam & Sneed LLP - Boise, ID
Christopher D. Gabbert
Associate - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Dylan B. Lawrence
Varin Wardwell Thomas + Kunkel LLC - Boise, ID
Eric L. Olsen
Partner - Echo Hawk & Olsen, PLLC - Pocatello, ID
Evan Roth
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Twin Falls, ID
Fleming Law Offices, PLLC
Timothy Fleming - Emmett, ID
J. Kahle Becker
Attorney At Law - Boise, ID
John Hucks
John Curtis Hucks, Attorney at Law, P.C. - New Meadows, ID
John R. Goodell
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Boise, ID
John T. Schroeder
Schroeder & Lezamiz Law Offices, LLP - Member - Boise , ID
Larry C. Hunter
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Laura A. Schroeder
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Linda R. Larson
Marten Law - Seattle, WA
Mark R Petersen
Snake River Law PLLC - Attorney - Pocatello, ID
Michael A. Ealy
Partner - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Michael C. Dotten
Marten Law - Partner - Portland, OR
Michael W. McGreaham
Parsons Behle & Latimer - Boise, ID
Mills Charlton
- Sandpoint, ID
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Norman M. Semanko
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Rebecca Hardesty
- Boise, ID
Robert F. Thomas
Varin Wardwell Thomas + Kunkel LLC - Boise, ID
S. Bryce Farris
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
Sara Nelson Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
Scott Eskelson
Martin & Eskelson, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Scott L. Campbell
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Stephen Martin
Martin & Eskelson PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Terrance R. Harris
Partner - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Therese Ure
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Theron J. De Smet
Associate - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Thomas J. Budge
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Timothy Hopkins
Hopkins Roden Crockett Hansen & Hoopes, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Todd N. Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
William F. Boyd
Of Counsel - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
Andrew M. Wayment
Wright & Wayment, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Arthur Macomber
Macomber Law, PLLC - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Bradley V. Sneed
Kormanik Hallam & Sneed LLP - Boise, ID
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Dylan B. Lawrence
Varin Wardwell Thomas + Kunkel LLC - Boise, ID
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Evan Roth
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Twin Falls, ID
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
J. Frederick Mack
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
J. Kahle Becker
Attorney At Law - Boise, ID
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
John R. Goodell
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Boise, ID
Laura A. Schroeder
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Linda Bergeson Jones
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Linda R. Larson
Marten Law - Seattle, WA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Norman M. Semanko
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Richard H. Andrus
Holland & Hart - Of Counsel - Boise, ID
Scott J. Smith
Partner - Racine Olson - Pocatello, ID
Scott L. Campbell
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Stefan Nagel
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Newton, MA
Therese Ure
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Theron J. De Smet
Associate - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Thomas J. Budge
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
William F. Boyd
Of Counsel - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
William G. Myers III
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID
State Funding / Technical Resources
Access Yes!
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Center for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations
Marijka Haverhals, Outreach Coordinator - College of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Moscow, ID
Community Forestry Program
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Bee Inspection Program
Nick Deeds - Ag Program Specialist, Field Services - Boise, ID
Idaho Cooperative Weed Management Area
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Lands
Tom Schultz - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
David Langhorst - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Water Resources
Gary Spackman - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Fish and Wildlife Information System
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho Forest Health
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Forest Legacy Program
Karen Sjoquist - Sandpoint, ID
Idaho Forest Stewardship Program
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy Resources
John Chatburn - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho Habitat Improvement Program
Jeff Gould, Bureau Chief - Wildlife - Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise , ID
Idaho Invasive Species Program
Celia R. Gould - Director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) and Chair of the Idaho Invasive Species Council - Boise, ID
Idaho Landowner Incentive Program
Karla Drewsen - Statewide LIP Coordinator - Boise, ID
Idaho Master Naturalist Program
Sara Focht - Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho Project WILD
Lori Adams - Project WILD Coordinator - Boise, ID
Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission
Teri Murrison - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture
Celia R. Gould - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture Noxious Weeds Program
Matt Voile - Noxious Weeds and Invasive Species Section Manager - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Resources Research Institute
Dr. John C. Tracy, IWRRI Director - Unversity of Idaho - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Supply Bank
Remington Buyer, Water Supply Bank Coordinator - Idaho Department of Water Resources - Boise, ID
Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign
Roger Batt - Executive Director - Meridian, ID
Idaho Wildlife Diversity Program
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
ISDA's Noxious Weed Cost Share Program
- Boise, ID
Prairie Grouse Partners
Ralph Rogers - Executive Director of the North American Grouse Partnership - Waverly, NE
Resource Conservation & Range Development Loan Program - Idaho
Terry Hoebelheinrich - Loan Officer - Boise, ID
River Menders
- Boise, ID
Sage Grouse - Idaho Governor's Office of Species Conservation
Dustin Miller - Administrator - Boise, ID
Sage-grouse Conservation and Management
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Small Business Development Center
Katie Sewall - State Director - Boise, ID
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Idaho Office
Michael Carrier - Idaho State Supervisor - Boise, ID
Water Quality Programs - Idaho
Karie Pappani, TMDL Program Lead - Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission - Boise, ID
Wildlife Tracts - Idaho
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Nampa, ID
Tax Advisors
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
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO

 Conservation Markets

   
Articles on Conservation Markets
Mitigation and Conservation Banking
By:

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.& ...

pdf 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.  ...

pdf 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.

pdf Carbon Sequestration on Idaho Agriculture and Forest Lands
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A report exploring the potential for carbon sequestration on agricultural and private, nonindustrial forest lands.

The Potential for Soil Carbon Sequestration
By:

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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.& ...

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf 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.

pdf FY 2014-2017 Strategic Plan: Celebrating Our 75th Year of Conservation the Idaho Way
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The Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission (Conservation Commission) focuses on Conservation the Idaho Way: voluntary stewardship, not regulatory mandates.

pdf 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.

Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals
There are 193 resources serving Southwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals serving Southwest Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
James Michael Scott, PhD
University of Idaho - Professor and Research Scientist - Moscow, ID
Jim Fincher
Branch Chief of Lands, Minerals and Water Rights - BLM - Boise, ID
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Ryan Storm
Regional Field Representative - Pheasants ForeverOR
Sage Soil Resources, LLC
Shari Meeks - Rangeland Ecologist/Soil Scientist - Jackson, WY
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
EcoSecurities
- New York, NY
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
Ecotrust Forest Management
Amrita Kumar - Director - Portland, OR
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
ImageTree
- Morgantown, WV
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
The Wetlands Group
Gary Howard - Star, ID
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Conservation Credit Markets
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Dave Gibson
IFC/World Bank - Senior Environmental Risk Specialist - Warrenton, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Fisheries Biologists
Bob Kibler
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Idaho AIS Coordinator - Boise, ID
Dennis Mackey
- Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Star, ID
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Idaho Fishery Resource Office
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Ahsahka, ID
Paul Heimowitz
U.s. Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region - Regional Ais Coordinator - Portland, OR
Robyn Draheim
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region - Regional AIS Coordinator - Portland, OR
Foresters
Bob Pietras
Southwest Supervisory Area Manager - Boise, ID
Brad Tucker
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Brock Purvis
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Casey Clark
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Council of Western State Foresters
Sara Goodwin - Communications Director - Denver, CO
Dale Claassen
Sperry Ridge, Inc. - Chief Forester - Eugene, OR
Dennis Thomas
Northwest Management Inc. - Fire/Fuels Specialist - Moscow, ID
Dick E. Bradetich, ACF
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Dr. Randy Brooks
Extension Forester and Professor - Extension Forestry University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Eric Clippinger
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Eric Femreite
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Greg Howisey
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Gregory A. Bassler, ACF
Northwest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Moscow, ID
Idaho Forest Owners Association
Paul A. Buckland - President - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Tree Farm Program
Steve Funk - Chair - Coeur d’Alene, ID
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
John Ailport
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Karen Robinson
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Sandpoint, ID
Karl Radcliffe
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mark Corrao
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mark Stutzman
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Matthew M. Engberg
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
McKenzie River Associates LLC
James A. Mehrwein - President - Eugene, OR
Michael Dominguez
5 Star Forestry - Owner - Kooskia, ID
Northwest Management Inc.
- Moscow, ID
Patrick Knowles
Certified Forester (Forestry Consultant) - Knowles Forest Consulting Inc - McCall, ID
Ric Hagenbaugh
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Richard L. Cooper
Cooper Consulting Forestry - Owner - Honor, MI
Robert Coats
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Scott Corkill
Payette Lakes Supervisory Area Manager - McCall, ID
Steve Bloedel, ACF, CF
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Steve Prochnau
Prochnau Forest Consultants, LLC - Owner/President - Olympia, WA
Tera R. King
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
TigerTree Land Management
Franz Lani - Laramie, WY
Tim Gurton
Sperry Ridge, Inc. - Forester - Eugene, OR
Vaiden Bloch
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Vincent P. Corrao, ACF
Northwest Management, Inc. - President - Moscow, ID
William C. Berrigan, ACF
Berrigan Forestry, Inc. - Owner - Kettle Falls, WA
Worman and Associates
Doug Worman - Owner - Hayden, ID
Yvonne Barkley
Associate Extension Forester - Extension Forestry University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Geologists / Hydrologists
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Idaho Geological Survey
Michael 'Ed' Ratchford - Director and State Geologist - Moscow, ID
Idaho Water Science Center
- Boise, ID
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
Steve Bauer
Watershed Professionals Network - Boise, ID
Land Trusts
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Couchiching Conservancy
Mark Bisset - Executive Director - Orillia, ON
Foundation for Ada/Canyon Trail Systems
- Boise, ID
Idaho Coalition of Land Trusts
Laurel Sayer - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Foundation for Parks and Lands
Jan Johns - Executive Director - Boise, ID
Land Trust of the Treasure Valley
Tim M. Breuer - Executive Director - Boise, ID
Lemhi Regional Land Trust
Charli Williams - Outreach Coordinator & Office Manager - Salmon, ID
North American Land Trust
Karen Mazza - Director of Conservation Easements - Chadds Ford, PA
Payette Land Trust
Robert Vosskuhler - Executive Director - McCall, ID
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sawtooth Society, Inc.
Gary O’Malley - Executive Director - Stanley, ID
Southern Alberta Land Trust Society
Justin Thompson - Executive Director - High River, AB
Southern Idaho Land Trust
Rich Carlson - Executive Director - Twin Falls, ID
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
Teton Regional Land Trust
Joselin Matkins - Executive Director - Driggs, ID
Thames Talbot Land Trust
Suzanne McDonald - Executive Director - London, ON
The Garden Conservancy
- Cold Spring, NY
The Land Conservancy
Cathy Armstrong - Executive Director - Victoria, BC
The Nature Conservancy, Idaho Field Office
Toni Hardesty - Idaho State Director - Hailey, ID
The Wilderness Land Trust
Reid Haughey - President - Basalt, CO
Thickson’s Woods Land Trust
Margaret Bain - President - Whitby, ON
Thousand Islands Watershed Land Trust
Marnie Ross - President - Lansdowne, ON
Trust for Public Land, Washington State Office
- Seattle, WA
Watershed Land Trust
Frank Austenfeld, J.D. - Executive Director - Overland Park, KS
West Coast Islands Conservancy
Ron Pither - Mayne Island, BC
Wood River Land Trust
Scott Boettger - Executive Director - Hailey, ID
Mediators
Larry C. Hunter
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Sara Nelson Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
Mitigation Banks
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
Andrew M. Wayment
Wright & Wayment, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Arthur Macomber
Macomber Law, PLLC - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Bradley V. Sneed
Kormanik Hallam & Sneed LLP - Boise, ID
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Dylan B. Lawrence
Varin Wardwell Thomas + Kunkel LLC - Boise, ID
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Evan Roth
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Twin Falls, ID
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
J. Frederick Mack
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
J. Kahle Becker
Attorney At Law - Boise, ID
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
John R. Goodell
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Boise, ID
Laura A. Schroeder
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Linda Bergeson Jones
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Linda R. Larson
Marten Law - Seattle, WA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Norman M. Semanko
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Richard H. Andrus
Holland & Hart - Of Counsel - Boise, ID
Scott J. Smith
Partner - Racine Olson - Pocatello, ID
Scott L. Campbell
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Stefan Nagel
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Newton, MA
Therese Ure
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Theron J. De Smet
Associate - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Thomas J. Budge
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
William F. Boyd
Of Counsel - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
William G. Myers III
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Cascade Earth Sciences
- Pocatello, ID
Country Natural Beef
Wes Davies - Customer Service - Burns, OR
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
IDAH2O Master Water Stewards
Jim Ekins - Program Coordinator - Coeur d'Alene, ID
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
Mark Corrao
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
River Menders
- Boise, ID
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Rocky Mountain Environmental Associates
John Rice - Senior Geologist, President - Idaho Falls, ID
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
Chad Dickinson
Treasure Valley Beekeeppeers' Club - Past President - 'Booted' Drone - Boise, ID
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Dennis Mackey
- Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Star, ID
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
James Michael Scott, PhD
University of Idaho - Professor and Research Scientist - Moscow, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Rocky Mountain Environmental Associates
John Rice - Senior Geologist, President - Idaho Falls, ID
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
 

 Google News about Conservation Resources

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Conservation Easements News Items
The new frontier - Curbed
11/1/2017 8:01:38 AM
Curbed The new frontier Curbed He traces the phenomenon to increased visitorship to places like Sun Valley, Idaho , and Jackson, Wyoming: “People in the metro areas that have made a lot of money would get introduced to [the lifestyle] that way, and as time has gone on, people started ...

New Study Predicts Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Could Expand to Other Populations - Yellowstone Insider
10/27/2017 12:21:27 PM
Yellowstone Insider New Study Predicts Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Could Expand to Other Populations Yellowstone Insider Indeed, the state wildlife agencies in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho have all mulled the possibility of conducting trophy hunts, which could deter grizzlies from reconnecting with their fellow bears to the north. Further, even if the specter of trophy ... and more »

Conspiracist warns of plot for global domination - Post Register
10/19/2017 7:31:45 PM
Post Register Conspiracist warns of plot for global domination Post Register DeWeese is one of the nation's most prominent exponents of the Agenda 21 conspiracy theory, which has gained increasing traction among Idaho's far right, being recently invoked in the debate over proposed wildlife overpasses near Island Park. DeWeese ... and more »

Land trust accepts $1.2 million donation - LocalNews8.com
9/29/2017 4:05:58 PM
Land trust accepts $1.2 million donation LocalNews8.com "Every penny of this fund will go directly on the ground for conservation easements and habitat improvement projects in southeast Idaho ," said SSLT Executive Director Matt Lucia. The Land Trust will accept project requests, evaluate progress, and ... and more »

Failure To Get Bank Subordination Fatal To Easement Charitable Deduction - Forbes
7/10/2017 9:51:00 PM
Forbes Failure To Get Bank Subordination Fatal To Easement Charitable Deduction Forbes ... alleging they committed malpractice by not advising him to get bank subordination before donating a conservation easement. The Idaho Supreme Court ruled that the action was not barred by the statute of limitations in 2015, but I have not been able ...

Efforts grow to preserve farmland across the West - Capital Press
6/1/2017 12:59:37 PM
Capital Press Efforts grow to preserve farmland across the West Capital Press With farmland rapidly disappearing in some parts of Idaho's Treasure Valley, several groups and individuals have started thinking about ways to preserve it while keeping those property rights intact. ... California also uses conservation easements and ...

The Molpus Woodlands Group Announces 28300 Acre Timberland Offering in Northern Idaho - Business Wire (press release)
4/3/2017 11:48:35 AM
Business Wire (press release) The Molpus Woodlands Group Announces 28300 Acre Timberland Offering in Northern Idaho Business Wire (press release) COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho --(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Molpus Woodlands Group is offering an investment-grade 28,300 +/- acre timberland property in north Idaho . The Project Ruby Creek offering comprises 35 timberland tracts ranging in size from 40 acres to 2,563 ... and more »

Easement opening Idaho's Clagstone Meadows to public access Aug. 1 - The Spokesman-Review (blog)
3/22/2017 11:03:00 AM
The Spokesman-Review (blog) Easement opening Idaho's Clagstone Meadows to public access Aug. 1 The Spokesman-Review (blog) Map shows easements involved in the 13,169-acre Clagstone Meadows area in Bonner County. Public access points will be identified before the area is opened to public access on Aug. 1, 2017. ( Idaho Department of Fish and Game). PUBLIC ACCESS ... and more »

Bear River Conservation area to help wildlife migration in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming - Salt Lake Tribune
12/22/2016 8:40:09 PM
Bear River Conservation area to help wildlife migration in Utah, Idaho , Wyoming Salt Lake Tribune Conservation easements generally allow traditional activities such as livestock grazing and haying but prohibit subdivisions or conversion of native grassland to cropland. Land that's part of an easement remains in private ownership, and public access ... and more »

Conservation Easements Protect a Special Place in Idaho for People and Nature - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
2/20/2015 11:05:27 AM
Conservation Easements Protect a Special Place in Idaho for People and Nature USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Twenty-six landowners have enrolled 38 ranches in conservation easements supported through funding from Sage-Grouse Initiative (SGI), a NRCS-led partnership. These permanent easements protect more than one-third of the private acres in the region ... and more »

Conservation Markets News Items
Nations decide to increase quota for Atlantic Bluefin tuna - Idaho Statesman
11/21/2017 9:01:19 AM
Idaho Statesman Nations decide to increase quota for Atlantic Bluefin tuna Idaho Statesman Countries fishing the eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean agreed Tuesday to expand the annual quota for prized Bluefin tuna to reflect an improvement in their stocks. Environmentalists insisted the increase was excessive and premature. The 50-nation ... and more »

The public paid $14 million for an Idaho hatchery — and all its fish have been dying - Tri-City Herald
11/18/2017 6:21:22 PM
Tri-City Herald The public paid $14 million for an Idaho hatchery — and all its fish have been dying Tri-City Herald The Springfield Hatchery opened in eastern Idaho in 2013, paid for by the Bonneville Power Administration — a federal agency that markets power from dams in the Northwest and whose ratepayers provide a major source of funding for regional salmon ... and more »

Nations press panel to raise annual Bluefin tuna quotas - Idaho Statesman
11/14/2017 9:25:00 AM
Idaho Statesman Nations press panel to raise annual Bluefin tuna quotas Idaho Statesman Nations fishing the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea have started assessing how much more prized Bluefin tuna can be caught in the next few years amid signs that stocks of the iconic fish are recovering. The 50-nation International Commission ... and more »

Safeguarding Idaho's economy in a changing climate - Idaho State Journal
11/12/2017 7:35:54 AM
Idaho State Journal Safeguarding Idaho's economy in a changing climate Idaho State Journal His points are spot on in that the changes that Idaho business folks, farmers, ranchers, and recreationalist are experiencing have a price tag. The good news is there are market -based solutions that will safeguard Idaho's economy, health and unique ...