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Articles on Conservation Easements
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.

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.

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.

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 Summary of Findings Assessment of the Effects of Conservation Practices on Cultivated Cropland in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
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pdf Key Findings from the CEAP-Cropland Assessment of the Effects of Conservation Practices on Cultivated Cropland in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
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Fact Sheet.

Conservation Easements – The Latest Tool in the Protection of Lands and Landscapes in the Mississippi Delta
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Conservation easements have been utilized as a primary tool for land protection in the United States for approximately thirty years. The movement started in the Northeastern part of the country and has slowly, but steadily, made its way to the Southeast; the Mississippi Alluvial Valley to be specific.

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.

NRCS Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative and NFWF Recovered Oil Fund

In response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which is fouling beaches, marshes and mudflats all along the northern Gulf coast, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has created the Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative.& ...

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.

Barthell Joseph and the Wetland Reserve Program

While in college, Barthell Joseph made several trips to the home of a friend whose family owned property near Hollandale, Mississippi, close to the Mississippi River.

Fred Bordelon's and Ernie Lane's Forest

Ernie Lane and Fred Bordelon grew up Greenville, Mississippi where they developed an appreciation for the bottomland hardwood forests in the floodplain of the Mississippi River.

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.

Preserving Big Black River of Mississippi

The Mississippi Land Trust and Ferris negotiated the terms of the conservation easement together. This binding agreement prohibits any development not compatible with a relatively natural preserve.

Coles Creek Land and Timber Company

Coles Creek Land and Timber Company (Coles Creek) is located approximately ten miles north of Natchez, Mississippi across the river from Waterproof, Louisiana.

Goldsby Easement Helps Preserve Mississippi River

The Duck Lake Project exemplifies what can happen when business, government and conservation interests work together to protect the environment.

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 Conservation Easements and Economic Incentives
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The Mississippi Delta: Land Worth Conserving. The following is the speech given by the Resources First Foundation's Conservation Tax Center Director, Breana Behrens, given on Saturday, October 26 as a part of the inagural Tara Talks, at the Tara Wildlife in Mississippi.

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.

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 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 290 resources serving Loess Plains Crowleys Ridge Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals serving Loess Plains Crowleys Ridge Region
Agricultural Law Attorneys
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
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
Joel Edwin Cape
Frilot LLC - Partner - New Orleans, LA
Certified Appraisers
Adam Watson
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Monroe, NC
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Burney Lightle, MAI
Lightle Appraisal Company - Searcy, AR
Jeffrey C. Wikle, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Manager - Monroe, NC
Jodi Pries MBA, MSRE
AgVisory - Nassau, DE
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Phil Bailey, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Appraiser - Monroe, NC
Randy Minton, MAI
Rabo AgriFinance, Inc. - Appraiser - Ward, AR
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Richard A. Stephens, MAI, SRA
Richard A. Stephens & Assoc., Inc. - Vice President - Little Rock, AR
Richard Gilmore
AgVisory - Charlton, MA
Sara W. Stephens, MAI
Richard A. Stephens & Assoc., Inc. - President - Little Rock, AR
Sharon Moore
Cornerstone Appraisal Services - Springfield, MO
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
TimberCorp, Inc.
- Brandon, MS
Warren E. Peters, ACF
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Conservation Groups and Associations
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
Arkansas Cattlemen's Association
Adam McClung - Executive Vice President - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry
- Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) - Central Region
Dana Rozenski, CPRP - Central Region Director - Jacksonville, AR
Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) - Northeast Region
Brandon Shrader - Northeast Region Director - Trumann, AR
Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) - Northwest Region
Byron Humphry - Northwest Region Director - Fayetteville, AR
Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) - Southeast Region
Kitty Lane - Executive Secretary - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) - Southwest Region
Ross Cowling - Southwest Region Director - Texarkana, AR
Arkansas Trappers Association
Gary Helms - President - Cabot, AR
Arkansas Turf Grass Association
Mary Beth Rogers - Bryant, AR
Arkansas Wildlife Federation
Wayne Shewmake - President - Little Rock, AR
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
Ron Regan - Executive Director - Washington, DC
Bat Conservation International
Andrew Walker - Executive Director - Austin, TX
Bayou Bartholomew Alliance
Dr. Bill Layher - Coordinator - Pine Bluff, AR
Black Bear Conservation Coalition
- Baton Rouge, LA
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
Central Hardwoods Joint Venture
Jane Fitzgerald - Coordinator - Reeds Spring, MO
Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance
- Missoula, MT
CitSci.org
Greg Newman - Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Civil War Preservation Trust
Jim Campi - Policy and Communications Director - Washington, DC
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
Delta Waterfowl - Arkansas
Ty Jean - Arkansas Regional Director - Bismarck, ND
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Deb Balliet - Chief Executive Officer - Lexington, KY
Forest Guild
Fred Clark - Executive Director - Santa Fe, NM
Forest Landowners Association
Scott P. Jones - Chief Executive Office - Atlanta, GA
Forest Stewardship Council
- Minneapolis, MN
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
Illinois River Watershed Partnership
Delia Haak or David Duncan - Executive Director/Conservation Program Coordinator - Cave Springs, AR
Kings River Watershed Partnership
- Berryville , AR
Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust
Steve Meltzer - Founder and Executive Director - Framingham, MA
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee
Angeline Rodgers - Acting Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Mississippi Wildlife Federation
- Madison , MS
National Association of State Foresters
Amanda Cooke - Director of Communications - 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 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
NatureServe
Mary Klein - President & CEO - Arlington, VA
North Arkansas Quail Club
Kelly Batterton - President - Salem, AR
Northwest Arkansas Conservation Authority (NACA)
- Bentonville, AR
Partners for Conservation
Steve Jester - Executive Director - Pueblo, CO
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Partnership for Southern Forestland Conservation
- Clemson, SC
Pheasants Forever
- St Paul, MN
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
V. Alaric Sample - President - Washington, DC
Pollinator Partnership
- San Francisco, CA
Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, Inc.
Craig A. Alderman - Executive Director - Buffalo, MO
Quail Unlimited - Arkansas Chapter
Scott Kelly - State Chairman: #1003 - Gravette, AR
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Sand County Foundation
Kevin Kiley, Development & Communications - Madison, WI
Save the Illinois River, Inc.
Ed Brocksmith - Secretary-Treasurer - Tahlequah, OK
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
Holly Campbell - Southern Regional Extension Forestry - Athens, GA
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Curtis R Hopkins, Ph.D. - Executive Secretary - Jackson, MS
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
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
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Terrafirma RRG LLC
Jeremy Johnston - Account Administrator, Marsh Captive Solutions - Burlington, VT
The Association for Beaver Lake Environment (ABLE)
- Rogers, AR
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 Land Institute
- Salina, KS
The Ozark Society
Bob Cross - President - Little Rock, AR
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
- Portland, OR
Thunder Bay Field Naturalists
Bruce Thacker - President - Thunder Bay, ON
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Turtle Islands Earth Stewards
Tyhson Banighen - Tappen, BC
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA)
- Chesterfield, MO
Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
Ian Wilcox - General Manager/Secretary-Treasurer - London, ON
USA National Phenology Network
Jake Weltzin - Executive Director - Tucson, AZ
Valleys 2000
Bill Huether - Treasurer - Bowmanville, ON
Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation
- Halifax, VA
Wild Ones
Donna VanBuecken - Executive Director - Neenah, WI
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Estate Planners
Allison J. Cornwell
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Amanda R. Barnes
Bassett Law Firm LLP - Fayetteville, AR
Bryan W. Duke
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Dennis Roddy
- Manager, MBA - Salina, KS
E. Conner McNair
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Fayetteville, AR
H.T. Larzelere, Jr.
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Of Counsel - Little Rock, AR
J. Lee Brown
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
J. Scott Schallhorn
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. - Counsel - Little Rock, AR
James C. Moser, Jr.
Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC - Pine Bluff, AR
James Edward Harris
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Jennifer R. Pierce
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. - Member - Little Rock, AR
Joseph G. Nichols
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Joseph Hickey
Thomas, Hickey & Shepherd, L.L.P. - El Dorado, AR
K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr.
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Leslie Garrett Sarver
Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC - Hot Springs, AR
Pamela A. Haun
Barrett & Deacon - Associate - Jonesboro, AR
Robert J. Gibson
Waddell, Cole & Jones, P.A. - Principal - Jonesboro, AR
Robert S. Jones
Barrett & Deacon - Jonesboro, AR
Sarah Cotton Patterson
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Steve Bauman
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. - Member - Little Rock, AR
Ted N. Drake
Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC - Pine Bluff, AR
Tom Baxter
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Trav Baxter
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. - Associate - Little Rock, AR
W. Curt Hawkins
Barrett & Deacon - Principal - Jonesboro, AR
William A. Waddell, Jr.
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Estate Planning Attorneys
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
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
Private Wetland/Riparian Zone Creation and Restoration Incentive
AR
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Tax Incentives via the Water Resource Conservation and Development Incentives Act
Gina Wilson - Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Wetland and Riparian Zones Tax Credit Program
John Turner - Program Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Land Trusts
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Civil War Trust
Tom Gilmore - Director of Real Estate - Washington , DC
Couchiching Conservancy
Mark Bisset - Executive Director - Orillia, ON
Land Trust of Arkansas
- Little Rock, AR
Mississippi River Trust
- Stoneville, MS
National Wildlife Federation - South Central Regional Center
Susan Kaderka - Regional Executive Director - Austin, TX
North American Land Trust
Karen Mazza - Director of Conservation Easements - Chadds Ford, PA
Ozark Regional Land Trust
Peggy Horner - Executive Director - Columbia, MO
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Southern Alberta Land Trust Society
Justin Thompson - Executive Director - High River, AB
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
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, Arkansas Field Office
- Little Rock, AR
Thickson’s Woods Land Trust
Margaret Bain - President - Whitby, ON
Thousand Islands Watershed Land Trust
Marnie Ross - President - Lansdowne, ON
Watershed Land Trust
Frank Austenfeld, J.D. - Executive Director - Overland Park, KS
West Coast Islands Conservancy
Ron Pither - Mayne Island, BC
Lawyers
Alfred F. Angulo Jr.
Barrett & Deacon - Fayetteville, AR
Amanda R. Barnes
Bassett Law Firm LLP - Fayetteville, AR
Banks Law Firm
- Little Rock, AR
Bill Bridgforth
Ramsay, Bridgforth, Harrelson and Starling LLP - Pine Bluff, AR
Brandy L. Brown
Barrett & Deacon - Principal - Jonesboro, AR
Bryan W. Duke
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
C. Tad Bohannon
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
Cary E. Young
Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC - Pine Bluff, AR
Chisenhall, Nestrud & Julian, P.A
Charles R. Nestrud - Attorney - Little Rock, AR
Chuck Banks
Banks Law Firm - Little Rock, AR
Craig R. Cockrell
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C - Associate - Rogers, AR
David E. Choate
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Associate - Little Rock, AR
David R. Bridgforth
Ramsay, Bridgforth, Harrelson and Starling LLP - Pine Bluff, AR
Edwin L. Lowther, Jr.
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
Eric Berger
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Rogers, AR
Erin S. Brogdon
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
F. Mattison Thomas, III
- Attorney at Law - El Dorado, AR
G. Michael Millar
Millar Jiles Cullipher, LLP - Managing Partner - Searcy, AR
Gary V. Weeks
Law Group of NorthWest Arkansas - Partner - Fayetteville, AR
Gordon S. Rather, Jr.
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
Grant Ballard
Banks Law Firm - Little Rock, AR
H. Clay Fulcher
Lingle Law Firm - Rogers, AR
J. Mark Davis
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
James C. Moser, Jr.
Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC - Pine Bluff, AR
James G. Lingle
Lingle Law Firm - Rogers, AR
James M. Graves
Bassett Law Firm LLP - Fayetteville, AR
James M. Saxton
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Jay T. Taylor
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Associate - Little Rock, AR
Jill Grimsley Drewyor
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C - Member - Rogers, AR
Joel Edwin Cape
Frilot LLC - Partner - New Orleans, LA
John G. Lile
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
John R. Tisdale
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
John William (“Bill”) Spivey III
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
Johnathan D. Horton
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
Joseph A. Strode
Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC - Pine Bluff, AR
Joseph G. Nichols
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
K.C. Dupps Tucker
Law Group of Northwest Arkansas - Fayetteville, AR
Kimberly Wood Tucker
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
Kristi Kendrick
- Attorney at Law - Eureka Springs, AR
Kristy E. Boehler
Law Group of Northwest Arkansas - Fayetteville, AR
Leslie Garrett Sarver
Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC - Hot Springs, AR
M. Sean Evans
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Associate - Rogers, AR
Mary Elizabeth Matthews
Matthews, Campbell, Rhoads, McClure and Thompson, P..A. - Rogers, AR
Mary K. Walker
Midsouth Agricultural Law - Caruthersville, MO
Michael B. Childers
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Associate - Little Rock, AR
N. M. Norton
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
P. Delanna Padilla
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Rogers, AR
Pamela A. Haun
Barrett & Deacon - Associate - Jonesboro, AR
Patrick M. Young
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
Paul E. Thompson, Jr.
Bassett Law Firm LLP - Fayetteville, AR
Ralph W. Waddell
Barrett & Deacon - Jonesboro, AR
Ray F. Cox, Jr.
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
Robert J. Gibson
Waddell, Cole & Jones, P.A. - Principal - Jonesboro, AR
Robert M. Honea
Hardin, Jesson & Terry, PLC - Member - Fort Smith, AR
Robert S. Jones
Barrett & Deacon - Jonesboro, AR
Scott A. Irby
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
Steven B. Jordan
- Searcy , AR
Ted N. Drake
Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC - Pine Bluff, AR
The Law Offices of Scott E. Fancher
Scott E. Fancher - Harrison, AR
Tony A. Hilliard
Ramsay, Bridgforth, Harrelson and Starling LLP - Pine Bluff, AR
Vince O. Chadick
Bassett Law Firm LLP - Fayetteville, AR
W. Curt Hawkins
Barrett & Deacon - Principal - Jonesboro, AR
Wendell L. Hoskins II
Midsouth Agricultural Law - Caruthersville, MO
Woodson W. Bassett III
Bassett Law Firm LLP - Fayetteville, AR
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
Jim D. Bradbury
James D. Bradbury, PLLC - Fort Worth, TX
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Stefan Nagel
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Newton, MA
State Funding / Technical Resources
Arkansas Acres for Wildlife Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Aquatic Resources Education Program
Jimmy Barnett - ARE Program Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Black Bass Program
Colton Dennis - Black Bass Biologist - Hot Springs, AR
Arkansas Forest Stewardship Program
Doug Akin - Assistant State Forester-Management - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Toni Snow - Administrative Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Partners Project
Bill Noble - Project Biologist - North Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Poultry Litter Cost Share Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Private Lands Program
David Long - Private Lands Supervisor - Jonesboro, AR
Arkansas State Wildlife Grants
Jane Anderson - Arkansas Wildlife Action Plan Implementation Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Stream Team Program
Steve Filipek - Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Wetland Mitigation Bank Program
John Turner - Environmental Program Manager - Little Rock, AR
Arkansaswater.org
- Little Rock, AR
Conservation District Grant Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP)
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Family and Community Fishing Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Firewise Communities Program
Kevin Kilcrease - Firewise Coordinator/State Liaison - Little Rock, AR
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
Greg Conover - MICRA Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Prairie Grouse Partners
Ralph Rogers - Executive Director of the North American Grouse Partnership - Waverly, NE
The Arkansas Multi-Agency Wetland Planning Team
Jen Sheehan - Little Rock, AR
Trumpeter Swan Restoration and Reporting
AGFC - Little Rock, AR
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Tax Advisors
Craig R. Cockrell
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C - Associate - Rogers, AR
J. Scott Schallhorn
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. - Counsel - Little Rock, AR
James C. Moser, Jr.
Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC - Pine Bluff, AR
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
Jay T. Taylor
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Associate - Little Rock, AR
Jill Grimsley Drewyor
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C - Member - Rogers, AR
John R. Tisdale
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
Joseph Hickey
Thomas, Hickey & Shepherd, L.L.P. - El Dorado, AR
Leslie Garrett Sarver
Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC - Hot Springs, AR
M. Sean Evans
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Associate - Rogers, AR
Robert S. Jones
Barrett & Deacon - Jonesboro, AR
Ted N. Drake
Bridges, Young, Matthews & Drake PLC - Pine Bluff, AR
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Tom Baxter
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Trav Baxter
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. - Associate - Little Rock, AR
W. Curt Hawkins
Barrett & Deacon - Principal - Jonesboro, AR
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
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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 Summary of Findings Assessment of the Effects of Conservation Practices on Cultivated Cropland in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
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pdf Key Findings from the CEAP-Cropland Assessment of the Effects of Conservation Practices on Cultivated Cropland in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
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Fact Sheet.

Conservation Easements – The Latest Tool in the Protection of Lands and Landscapes in the Mississippi Delta
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Conservation easements have been utilized as a primary tool for land protection in the United States for approximately thirty years. The movement started in the Northeastern part of the country and has slowly, but steadily, made its way to the Southeast; the Mississippi Alluvial Valley to be specific.

Tara Wildlife Doing Business as a Sustainable Recreation Destination
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Renowned for its hunting, Tara Wildlife also offers birding, hiking and a well-equipped conference and recreation facility.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Restoration, Management, and Monitoring of Forest Resources in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley: Recommendations for Enhancing Wildlife Habitat
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The conservation objective in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley is to provide forested habitat capable of supporting sustainable populations of all forest dependent wildlife species.

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

pdf Bobwhite and Upland Songbird Response to CCRP Practice CP33, Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds
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Summary Findings The Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds practice (CP33) is the first Federal conservation practice to target species-specific population recovery goals of a national wildlife conservation initiative (the Northern Bobwhite Conservation Initiative).

pdf Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture Operational Plan
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For a landscape supporting healthy native bird populations across the LMVJV

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.

pdf The Role of Farm Policy in Achieving Large-Scale Conservation: Bobwhite and Buffers
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The conservation provisions of the Farm Bill can produce more consistent positive wildlife habitat benefits when policy (program statutes, rules, practices, and practice standards) is developed in the context of explicit goals identified as part of large-scale conservation initiatives.

pdf Managing working lands for northern bobwhite: the USDA NRCS Bobwhite Restoration Project
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Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals
There are 353 resources serving Loess Plains Crowleys Ridge Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals serving Loess Plains Crowleys Ridge Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
- Center, TX
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Carl Frentress
Senior Wildlife Biologist - Advanced Ecology LLC - Center, TX
Chance Kimbrough
Advanced Ecology, Ltd. - Wildlife Biologist / Forester - Center, TX
Dan Johnson
Biologist - Advanced Ecology LLC - Center, TX
David Long
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission - Private Lands Coordinator/Agricultural Liaison - Jonesboro, AR
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Enviroscapes Ecological Consulting, LLC
Susan P. Rupp - Owner/Lead Consultant - Bella Vista, AR
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
John Marksberry
Bird & Crawford Forestry - Forester / Wildlife Biologist - Shreveport, LA
John Wallace
Pheasants Forever Inc. - Regional Field Representative - Greenville, OH
Kyle Carrington
Forester / Wildlife Biologist - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Living Habitats
Heidi Natura, RLA, ASLA, LEED AP - Founder & Partner - Chicago, IL
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
Ruben Cantu
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist, Certified Professional Rangeland Management - San Angelo, TX
Ryan Basinger
Westervelt Wildlife Services - Wildlife Consulting Manager, Certified Wildlife Biologist®, Hunting Lease Manager - Demopolis, AL
Terry Anderson
President - Advanced Ecology LLC - Center, TX
Trey Watson
Forester / Wildlife Biologist - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX
Carbon Credits and Sequestration
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
- Center, TX
AgraGate Climate Credits Corporation
- West Des Moines, IA
American Carbon Registry
- Arlington, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Blue Source
- Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Forest Trends (attention: BBOP Secretariat) - Washington, DC
C2I, 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
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Legacy Carbon Initiative
Planetary Emissions Management (PEM) (PEM) - Boston, MA
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
GreenTrees
Andy Johnson - Lake Village, AR
ImageTree
- Morgantown, WV
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Wayne L. Owen Jr.
Timberland Enterprises, Inc. - President - Monticello, AR
Conservation Credit Markets
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
Mitigation Solutions USA
Terry McKenzie - President - Houston, TX
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Fisheries Biologists
Arkansas Black Bass Program
Colton Dennis - Black Bass Biologist - Hot Springs, AR
Brandon Booth
Lochow Ranch - Fisheries Biologist - Bryan, TX
Casey Hares
Lochow Ranch - Fisheries Biologist - Bryan, TX
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Jeffrey Herod
U.s. Fish & Wildlife Service - Southeast Regional Office - Regional Aquatic Invasive Species (Ais) Coordinator - Atlanta, GA
John Galvez
U.s. Fish & Wildlife Service - South Florida Fisheries Resource Office - Regional Aquatic Invasive Species (Ais) Coordinator - Vero Beach, FL
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
Southern Sportsman Aquatics & Land Management
Scott Brown - Owner - Advance, NC
Foresters
A. Ray Wrobley
Southwestern Environmental Consultants, Inc. - President - Sedona, AZ
Adam Watson
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Monroe, NC
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
- Center, TX
Alan Auld
Auld Timber, Inc. - Certified Forester - Royal, AR
Alan B. Youens
Dean, Youens, & Rosser - Graduate Forester - Atlanta, TX
Allen R. Mallette
Mallette Forestry, Inc. - President - de Queen, AR
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Arkansas Fire Management
Doug Grimmett - Monticello, AR
Arkansas Forestry Association
Rebecca Neely - Communications Director - Little Rock, AR
Barnum Forestry Service
Garner Barnum - Searcy, AR
Baucum Nursery
Arkansas Forestry Commission - North Little Rock, AR
Ben Garner
Potlatch Corporation - Certified Forester - Warren, AR
Benjamin D. Ballard
Kingwood Forestry Services - Real Estate Coordinator & Forester - Monticello, AR
Benjamin Forestry Services
Luke Benjamin - Arkadelphia, AR
Bickham L. Crooks, ACF
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - Forester - Baton Rouge, LA
Bill E. Chaney Jr.
Arkansas Forestry Commission - Staff Forester - Benton, AR
Billy Craig
- Registered Forester - Stamps, AR
Brent S. Williamson, RF
F&W Forestry Services - Regional Manager - Arkansas - El Dorado, AR
Brian D. Hebert
Professional Forestry Services - El Dorado, AR
Bryan C. Davis
Davis DuBose Forestry & Real Estate Consultants PLLC - Little Rock, AR
Bryan C. Davis, ACF
Davis DuBose Forestry & Real Estate Consultants PLLC - Little Rock, AR
Burl L. Gills
Gills Forestry & Apprasial Service - Gurdon, AR
C. Ryan Jackson
Stevens Forestry Service, Inc. - Forester - El Dorado, AR
Caroll Guffey
AR Cooperative Extension Service - Certified Forester - Monticello, AR
Carter Forestry/Wildlife Services
Carlton W. Carter - Waldo, AR
CE Forestry Services
Cory Easley - Fouke, AR
Chance Kimbrough
Advanced Ecology, Ltd. - Wildlife Biologist / Forester - Center, TX
Charles A. Collins
Buddy Bean Lumber Co - Hot Springs, AR
Charles E Carter, Consulting Forester, Inc
Charles E. Carter - Dallas, TX
Charlie Collins Timberland Management
Charles A. Collins - Bauxite, AR
Chris Adams
Bird and Crawford Forestry - Forestry Operations Manager - Center, TX
Christopher R. Jackson
Stevens Forestry Service, Inc. - Forester - El Dorado, AR
Clarence Nistendirk
- Certified Forester - Prescott, AR
Clearwater Forest Consultants, LLC
Douglas A. Enyart - Owner - Piedmont, MO
Clif Crawford
Crawford Consulting - Malvern, AR
D. Herbert
Professional Forestry Services LLC - Certified Forester - El Dorado, AR
Dan A Estes Forestry
Dan A. Estes - Malvern, AR
Dan Estes
- Certified Forester - Malvern, AR
David Butler
- Certified Forester - El Dorado, AR
David D. Smith
Smith Forestry Service - Arkadelphia, AR
David P. Reinold
Ray Camp, Inc. - President - Russellville, AR
David S. Duff
Mid-South Forestry, Inc. - Staff Forester - New Albany, MS
David Samuel
- Certified Forester - Pearcy, AR
Dean, Youens, & Associates
Jack Dean - Daingerfield, TX
Derrell Taylor Forest Management
Derrell Taylor - Little Rock, AR
Derrick Spinks
Ridgewood Timber Corp. - Certified Forester - Locust Grove, AR
Don C. Harris
Harris Timberland Management - Owner - Fordyce, AR
Donald Russell
Bird & Crawford Forestry - Forester - Shreveport, LA
Donald Woods
Entergy Services Inc. - Certified Forester - Little Rock, AR
Doug Akin
Arkansas Forestry Commission - Assistant State Forester, Resource Management - Little Rock, AR
Eric Myers
Arkansas Forestry Commission - Certified Forester - Wilmar, AR
Ernest W. Cook
EWC Forestry Consulting - Taylor, AR
F&W Forestry Services
- Albany, GA
Forest Manangement Services
John A Bray - Certified Forester - Shongaloo, LA
Foust Forestry Management
Brent Foust - Heber Spings, AR
Freddie Musgrove
Musgrove Forestry Service - Fordyce, AR
French Wynne
- Certified Forester - Warren, AR
Gary A. Burns, ACF
Burns Forestry - Owner - Crockett, TX
Gary E. Patterson, ACF
Patterson Forestry Consultants, LLC - Owner - Ruston, LA
Gary O'Neill
Potlatch Corporation - Certified Forester - Warren, AR
George Wynne
The Campbell Group - Certified Forester - Monticello, AR
Gibson Realty & Land Company
- Mccomb, MS
Gills Forestry & Apprasial Service
Burl L. Gills - Gurdon, AR
Glen E. Dabney, ACF
Eagle Forestry Services, Inc. - President - Monticello, AR
Greg Hay
CellFor Corp. - Certified Forester - Conway, AR
Greg L. Hay, ACF
Crop Production Services - Timberland Division - Conway, AR
Hal Liechty
University of Arkansas@ Monticello - Certified Forester - Monticello, AR
Hargrave Forestry Management Service
Wade C. Hargrave - Batesville, AR
Harmon Townsend
Arkansas Forestry Commission - Certified Forester - Malvern, AR
Harold McAlpine
McAlpine - Bismarck, AR
Harvey Bryant
Bayou State Timber Services Inc. - President - Shreveport, LA
Henry Griswold
- Certified Forester - Bryant, AR
J. Diehl
Diehl & Gates Forestry L.L.C - Partner - Bossier City, LA
J. Michael Bird, ACF
Advanced Ecology, Ltd. - Chief Executive Officer - Center, TX
J. Scott Rowland
Neill Forestry Consultants - President/Owner and Forester - Magnolia, AR
J. Scott Rowland, ACF
Neill Forestry Consultants - President - Magnolia, AR
Jack G. Musgrove
Musgrove Forestry Service - Fordyce, AR
James F. Reese
F&W Forestry Services - Regional Advisor - El Dorado, AR
James Holley
Timbervest, LLC - Regional Forester, West Gulf - Monroeville, AL
James W. Foster
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. - Senior Forester - Monticello, AR
Janet Carson
University of Arkansas - Extension Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Jason Raines
Operations Manager/Forester - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Jeff L Caubble
JC Forestry - Heber Springs, AR
Jeffrey A. Neill, ACF
Jeff Neill Timberland Mgt., Inc. - President - Magnolia, AR
Jeffrey C. Wikle, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Manager - Monroe, NC
Jerry Lynn
Arkansas Forestry Commission - Certified Forester - White Hall, AR
Jerry M. Alexander, Inc.
Jerry M. Alexander - Russellville, AR
Jim J. Neeley, ACF
Neeley Forestry Services, Inc. - Vice President - Camden, AR
Jim O. Hefley
Resource Management Service - Rison, AR
Jimmy Don Thomas
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. - Forester - Arkadelphia, AR
Joe Fox
Arkansas Forestry Commission - State Forester - Little Rock, AR
John Britt, RF, ACF
John Britt & Associates, LLC - Owner - Fortson, GA
John D. Neeley, ACF
Neeley Forestry Services, Inc. - President - Camden, AR
John F. McAlpine
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. - Forester - Monticello, AR
John Marksberry
Bird & Crawford Forestry - Forester / Wildlife Biologist - Shreveport, LA
Jonathan Wessman
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Certified Forester - Conway, AR
Joseph Friend
Arkansas Forestry Commission - Certified Forester - Crossett, AR
Josh Price
RecLand Realty, LLC - Agent/Forester - Monroe, LA
Joshua C. Barkhimer, ACF
Neeley Forestry Services, Inc. - Staff Forester - Camden, AR
Justin Penick
Founder, President, & CEO - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc.
Carl B. Herberg - Texarkana Manager & Vice President of Kingwood - Texarkana, TX
Kyle Carrington
Forester / Wildlife Biologist - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
L. Alexander McCall
Larson & McGowin, Inc. - Executive Vice President - Mobile, AL
L. Russell
- Certified Forester - Monticello, AR
Larry Morris
Larry L. Morris Timber Services - Certified Forester - Cave City, AR
Lee Kindle Forestry
Sandford Lee Kindle, ACF - Camden, AR
Leister Forestry Services
Randall L. Leister - Little Rock, AR
Lytle Forestry Services
James L. Lytle - Springhill, LA
M & W Forestry & Wildlife Management
James Wallace - Batesville, AR
Mark Bird, ACF
Principal / Forester / Realtor - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Mark Brian
Senior Vice President - Advanced Ecology LLC - Center, TX
Mark L. Sikole, ACF
Pomeroy & McGowin, Inc. - Owner/President - Monticello, AR
Mark Sikole, ACF, CF
Pomeroy & McGowin Forest Managers - Monticello, AR
Mark Smith, ACF
Land Operations Forester - Hancock Forest Management SCD - Hope, AR
Marshall D. Thomas, ACF
F & W Forestry Services, Inc. - President - Albany, GA
Martin Blaney
Arkansas Game & Fish Comm - Certified Forester - Russellville, AR
Mary Clapp
- Certified Forester - El Dorado, AR
Mary S. Clapp
Stevens Forestry Service, Inc. - President - El Dorado, AR
Matt Taylor
American Forest Management - Wildlife Biologist - Charlotte, NC
Matthew Pelkki
University of Arkansas at Monticello - Certified Forester - Monticello, AR
Michael Bentley
Southwest Arkansas Forestry Services, Inc - Certified Forester - Magnolia, AR
Michael James
Anthony Timberlands Inc - Certified Forester - Malvern, AR
Michael Mitchell
Devereux & Associates LLC - Certified Forester - Bella Vista, AR
Mike Bird, ACF
Principal / Forester - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Mike Clayton
C & C Timber Management, INC - Camden, AR
Mike Staten
Anderson-Tully Timber Company - Certified Forester - Lake Village, AR
Mitch McGee
Wildlife Forestry, LLC - Owner - West Monroe, LA
Mitchell Musgrove
Musgrove Forestry Service - Fordyce, AR
Monte J. Bartek
F&W Forestry Services - Staff Forester - de Queen, AR
Noble A. Thompson
Bayou State Timber Services Inc. - Vice President - Shreveport, LA
Ozark Woodland Owner's Association
- Batesville, AR
Pat H. DuBose
Davis DuBose Forestry & Real Estate Consultants PLLC - Principal/Owner - Little Rock, AR
Patti Erwin
Arkansas Forestry Commission - State Urban Forester - Fayetteville, AR
Peter W. Prutzman
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. - Manager & President of Kingwood - Arkadelphia, AR
Phillip G. Livingston
Forester - Sheridan, AR
Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. - Arkansas
- Seattle, WA
Precision Forestry, LLC
Robert B. Coodwin - Magnolia, AR
Randy J. Jarzyniecki
Regional Manager - F & W Forestry Services, Inc - Texarkana, TX
Ray Camp
Ray Camp, Inc - Russellville, AR
Ray Galloway
Davis DuBose Forestry & Real Estate Consultants - Little Rock, AR
Ray Lott, ACF
Ray Lott & Associates, Inc. - President - Texarkana, TX
Red River Timber Corp
Sean P. Blackburn - Heber Springs, AR
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R. - Magnolia, AR
Rick Gates, R.F.
Diehl & Gates Forestry LLC - Partner - Bossier City, LA
Robert B. Goodwin
Neill Forestry Consultants - Magnolia, AR
Robert Black
Timberland Resources Inc - Certified Forester - El Dorado, AR
Robert Ficklin
University of Arkansas@ Monticello - Certified Forester - White Hall, AR
Robert Ogle
Bird & Crawford Forestry - Forester - Shreveport, LA
Robert Purnell
Weyerhaeuser Company - Certified Forester - Hot Springs, AR
Robert Roberson
Weyerhaeuser Company - Certified Forester - El Dorado, AR
Robert Weih
University of Arkansas@ Monticello - Certified Forester - Monticello, AR
Robin G. Willhoite
United Timber Management Company - Timpson, TX
Rodney Wishard
Kingswood Forestry Services - Certified Forester - Monticello, AR
Rusty Weatherly
Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Ryan Cantrell
Forester/Wildlife Biologist - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Sandford Lee Kindle
Crowder Forestry Service - Forester - Camden, AR
Sayeed Mehmood
University of Arkansas@ Monticello - Certified Forester - Monticello, AR
Shamrock Timber Company
Thomas R. Barry - Magnolia, AR
Shelton Consulting
Aaron Shelton - North Little Rock, AR
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
Holly Campbell - Southern Regional Extension Forestry - Athens, GA
Silva-Tech - South, Ltd.
Michael D. Bird, ACF - Forester - Center, TX
Silvicultural Management Associates
John M. Price - Heber Springs, AR
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Southern Forests Network
- Asheville, NC
Southern Group of State Foresters
Wib Owen - SGSF Executive Director - Garner, NC
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
Stephen E. Muslow
Muslow Forestry, Inc. - Shreveport, LA
Stephen Galliher
Weyerhaeuser Company - Certified Forester - Nashville, AR
Teddy Reynolds, ACF
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC - President - Magnolia, AR
Terrell Baker
American Forest Management, Inc. - Area Manager - El Dorado, AR
The Denman Co.
Jeff B. Denman - Dewitt, AR
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
Thomas R. Bourland
Tom Bourland & Associates - Forester - Shreveport, LA
Timber Resource Management
Paul D. Smeltzer - Athens, LA
TimberCorp, Inc.
- Brandon, MS
Timberland Resources
Robert Black - El Dorado, AR
Tobias P. Ford Jr., PLS, RPLS
- St. Francisville, LA
Tom L. Riley Jr.
University of Arkansas - Extension Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Trey Watson
Forester / Wildlife Biologist - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Victor Ford
University of Arkansas@ Monticello - Certified Forester - Hope, AR
Walker Forestry Consultant
William D. Walker - Hot Springs, AR
Walter L. Stokes, ACF
Stokes Forestry Services, LLC - Owner - Baton Rouge, LA
Warren E. Peters, ACF
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Wayne E. Williams, ACF
Sizemore & Sizemore, Inc. - VP - Tallassee, AL
Wayne L. Owen Jr.
Timberland Enterprises, Inc. - President - Monticello, AR
Wayne Owen
UAP Distribution - Monticello, AR
William Abernathy
Optimum Forestry, Inc. - Certified Forester - Bluff City, AR
William Abernathy
ArborGen - Certified Forester - Bluff City, AR
William G. Hubbard
Cooperative Extension Service - Southern Regional Extension Forester - Athens, GA
William K. Laenger, ACF
Regions Bank - Trust Natural Resources and Real Estate - VP and Senior Forester - Shreveport, LA
William W. Canale, ACF
Canale Forest Management Company - Owner - Oxford, MS
Woodson Incorporated
Steve Woodson - Little Rock, AR
Yarnell Forestry Consulting, LLC
Eric Yarnell - Marshfield, MO
Geologists / Hydrologists
Apex Geoscience
- Tyler, TX
ATOKA, Inc.
Dr. Jerry Overton, PG - President & CEO - Hot Springs, AR
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Land Trusts
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Civil War Trust
Tom Gilmore - Director of Real Estate - Washington , DC
Couchiching Conservancy
Mark Bisset - Executive Director - Orillia, ON
Land Trust of Arkansas
- Little Rock, AR
Mississippi River Trust
- Stoneville, MS
National Wildlife Federation - South Central Regional Center
Susan Kaderka - Regional Executive Director - Austin, TX
North American Land Trust
Karen Mazza - Director of Conservation Easements - Chadds Ford, PA
Ozark Regional Land Trust
Peggy Horner - Executive Director - Columbia, MO
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Southern Alberta Land Trust Society
Justin Thompson - Executive Director - High River, AB
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
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, Arkansas Field Office
- Little Rock, AR
Thickson’s Woods Land Trust
Margaret Bain - President - Whitby, ON
Thousand Islands Watershed Land Trust
Marnie Ross - President - Lansdowne, ON
Watershed Land Trust
Frank Austenfeld, J.D. - Executive Director - Overland Park, KS
West Coast Islands Conservancy
Ron Pither - Mayne Island, BC
Mediators
Arkansas Farmer-Creditor Mediation Program
Jack Bell - Arkansas Development Finance Authority - Little Rock, AR
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
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
Gibson Realty & Land Company
- Mccomb, MS
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
Jim D. Bradbury
James D. Bradbury, PLLC - Fort Worth, TX
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Stefan Nagel
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Newton, MA
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
- Center, TX
ATOKA, Inc.
Dr. Jerry Overton, PG - President & CEO - Hot Springs, AR
Brandon Booth
Lochow Ranch - Fisheries Biologist - Bryan, TX
Casey Hares
Lochow Ranch - Fisheries Biologist - Bryan, TX
Ecological Conservation Organization
Rob Fisher - Executive Director - Little Rock, AR
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Josh Duzan
Natural State Streams - Little Rock, AR
Lee Moore
Natural State Streams - Little Rock, AR
Living Habitats
Heidi Natura, RLA, ASLA, LEED AP - Founder & Partner - Chicago, IL
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
Matt Lindsey
Natural State Streams - Little Rock, AR
Rick Gates, R.F.
Diehl & Gates Forestry LLC - Partner - Bossier City, LA
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
10 Point Wildlife Management
AR
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Barnum Forestry Service
Garner Barnum - Searcy, AR
Brent S. Williamson, RF
F&W Forestry Services - Regional Manager - Arkansas - El Dorado, AR
CE Forestry Services
Cory Easley - Fouke, AR
Central Hardwoods Joint Venture
Jane Fitzgerald - Coordinator - Reeds Spring, MO
Charles E Carter, Consulting Forester, Inc
Charles E. Carter - Dallas, TX
Chloeta Fire, LLC
Mark D. Masters - CEO - Oklahoma City, OK
Clif Crawford
Crawford Consulting - Malvern, AR
Dan A Estes Forestry
Dan A. Estes - Malvern, AR
Enviroscapes Ecological Consulting, LLC
Susan P. Rupp - Owner/Lead Consultant - Bella Vista, AR
Five Oaks Wildlife Services, LLC
Jody Pagan - General Manager/Chief Biologist - Stuttgart, AR
Foust Forestry Management
Brent Foust - Heber Spings, AR
Gills Forestry & Apprasial Service
Burl L. Gills - Gurdon, AR
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Hargrave Forestry Management Service
Wade C. Hargrave - Batesville, AR
J. Scott Rowland, ACF
Neill Forestry Consultants - President - Magnolia, AR
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
James Foster
Private Lands Biologist - Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Jonesboro, AR
Jason Raines
Operations Manager/Forester - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Jim O. Hefley
Resource Management Service - Rison, AR
Justin Penick
Founder, President, & CEO - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Leister Forestry Services
Randall L. Leister - Little Rock, AR
Living Habitats
Heidi Natura, RLA, ASLA, LEED AP - Founder & Partner - Chicago, IL
Lytle Forestry Services
James L. Lytle - Springhill, LA
M & W Forestry & Wildlife Management
James Wallace - Batesville, AR
Matt Taylor
American Forest Management - Wildlife Biologist - Charlotte, NC
Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. - Arkansas
- Seattle, WA
Precision Forestry, LLC
Robert B. Coodwin - Magnolia, AR
Ray Camp
Ray Camp, Inc - Russellville, AR
Ray Galloway
Davis DuBose Forestry & Real Estate Consultants - Little Rock, AR
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R. - Magnolia, AR
Ruben Cantu
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist, Certified Professional Rangeland Management - San Angelo, TX
Ryan Cantrell
Forester/Wildlife Biologist - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Sam Franklin
Delta Wildlife - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Stoneville, MS
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Southeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
Bill Sutton, Jessica Homyack - Co-Chairs - Clemson, SC
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Stepanie Daniels
Private Lands Biologist - Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Brinkley, AR
The Denman Co.
Jeff B. Denman - Dewitt, AR
Timber Resource Management
Paul D. Smeltzer - Athens, LA
Wayne Owen
UAP Distribution - Monticello, AR
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX