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Show Articles on Conservation Easements (59)
Private lands are the next battleground in state conservation policy
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Interest from owners wanting to set aside their property for conservation has increased in the past few years. Many conservation land trusts that have seen a spike in interest over the past few years.

 

Cattlemen’s Land Trust at the Forefront of Conservation
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Watch and listen to an on-the-ground panel of experts talk about the relationship of how ranchers and conservationists work together provides successful conservation outcomes while keeping working lands working.

 

Beyond Easements: Broader Approaches for Greater Conservation Outcomes
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CONSERVATION EASEMENTS CAN PROTECT thousands of acres of valuable and vulnerable lands from development. However, why stop there?  ...

 

Donate a conservation easement: How federal benefits put money in your pocket!
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In addition to the Colorado credit, landowners can receive an extra reward for conserving their land with a conservation easement. The current rules are not yet permanent, so please keep that in mind as you and your advisors make plans for your taxes.

 

A step-by-step guide to donating a conservation easement
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This guide is meant to help you understand the steps that must be completed to conserve your property and the typical costs that are involved.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Conservation Almanac

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

 

How a Conservation Easement Works - Sample example of conservation easement

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Find a Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCCs)

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

Conservation Easements - How Flexible Is Too Flexible?

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

 

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

 

2015 National Land Trust Census Report

 

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.

 

Summary of Findings Assessment of the Effects of Conservation Practices on Cultivated Cropland in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
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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.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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.& ...

 

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.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Show Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals (449)
There are 449 resources serving Ozark Highlands Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals serving Ozark Highlands Region
Agricultural Law Attorneys
Chuck Banks
Banks Law Firm - Little Rock, AR
David R. Bridgforth
Ramsay, Bridgforth, Robinson and Raley LLP - Pine Bluff, AR
F. Mattison Thomas, III
South Ark Legal - Attorney at Law - El Dorado, AR
Farm Commons
Rachel Armstrong - Founder and Executive Director - Duluth, MN
Farmers Legal Action Group
- St. Paul, MN
Gary V. Weeks
Law Group of NorthWest Arkansas - Partner - Fayetteville, AR
Grant Ballard
Ark Ag Law, PLLC - Partner - Little Rock, AR
James G. Lingle
Lingle Law Firm - Rogers, AR
Joseph A. Strode
Bridges Law Firm - Pine Bluff, AR
K.C. Dupps Tucker
Law Group of Northwest Arkansas - Fayetteville, AR
Kristy E. Boehler
Law Group of Northwest Arkansas - Fayetteville, AR
Ted N. Drake
Bridges Law Firm - Pine Bluff, AR
The National Agricultural Law Center
- Fayetteville, AR
Vince O. Chadick
Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC - Springdale, AR
Wendell L. Hoskins II
Midsouth Agricultural Law - Caruthersville, MO
Certified Appraisers
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Brandon Chandler
Neill Forestry Consultants - Forester - Magnolia, AR
Burney Lightle, MAI
- Searcy, AR
Glaub Farm Management
Ted L. Glaub, AFM, ALC - Jonesboro, AR
Gregory K Zieba
Gregory K Zieba & Associates - Hendersonville, TN
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Mason, Bruce & Girard
- Blacksburg, VA
Philip D. Bailey, MAI
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. - Senior Appraiser, Eastern US & International - Blacksburg, VA
Rabo AgriFinance, Inc.
- Appraiser - Little Rock, 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
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Stacy W. Jackson
Jackson Real Estate Professionals - Owner - Winnsboro, TX
Warren E. Peters
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Conservation Districts
Arkansas Association of Conservation Districts
- North Little Rock, AR
Baxter County Conservation District
- Mountain Home, AR
Benton County Conservation District
- Bentonville, AR
Boone County Conservation District
- Harrison, AR
Buffalo Conservation District
- Marshall, AR
Carroll County Conservation District
- Berryville , AR
Crooked Creek Conservation District
- Yellville, AR
Fulton County Conservation District
- Salem, AR
Independence County Conservation District
- Batesville, AR
Izard Conservation District
- Melbourne, AR
Lawrence County Conservation District
- Walnut Ridge, AR
Madison County Conservation District
- Huntsville, AR
Newton County Conservation District
- Jasper, AR
Randolph County Conservation District
Lisa Cagle - District Secretary - Pocahontas, AR
Sharp Conservation District
- Ash Flat, AR
Stone County Conservation District
- Mountain View, AR
Washington County Conservation District
- Fayetteville, AR
Conservation Groups and Associations
Access Fund
- Boulder, CO
ACRE Investment Management, LLC
- The Plains, VA
Agrarian Trust
Ian McSweeney - Director - Weare, NH
AGree
- Washington, DC
Agronomic Science Foundation
Susan Dearing-Bond - Director - Fitchburg, WI
American Agri-Women
- Colchester, VT
American Battlefield Trust
- Washington, DC
American Conservation Coalition
- Appleton, WI
American Farm Bureau Federation
- Washington, DC
American Fisheries Society
- Bethesda, MD
American Forest Foundation
- Washington, DC
American Forests
- Washington, DC
American Friends of Canadian Conservation
Sandra Tassel - Program Coordinator - Bellingham, WA
American Hiking Society
- Silver Spring, MD
American Rivers
Jaime Sigaran - Associate Director - Washington, DC
American Tree Farm System
Paul DeLong - Senior Vice President, ATFS & Conservation - Washington, DC
Ann Ruzow Holland, Ph.D. AICP
- Willsboro, NY
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
Arkansas Cattlemen's Association
- Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry
- Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Monarch Conservation Partnership
- Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) - Northeast Region
Brandon Shrader - Northeast Region Director - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) - Southeast Region
Kitty Lane - Executive Director - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Trappers Association
- Mulberry, AR
Arkansas Turf Grass Association
- Lowell, AR
Arkansas Urban Forestry Council
- Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Wildlife Federation
- Little Rock, AR
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Washington, DC
Bat Conservation International
- Austin, TX
Bayou Bartholomew Alliance
- Pine Bluff, AR
Bee City USA
An Initiative of the Xerces Society - Portland, OR
Boone and Crockett Club
- Missoula, MT
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter
Roberta Clowater - Executive Director - Fredericton, NB
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Ottawa Valley Chapter
- Ottawa, ON
Center for Collaborative Conservation
Warner College of Natural Resources - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Center for Large Landscape Conservation
- 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
ConservAmerica
- Washington, DC
Conservation Law Center
Christian Freitag - Director - Bloomington, IN
Conservation Plus
- The Plains, VA
Conservation Solutions, LLC
Palmer Brock - Greenwood, MS
Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC)
- West Lafayette, IN
Continental Dialogue on Non-Native Forests Insects and Diseases
- Sheffield, MA
Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports
- Washington, DC
Delta Waterfowl Foundation
- Bismarck, ND
EcoAgriculture Partners
- Oakton, VA
Ecological Restoration Business Association
- Tysons, VA
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Environmental Incentives
- South Lake Tahoe, CA
Equine Land Conservation Resource
- Lexington, KY
Farmers For Monarchs
Franklin Holley - Keystone, CO
Forest Stewards Guild
- Santa Fe, NM
Forest Stewardship Council
- Minneapolis, MN
Great Ecology
- San Diego, CA
Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development
Gail Nosek - Communications Director - Minneapolis, MN
Green School Alliance
- New York, NY
Hunt Fish 30x30 Coalition
Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation - Washington, DC
Iara Lacher
Seven Bends Nursery - Ecologist / Consultant - Winchester, VA
Illinois River Watershed Partnership
- Cave Springs, AR
Integrated Monarch Monitoring Program
Monarch Joint Venture - St. Paul, MN
Itasca Ladyslipper Farm
Carol Steele - Grand Rapids, MN
Izaak Walton League
- Gaithersburg, MD
John Sanderson
Center for Collaborative Conservation - Director - Fort Collins, CO
Journey North
- Madison, WI
Julia Debes
Pheasants Forever - Working Lands for Wildlife Director of Agricultural Communications - Hoisington, KS
Kings River Watershed Partnership
- Berryville , AR
Lake Norfork Striper Club
Ron Schneider - President - Mountain Home, AR
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee
Angeline Rodgers - Acting Coordinator - Tupelo, MS
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Manomet
- Plymouth, MA
Mark Howell
Grounded Truths LLC - Director/Emergency & Fire Mgmt Specialist - Doniphan, MO
Metro Blooms
Becky Rice - Executive Director - Minneapolis, MN
Mid-America Monarch Conservation Strategy
- Rhinelander, WI
Monarch Collaborative
Keystone Policy Center - Keystone, CO
Monarch Flyway
- Ogallala, NE
Monarch Joint Venture
- St. Paul, MN
Monarch Larva Monitoring Project
- Madison, WI
National Association of State Foresters
- Washington, DC
National Audubon Society
- New York, NY
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
- Clemson, SC
National Deer Association
- Bogart, GA
National Family Farm Coaltion
- Washington, DC
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
- Washington, DC
National Forestry Association
Keith A. Argow - President, Director at Large - Vienna, VA
National Grazing Lands Coalition
Monti Golla - National GLC Executive Director - College Station, TX
National Trust for Historic Preservation
- Washington, DC
National Wild Turkey Federation
- Edgefield, SC
National Wildlife Federation
- Reston, VA
National Wildlife Federation - South Central Regional Center
- Austin, TX
Natural Areas Association
- Pittsburgh, PA
Nature Manitoba
Roger Turenne - President - Winnipeg, MB
North American Grouse Partnership
- Garden Valley, ID
North Arkansas Quail Club
Kelly Batterton - President - Salem, AR
Northwest Arkansas Conservation Authority (NACA)
- Bentonville, AR
Northwest Arkansas Striper Association
Dale Steffens - President - Rogers, AR
Orianne Society
- Tiger, GA
Ozarks Water Watch
- Kimberling City, MO
Parks for Pollinators
National Recreation and Park Association - Ashburn, VA
Partnerscapes
Steve Jester - Executive Director - Pueblo, CO
Partnership for Conservation
- Washington, DC
Pheasants Forever
- St Paul, MN
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
V. Alaric Sample - President - Washington, DC
Pollinators Prospering People
- Baltimore, MD
Project Apis m.
- Salt Lake City, UT
Project Monarch Health
- Athens, GA
Project Wingspan
Pollinator Partnership - San Francisco, CA
Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation
- Buffalo, MO
Quail Forever in Arkansas
- Little Rock, AR
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
- Washington, DC
Ruffed Grouse Society & American Woodcock Society
- Coraopolis, PA
Save the Illinois River, Inc.
- Tahlequah, OK
Savory Institute
- Boulder, CO
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
- Athens, GA
Soil and Water Conservation Society
- Ankeny, IA
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
- Aiken, SC
Southeastern Grasslands Initiative
- Clarksville, TN
Southeastern Wood Producers Association
- Tallahassee, FL
Southern Conservation Partners
Chuck Roe - President - Raleigh, NC
Southern Conservation Trust
Katie Pace Quattlebaum - Executive Director - Fayetteville, GA
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
Sportsmen's Alliance
- Columbus, OH
Sustainable Forest Action Coalition
- Placerville, CA
Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Kathy Abusow - President and CEO - Washington, DC
Sustainable Monarchs
- North Platte, NE
Terrafirma RRG LLC
- Burlington, VT
Texan by Nature
- Austin, TX
The Association for Beaver Lake Environment (ABLE)
- Rogers, AR
The Buffalo River Foundation
- Ponca, AR
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
- Washington, DC
The Conservation Fund
- Arlington, VA
The Fund for Wild Nature
- La Canada, CA
The Land Institute
- Salina, KS
The Meateater Land Access Initiative
Meat EaterMT
The Ozark Society
- Little Rock, AR
The Pollinator Partnership
- San Francisco, CA
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
- Portland, OR
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
- Washington, DC
Thunder Bay Field Naturalists
Bruce Thacker - President - Thunder Bay, ON
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Trust for Public Land - Jackson, MS Office
- Jackson, MS
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA)
- Chesterfield, MO
Unique Places To Save
- Chapel Hill, NC
Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
- London, ON
USA National Phenology Network
- Tucson, AZ
Valleys 2000
Bill Huether - Treasurer - Bowmanville, ON
Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation
- Halifax, VA
Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network
- Manomet, MA
Wildlife Forever
- White Bear Lake, MN
Wildlife Management Institute
- Gardners, PA
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Consultants - Land
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
American Tree Farm System
Paul DeLong - Senior Vice President, ATFS & Conservation - Washington, DC
Ann Ruzow Holland, Ph.D. AICP
- Willsboro, NY
ATOKA, Inc.
- Hot Springs, AR
Brandon Chandler
Neill Forestry Consultants - Forester - Magnolia, AR
Brenda Schick
Singing Stream Conservation Consultants - Principal - La Jolla, CA
C-K Associates, Inc
- Baton Rouge, LA
Cirrus Ecological Solutions
Neal Artz - Logan, UT
Conservation Consulting Group
Nancy W. Moore - Managing Partner - Monona, WI
Danielle Atkins
Land & Ladies - Owner/Forester - Brunswick, GA
David Harper
Land in Common - Charleston, SC
Design Workshop
Anna Laybourn - Principal - Aspen, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
- Redwood City, CA
Ed O' Brien
Forestry and Land Resource Consultants, Inc. - Sam Rayburn, TX
EnSafe
- Memphis, TN
Evr-green Management Group, Inc
Matt S. Campbell - President - Rome, GA
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Forest Resource Consultants
Brian Stone - Forest Management - Macon, GA
Forever Forests, LLC
Nancy G. Zak - Founder - Ball Ground, GA
Green Infrastructure Center
Karen Firehock - Executive Director - Charlottesville, VA
Greener Prospects
- Brunswick, ME
GreenTrees
- The Plains, VA
Greg Hay
Crop Production Services-Timebrland Div. - Arkansas Territory Manager - Watson, AR
Greg Hay, CF, RF
ArborGen - Reforestation Advisor - Conway, AR
Gregg Elliott
K Gregg Consulting - Conservation Communications Consultant - Cordova, TN
Hemard & Company
Victor E. Hemard Jr. - President - Texarkana, TX
Holistic Management International
Sandy Langelier - Director, Communications & Outreach - Albuquerque, NM
Iara Lacher
Seven Bends Nursery - Ecologist / Consultant - Winchester, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
Jeremy Sokulsky
Environmental Incentives - President - South Lake Tahoe, CA
Joel Russell
Joel Russell Associates - Principal - Northampton, MA
Julie Boggs
Peoples Company - Land Manager, AFM - Monroe, LA
Justin T. Penick
Acorn Forestry - President - Lufkin, TX
Land Conservation Assistance Network
Amos Eno - President / Executive Director - Yarmouth, ME
Lewis Williams
Forestry and Land Resource Consultants, Inc. - Lufkin, TX
Linda Ziccardi
Alpine EcoSciences LLC - Owner - Golden, CO
Living Habitats LLC
Heidi Natura, PLA, ASLA, LEED AP - Principal & CEO - Chicago, IL
LJ Conservation Matters
Leonard Jordan - Douglasville, GA
Mark Bailey
Conservation Southeast, Inc. - Andalusia, AL
Mark Lewis
Mississippi Land Company - Mayhew, MS
Mayes, Wilson & Associates
- San Marcos, TX
Mitigation Solutions USA
- Center, TX
National NEMO Network
- Haddam, CT
Peter Kleto
Forestry and Land Resource Consultants, Inc. - Grantville, GA
Philip D. Bailey, MAI
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. - Senior Appraiser, Eastern US & International - Blacksburg, VA
Pickering Environmental Consultants, Inc.
- Memphis, TN
Pickering, Inc.
- Pearl, MS
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
V. Alaric Sample - President - Washington, DC
PlanIt Forward
Patrick Crist - Principal - Broomfield, CO
PPM Consultants
- Monroe, LA
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Ray Lott
Ray Lott & Associates, Inc. - President/Consulting Forester - Texarkana, TX
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Rhizoterra Inc.
Avril Stevenson - Project Manager - Spokane, WA
Robert C. Crane
Woodland Management Service - Consulting Forester - Stevens Point, WI
Robin G. Willhoite
United Timber Management Co. - Consulting Forester - Timpson, TX
Ryan Basinger
Westervelt Wildlife Services - Wildlife Consulting Manager, Certified Wildlife Biologist®, Hunting Lease Manager - Demopolis, AL
Sage Advisors, LLC
- West Chester, PA
Sam Franklin
Delta Wildlife - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Leland, MS
Solutions in the Land, LLC
- Kenosha, WI
Southern Conservation Partners
Chuck Roe - President - Raleigh, NC
Southern Fire Exchange
Kevin Robertson - Fire Ecology Research Scientist - Tallahassee, FL
Southern States Realty
- Mccomb, MS
SRP Environmental, LLC
- Shreveport, LA
Stacy W. Jackson
Jackson Real Estate Professionals - Owner - Winnsboro, TX
Strategic Conservation Solutions, LLC
Bruce I. Knight - Principal and Founder - Washington, DC
Synergy Resource Solutions, Inc.
- Belgrade, MT
Thomas L. Daniels
University of Pennsylvania School of Design - Professor of City and Regional Planning - Philadelphia, PA
Understanding Ag, LLC
- Fort Payne, AL
Warren E. Peters
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX
Easement Monitoring and Stewardship Services
Brenda Schick
Singing Stream Conservation Consultants - Principal - La Jolla, CA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
- Redwood City, CA
Equilibrium
- Little Rock, AR
Forever Forests, LLC
Nancy G. Zak - Founder - Ball Ground, GA
Josh Hollis
Land Solutions - Marshall, CA
Karen Johansen
Wildwood Management - Owner - Bishop, GA
LightHawk
- Denver, CO
Mark Bailey
Conservation Southeast, Inc. - Andalusia, AL
Pickering Environmental Consultants, Inc.
- Memphis, TN
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Southern Conservation Trust
Katie Pace Quattlebaum - Executive Director - Fayetteville, GA
Warren E. Peters
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Estate Planners
Allison J. Cornwell
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Bryan W. Duke
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP
Sarah Cotton Patterson - Partner - Little Rock, 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
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
K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr.
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Robert J. Gibson
Waddell, Cole & Jones, P.A. - Principal - Jonesboro, AR
Ted N. Drake
Bridges Law Firm - Pine Bluff, AR
Tom Baxter
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Trav Baxter
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. - Little Rock, AR
William A. Waddell, Jr.
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Estate Planning Attorneys
Kristi Kendrick
- Attorney at Law - Eureka Springs, AR
R. Patrick Hickey
Joseph Hickey, P.A. - Attorney - Fayetteville, AR
Sage Advisors, LLC
- West Chester, PA
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Steven B. Jordan
Steven B. Jordan, P.A. - Searcy, AR
Thomas L. Overbey
Overbey, Strigel, Boyd & Westbrook, PLC - Attorney - Fayetteville, AR
Tony A. Hilliard
Ramsay, Bridgforth, Harrelson and Starling LLP - Pine Bluff, AR
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Current Use Tax Program
- Montpelier, VT
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Managed Forest Law
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Madison, WI
Native Prairie and Wildlife Habitat - Property Tax Benefits
- Des Moines, IA
Native Prairie Tax Exemption Program
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - St Paul, MN
Open Space Conservation - Property Tax Benefits
- Crownsville, MD
Private Wetland-Riparian Zone Creation and Restoration Incentive
- Little Rock, AR
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Reforestation Tax Credit Program
- Oregon Department of Forestry - Salem, OR
Sage Advisors, LLC
- West Chester, PA
Waterfowl Restoration Program
- Cambridge, MD
Wetland and Riparian Zones Tax Credit Program
Arkansas Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Division - Little Rock, AR
Wetlands & Riparian Zone Tax Credit Program
Arkansas Department of Ag, Natural Resources Division - Little Rock, AR
FSA Local Offices
Baxter County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Mountain Home Service Center - Mountain Home, AR
Boone County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Harrison Service Center - Harrison, AR
Carroll County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Berryville Service Center - Berryville, AR
Independence County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Batesville Service Center - Batesville, AR
Lawrence County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Walnut Ridge Service Center - Walnut Ridge, AR
Madison County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Huntsville Service Center - Huntsville, AR
Randolph County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Pocahontas Service Center - Pocahontas, AR
Searcy County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Marshall Service Center - Marshall, AR
Sharp County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Ash Flat Service Center - Ash Flat, AR
Stone County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Mountain View Service Center - Mountainview, AR
Washington County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Fayetteville Service Center - Fayetteville, AR
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
BC Nature
Federation of BC Naturalists - North Vancouver, BC
Brenda Schick
Singing Stream Conservation Consultants - Principal - La Jolla, CA
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Ottawa Valley Chapter
- Ottawa, ON
Conservancy Hornby Island
- Hornby Island , BC
Delta Waterfowl Foundation
- Bismarck, ND
Fraser Headwaters Alliance
- Dunster , BC
Fraser Valley Conservancy
- Abbotsford, BC
Gabriola Land and Trails Trust
Tom Cameron - President - Gabriola Island, BC
GrassrootsCarbon-PastureMap
PastureMap - San Antonio, TX
Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust
- Washington, DC
Islands Trust Fund
- Victoria, BC
John Sanderson
Center for Collaborative Conservation - Director - Fort Collins, CO
Kawartha Heritage Conservancy
- Peterborough, ON
Land Conservancy for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington
- Kingston, ON
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
Land Trust Alliance of British Columbia
Sheila Harrington - Programs Director - Victoria, BC
Malaspina Land Conservancy
Janet Alred - President - Powell River, BC
Michael Hart
LandVest, Inc. - Senior Appraiser - Boston, MA
Mississippi River Trust
- Stoneville, MS
Nanaimo Area Land Trust
- Conservation Covenants Coordinator - Nanaimo, BC
Nature Conservancy of Canada
National Office - Toronto, ON
Nature Manitoba
Roger Turenne - President - Winnipeg, MB
Nature Trust of British Columbia
- BC Conservation Land Manager - Vancouver, BC
Nature Vancouver
Daniel Overmyer - Vancouver, BC
North American Land Trust
- Chadds Ford, PA
Northwest Arkansas Land Trust
- Fayetteville, AR
Open Space Institute
Jennifer Grossman - Vice President New York Land Program - New York, NY
Ozark Land Trust
- Columbia, MO
Ozark Regional Land Trust
- Columbia, MO
Pender Islands Conservancy
Sylvia Pincott - Pender Island, BC
Quadra Island Conservancy and Stewardship Society
George Barabas - Heriot Bay, BC
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sage Advisors, LLC
- West Chester, PA
Salt Spring Island Conservancy
Linda Gilkeson - Executive Director - Salt Spring Island, BC
Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation Habitat Trust Fund
- Moose Jaw, SK
Savary Island Land Trust Society
Liz Webster - Executive Director - Lund, BC
Silva Forest Foundation
Susan Hammond - Slocan Park, BC
Societe de Protection Fonciere de Saint-Adele
Jean-Louis Poirier - President - Saint-Adele, QC
Southern Conservation Trust
Katie Pace Quattlebaum - Executive Director - Fayetteville, GA
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
Terrafirma RRG LLC
- Burlington, VT
The Barn Group
- Brooks, GA
The Nature Conservancy, Arkansas Field Office
- Little Rock, AR
Trout Unlimited
Chris Wood - President and Chief Executive Officer - Arlington, VA
Waterloo Region Nature
- Waterloo, ON
Watershed Land Trust
- Belton, MO
Wetlands America Trust
- Memphis, TN
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
C-K Associates, Inc
- Baton Rouge, LA
Charles R. Nestrud
Chisenhall, Nestrud & Julian, P.A - Attorney - Little Rock, AR
Conservation Law Center
Christian Freitag - Director - Bloomington, IN
Dr. Lorenzo Sanchez-Diamond
Sanchez-Diamond Consulting - Senior Partner - Long Beach, CA
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Jim D. Bradbury
James D. Bradbury, PLLC - Fort Worth, TX
Joel Russell
Joel Russell Associates - Principal - Northampton, MA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Nick Cramer
The Vertex Companies, Inc. - Senior Project Manager - Irving, TX
R. Patrick Hickey
Joseph Hickey, P.A. - Attorney - Fayetteville, AR
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
NRCS Local Offices
Ash Flat Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Ash Flat, AR
Batesville Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Batesville, AR
Bentonville Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Bentonville, AR
Berryville Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Berryville, AR
Fayetteville Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Fayetteville, AR
Harrison Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Harrison, AR
Huntsville Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Huntsville, AR
Marshall Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Marshall, AR
Melbourne Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Melbourne, AR
Mountain Home Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Mountain Home, AR
Mountain View Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Mountainview, AR
Pocahontas Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Pocahontas, AR
Salem Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Salem, AR
Walnut Ridge Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Walnut Ridge, AR
Real Estate Attorneys
Bill Bridgforth
Ramsay, Bridgforth, Robinson and Raley LLP - Pine Bluff, AR
David R. Bridgforth
Ramsay, Bridgforth, Robinson and Raley LLP - Pine Bluff, AR
James M. Saxton
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Michael B. Childers
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Nick Cramer
The Vertex Companies, Inc. - Senior Project Manager - Irving, TX
R. Patrick Hickey
Joseph Hickey, P.A. - Attorney - Fayetteville, AR
Robert M. Honea
Hardin, Jesson & Terry, PLC - Partner - Fort Smith, AR
Steven B. Jordan
Steven B. Jordan, P.A. - Searcy, AR
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Brenda Muller - Agency Sales Representative - Cayce, SC
State Funding / Technical Resources
Arkansas Acres for Wildlife Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Black Bass Program
Vic DiCenzo - Black Bass Coordinator - Fort Smith, AR
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
- North Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Dept of Rural Services
- Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Farmer-Creditor Mediation Program
Cami Davis - Farm Mediation Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Forest Stewardship Program
- 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 Private Lands Program
Bubba Groves - Private Lands Assistant Supervisor - Monticello, AR
Arkansas State Wildlife Grants
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Mayflower, AR
Arkansas Stream Habitat Program
Tim Burnley - Stream Habitat Supervisor - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Wetland Mitigation Bank Program
- Little Rock, AR
ArkansasGrown.org
Arkansas Department of Agriculture - 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
Firewise Communities Program
Kevin Kilcrease - Firewise Coordinator/State Liaison - Greenbrier, AR
Hargrave Forestry Management Service
Wade C. Hargrave - Batesville, AR
Katie Mann
Arkansas Dept. of Agriculture- Natural Resource Division - Ecologist Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
- Clemson, SC
Nonpoint Source Management
Arkansas Natural Resources Division - Little Rock, AR
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
- Aiken, SC
Washington County Conservation District
- Fayetteville, AR
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
- Arlington, VA
Tax Advisors
J. Scott Schallhorn
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. - Counsel - Little Rock, 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
Jennifer R. Pierce
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. - Member - Little Rock, AR
Jill R. Grimsley
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C - Member - Rogers, AR
John R. Tisdale
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP - Little Rock, AR
Ted N. Drake
Bridges Law Firm - Pine Bluff, AR
Tom Baxter
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Trav Baxter
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. - Little Rock, AR
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Credit Brokers
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA

 Conservation Markets

   
Show Articles on Conservation Markets (37)
A Primer on Carbon Sequestration
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Read Kathy’s article on how to avoid bamboozlement when it comes to pseudo/bad science (also known as B.S.) There’s a lot of information out there right now about soil carbon sequestration and what farmers and ranchers can do to sequester more carbon in their soils.

 

Ecosystem Services: New Frontiers in Land-Based Resources
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Ecosystem markets are expanding and morphing into new configurations at a mind-boggling speed. While landowners may be tempted to stay at the house until the dust clears, Ellis suggested landowners get engaged now.

 

What are ecosystem services markets?
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A beginner’s guide to ecosystem service marketplaces Carbon credits. Asset quantification. Protocol assessment. Verifiers. The terms surrounding ecosystem services markets are foreign to most landowners.

 

Conservation Almanac

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

 

Conservation Corridor Toolkit

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

 

COMET-FARM™

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

 

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

 

Summary of Findings Assessment of the Effects of Conservation Practices on Cultivated Cropland in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
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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.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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).

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

Managing working lands for northern bobwhite - the USDA NRCS Bobwhite Restoration Project
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Show Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals (327)
There are 327 resources serving Ozark Highlands Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals serving Ozark Highlands Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Blake Massey
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Private Lands Biologist - Jonesboro, AR
Calvin Wakefield
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Private Lands Biologist - Calico Rock, AR
Daniel Greenfield
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Private Lands Biologist - Brinkley, AR
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
- Redwood City, CA
Enviroscapes Ecological Consulting, LLC
- Bella Vista, AR
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Garrick Dugger
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Statewide Private Lands Supervisor - Little Rock, AR
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Harvey (Bubba) Groves
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Private Lands Assistant Supervisor - Monticello, AR
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Jeremy Brown
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Statewide DMAP Coordinator - Jonesboro, AR
Katie Mann
Arkansas Dept. of Agriculture- Natural Resource Division - Ecologist Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Phillip Jordan
Southern Research Station - Wildlife Biologist - Hot Springs, AR
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
Southern Conservation Trust
Katie Pace Quattlebaum - Executive Director - Fayetteville, GA
Ted Zawislak
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - North Private Lands Supervisor - Calico Rock, AR
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX
Conservation Credit Markets
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Blue Source
- Cottonwood Heights, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Chestnut Carbon Solutions
- New York, NY
Climate Action Reserve
- Los Angeles, CA
Coggin Asset Management
Daniel S. Coggin - President - Amory, MS
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
- Redwood City, CA
Ecological Restoration Business Association
- Tysons, VA
Ecosystem Marketplace
- Washington, DC
Ecosystem Services Market Consortium
Debbie Reed - Executive Director - Falls Church, VA
EP Carbon
- Berkeley, CA
Forest Carbon Fund
- Berkeley, CA
Forest Carbon Works
- Berkeley, CA
Forest Trends
- Washington, DC
Grassroots Carbon
- San Antonio, TX
GrassrootsCarbon-PastureMap
PastureMap - San Antonio, TX
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
Indigo Ag
- Boston, MA
Mitigation Solutions USA
- Center, TX
Soil Value Exchange, PBLLC
- Houston, TX
TerraCarbon LLC
- Peoria, IL
Unique Places Conservation
Michael Scisco - Conservation & Mitigation Specialist - Albuquerque, NM
Fisheries Biologists
Arkansas Black Bass Program
Vic DiCenzo - Black Bass Coordinator - Fort Smith, AR
Daniel Hagood
Beaver Watershed Alliance - Elkins, AR
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Jeff Buckingham
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Black Bass Biologist - Little Rock, AR
Lochow Ranch - Pond & Lake Management
- Bryan, TX
Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee
Angeline Rodgers - Acting Coordinator - Tupelo, MS
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Southern Sportsman Aquatics & Land Management
Scott Brown - OwnerNC
Foresters
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Alan B. Youens
Dean, Youens, & Rosser - Graduate Forester - Atlanta, TX
Allen Morgan
Hunter-Wasson Inc - Arkadelphia, AR
Allen R. Mallette
Mallette Forestry, Inc. - President - de Queen, AR
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Andrew Quinn
Arkansas Forest Management - Hensley, AR
Arkansas Forestry Association
- Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission
- Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Baxter County
Mason Danheim - County Forester - Gassville , AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Benton County
Evan Brooks Willhoite - County Forester - Rogers, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Boone County
Chris Wyatt - County Forester - Harrison, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Carroll County
Chris Wyatt - County Forester - Eureka Springs, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Fulton County
Nikki Davis - County Forester - Salem, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Independence County
Kenny Smothers - County Forester - Batesville, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Izard County
Kenny Smothers - County Forester - Melbourne, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Lawrence County
Vacant - County Forester - Imboden, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Newton County
Chris Wyatt - County Forester - Western Grove, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Randolph County
Vacant - County Forester - Dalton, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Searcy County
- Marshall, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Sharp County
Nikki Davis - County Forester - Ash Flat, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Stone County
Kenneth Smothers - County Forester - Mt. View, AR
Arkansas Forestry Commission Washington County
Evan Brooks Willhoite - County Forester - Fayetteville, AR
Azelis Agricultural & Environmental Solutions
- Shreveport, LA
Benjamin Forestry Services
Luke Benjamin - Arkadelphia, AR
Bickham L. Crooks
- Forester - Gonzales, LA
Bill E. Chaney Jr.
Arkansas Forestry Commission - Staff Forester - Benton, AR
Brandon Chandler
Neill Forestry Consultants - Forester - Magnolia, AR
Brent S. Williamson
F & W Forestry Services, Inc. - Regional Manager - El Dorado, AR
Bryan C. Davis
Davis DuBose Forestry & Real Estate Consultants PLLC - Little Rock, AR
Buddy Rosser
Dean, Youens, & Rosser - Professional Forester - Atlanta, TX
Budo Ratkovic
B&E Forestry Inc - Hot Springs, AR
C. Ryan Jackson
Stevens Forestry Service, Inc. - Forester - El Dorado, AR
Charles A. Collins
Charlie Collins Timberland Management - Bauxite, AR
Clif Crawford
Crawford Consulting - Malvern, AR
Cory Easley
CE Forestry Services - Fouke, AR
Danielle Atkins
Land & Ladies - Owner/Forester - Brunswick, GA
Darren Spinks
- Little Rock, AR
David D. Smith
Smith Forestry Service - Arkadelphia, AR
David P. Reinold
Ray Camp, Inc. - Russellville, AR
David Stanton
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. - Forester - Texarkana, AR
Derrell Taylor
Derrell Taylor Forest Management - Little Rock, AR
Don C. Harris
Harris Timberland Management - Owner - Fordyce, AR
Ed O' Brien
Forestry and Land Resource Consultants, Inc. - Sam Rayburn, TX
Eric D. Clapp
Stevens Forestry Service, Inc. - Forester - El Dorado, AR
Eric Yarnell
Yarnell Forestry Consulting, LLC - Marshfield, MO
Ernest W. Cook
EWC Forestry Consulting - Taylor, AR
Forest Resource Consultants
- Macon, GA
Foust Forestry Management
Brent Foust - Heber Spings, AR
Gary A. Burns
Burns Forestry and Wildlife - Professional Forester, Wildlife Biologist - Crockett, TX
Greg Hay, CF, RF
ArborGen - Reforestation Advisor - Conway, AR
Hargrave Forestry Management Service
Wade C. Hargrave - Batesville, AR
Harold Fisher
Arkansas Department of Agriculture ? Forestry Division - Urban Forestry Partnership Coordinator - Greenbrier, AR
Harold McAlpine
Harold McAlpine Consulting - Bismarck, AR
Harold Smith
Silvilcraft - Monticello, AR
J. Daniel Neeley
Neeley Forestry Services, Inc. - Camden, AR
J. Scott Rowland
Neill Forestry Consultants - President - Magnolia, AR
Jeff B. Denman
The Denman Co. - Hensley, AR
Jeff L Caubble
JC Forestry - Heber Springs, AR
Jeffrey A. Neill
Jeff Neill Timberland Mgt., Inc. - President - Magnolia, AR
Jim J. Neeley
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Vice President - Camden, AR
Jimmy Don Thomas
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. - Forester - Arkadelphia, AR
John D. Neeley
Neeley Forestry Services, Inc. - President - Camden, AR
John Diehl
Diehl Forestry LLC - Bossier City, LA
John Heath
Forest Resource Consultants Inc - Operations Manager - Nacogdoches, TX
John McAlpine
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. - Monticello, AR
Joshua C. Barkhimer
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Staff Forester - Camden, AR
Justin T. Penick
Acorn Forestry - President - Lufkin, TX
Kingwood Forestry Services
Brian Clark - Forester - Arkadelphia, AR
Kristine Kimbro
Arkansas Department of Agriculture, Forestry Division - Urban Forestry Coordinator - Arkadelphia, AR
Kyle Cunningham
Arkansas Forestry Commission - State Forester - Little Rock, AR
Lance Childress
Ward Timber Company Inc. - Forester And Lease Manager - Linden, TX
Larry Butler
Ward Timber Company Inc. - Forester - Linden, TX
Larry L. Morris
M & W Forestry and Wildlife Management Services - Cave City, AR
Lewis Williams
Forestry and Land Resource Consultants, Inc. - Lufkin, TX
Long Valley Timber LLC
- Huntsville, AR
Lytle Forestry Services
James L. Lytle - Springhill, LA
M & W Forestry & Wildlife Management
James Wallace - Batesville, AR
Mark Wilson
Ward Timber Company Inc. - HEAD FORESTER - Linden, TX
Marty Spetich
Southern Research Station - Research Forest Ecologist - Hot Springs, AR
Mary S. Clapp
Stevens Forestry Service, Inc. - President - El Dorado, AR
Mason, Bruce & Girard
- Blacksburg, VA
Michael Clayton
Big MAC Properties, Inc - Camden, AR
Michael Huffman
Pine Ridge Forestry Services, LLC - Owner/Forester - Texarkana, AR
Michael Mitchell
Devereux & Associates LLC - Certified Forester - Bella Vista, AR
Michael Stuber
Southern Research Station - Forester - Crossett, AR
Michael Young
- Pocahontas, AR
Mike Bird
Principal / Forester - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Monte Bartek
Bartek Forestry - El Dorado, AR
Pat H. DuBose
Davis DuBose Forestry & Real Estate Consultants PLLC - Little Rock, AR
Pete Prutzman
Kingwood Forestry Services - Arkadelphia, AR
Peter Kleto
Forestry and Land Resource Consultants, Inc. - Grantville, GA
Philip D. Bailey, MAI
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. - Senior Appraiser, Eastern US & International - Blacksburg, VA
Phillip G. Livingston
Forester - Sheridan, AR
Phillip Wright
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. - Arkadelphia, AR
Ray Lott
Ray Lott & Associates, Inc. - President/Consulting Forester - Texarkana, TX
Rebecca Montgomery
- Rison, AR
Red River Timber Corp
Sean P. Blackburn - Heber Springs, AR
Resource Management Service, Inc.
- Birmingham, AL
Richard Chaney
Southern Research Station - Forestry Tech - Jasper, AR
Richard Leveritt
Southern Research Station - Forester - Crossett, AR
Richard Quina Jr.
Richard Quina - Consultant - ELKINS, AR
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
Robert Black
Timberland Resources Inc - Certified Forester - El Dorado, AR
Robert M. Oates
Sylamore Timber Services - Mountain View, AR
Robin G. Willhoite
United Timber Management Co. - Consulting Forester - Timpson, TX
Rodney J. Wishard
Larson & McGowin, LLC - Regional Manager - Monticello, AR
Rodney Wishard
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. - Monticello, AR
Shawn Kelley
Green Bay Packaging, Inc. - Morrilton, AR
Shawn Odom
Southern Research Station - Forester - Ozark, AR
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
- 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 Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
Southern States Realty
- Mccomb, MS
Steve Woodson
Woodson Incorporated - Mabelvale, AR
Teddy Reynolds, RF
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Esta - Teddy Reynolds - Magnolia, AR
Terrell Baker
American Forest Management - El Dorado, AR
Terrell S. Baker
American Forest Management, Inc. - El Dorado, AR
Thomas Parnell
Ward Timber Company Inc. - Forester - Linden, TX
Timber Resource Management
Paul D. Smeltzer - Athens, LA
Vernon Mark Smith
Molpus Woodlands Group - Forest Manager - Hope, AR
Virginia McDaniel
Southern Research Station - Forestry Technician - Hot Springs, AR
Warren E. Peters
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
William D. Walker
Walker Forestry Consultants - Hot Springs, AR
Geologists / Hydrologists
Andrews & Foster Drilling Company
Donald A. Foster - President - Athens, TX
ATOKA, Inc.
- Hot Springs, AR
C&S Environmental Consulting
Buford E. Collier - Senior Environmental Project Manager - Kilgore, TX
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
- Tyler, TX
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Pickering, Inc.
- Pearl, MS
Sevee & Maher Engineers, Inc.
- Cumberland, ME
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
BC Nature
Federation of BC Naturalists - North Vancouver, BC
Brenda Schick
Singing Stream Conservation Consultants - Principal - La Jolla, CA
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Ottawa Valley Chapter
- Ottawa, ON
Conservancy Hornby Island
- Hornby Island , BC
Delta Waterfowl Foundation
- Bismarck, ND
Fraser Headwaters Alliance
- Dunster , BC
Fraser Valley Conservancy
- Abbotsford, BC
Gabriola Land and Trails Trust
Tom Cameron - President - Gabriola Island, BC
GrassrootsCarbon-PastureMap
PastureMap - San Antonio, TX
Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust
- Washington, DC
Islands Trust Fund
- Victoria, BC
John Sanderson
Center for Collaborative Conservation - Director - Fort Collins, CO
Kawartha Heritage Conservancy
- Peterborough, ON
Land Conservancy for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington
- Kingston, ON
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
Land Trust Alliance of British Columbia
Sheila Harrington - Programs Director - Victoria, BC
Malaspina Land Conservancy
Janet Alred - President - Powell River, BC
Michael Hart
LandVest, Inc. - Senior Appraiser - Boston, MA
Mississippi River Trust
- Stoneville, MS
Nanaimo Area Land Trust
- Conservation Covenants Coordinator - Nanaimo, BC
Nature Conservancy of Canada
National Office - Toronto, ON
Nature Manitoba
Roger Turenne - President - Winnipeg, MB
Nature Trust of British Columbia
- BC Conservation Land Manager - Vancouver, BC
Nature Vancouver
Daniel Overmyer - Vancouver, BC
North American Land Trust
- Chadds Ford, PA
Northwest Arkansas Land Trust
- Fayetteville, AR
Open Space Institute
Jennifer Grossman - Vice President New York Land Program - New York, NY
Ozark Land Trust
- Columbia, MO
Ozark Regional Land Trust
- Columbia, MO
Pender Islands Conservancy
Sylvia Pincott - Pender Island, BC
Quadra Island Conservancy and Stewardship Society
George Barabas - Heriot Bay, BC
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sage Advisors, LLC
- West Chester, PA
Salt Spring Island Conservancy
Linda Gilkeson - Executive Director - Salt Spring Island, BC
Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation Habitat Trust Fund
- Moose Jaw, SK
Savary Island Land Trust Society
Liz Webster - Executive Director - Lund, BC
Silva Forest Foundation
Susan Hammond - Slocan Park, BC
Societe de Protection Fonciere de Saint-Adele
Jean-Louis Poirier - President - Saint-Adele, QC
Southern Conservation Trust
Katie Pace Quattlebaum - Executive Director - Fayetteville, GA
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
Terrafirma RRG LLC
- Burlington, VT
The Barn Group
- Brooks, GA
The Nature Conservancy, Arkansas Field Office
- Little Rock, AR
Trout Unlimited
Chris Wood - President and Chief Executive Officer - Arlington, VA
Waterloo Region Nature
- Waterloo, ON
Watershed Land Trust
- Belton, MO
Wetlands America Trust
- Memphis, TN
Mediators
Arkansas Farmer-Creditor Mediation Program
Cami Davis - Farm Mediation Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Design Workshop
Anna Laybourn - Principal - Aspen, CO
Dr. Lorenzo Sanchez-Diamond
Sanchez-Diamond Consulting - Senior Partner - Long Beach, CA
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Mitigation Banks
Albemarle
Albemarle Corporation - Bank Sponsor - Magnolia, AR
Arkansas Wetland Mitigation Bank Program
- Little Rock, AR
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Buffalo Hump CMA
XTO Energy - Bank Sponsor - Heber Springs, AR
Cadron Creek CMA
Ms. Jody Duke - Bank Sponsor - Little Rock , AR
Cadron Creek Mitigation Bank
Natural Resources Investment Group - Bank Sponsor - Little Rock, AR
Coy Bryant CMA
Ms. Jody Duke - Bank Sponsor - Little Rock , AR
Davis Creek Mitigation Bank
Mike D. Bird - Bank Sponsor POC - Center, TX
Days Creek Mitigation Bank
Ken Brazil - Sales POC - Bank Sponsor POC - Little Rock, AR
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
- Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
Ed Hart CMA
Ms. Jody Duke - Bank Sponsor - Little Rock , AR
EGIS Mitigation Bank
Lisa Boyle - Regulatory Bank Manager - Little Rock, AR
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Holcomb Branch CMA
Ms. Jody Duke - Bank Sponsor - Little Rock , AR
Illinois River Mitigation Bank
Ms. Jody Duke - Bank Sponsor POC - Little Rock , AR
Kings River Mitigation Bank
Natural Resources Investment Group - Bank Sponsor - Little Rock, AR
Little Horse Creek
Natural State Streams - Bank Sponsor - Little Rock, AR
Mitigation Solutions USA
- Center, TX
Osage Creek Mitigation Bank
Matthew Van Eps - Sponsor - Bank Sponsor POC - Fayetteville, AR
Rattlesnake Creek
Mr. Mitch Wine - Bank Sponsor POC - Mountain View, AR
Restoration Systems
- Raleigh, NC
Seth Yoho
Williams Forestry & Associates - Regional Manager - Calhoun, GA
Tick Creek CMA
Ms. Jody Duke - Bank Sponsor POC - Little Rock , AR
West Fork White River
Sandi Formica - Sponsor - Bank Sponsor POC - Fayetteville, AR
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
C-K Associates, Inc
- Baton Rouge, LA
Charles R. Nestrud
Chisenhall, Nestrud & Julian, P.A - Attorney - Little Rock, AR
Conservation Law Center
Christian Freitag - Director - Bloomington, IN
Dr. Lorenzo Sanchez-Diamond
Sanchez-Diamond Consulting - Senior Partner - Long Beach, CA
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Jim D. Bradbury
James D. Bradbury, PLLC - Fort Worth, TX
Joel Russell
Joel Russell Associates - Principal - Northampton, MA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Nick Cramer
The Vertex Companies, Inc. - Senior Project Manager - Irving, TX
R. Patrick Hickey
Joseph Hickey, P.A. - Attorney - Fayetteville, AR
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
ATOKA, Inc.
- Hot Springs, AR
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Josh Duzan
Natural State Streams - Little Rock, AR
Lochow Ranch - Pond & Lake Management
- Bryan, TX
Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee
Angeline Rodgers - Acting Coordinator - Tupelo, MS
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center
- Baton Rouge, LA
Natural State Streams
Josh Duzan - Owner - Little Rock, AR
Society for Range Management
- Wichita, KS
Southern Sportsman Aquatics & Land Management
Scott Brown - OwnerNC
Stacy W. Jackson
Jackson Real Estate Professionals - Owner - Winnsboro, TX
TJ Hein
Natural State Streams - Little Rock, AR
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
10 Point Wildlife Management
- Lake Village, AR
Blake Massey
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Private Lands Biologist - Jonesboro, AR
Calvin Wakefield
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Private Lands Biologist - Calico Rock, AR
Central Hardwoods Joint Venture
Jane Fitzgerald - Coordinator - Reeds Spring, MO
Clif Crawford
Crawford Consulting - Malvern, AR
Coggin Asset Management
Daniel S. Coggin - President - Amory, MS
Cory Easley
CE Forestry Services - Fouke, AR
Daniel Greenfield
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Private Lands Biologist - Brinkley, AR
Enviroscapes Ecological Consulting, LLC
- Bella Vista, AR
Five Oaks Wildlife Services, LLC
Jody Pagan - General Manager/Chief Biologist - Humphrey, AR
Foust Forestry Management
Brent Foust - Heber Spings, AR
Garrick Dugger
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Statewide Private Lands Supervisor - Little Rock, AR
Gary A. Burns
Burns Forestry and Wildlife - Professional Forester, Wildlife Biologist - Crockett, TX
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Grow Native!
- Columbia, MO
Hargrave Forestry Management Service
Wade C. Hargrave - Batesville, AR
Harvey (Bubba) Groves
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Private Lands Assistant Supervisor - Monticello, AR
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Jeff B. Denman
The Denman Co. - Hensley, AR
Jeremy Brown
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Statewide DMAP Coordinator - Jonesboro, AR
Justin T. Penick
Acorn Forestry - President - Lufkin, TX
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Lytle Forestry Services
James L. Lytle - Springhill, LA
M & W Forestry & Wildlife Management
James Wallace - Batesville, AR
Mark Bailey
Conservation Southeast, Inc. - Andalusia, AL
Mid-America Monarch Conservation Strategy
- Rhinelander, WI
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
Robin G. Willhoite
United Timber Management Co. - Consulting Forester - Timpson, TX
Ruben Cantu
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist, Certified Professional Rangeland Management - San Angelo, TX
Sam Franklin
Delta Wildlife - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Leland, MS
Society for Range Management
- Wichita, KS
Southeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
Bill Sutton, Jessica Homyack - Co-Chairs - Clemson, SC
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
- Aiken, SC
Southern Conservation Partners
Chuck Roe - President - Raleigh, NC
Southern Conservation Trust
Katie Pace Quattlebaum - Executive Director - Fayetteville, GA
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Southern Sportsman Aquatics & Land Management
Scott Brown - OwnerNC
Ted Zawislak
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - North Private Lands Supervisor - Calico Rock, AR
Teddy Reynolds, RF
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Esta - Teddy Reynolds - Magnolia, AR
Timber Resource Management
Paul D. Smeltzer - Athens, LA
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX