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

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

Conservation Easements: How Flexible Is Too Flexible?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

pdf A Land Conservation Vision for the Gulf of Mexico Region
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The Gulf Partnership is committed to Strategic Conservation, the identification of the most important areas in a region for conservation, restoration and long-term management.

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 250 resources serving Delta Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals serving Delta 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
Certified Appraisers
Aaron D. Bierschwale, ARA
Bierschwale Land Company, LLC - Owner, Real Estate Appraiser - Junction, TX
Adam Watson
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Monroe, NC
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Bill Sexton Appraisals
- Southaven, MS
Bobby Bottin, MAI
Bottin Consulting Group, Inc. - Certified General Appraiser - Vicksburg, MS
Edward F. Travis
Edward F. Travis, Company, Inc - Mobile, AL
George W. Null, Jr., MAI
Collins & Null Appraisal Group, Inc. - Appraiser - Hattiesburg, MS
Gerald Barber, ASLA, IAAO, GAA
Barber & Mann, Inc. - President - Ridgeland, MS
Gerald Collins, MAI, SRA
Collins & Null Appraisal Group, Inc. - General Certified Appraiser - Hattiesburg, MS
Greg Sirmon R.F.,C.G.A
Sirmon & Associates - Registered Forester - Pelahatchie, MS
Griffith Real Estate & Appraisal Services
David M. Griffith - CEO - Cleveland, MS
Harvey R. Little, MAI
Harvey Little Associates - Owner - Jackson, MS
James F. Coats
- Real Estate Appraiser - Grenada, MS
Jeffrey C. Wikle, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Manager - Monroe, NC
Jodi Pries MBA, MSRE
AgVisory - Nassau, DE
John Fiser, SRA
Hal Fiser Agency - Appraiser/Real Estate Broker/Insurance Agent - Clarksdale, MS
John S. Evans, MAI
Research Appraisal, LLC - Managing Member - Madison, MS
Jonathan Null
Collins & Null Appraisal Group, Inc. - General Certified Appraiser - Hattiesburg, MS
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Mark E. Dale, ACF
Forest Pro L.L.C. - Owner/ Forestry Consultant - Monticello, MS
Phil Bailey, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Appraiser - Monroe, NC
Phil Cooley, CF
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Monroe, NC
Randal L. Guthrie, ACF
John G. Guthrie and Sons, Inc. - Wiggins, MS
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Reba B. Pepper, SRA
R.E. Appraiser - Benton, MS
Richard Gilmore
AgVisory - Charlton, MA
Robert J. Foster
Larson & McGowin, Inc. - President, Larson & McGowin Properties, LLC - Mobile, AL
Robert L. Crook, II, MAI
Robert L. Crook II, MAI, P.A. - President - Jackson, MS
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Stephen S. Holcombe, MAI
Appraisal Services - Owner - Columbus, MS
Thomas R. Brickman
South40 Partners - Birmingham, AL
TimberCorp, Inc.
- Brandon, MS
Walley Forestry Consultants, Inc.
Jim Walley - General Manager/President - Ellisville, MS
Walter H. Gibbes, III, MAI
Gibbes Valuation Consultants, Inc. - President - McComb, MS
Warren E. Peters, ACF
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Wombwell Appraisal Service
Robert Wombwell, MAI - Appraiser - Birmingham, AL
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
America's Wetland Foundation
- New Orleans, LA
American Agri-Women
American Chestnut Foundation
Meghan Jordan - Director of Communications - Asheville, NC
American Forest Foundation
- Washington, DC
American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts
- Bellingham, WA
American Hiking Society
Gregory A. Miller, Ph.D - President - Silver Spring, MD
American Tree Farm System
- Washington, DC
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
Ron Regan - Executive Director - Washington, DC
Bat Conservation International
Andrew Walker - Executive Director - Austin, TX
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
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
Coastal Conservation Association - National
- Houston, TX
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 F.A.R.M
Trey Cooke - Executive Director - Stoneville, MS
Delta Waterfowl - Mississippi
Scot Marcin and Bryan Leach (South Mississippi) - Regional Directors - Bismarck, ND
Dogwood Alliance
- Asheville, NC
East Gulf Coastal Plain Joint Venture
Catherine Rideout - Coordinator - Atlanta, GA
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Deb Balliet - Chief Executive Officer - Lexington, KY
Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fund
Jerry Pennick - Director of Land Assistance Fund - East Point, GA
Forest Landowners Association
Scott P. Jones - Chief Executive Office - Atlanta, GA
Forest Stewards Guild
Zander Evans - Executive Director - Madison, WI
Forest Stewardship Council
- Minneapolis, MN
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
Gulf Coast Joint Venture
Barry Wilson, USFWS - GCJV Coordinator - Lafayette, LA
Gulf Restoration Network
Cyn Sarthou - Executive Director - New Orleans, LA
Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust
Steve Meltzer - Founder and Executive Director - Framingham, MA
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
Lower Delta Partnership
- Rolling Fork, MS
Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee
Angeline Rodgers - Acting Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Mississippi Cattlemen's Association
LeAnne Peters - Director of Communications - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Flyway
Houston Havens - Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Forestry Association
Dave Godwin - Landowner Coordinator - Jackson, 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
Operation 1-1-1
Scott Burns - Director, Walton Family Foundation Environmental Focus Area - Washington, DC
Partners for Conservation
Steve Jester - Executive Director - Pueblo, CO
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation
Elizabeth Barber - Biloxi, MS
Partnership for Southern Forestland Conservation
- Clemson, SC
Pascagoula River Audubon Center
- Moss Point, MS
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 - Mississippi Chapter
Edwin Lloyd - State Chairman: #1015 - Starkville, MS
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Restore the Mississippi River Delta
- Baton Rouge, LA
Sand County Foundation
Kevin Kiley, Development & Communications - Madison, WI
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
Holly Campbell - Southern Regional Extension Forestry - Athens, GA
Southeast Watershed Forum
- Knoxville, TN
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Curtis R Hopkins, Ph.D. - Executive Secretary - Jackson, MS
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
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 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 Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
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
Wildlife Mississippi
Jim Cummins - Executive Director - Stoneville, MS
WildSouth
Ben Prater - Director of Conservation - Asheville , NC
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Estate Planners
Aaron R. Edwards
Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A - Jackson, MS
Amanda Green Alexander
Alexander and Watson, P.A. - Jackson, MS
Ancil L. Cox Jr.
Cox & Moore, PLLC - Cleveland, MS
Blake T. Headley, CFP®
BlackSummit Financial Group - Ridgeland, MS
Charles L. Thompson, Jr., CFP®
Thompson, Diaz, Baxter & Assoc - Biloxi, MS
Dudley M. Barnes, CFP®
Barnes-Pettey Financial Advisors, LLC - Clarksdale, MS
Edward Owens Watson
Alexander and Watson, P.A. - Jackson, MS
G. Michael Massey
Massey Higginbotham Vise & Phillips, P.A. - Attorney - Jackson, MS
J. Randall Mascagni, CFP®
Mascagni Wealth Management - Clinton, MS
John C. Cox
Cox & Moore, PLLC - Cleveland, MS
Lindsey C. Meador
Meador & Crump, P.A. - Cleveland, MS
Robert S. Crump III
Meador & Crump, P.A. - Cleveland, MS
Steve K. Sessums, CPA, ABV, CBM
May & Company, LLP - Partner - Vicksburg , MS
Unique Places LLC
Jeff Fisher - CEO - Durham, NC
W. Bruce Lewis
Gwin Lewis & Punches, LLP - Natchez, MS
W. Patrick Harmon, CPA/PFS, CFP®
Fortenberry & Ballard, PC - Brandon, MS
Estate Planning Attorneys
Hirschel T. Aboott
Stone Pigman - Member - New Orleans, LA
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
Coastal Wetlands - Property Tax Benefits
MS
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
Mississippi Forestry Commission
Brendix Glasgow, - Mississippi Reforestation Tax Credit, district forester - Tupelo, MS
Mississippi Reforestation Income Tax Credit
Brendix Glasgow - District Forester, Northeast - Tupelo, MS
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
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
Ducks Unlimited
Dale James - Manager of Conservaiton Planning and Land Protection Coordinator - Ridgeland, MS
East Mississippi Foothills Land Trust
Tommy Vincent - President - Meridian, MS
Mississippi Land Trust
Brian Ballinger - Stoneville, MS
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
Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation
Elizabeth Barber - Biloxi, MS
Pelican Coast Conservancy
Walter C Ernest, IV - Director of Operation - Mobile, AL
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, Mississippi Chapter Office
Keith Ouchley - State Director - Madison, MS
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
Wolf River Conservation Society, Inc.
- Pass Christian, MS
Lawyers
Aaron R. Edwards
Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A - Jackson, MS
Amanda Green Alexander
Alexander and Watson, P.A. - Jackson, MS
Ancil L. Cox Jr.
Cox & Moore, PLLC - Cleveland, MS
Betty Ruth Fox
Watkins & Eager PLLC - Counsel - Jackson, MS
Bill Bridgforth
Ramsay, Bridgforth, Harrelson and Starling LLP - Pine Bluff, AR
Christiana S. Hassin
Watkins & Eager PLLC - Counsel - Jackson, MS
Douglas E Hassell
Teller, Chaney, Hassell & Hopson LLP - Vicksburg, MS
E. Howell Crosby
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. - New Orleans, LA
Edward Owens Watson
Alexander and Watson, P.A. - Jackson, MS
G. Michael Massey
Massey Higginbotham Vise & Phillips, P.A. - Attorney - Jackson, MS
Granville Tate Jr.
Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC - Member - Jackson, MS
Hirschel T. Aboott
Stone Pigman - Member - New Orleans, LA
J. Paul Varner
Butler Snow - Ridgeland, MS
John B. (Jack) Nichols
Butler Snow - Ridgeland, MS
John C. Cox
Cox & Moore, PLLC - Cleveland, MS
Joseph D. Nosef
Watkins & Eager PLLC - Counsel - Jackson, MS
Lindsey C. Meador
Meador & Crump, P.A. - Cleveland, MS
Powell G. Ogletree, Jr.
Adams and Reese LLP - Jackson, MS
Robert S. Crump III
Meador & Crump, P.A. - Cleveland, MS
Unique Places LLC
Jeff Fisher - CEO - Durham, NC
W. Bruce Lewis
Gwin Lewis & Punches, LLP - Natchez, MS
Wendell L. Hoskins II
Midsouth Agricultural Law - Caruthersville, MO
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
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
Black Belt Prairie Restoration Initiative
John Gruchy - Jackson, MS
Deer Management Assistance Program
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Jackson, MS
Forest Health Program
Randy Chapin - District Forester, Southwest - Brookhaven, MS
Forest Resource Development Program
Brendix Glasgow - District Forester, Northeast - Tupelo, MS
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
Barb Kirkpatrick - Executive Director - College Station, TX
MDWFP Waterfowl Program
Houston Havens - Migratory Game Bird Biologist - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Crop Improvement Association
Bennie C. Keith - General Manager - Mississippi State, MS
Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
- Jackson, MS
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources
- Biloxi, MS
Mississippi Forest Legacy Program
Jim Hancock - MSRF #1367, Grant Coordination Forester - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Forest Stewardship Program
Jack White - Forest Stewardship Coordinator - Bay Springs, MS
Mississippi Forestry Commission
Charlie W. Morgan, Jr. - State Forester - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Private Lands
- Jackson, MS
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
Greg Conover - MICRA Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Marion, IL
Mississippi Landowner Incentive Program
MS
Mississippi Private Lands Habitat Program
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Jackson, MS
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Natural Resource Enterprises Program - Mississippi State University
Dr. Daryl Jones - Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries - Mississippi State, MS
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Underserved Landowner Outreach Program
Sandra Ford - Underserved Landowner Coordinator, Alcorn State University - Alcorn State, MS
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
wildpiginfo
Bill Hamrick - Extension Associate III - Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture - Mississippi State, MS
Woodland Steward Series
Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, Extension Forestry-NC Cooperative Extension, NC Forest Service, US Forest Service - Raleigh, NC
Tax Advisors
J. Paul Varner
Butler Snow - Ridgeland, MS
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
John B. (Jack) Nichols
Butler Snow - Ridgeland, MS
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Credit Brokers
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Mississippi Forestry Commission
Brendix Glasgow, - Mississippi Reforestation Tax Credit, district forester - Tupelo, MS
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO

 Conservation Markets

   
Articles on Conservation Markets
Carbon Sequestration and Credit Trading

Carbon credits trading has come to Mississippi. Learn the basics and find organizations who can help you enter the market. A number of programs now exist that facilitate payments to tree farmers and other landowners for storing carbon.

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.& ...

Fish and Wildlife Management A Handbook for Mississippi Landowners
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A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO ENCOURAGING FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION, LAND MANAGEMENT, AND MAXIMUM ENJOYMENT OF RESOURCES Featuring over five hundred illustrations and forty tables, this book is a collection of in-depth discussions by a tremendous range of experts on topics related to wildlife and fisheries management in Mississippi.

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 A win-win for wildlife & agriculture
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Strategically targeting agricultural conservation practices toward specific wildlife habitat and population objectives produces substantial benefits for focal species.& ...

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 Assessment of the Effects of Conservation Practices on Cultivated Cropland in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
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Report that shows farmers have significantly reduced the loss of sediment and nutrients from farm fields through voluntary conservation work in the lower Mississippi River basin.

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 A Land Conservation Vision for the Gulf of Mexico Region
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The Gulf Partnership is committed to Strategic Conservation, the identification of the most important areas in a region for conservation, restoration and long-term management.

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 Density and diversity of overwintering birds in managed field borders in Mississippi.
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ABSTRACT.—Grassland bird populations are sharply declining in North America. Changes in agricultural practices during the past 50 years have been suggested as one of the major causes of this decline.

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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pdf Mississippi’s Conservation Reserve Program. CP33-Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds
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Mississippi Bird Monitoring and Evaluation Plan Final Report, 2006–2010

Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals
There are 487 resources serving Delta Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals serving Delta Region
Biologists / Ecologists
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Bob Griffin
Mississippi Land Company - Mayhew, MS
Daniel C. Sumerall
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Vicksburg District - Biologist - Vicksburg, MS
Deer Management Assistance Program
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Jackson, MS
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Florida Association of Native Nurseries
Cammie Donaldson - Executive Director - Melbourne , FL
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
Barb Kirkpatrick - Executive Director - College Station, TX
Kyle Carrington
Forester / Wildlife Biologist - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
Mike Goff
Wildlife Technical Services - Executive Vice President/Managing Partner - Vicksburg , MS
Mississippi Land Company
- Hattiesburg, MS
Mississippi Private Lands Habitat Program
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Jackson, 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
Steven Gruchy
Wildlife Mississippi - Natural Resource Economist - Stoneville, MS
The Land Group
Dan Prevost - Biologist - Forester - Leland, MS
The Nature Conservancy, Mississippi Chapter Office
Keith Ouchley - State Director - Madison, MS
Thomas Resources Wildlife & Land Enhancement, Inc.
Rans Thomas - Owner - Athens, GA
Timothy J. Carley
Mississippi Land Company - Hattiesburg, MS
Trey Watson
Forester / Wildlife Biologist - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Unique Places LLC
Jeff Fisher - CEO - Durham, NC
Westervelt Ecological Services
John Wigginton - Regional Manager, Southeast Region - Auburn, AL
Carbon Credits and Sequestration
American Carbon Registry
John Kadyszewski - Director - Arlington, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Forest Trends (attention: BBOP Secretariat) - Washington, DC
C2Invest, LLC
- The Plains, VA
Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI)
- Nicasio, CA
Chicago Climate Exchange
Offset Registry - Chicago, IL
Climate Action Reserve
Gillian Calof - Interim-President/Operations Director - Los Angeles, CA
EcoSecurities
- New York, NY
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
GreenTrees
Andy Johnson - The Plains, VA
ImageTree
- Morgantown, WV
Jason Theriot
The Earth Partners - Brodhead, WI
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Westervelt Ecological Services
John Wigginton - Regional Manager, Southeast Region - Auburn, AL
Conservation Credit Markets
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Dave Gibson
IFC/World Bank - Senior Environmental Risk Specialist - Warrenton, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
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
Charles “Bo” Collins
Sunrise Fisheries, Inc. - Fisheries Biologist - Lake Village, AR
James Ballard
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision - Sport Fish Restoration Administrative Program Coordinator - Ocean Springs, MS
Jeffrey Herod
U.s. Fish & Wildlife Service - Southeast Regional Office - Regional Aquatic Invasive Species (Ais) Coordinator - Atlanta, GA
Jerry Williamson
Sunrise Fisheries - Aquaculturalist and Certified Fishery Scientist - Lake Village, AR
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
Foresters
Aaron N. Rambin
Georgia Pacific - Resource Forester - New Augusta, MS
Acie D. Singleton
Singleton Associates - Laurel, MS
Adam Bailey
Mississippi State University CES - Extension Assistant - Purvis, MS
Adam Watson
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Monroe, NC
Alan D. Rone
RoneForest Management, Inc. - Water Valley, MS
Allen W. Richmond
Richmond Forestry Services - Summit, MS
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Andrew Kenneth Breland, Jr.
- Flowood, MS
Anthony M. Courtney
Benton Hughes - Chemical Service Rep. - Bentonia, MS
Anthony Reed
Alcorn Cooperative Extension Program - Interim Assoc. Administrator for Ext.-ANR - Alcorn State, MS
Bickham L. Crooks, ACF
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - Forester - Baton Rouge, LA
Billy Dye
Wildland Timber Management - West Point, MS
Bob Griffin
Mississippi Land Company - Mayhew, MS
Bobby Boutwell
American Forest Management - Forest Technician - Meridian, MS
Brad Campbell
Southern Resource Service, Inc. - President - Starkville, MS
Bradford Alexander
Alexander & Associates - Wiggins, MS
Bradley Edmonds
Forest Resource Consultants, Inc. - Quitman, MS
Brant Godbold
- District Forester - Grenada, MS
Brian A. Maier, ACF
William W. May & Associates, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Brandon, MS
Brian K. Wharton
Mississippi Forestry Commission - FIA Coordinator - Florence, MS
Britton Hatcher
Mississippi State University - Extension Associate - Grenada, MS
Brown C. Hairston, III, ACF
Hairston Forestry Consultants, Inc. - President - Pelahatchie, MS
Bruce M. Dueitt, ACF
Bruce M. Dueitt & Co. - Leakesville, MS
Bruce S. Lanier, ACF
McKinley & Lanier Forest Resources, Inc. - Principle/Forester - Northport, AL
Bruce Young
Timber Resources, Inc. - Meridian, MS
C. Steve Shaw
Shaw Forestry Services - Hazlehurst, MS
C.T. Renfrow, Jr.
- Oxford, MS
Carle E. Bateman, Jr.
Middlefork Creek Timber Co - Meadville, MS
Carter R. Mascagni
Charles Donald Timber Company - Procurement Forester - Flora, MS
Cecil Edgar
Edgar Timber Service - Canton, MS
Chad M. Anderson, ACF
Timber Investment Managers, LLC - Owner / President - Petal, MS
Chad W. Thornhill
- Enterprise, MS
Chambers Forest Management
Thomas Chambers - Laurel, MS
Charles D. Johnson
Consulting Foresters, Ltd. - Hattiesburg, MS
Charles E. Donald, Jr.
Charles Donald Timber - President - Vicksburg, MS
Charles F. Ledbetter
Charles Ledbetter Forestry Consultant - Marion, MS
Charles M. Carter, ACF
- New Albany, MS
Charles M. Williams
Southern Forest Resources, LLC - Tupelo, MS
Charles Merril Carter
Mid-South Forestry - New Albany, MS
Charles Randall Rice, ACF
- Sumrall, MS
Charles W. Graham
G & G Forestry Association, Inc. - Biloxi, MS
Charlie D. Jones
- Monticello, MS
Charlie W. Morgan Jr.
Mississippi Forestry Commission - State Forester/Executive Director - Jackson, MS
Cheryl Arnold
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Service Forester - Bolivar & Washington Counties - Greenville, MS
Chris Adams
Bird and Crawford Forestry - Forestry Operations Manager - Center, TX
Christopher D. Walters
- Ellisville, MS
Christopher Jackson
Timber Craft, Inc. - DeKalb, MS
Clara Johnson
Mississippi Forestry Commission - SGSF Communications and Marketing Specialist - Jackson, MS
Complete Land and Timber Management, Inc
- Columbia, MS
Craig L. Youngblood
- Rose Hill, MS
Cuba Timber Company, Inc.
Steve Goodman - Owner - Cuba, AL
Dale Roger Terrell
- Centreville, MS
Dan Clark
Ranger Timber Company - Petal, MS
Daniel C. Sumerall
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Vicksburg District - Biologist - Vicksburg, MS
David B. Lang
The Molpus Company - Deputy Chief Financial Officer - Jackson, MS
David C. Quin
Timber Works - McComb, MS
David E. Lollis
G & G Forestry Assoc. - Lucedale, MS
David H. Green, ACF
- Winona, MS
David Johns
Mississippi Land Company - Hattiesburg, MS
David K. Moody
Woodlands Services - Philadelphia, MS
David Lang
Molpus Woodlands Group - Certified Forester - Ridgeland, MS
David S. Duff
Mid-South Forestry - New Albany, MS
David S. Duff
Mid-South Forestry, Inc. - Staff Forester - New Albany, MS
Davis E. Riddle
- Prentiss, MS
Dearl Brooks
Southern Natural Resources - President - Meridian, MS
Delta Wildlife
Trey Cooke - Executive Director - Stoneville, MS
Dennis G. Harris
Forest Conservatives - Yazoo City, MS
Dennis J. Dauterive
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Fire Chief - Pearl, MS
Derek Dougherty
Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc. - Comer, GA
Don B. Kimberly
Resource Management Service, LLC - Western Region Land Sales Manager - Flowood, MS
Donald B. Williams
Don Williams Timber Inc. - Collins, MS
Donald C. Brazil
- Madison, MS
Donald H. Thompson, RF#01593
Golden Forest Managers, Inc. - President - Golden, MS
Donald S. Bell
Bell and Kirkland Timberland Services - Bruce, MS
Donnie Pat Thornton
Hood Industries - Waynesboro, MS
Dwane Stringer
timber marketing & Appraisal - owner - Stringer, MS
E. Dale Johnson, ACF
TimberCorp, Inc. - Brandon, MS
E. Lynn Prine, ACF
Southern Resource Service, Inc. - Starkville, MS
E.C. Burkhardt
Burkhardt Associates - Vicksburg, MS
Edward F. Travis
Edward F. Travis, Company, Inc - Mobile, AL
Edward White
White Forestry Land and Timber LLC - Bay Springs, MS
Elton Scott Griffin, ACF
The Campbell Global, LLC - Operations Manager - Meridian, MS
Eric J. O'Connor
Resource Management Service, LLC - Forest Planner - Birmingham, AL
Eric W. Entrekin
Southeast Forestlands - Meridian, MS
Eric W. Entrekin
Southeast Forestlands - President and Director of Forest Management - Meridian, MS
Ernest G. Lovett
Larson & McGowin, Inc. - Vice President and Director - Mobile, AL
F&W Forestry Services
- Albany, GA
F. Jeffrey Bein
- Meadville, MS
Forestry/Wildlife Integration, LLC
Mark W. Thomas - President/Owner - Hoover, AL
Frank A McLeod, III, ACF
American Forest Management, Inc. - Columbia, SC
Frank Riley
Southern Heritage Land Co - Registered Forester - Hiawasee, GA
Fred L. Newcomb
Anderson Tully - Region Manager - Vicksburg, MS
Frederic S. Mayatt
Richton Tie & Timber, LLC - Forester - Newton, MS
Gaines Daughdrill
Timberland Management Services, Inc. - MS Registered Forester - Centreville, MS
Gary A. Burns, ACF
Burns Forestry - Owner - Crockett, TX
Gary E. Patterson, ACF
Patterson Forestry Consultants, LLC - Owner - Ruston, LA
Geoffrey Ellison
Drennen Forestry Services - Cullman, AL
George A. Tiley
Weyerhaeuser - Early Rotation Leader -MS/LA Timberlands - Hammond, LA
George Alsworth
George E. Alsworth & Associates - President - Waynesboro, MS
George Chastain
- Starkville, MS
George Crawford Jr.
Forest Resource Consultants, Inc. - Picayune, MS
George R. Triplett
Resource Management Service - District Manager - Carthage, MS
Gerald Moore
Pine Belt Foresters, LLC - Owner - Petal, MS
Gerald R. Davis
US Fish & Wildlife Service - Assistant Refuge Forester - Tallulah, LA
Gibson Realty & Land Company
- Mccomb, MS
Greentree Consulting
T. Shane Allen - Consulting Foresters - Philadelphia, MS
Greg Sirmon R.F.,C.G.A
Sirmon & Associates - Registered Forester - Pelahatchie, MS
Gregory P. Triplett
Larson & McGowin, Inc. - Vice President, Geospatial Services Manager, Silvics Solutions, LLC - Mobile, AL
H. Dale Oliver, Jr.
Mississippi Secretary of State's Office - District Forester - Capital District - Pearl, MS
H. David Morris
TimberSouth, LLC - Fulton, MS
H. Rex Germany
Forest Sales Inc. - Union, MS
Harry E. Murphy
Natural Resource Group - Director - Birmingham, AL
Harvey D. Lamb
Lamb's Realty and Forestry - Coldwater, MS
Howard T. Bonds
- Fayette, MS
Ival Todd Tindall
Skyland Forestry Management - Newton, MS
Ivan Eubanks
- Waynesboro, MS
J. Alan Holditch
USDA-NRCS - Forester - Jackson, MS
J. Bill Clark
Taylor Forestry, Inc. - Summit, MS
J. Marvin Taylor
Taylor Forestry, Inc. - President - Summit, MS
Jack A. White
- Bay Springs, MS
Jack Harrison
HJM Forest Resource Management, LLC 'TimberCraft' - DeKalb, MS
Jack P. Fillingham, ACF
Sizemore & Sizemore, Inc. - Tallassee, AL
James Clint Tidwell
Professional Land Services - Ripley, MS
James D. Elledge Jr.
- Lumberton, MS
James D. Elledge, Jr., ACF
Longleaf Consultants, LLC - Consulting Forester - Lumberton, MS
James F. Fagan
- Bassfield, MS
James L. Dykes
Dykes Forestry - McComb, MS
James McNeil
- Philadelphia, MS
James R. Gibson
- Petal, MS
James Stacy Madison
- Columbus, MS
James T. Beasley
Southern Forest Resources - Tupelo, MS
Jarad B. Cates
First South Farm Credit - Forester/Real Estate Appraiser - Hattiesburg, MS
Jared W. Wright
U. S. Geological Survey - Hydrologic Technician - Clinton, MS
Jason Cooksey
Delaney Development - Staff Forester - Meridian, MS
Jason D. Burke
Soterra, LLC. - Forestry and Wildlife Consultant - Pine Grove, LA
Jason L. Goforth
Goforth Forest Management, Inc. - Meridian, MS
Jason Raines
Operations Manager/Forester - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Jay B. Mitchell
Mitchell Forestry and Wildlife Services, Inc. - Vice-President - Corinth, MS
Jaysen Hogue
Mercy Tree Forestry & Wildlife Services - President/CEO - New Albany, MS
Jeff A. Taylor, ACF
Taylor Forestry, Inc. - President - Summit, MS
Jeff C. Whitehead
Timberland Contracting Services - Sturgis, MS
Jeff Windham, R.F.
Complete Land and Timber Management, Inc. - Columbia, MS
Jeffery C. Breazeale
Breazeale Forest Services - Philadelphia, MS
Jeffrey C. Phillips
US Army Corp of Engineers - Environmental Specialist - Vicksburg, MS
Jeffrey C. Wikle, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Manager - Monroe, NC
Jeffrey D. Hall
Forest Investment Associates - Gulf Operations Manager - Jackson, MS
Jeremy E. Stokes
US Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District - Environmental Specialist - Vicksburg, MS
Jerry Foxworth, R.F.
Foxworth Forestry Consultants, LLC - Picayune, MS
Jimmy Broughton
Consulting Forestry - Oak Vale, MS
Jimmy D. Broughton
Jimmy D. Broughton Consulting Forestry - Oakvale, MS
Jimmy Murphy
American Forest Management - Area Manager - Meridian, MS
Jimmy W. McGowen
Timber Craft, Inc. - DeKalb, MS
Joe A. Kuse
Kuse Forestry Service - Crystal Springs, MS
Joe Foster
- Purvis, MS
Joe W. Morgan
Morgan's Forest Management - Louisville, MS
John M. Graham
Forester/Surveyor - Seminary, MS
John Auel
Mississippi State University - Extension Specialist - Mississippi State, MS
John B. Mitchell, Sr., ACF
Mitchell Forestry & Wildlife Services, Inc. - President - Corinth, MS
John G. Guthrie, Jr., ACF
John G. Guthrie and Sons, Inc. - President - Wiggins, MS
John G. Guthrie, Sr., ACF
John G. Guthrie and Sons, Inc. - Chairman - Wiggins, MS
John M. McSween
McSween and Company - Laurel, MS
John M. Buckley, ACF
- Brandon, MS
John R. Giachelli Jr.
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Assistant District Forester - Capital District Office - Pearl, MS
John R. Hodges
- Ethel, LA
John Russell Fletcher
Fletcher Professional Forestry Services - Lexington, MS
John W. Crews
United States Forest Service Yazoo County - Forester - Rolling Fork, MS
Joseph E. Pettigrew
Pettigrew Forestry Consultants - Kiln, MS
Joseph E. Rigsby, ACF
Rigsby Investment Company, Inc. - President - Montgomery, AL
Josh Price
RecLand Realty, LLC - Agent/Forester - Monroe, LA
Justin Penick
Founder, President, & CEO - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Keith Frazier
Frazier Forestry, LLC - Amite City, LA
Keith Ward
F&W Forestry Services - Regional Manager - Madison, MS
Kenan S. Gwin
Timberland Services LLC - Natchez, MS
Kirby D. Allen
Allen Timber - Owner - Natchez, MS
Kyle Carrington
Forester / Wildlife Biologist - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
L. Alexander McCall
Larson & McGowin, Inc. - Executive Vice President - Mobile, AL
L. Gene Alexander
Alexander & Associates - Wiggins, MS
L. Kent Robbins
- Picayune, MS
Lamar C. Dorris, Jr.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Forester - Yazoo City, MS
Lance H. Dean
Dean Forestry Services - Meridian, MS
Lanny Autry
L.L. Autry & Co. - Etta, MS
Larkin J. Vance
- Forest, MS
Larry H. Gibson, Jr., ACF
Gibson Forest Management, Inc. - President - Aliceville, AL
Lee Alan Sansing
L.C. White Forestry Consulting, Inc. - Columbus, MS
Lenward E. McCombs, Jr.
McCombs Forestry Services, Inc. - Hattieburg, MS
Leon A. Rucker
Deep South Lumber, LLC - Forester - Vaughan, MS
Leslie R. Shelby, ACF
William W. May & Associates, Inc. - President - Brandon, MS
Leslie Shelby
Wm. W. May & Assoc., Inc - Brandon, MS
Marc Measells
Mississippi State University - Extension Associate - Mississippi State, MS
Marcez N. Mitchell
International Paper - West Region Purchasing Manager - Redwood, MS
Mark A. Anderson
Anderson Natural Resources - Hattiesburg, MS
Mark Anderson
Mississippi Land Company - Hattiesburg, MS
Mark Bird, ACF
Principal / Forester / Realtor - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Mark E. Dale, ACF
Forest Pro L.L.C. - Owner/ Forestry Consultant - Monticello, MS
Mark L. Monroe
Anderson Tully Company - Manager Log Sales & Planning - Vicksburg, MS
Martin O'Neal
- McHenry, MS
Martin W. Brunson
Mississippi State University - Extension Specialist - Mississippi State, MS
Marty L. Wallace
Forestry Plus Inc. - Columbus, MS
Matthew N. Walters
Walters Forestry Services/Mississippi Land Company - Mayhew, MS
Matthew N. Walters
- Mayhew, MS
Michael Ashe
American Forest Management - Forester - Meridian, MS
Michael A. Halfacre
- Louisville, MS
Michael Daughdrill
Timberland Management Services, Inc. - Owner and Manager - Centreville, MS
Michael Dominguez
5 Star Forestry - Owner - Kooskia, ID
Michael F. McNair
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Chief, Regulatory Branch - Vicksburg, MS
Michael Lance Middleton
- Hattiesburg, MS
Michael McCall
S.E. Realm, LLC - Monticello, MS
Michael R. Daniels
Magnolia Forester - Kosciusko, MS
Michael Scott Mellard
Flowers Timber Company - Sumrall, MS
Mike Bird, ACF
Principal / Forester - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Mike Goff
Wildlife Technical Services - Executive Vice President/Managing Partner - Vicksburg , MS
Mike Mikell
Mike Mikell Professional For. Serv., Inc. - President - Port Gibson, MS
Mississippi Forestry Association
Dave Godwin - Landowner Coordinator - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Forestry Commission
Private Lands Program - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Land Company
- Hattiesburg, MS
Mississippi Prescribed Fire Council
Russ Walsh - Chair - Hattiesburg, MS
Mitch McGee
Wildlife Forestry, LLC - Owner - West Monroe, LA
Mitchell Forestry & Wildlife Services, Inc.
- Corinth, MS
Morris C.  Ellis
Ellis Forestry, Inc. - Natchez, MS
Nathan Renick
Delta National Forest - Rolling Fork, MS
Patricia A. Straka, ACF
Straka & Straka Consulting Foresters - President - Pendleton, SC
Patrick H. Brown
Pine-Oaks Land and Timber Co - Caledonia, MS
Paul Gonwa
The Overby Company - Broker Associate, Registered Forester - Jackson, MS
Paul L. Tigrett
- Pearl, MS
Perry N. Bryant
Bryant's Timber Cruising - Collins, MS
Perry S. Brown
Brown Forestry Services - Bogue Chitto, MS
Pervy C. Dean, Jr.
Dean Forestry Service - Meridian, MS
Peter D. McKay
Wickersham Forest Service - Madison, MS
Phil Cooley, CF
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Monroe, NC
Philip N. Hollimon
DenburyOnshore, LLC - Lead Landman - Flowood, MS
Phillip A. Thomas
Yazoo Land and Timber Co., Inc. - President - Yazoo City, MS
Phillip W. King
- Brookhaven, MS
Preston L. Simmons
Simmons Forestry Services, Inc - Brandon, MS
R. Glen White
- Vicksburg, MS
Ramon Callahan
Callahan Timber and Wildlife Services - Terry, MS
Randal L. Guthrie, ACF
John G. Guthrie and Sons, Inc. - Wiggins, MS
Randall Romedy
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Forest Management Chief - Jackson, MS
Randy B. Shaw
Forest Resource Consultants, Inc. - Picayune, MS
Randy B. Shaw, ACF
Forest Resource Consultant - Picayune, MS
Randy Boyd
Landtree, LLC - Partner - Tupelo, MS
Randy Rice
Forest Owners, Inc. - Timberland Sales, LLC Member Broker - Sumrall, MS
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R. - Magnolia, AR
Richard D. Neal
U.S. Forest Service - Staff Officer - Forester - Florence, MS
Richard G. McInnis
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Director of Forest Management - Jackson, MS
Richard T. Stringer
TimberCorp Inc. - Institutional Forester-Southern Region - Brandon, MS
Richard Taylor
Forest Investments, Inc. - McComb, MS
Richard W. Green
Davis Forestry - Hattiesburg, MS
Richard Whitney
Whitney Forest Mgt. Services - Natchez, MS
Richmond G. Nichols
Regions Bank - Trust Forester - Jackson, MS
Richton Tie & Timber
Richard Thoms - Newton Office - Newton, MS
Rick Olson
Mississippi Forestry Commission - State Urban Forestry Coordinator - Jackson, MS
Ricky Caldwell
Timberland Management LLC - GIS Forester - Walnut, MS
Ricky Dean Messer
- Foxworth, MS
Ricky E. McPhail
- Purvis, MS
Ricky G. Goforth
Goforth Forest Management, Inc. - Meridian, MS
Robert B. Mitchell
Copper Station Holdings, LLC - Meridian, MS
Robert Conner
Shelterwood Timber Service - Crystal Springs, MS
Robert Don Clanton
Clanton Forestry & Appraisal, LLC - Hattiesburg, MS
Robert Ekes, RF
F&W Forestry Services - Regional Manager - Mississippi - Corinth, MS
Robert G. Barrett, ACF
Robert G. Barrett and Associates - Owner - Big Sandy, TN
Robert Harrison Jeffares
Forestry in Progress - Meridian, MS
Robert J. Foster
Larson & McGowin, Inc. - President, Larson & McGowin Properties, LLC - Mobile, AL
Robert K. Cranston Jr.
Cranston Timberland Management - Greenville, MS
Robert M. Naeger, ACF
Resource Management Service, LLC - Brookhaven, MS
Robert Scott McCraw
Forestry Contractors, LLC - Ellisville, MS
Robert T. Deen
- Meridian, MS
Robert V. Boyd
Forestry Solutions, Inc. - Braxton, MS
Robin G. Willhoite
United Timber Management Company - Timpson, TX
Robin S. Allen
Forestry Management Services - Philadlephia, MS
Ronald Jeffrey Windham
- Beaumont, MS
Ronnie Myers
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Jackson, MS
Rufe M. Lamon
- Beulah, MS
Rusty Weatherly
Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Ruth C. Seawell
Larson & McGowin, Inc. - Vice President, Analytical Services - Mobile, AL
Ryan A. Ramsey
Forestsouth, LLC - Flowood, MS
Ryan A. Ramsey, ACF
ForestSouth, LLC - Owner - Flowood, MS
Ryan Cantrell
Forester/Wildlife Biologist - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
S. Blake Thomas
Black River Timber and Wildlife - Co-Owner - Flora, MS
Sam L. Hobart
Yazoo /Mississippi Delta Levee Board - Forester - Clarksdale, MS
Sandford Lee Kindle
Crowder Forestry Service - Forester - Camden, AR
Sarah M. Holmes
- Wiggins, MS
Scotch Land Management, LLC
Steve Crowley - President - Fulton, AL
Scott D. Kiewit, ACF
Kiewit Forestry Services - Owner - Laurel, MS
Scott Lindsey
United Country-Gibson Realty & Land Company - Mccomb, MS
Shannon J. White, ACF
Sizemore & Sizemore, Inc. - Forest Manager - Sylacauga, AL
Shaun L. Rogers
Forest Management Specialist, Inc. - Fulton, MS
Shelby G. Lowery
- New Albany, MS
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
Holly Campbell - Southern Regional Extension Forestry - Athens, GA
Sidney Earl Boteler
Boteler Forestry Services - Byram, MS
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
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
Stan Leighton
- Petal, MS
Stephen G. Dicke
Mississippi State University Extension Service - Extension Forester - Raymond, MS
Stephen L. Busby
Certified Forester - License # 02008 - Florence, MS
Steven Burns
Dogwood Natural Resource, Inc. - Brookhaven, MS
Teddy Reynolds, ACF
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC - President - Magnolia, AR
Terry J. Tetzlaff
- Poplarville, MS
The Land Group
Dan Prevost - Biologist - Forester - Leland, MS
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
The Nature Conservancy, Mississippi Chapter Office
Keith Ouchley - State Director - Madison, MS
Thomas B. Vigour
Vigour Forestry Consulting, Inc. - President - Winona, MS
Thomas J. Ebner
Forestry Consultant - Columbus, MS
Thomas R. Bourland
Tom Bourland & Associates - Forester - Shreveport, LA
Thomas R. Brickman
South40 Partners - Birmingham, AL
Thomas W. Middleton
- Natchez, MS
Thomas Wood
Landtree, LLC - Partner - Tupelo, MS
TimberCorp, Inc.
- Brandon, MS
Timberland Associates
Tom Busch - Owner - Dumas, MS
Timmy H. Wickersham
Wickersham Forest Service - Madison, MS
Timothy Allan Traugott
- Grenada, MS
Timothy Allan Traugott Jr.
Alpine South - Grenada, MS
Timothy Higginbotham
Pleasant Hill Forestry - Bogue Chitto, MS
Timothy J. Carley
Mississippi Land Company - Hattiesburg, MS
Tobias P. Ford Jr., PLS, RPLS
- St. Francisville, LA
Tom Carignan, RF/CF/ACF
Carignan Forestry Consultants, LLC - President - Prattville, AL
Tommy Glenn Miller
- Brookhaven, MS
Tracy Scott Smith
Natural Resource Management Company - Collinsville, MS
Trey Watson
Forester / Wildlife Biologist - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Tyler Akers
Southeast Forestlands - Managing Forester-Director of Forest operations - Meridian, MS
Unique Places LLC
Jeff Fisher - CEO - Durham, NC
Van Covington
Covington Company, Inc - Brandon, MS
W. H. Bill Tomlinson
Sustainable Resource Managers, LLC - Vicksburg, MS
Walley Forestry Consultants, Inc.
Jim Walley - General Manager/President - Ellisville, MS
Walter Dennis
Walter Dennis & Assoc. - Natchez, MS
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 G. Steverson
- Ripley, MS
Will R. Brooks
- Braxton, MS
William C. Kirk
USDA Forest Service - Forestry Technician - Stoneville, MS
William E. Bustin
- Brandon, MS
William G. Hubbard
Cooperative Extension Service - Southern Regional Extension Forester - Athens, GA
William H. Brown Jr.
- Natchez, MS
William L. Hunt
- Kilmichael, MS
William Owen Caldwell III
Southeast Timber Resources, Inc. - Starkville, MS
William W. Canale, ACF
Canale Forest Management Company - Owner - Oxford, MS
William W. Graham
G & G Forestry Association, Inc. - Biloxi, MS
William W. MacNeill
- Sturgis, MS
Geologists / Hydrologists
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
Ducks Unlimited
Dale James - Manager of Conservaiton Planning and Land Protection Coordinator - Ridgeland, MS
East Mississippi Foothills Land Trust
Tommy Vincent - President - Meridian, MS
Mississippi Land Trust
Brian Ballinger - Stoneville, MS
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
Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation
Elizabeth Barber - Biloxi, MS
Pelican Coast Conservancy
Walter C Ernest, IV - Director of Operation - Mobile, AL
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, Mississippi Chapter Office
Keith Ouchley - State Director - Madison, MS
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
Wolf River Conservation Society, Inc.
- Pass Christian, MS
Mediators
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
Westervelt Ecological Services
John Wigginton - Regional Manager, Southeast Region - Auburn, AL
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
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
Charles “Bo” Collins
Sunrise Fisheries, Inc. - Fisheries Biologist - Lake Village, AR
Ducks Unlimited
Dale James - Manager of Conservaiton Planning and Land Protection Coordinator - Ridgeland, MS
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
James Ballard
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision - Sport Fish Restoration Administrative Program Coordinator - Ocean Springs, MS
Jason Theriot
The Earth Partners - Brodhead, WI
Jerry Williamson
Sunrise Fisheries - Aquaculturalist and Certified Fishery Scientist - Lake Village, AR
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
10 Point Wildlife Management
AR
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Bob Griffin
Mississippi Land Company - Mayhew, MS
C. Jared Quillen
Mississippi State University - Wildlife Extension Assistant - Mississippi State, MS
Deer Management Assistance Program
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Jackson, MS
Delta Wildlife
Trey Cooke - Executive Director - Stoneville, MS
Forestry/Wildlife Integration, LLC
Mark W. Thomas - President/Owner - Hoover, AL
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Gulf Coast Joint Venture
Barry Wilson, USFWS - GCJV Coordinator - Lafayette, LA
Jason D. Burke
Soterra, LLC. - Forestry and Wildlife Consultant - Pine Grove, LA
Jason Raines
Operations Manager/Forester - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Jay B. Mitchell
Mitchell Forestry and Wildlife Services, Inc. - Vice-President - Corinth, MS
Jaysen Hogue
Mercy Tree Forestry & Wildlife Services - President/CEO - New Albany, MS
Justin Penick
Founder, President, & CEO - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Matthew N. Walters
Walters Forestry Services/Mississippi Land Company - Mayhew, MS
Mississippi Land Company
- Hattiesburg, MS
Mississippi Prescribed Fire Council
Russ Walsh - Chair - Hattiesburg, MS
Mitchell Forestry & Wildlife Services, Inc.
- Corinth, MS
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R. - Magnolia, AR
Richmond Nell Consulting
Richie Nell - Land Investments and Management - Saraland, AL
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
Steven Gruchy
Wildlife Mississippi - Natural Resource Economist - Stoneville, MS
The Nature Conservancy, Mississippi Chapter Office
Keith Ouchley - State Director - Madison, MS
Thomas Resources Wildlife & Land Enhancement, Inc.
Rans Thomas - Owner - Athens, GA
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Ecological Services Field Office
- Jackson, MS
Unique Places LLC
Jeff Fisher - CEO - Durham, NC
W. H. Bill Tomlinson
Sustainable Resource Managers, LLC - Vicksburg, MS
wildpiginfo
Bill Hamrick - Extension Associate III - Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture - Mississippi State, MS

 River Conservation

   
Articles on River Conservation
pdf Lower Mississippi River Aquatic Resource Management Plan
River Conservation Organizations & Professionals
There are 24 resources serving Delta Region in the following categories:
map itMap of River Conservation Organizations & Professionals serving Delta Region
Fisheries Biologists
Charles “Bo” Collins
Sunrise Fisheries, Inc. - Fisheries Biologist - Lake Village, AR
James Ballard
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision - Sport Fish Restoration Administrative Program Coordinator - Ocean Springs, MS
Jeffrey Herod
U.s. Fish & Wildlife Service - Southeast Regional Office - Regional Aquatic Invasive Species (Ais) Coordinator - Atlanta, GA
Jerry Williamson
Sunrise Fisheries - Aquaculturalist and Certified Fishery Scientist - Lake Village, AR
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
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Charles “Bo” Collins
Sunrise Fisheries, Inc. - Fisheries Biologist - Lake Village, AR
Ducks Unlimited
Dale James - Manager of Conservaiton Planning and Land Protection Coordinator - Ridgeland, MS
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
James Ballard
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision - Sport Fish Restoration Administrative Program Coordinator - Ocean Springs, MS
Jason Theriot
The Earth Partners - Brodhead, WI
Jerry Williamson
Sunrise Fisheries - Aquaculturalist and Certified Fishery Scientist - Lake Village, AR
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Weed / Invasives Management Professionals
Florida Association of Native Nurseries
Cammie Donaldson - Executive Director - Melbourne , FL
James Ballard
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision - Sport Fish Restoration Administrative Program Coordinator - Ocean Springs, MS
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
Keith Martin
Crop Production Services-Timebrland Div. - Mississippi, W. Tennessee, and W. Kentucky Territory Manager - Meridian, MS
Michael McCall
S.E. Realm, LLC - Monticello, MS
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Unique Places LLC
Jeff Fisher - CEO - Durham, NC
wildpiginfo
Bill Hamrick - Extension Associate III - Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture - Mississippi State, MS