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Show Articles on Conservation Easements (61)
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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 (434)
There are 434 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 - Founder and Executive Director - Duluth, MN
Farmers Legal Action Group
- St. Paul, MN
Powell G. Ogletree, Jr.
Adams and Reese LLP - Ridgeland, MS
The National Agricultural Law Center
- Fayetteville, AR
Wendell L. Hoskins II
Midsouth Agricultural Law - Caruthersville, MO
Certified Appraisers
Aaron D. Bierschwale, ARA
Bierschwale Land Company, LLC - Owner, Real Estate Appraiser - Junction, TX
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Bill Sexton Appraisals
- Southaven, MS
Bobby Bottin, MAI
Bottin Consulting Group, Inc. - Certified General Appraiser - Vicksburg, MS
Edmond G. Eslava, III, MAI, SRA, ASA
The Appraisal & Consultant Group, Inc. - President - Daphne, AL
Gary Bratton
American Forest Management - Director, Appraisal Services / ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser) - Sumter, SC
Gerald Barber, ASLA, IAAO, GAA
Barber & Mann, Inc. - President - Ridgeland, MS
Glaub Farm Management
Ted L. Glaub, AFM, ALC - Jonesboro, AR
Griffith Real Estate & Appraisal Services
David M. Griffith - CEO - Cleveland, MS
Harvey R. Little, MAI
Harvey Little Associates - Owner - Jackson, MS
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
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Mason, Bruce & Girard
- Blacksburg, VA
Michael W. Thompson
Valbridge Property Advisors - Certified General Real Property Appraiser - Montgomery, AL
Peter M. McEnery, MAI
The McEnery Company - President - New Orleans, LA
Philip D. Bailey, MAI
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. - Senior Appraiser, Eastern US & International - Blacksburg, VA
Philip E. Paulk, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
- Gulf Shores, AL
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Reba B. Pepper, SRA
R.E. Appraiser - Benton, MS
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, LLC - Owner - Winnsboro, TX
Stephen S. Holcombe, MAI
Appraisal Services - Owner - Columbus, MS
Tom Brickman
Cypress Partners - Tom Brickman - Birmingham, AL
Warren E. Peters
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Conservation Districts
Bolivar County SWCD
- Cleveland, MS
Carroll County SWCD
- Carrollton, MS
Coahoma County SWCD
- Clarksdale, MS
Holmes County SWCD
- Lexington, MS
Humphreys County SWCD
- Belzoni, MS
Issaquena County SWCD
- Rolling Fork, MS
Leflore County SWCD
- Greenwood, MS
Mississippi Soil & Water Conservation Commission
- Jackson, MS
Quitman County SWCD
- Marks, MS
Sharkey County SWCD
- Rolling Fork, MS
Sunflower County SWCD
- Indianola, MS
Tallahatchie County SWCD
- Charleston, MS
Tunica County SWCD
- Tunica, MS
Washington County SWCD
- Greenville, MS
Yazoo County SWCD
- Yazoo City, MS
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
America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative
Kyle Jones - USDA Forest Service Regional Longleaf Pine Restoration Coordinator - Tallahassee, FL
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
Ann Ruzow Holland, Ph.D. AICP
- Willsboro, NY
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Washington, DC
Bat Conservation International
- Austin, TX
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
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 F.A.R.M
Trey Cooke - Executive Director - Stoneville, MS
Delta Waterfowl Foundation
- Bismarck, ND
East Gulf Coastal Plain Joint Venture Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Atlanta, GA
EcoAgriculture Partners
- Oakton, VA
Ecological Restoration Business Association
- Tysons, VA
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Edmond G. Eslava, III, MAI, SRA, ASA
The Appraisal & Consultant Group, Inc. - President - Daphne, AL
Environmental Incentives
- South Lake Tahoe, CA
Equine Land Conservation Resource
- Lexington, KY
Farmers For Monarchs
Franklin Holley - Keystone, CO
Federation of Southern Cooperatives - Land Assistance Fund
- East Point, GA
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
Gulf Coast Joint Venture
Barry Wilson, USFWS - GCJV Coordinator - Lafayette, LA
Gulf Restoration Network
- New Orleans, LA
GulfBase
Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi - Corpus Christi, TX
Hunt Fish 30x30 Coalition
Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation - Washington, DC
Iara Lacher
Seven Bends Nursery - Ecologist / Consultant - Winchester, VA
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
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
Lower Delta Partnership
- Rolling Fork, MS
Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee
Angeline Rodgers - Acting Coordinator - Tupelo, MS
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Mad Agriculture
- Boulder, CO
Manomet
- Plymouth, MA
Mark Howell
Grounded Truths LLC - Director/Emergency & Fire Mgmt Specialist - Doniphan, MO
Metro Blooms
Becky Rice - Executive Director - Minneapolis, MN
Mississippi Cattlemen's Association
- Jackson, MS
Mississippi Wildlife Federation
- Jackson, MS
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
Orianne Society
- Tiger, GA
Parks for Pollinators
National Recreation and Park Association - Ashburn, VA
Partnerscapes
Steve Jester - Executive Director - Pueblo, CO
Partnership for Conservation
- Washington, DC
Pascagoula River Audubon Center
- Moss Point, MS
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
Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation
- Buffalo, MO
Quail Unlimited - Mississippi Chapter
Andy Edwards - State Chairman: #1015 - Starkville, MS
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
- Washington, DC
Restore the Mississippi River Delta
- Baton Rouge, LA
Ruffed Grouse Society & American Woodcock Society
- Coraopolis, PA
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
Square O Consulting, LLC
James W. Ford - Executive Director - Newnan, GA
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 American Chestnut Foundation
- Asheville, NC
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
- Washington, DC
The Conservation Fund
- Arlington, VA
The Earth Partners
- Houston, TX
The Fund for Wild Nature
- La Canada, CA
The Land Institute
- Salina, KS
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
The Meateater Land Access Initiative
Meat EaterMT
The Pollinator Partnership
- San Francisco, CA
The Trust for Tomorrow
- Fairfield, NC
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
Wildlife Mississippi
Jim Cummins - Executive Director - Stoneville, MS
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Consultants - Land
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Andy Callahan
Soterra - Pine Grove, LA
Angela Warden
Angela Warden Consulting, LLC - Soil Scientist - Nashville, TN
Ann Ruzow Holland, Ph.D. AICP
- Willsboro, NY
Berg Mitigation Banks
Randy Berg - Brandon, MS
Brenda Schick
Singing Stream Conservation Consultants - Principal - La Jolla, CA
C-K Associates, Inc
- Baton Rouge, LA
Cirrus Ecological Solutions
Neal Artz - Logan, UT
Coastal Environments, Inc.
Beth Manly - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Conservation Consulting Group
Nancy W. Moore - Managing Partner - Monona, WI
Cypress Environment & Infrastructure
- Ocean Springs, MS
Danielle Atkins
Land & Ladies - Owner/Forester - Brunswick, GA
David Harper
Land in Common - Charleston, SC
Delta Wildlife
- Stoneville, MS
Design Workshop
Anna Laybourn - Principal - Aspen, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
- Redwood City, CA
Ecological Asset Management
- Saint Louis, MS
Ed O' Brien
Forestry and Land Resource Consultants, Inc. - Sam Rayburn, TX
Edmond G. Eslava, III, MAI, SRA, ASA
The Appraisal & Consultant Group, Inc. - President - Daphne, AL
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
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
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
Keith Martin
- Meridian, MS
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
National NEMO Network
- Haddam, CT
Owen Cole
Richton Tie & Timber, LLC - Forester - Petal, MS
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
Pittman Environmental Services
Bart Pittman - Purvis, MS
PlanIt Forward
Patrick Crist - Principal - Broomfield, CO
Plauche’ & Carr, LLP
- Baton Rouge, LA
PPM Consultants
- Monroe, LA
PPM Consultants, Jackson
- Ridgeland, MS
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
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, LLC - Owner - Winnsboro, TX
Strategic Conservation Solutions, LLC
Bruce I. Knight - Principal and Founder - Washington, DC
Synergy Resource Solutions, Inc.
- Belgrade, MT
T. Baker Smith, Inc.
- Houma, LA
The Earth Partners
- Houston, TX
Thomas L. Daniels
University of Pennsylvania School of Design - Professor of City and Regional Planning - Philadelphia, PA
Tony Callahan
Richton Tie & Timber, LLC - Forester - Newton, MS
Understanding Ag, LLC
- Fort Payne, AL
Valeria Red
Topashaw Bottom - Calhoun City, MS
Warren E. Peters
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Wildlife Mississippi
Steven Gruchy - Natural Resource Economist - Stoneville, MS
Easement Monitoring and Stewardship Services
Brenda Schick
Singing Stream Conservation Consultants - Principal - La Jolla, CA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
- Redwood City, CA
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
Plauche’ & Carr, LLP
- Baton Rouge, LA
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Southern Conservation Trust
Katie Pace Quattlebaum - Executive Director - Fayetteville, GA
T. Baker Smith, Inc.
- Houma, LA
Warren E. Peters
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Estate Planners
Amanda Green Alexander
Alexander and Watson, P.A. - Jackson, MS
Ancil L. Cox Jr.
Cox & Moore, PLLC - Cleveland, MS
Blake T. Headley, CFP®
Renaissance Advisors - Ridgeland, MS
Charles L. Thompson, Jr., CFP®
Thompson, Diaz, Baxter & Assoc - Biloxi, MS
Dudley M. Barnes, CFP®
Barnes-Pettey Financial Advisors, LLC - Clarksdale, MS
G. Michael Massey
Massey Higginbotham Vise & Phillips, P.A. - Attorney - Jackson, MS
John C. Cox
Cox & Moore, PLLC - Cleveland, MS
Robert S. Crump III
Meador & Crump, P.A. - Cleveland, MS
W. Patrick Harmon, CPA/PFS, CFP®
Fortenberry & Ballard, PC - Brandon, MS
Estate Planning Attorneys
Douglas E Hassell
Teller, Chaney, Hassell & Hopson LLP - Vicksburg, MS
Hirschel T. Aboott
Stone Pigman - Member - New Orleans, LA
Sage Advisors, LLC
- West Chester, PA
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
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
Mississippi Forest Stewardship Program
- Pearl, MS
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Private Lands
- Jackson, MS
Mississippi Reforestation Income Tax Credit
Richard McInnis - Forest Management Chief - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Reforestation Tax Credit
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Tupelo, MS
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
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
FSA Local Offices
Bolivar County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Cleveland Service Center - Cleveland, MS
Carroll County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Carrollton Service Center - Carrollton, MS
Coahoma County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Clarksdale Service Center - Clarksdale, MS
Holmes County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Lexington Service Center - Lexington, MS
Humphreys County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Belzoni Service Center - Belzoni, MS
Leflore County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Greenwood Service Center - Greenwood, MS
Quitman County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Marks Service Center - Marks, MS
Sharkey County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Rolling Fork Service Center - Rolling Fork, MS
Sunflower County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Indianola Service Center - Indianola, MS
Tallahatchie County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Charleston Service Center - Charleston, MS
Tunica County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Tunica Service Center - Tunica, MS
Washington County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Greenville Service Center - Greenville, MS
Yazoo County Farm Service Agency
Farm Service Agency - Yazoo City Service Center - Yazoo City, MS
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
East Mississippi Foothills Land Trust
Tommy Vincent - President - Meridian, MS
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
Great Rivers Land Trust
- Alton, IL
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 Land Trust
- Stoneville, MS
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
Open Space Institute
Jennifer Grossman - Vice President New York Land Program - New York, NY
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, Mississippi Chapter Office
- Madison, MS
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
Betty Ruth Fox
Watkins & Eager PLLC - Counsel - Jackson, MS
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
C-K Associates, Inc
- Baton Rouge, LA
Conservation Law Center
Christian Freitag - Director - Bloomington, IN
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Hunter W. Lundy
Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South, L.L.P. - Lake Charles, LA
Joel Russell
Joel Russell Associates - Principal - Northampton, MA
Joseph D. Nosef
Watkins & Eager PLLC - Counsel - Jackson, MS
Nick Cramer
The Vertex Companies, Inc. - Senior Project Manager - Irving, TX
Plauche’ & Carr, LLP
- Baton Rouge, LA
Powell G. Ogletree, Jr.
Adams and Reese LLP - Ridgeland, MS
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
NRCS Local Offices
Belzoni Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Belzoni Service Center - Belzoni, MS
Carrollton Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Carrollton Service Center - Carrollton, MS
Charleston Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Charleston Service Center - Charleston, MS
Clarksdale Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Clarksdale Service Center - Clarksdale, MS
Cleveland Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Cleveland Service Center - Cleveland, MS
Greenville Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Greenville Service Center - Greenville, MS
Greenwood Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Greenwood Service Center - Greenwood, MS
Indianola Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Indianola Service Center - Indianola, MS
Lexington Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Lexington Service Center - Lexington, MS
Marks Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Marks Service Center - Marks, MS
Rolling Fork Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Rolling Fork Service Center - Rolling Fork, MS
Tunica Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Tunica Service Center - Tunica, MS
Yazoo City Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Yazoo City Service Center - Yazoo City, MS
Real Estate Attorneys
Bill Bridgforth
Ramsay, Bridgforth, Robinson and Raley LLP - Pine Bluff, AR
E. Howell Crosby
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. - New Orleans, LA
Ecological Asset Management
- Saint Louis, MS
James M. Saxton
Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP - Partner - Little Rock, AR
Jon D. Seawright
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC - Shareholder - Jackson, MS
Nick Cramer
The Vertex Companies, Inc. - Senior Project Manager - Irving, TX
Plauche’ & Carr, LLP
- Baton Rouge, LA
Stacy E. Thomas
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC - Shareholder - Jackson, MS
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Brenda Muller - Agency Sales Representative - Cayce, SC
Virginia McBryde Todd Weaver
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC - Shareholder - Jackson, MS
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
Garron Hicks - Assistant Forest Management Chief - Brookhaven, MS
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- 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
- Jackson, MS
Mississippi Forest Stewardship Program
- Pearl, MS
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Private Lands
- Jackson, MS
Mississippi Private Lands Habitat Program
- Jackson, MS
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
- Clemson, SC
Natural Resource Enterprises Program - Mississippi State University
Dr. Daryl Jones - Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture - Mississippi State, MS
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
- Aiken, SC
Underserved Landowner Outreach Program
Orlando Ellerby - MFC Underserved Landowner Outreach Program Coordinator - Alcorn State, MS
USDA Rural Development - Mississippi Office
- Jackson, MS
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
- Arlington, VA
Tax Advisors
J. Paul Varner
Butler Snow - Ridgeland, MS
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Credit Brokers
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Mississippi Reforestation Tax Credit
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Tupelo, MS

 Conservation Markets

   
Show Articles on Conservation Markets (44)
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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.& ...

 

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.  ...

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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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

 

Show Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals (265)
There are 265 resources serving Delta Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals serving Delta Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Alec Conrad
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Private Lands Biologist - Enid, MS
Carl Smith
Southern Research Station - Biological Science Technician - Oxford, MS
Chuck Burdine
Southern Research Station - Biological Science Technician - Saucier, MS
Deer Management Assistance Program
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Jackson, MS
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
- Redwood City, CA
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- College Station, TX
GulfBase
Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi - Corpus Christi, TX
Houston Havens
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Migratory Game Bird Biologist - Jackson, MS
Mickey Bland
Southern Research Station - Biological Science Technician - Oxford, MS
Mississippi Private Lands Habitat Program
- Jackson, MS
Pierce Young
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Private Lands Biologist - Canton, 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
Shannon Alicia Santiago
Southern Research Station - Biological Science Technician - Oxford, MS
Southern Conservation Trust
Katie Pace Quattlebaum - Executive Director - Fayetteville, GA
Tracy S. Hawkins
Southern Research Station - Research Ecologist - Mississippi State, MS
Westervelt Ecological Services
John Wigginton - Regional Manager, Southeast Region - Auburn, AL
Wildlife Mississippi
Steven Gruchy - Natural Resource Economist - Stoneville, MS
Conservation Credit Markets
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
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
Soil Value Exchange, PBLLC
- Houston, TX
TerraCarbon LLC
- Peoria, IL
Unique Places Conservation
Michael Scisco - Conservation & Mitigation Specialist - Albuquerque, NM
Fisheries Biologists
Coastal Environments, Inc.
Beth Manly - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision
- Ocean Springs, MS
Jerry Brown
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Director of Fisheries - Jackson, MS
Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee
Angeline Rodgers - Acting Coordinator - Tupelo, MS
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Mark Batson
- Starkville, MS
Sunrise Fisheries
Jerry Williamson - Fisheries Biologist - Lake Village, AR
Sunrise Fisheries
Jerry Williamson - Aquaculturalist and Certified Fishery Scientist - Lake Village, AR
Zanethia C. Barnett
Southern Research Station - Research Fisheries Biologist - Oxford, MS
Foresters
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Andrew Edwards
U.S. Forest Service - Forester - Starkville, MS
Azelis Agricultural & Environmental Solutions
- Shreveport, LA
Ben Vanderford
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Regional Forester - Tupelo, MS
Bickham L. Crooks
- Forester - Gonzales, LA
Blake Jones
MS Forestry Commission - Area Forester - West, MS
Blake Lloyd
Scotch Land Management, LLC - Forester - Fulton, AL
Brad Campbell, RF
Southern Resource Service, Inc. - Brad Campbell - Starkville, MS
Charles Donald, Jr.
Charles Donald Timber - President - Vicksburg, MS
Cliff Hudson
Hudson Forestry Services - Louisville, MS
Danielle Atkins
Land & Ladies - Owner/Forester - Brunswick, GA
David Morgan
Southern Research Station - Forester - Starkville, MS
David Stanton
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. - Forester - Texarkana, AR
Dearl Brooks
Southern Natural Resources, Inc. - Meridian, MS
Delta Wildlife
- Stoneville, MS
Derek Daugherty
Daugherty & Daugherty Forestry Services - Danielsville, GA
Ed O' Brien
Forestry and Land Resource Consultants, Inc. - Sam Rayburn, TX
Emile S. Gardiner
Southern Research Station - Research Forester - Team Leader - Stoneville, MS
Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fund - Mississippi Office
Mississippi Association of Cooperatives - Jackson, MS
Forest Health Program
Garron Hicks - Assistant Forest Management Chief - Brookhaven, MS
Forest Resource Consultants
- Macon, GA
Gary A. Burns
Burns Forestry and Wildlife - Professional Forester, Wildlife Biologist - Crockett, TX
Gary Bratton
American Forest Management - Director, Appraisal Services / ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser) - Sumter, SC
Giles Weber Brent Kelly
Wildlife Mississippi - Bottomland Hardwood Forester - Stoneville, MS
J. Bill Clark
Taylor Forestry, Inc. - Summit, MS
James D. Hancock
Contract Forestry Services, LLC - De Kalb, MS
Jason Potts
F&W Forestry Services - Regional Manager - Mississippi - Corinth, MS
Jaysen Hogue
Mercy Tree Forestry & Wildlife Services - New Albany, MS
Jeff Main
Land & Timber Services Group - Owner - Tallahassee, FL
Jeff Windham, R.F.
Complete Land and Timber Management, Inc. - Columbia, MS
Jeffery A. Taylor
Taylor Forestry, Inc. - President - Summit, MS
Jeffrey L. Carson
- Forester - Clarksdale, MS
John Derrett Cason
MS Forestry Commission - Area Forester - Yazoo City, MS
John G. Guthrie, Jr., RF
John. G. Guthrie & Sons, Inc. - John G. Guthrie, Jr. - Wiggins, MS
John Russell Fletcher
Fletcher Professional Forestry Services - Owner/Forestry Consultant - Lexington, MS
Lamar C. Dorris
US Fish & Wildlife Service - Refuge Manager - Cruger, MS
Lee A. Sansing
- Registered Forester - Columbus, MS
Lee McCord
Southern Research Station - Forester - Rienzi, MS
Leon A. Rucker
- Forester - Durant, MS
Lewis Williams
Forestry and Land Resource Consultants, Inc. - Lufkin, TX
Mark Lee
Black River Timber and Wildlife - Procurement Manager - Flora, MS
Mason, Bruce & Girard
- Blacksburg, VA
Michael E. Bee
Southern Forest Management Services, LLC. - Owner - Natchez, MS
Mike Bird
Principal / Forester - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Misty Booth
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Urban & Community Forestry Coordinator - Pearl, MS
Myles Lambert Malone
Wildlife Services - Biologist - Cary, MS
Nathan Renick
RecLand Realty, LLC - Agent/Forester (MS) - Monroe, LA
Owen Cole
Richton Tie & Timber, LLC - Forester - Petal, MS
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
Resource Management Service, Inc.
- Birmingham, AL
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
Roy Geiger
Sumter Timber Company - Owner - Demopolis, AL
Sam L. Hobart
Hobart Forestry Consulting Inc. - President - Clarksdale, MS
Samuel J. Greco
- Owner/Operator - Greenwood, MS
Shelley M. Griffin
Southern Research Station - Forestry Technician - Stoneville, MS
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
- Athens, GA
Skip Steed
Steed Timber Company - Lincoln, AL
Southeast Forestlands, LLC
Eric Entrekin - Owner - Meridian, MS
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
Southern States Realty
- Mccomb, MS
Stephen Dicke
Mississippi State University Extension Service - Raymond, MS
Teddy Reynolds, RF
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Esta - Teddy Reynolds - Magnolia, AR
Terry Beasley
Southern Forest Resources, LLC - Registered Forester MS & AL - Amory, MS
Thaddeus Crowell
MS Forestry Commission - Forest, MS
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
Tim Deen
Robert T. (Tim) Deen, Consulting Forester - Meridian, MS
Tom Brickman
Cypress Partners - Tom Brickman - Birmingham, AL
Tom Busch
Timberland Associates, LLC - Dumas, MS
Tony Callahan
Richton Tie & Timber, LLC - Forester - Newton, MS
Walter B. Dennis, RF
Walter Dennis & Associates, Inc. - Walter B. Dennis - Natchez, MS
Warren E. Peters
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
William C. Kirk
US Forest Service - Forestry Technician - Stoneville, MS
Geologists / Hydrologists
Andrews & Foster Drilling Company
Donald A. Foster - President - Athens, TX
Bobby Horne
US Army National Guard - Geospatial Engineer - Greenville, MS
C&S Environmental Consulting
Buford E. Collier - Senior Environmental Project Manager - Kilgore, TX
Coastal Environments, Inc.
Beth Manly - President - Baton Rouge, LA
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
- Tyler, TX
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Matt Moran
Southern Research Station - Hydrologic Technician - Starkville, MS
Pickering, Inc.
- Pearl, MS
Sevee & Maher Engineers, Inc.
- Cumberland, ME
Ying Ouyang
Southern Research Station - Research Hydrologist - Mississippi State, MS
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
East Mississippi Foothills Land Trust
Tommy Vincent - President - Meridian, MS
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
Great Rivers Land Trust
- Alton, IL
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 Land Trust
- Stoneville, MS
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
Open Space Institute
Jennifer Grossman - Vice President New York Land Program - New York, NY
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, Mississippi Chapter Office
- Madison, MS
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
Design Workshop
Anna Laybourn - Principal - Aspen, CO
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
Black Creek Swamp Mitigation Bank
Robert Anderson - Bank Sponsor POC - McHenry, MS
Coastal Environments, Inc.
Beth Manly - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Dead Tiger Mitigation Bank
Brandon A Pike - Bank Sponsor - Gulfport, MS
Delta
Mark Morgan - Bank Sponsor POC - Plantation, FL
Devils Swamp Mitigation Bank Phase I
Brandon A Pike - Bank Sponsor - Gulfport, MS
Devils Swamp Mitigation Bank Phase II
Brandon A Pike - Bank Sponsor - Gulfport, MS
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
- Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
George County Mitigation Bank
Brandon A Pike - Bank Sponsor - Gulfport, MS
Lower Bay Road Mitigation Bank
Robert Anderson - Sales POC - Bank Sponsor POC - McHenry, MS
MS Highway Department MB
Mr. Tony Lobred - Regulatory Bank Manager - Vicksburg, MS
Panther Creek Mitigation Bank
Scott Gideon - Owner - Bank Sponsor POC - Madison, MS
Pittman Environmental Services
Bart Pittman - Purvis, MS
Restoration Systems
- Raleigh, NC
Seth Yoho
Williams Forestry & Associates - Regional Manager - Calhoun, GA
Westervelt Ecological Services
John Wigginton - Regional Manager, Southeast Region - Auburn, AL
Wetland Solutions - Jackson County
Brandon A Pike - Bank Sponsor - Gulfport, MS
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Betty Ruth Fox
Watkins & Eager PLLC - Counsel - Jackson, MS
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
C-K Associates, Inc
- Baton Rouge, LA
Conservation Law Center
Christian Freitag - Director - Bloomington, IN
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Hunter W. Lundy
Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South, L.L.P. - Lake Charles, LA
Joel Russell
Joel Russell Associates - Principal - Northampton, MA
Joseph D. Nosef
Watkins & Eager PLLC - Counsel - Jackson, MS
Nick Cramer
The Vertex Companies, Inc. - Senior Project Manager - Irving, TX
Plauche’ & Carr, LLP
- Baton Rouge, LA
Powell G. Ogletree, Jr.
Adams and Reese LLP - Ridgeland, MS
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Coastal Environments, Inc.
Beth Manly - President - Baton Rouge, LA
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision
- Ocean Springs, MS
Headwaters, Inc.
- Walt Dinkelacker - Ridgeland, MS
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
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
Pittman Environmental Services
Bart Pittman - Purvis, MS
Society for Range Management
- Wichita, KS
Stacy W. Jackson
Jackson Real Estate Professionals, LLC - Owner - Winnsboro, TX
Sunrise Fisheries
Jerry Williamson - Aquaculturalist and Certified Fishery Scientist - Lake Village, AR
Sunrise Fisheries
Jerry Williamson - Fisheries Biologist - Lake Village, AR
The Earth Partners
- Houston, TX
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
10 Point Wildlife Management
- Lake Village, AR
Adam Butler
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Wild Turkey Program Coordinator - Jackson, MS
Anthony Ballard
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Black Bear Program Leader - Jackson, MS
Coggin Asset Management
Daniel S. Coggin - President - Amory, MS
Deer Management Assistance Program
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Jackson, MS
Delta Wildlife
- Stoneville, MS
Gary A. Burns
Burns Forestry and Wildlife - Professional Forester, Wildlife Biologist - Crockett, TX
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Gulf Coast Joint Venture
Barry Wilson, USFWS - GCJV Coordinator - Lafayette, LA
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Larry Pugh
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Director of Technical Programs - Jackson, MS
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Lynn Posey
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Executive Director - Jackson, MS
Mark Bailey
Conservation Southeast, Inc. - Andalusia, AL
Mark W. Thomas
Forestry Wildlife Integration, LLC - President/Owner - Hoover, AL
Richard Rummel
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Black Bear Program Leader - Jackson, MS
Richmond Nell Consulting
Richie Nell - Land Investments and Management - Saraland, AL
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
Russ Walsh
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Wildlife Chief of Staff - Jackson, MS
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
Teddy Reynolds, RF
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Esta - Teddy Reynolds - Magnolia, AR
Tutt Land Company
- Thomaston, AL
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Ecological Services Field Office
- Jackson, MS
Walter B. Dennis, RF
Walter Dennis & Associates, Inc. - Walter B. Dennis - Natchez, MS
Wildlife Mississippi
Steven Gruchy - Natural Resource Economist - Stoneville, MS
William McKinley
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Deer Program Coordinator - Jackson, MS

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Fisheries Biologists
Coastal Environments, Inc.
Beth Manly - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision
- Ocean Springs, MS
Jerry Brown
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Director of Fisheries - Jackson, MS
Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee
Angeline Rodgers - Acting Coordinator - Tupelo, MS
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Mark Batson
- Starkville, MS
Sunrise Fisheries
Jerry Williamson - Fisheries Biologist - Lake Village, AR
Sunrise Fisheries
Jerry Williamson - Aquaculturalist and Certified Fishery Scientist - Lake Village, AR
Zanethia C. Barnett
Southern Research Station - Research Fisheries Biologist - Oxford, MS
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Coastal Environments, Inc.
Beth Manly - President - Baton Rouge, LA
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision
- Ocean Springs, MS
Headwaters, Inc.
- Walt Dinkelacker - Ridgeland, MS
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
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
Pittman Environmental Services
Bart Pittman - Purvis, MS
Society for Range Management
- Wichita, KS
Stacy W. Jackson
Jackson Real Estate Professionals, LLC - Owner - Winnsboro, TX
Sunrise Fisheries
Jerry Williamson - Aquaculturalist and Certified Fishery Scientist - Lake Village, AR
Sunrise Fisheries
Jerry Williamson - Fisheries Biologist - Lake Village, AR
The Earth Partners
- Houston, TX
Weed / Invasives Management Professionals
Florida Association of Native Nurseries
- Melbourne , FL
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision
- Ocean Springs, MS
Keith Martin
- Meridian, MS
Nathan Schiff
Southern Research Station - Research Entomologist - Stoneville, MS
Society for Range Management
- Wichita, KS
Valeria Red
Topashaw Bottom - Calhoun City, MS