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Articles on Conservation Easements
Conservation Easements: How Flexible Is Too Flexible?

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

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

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

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

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

Maine Attorney General Prevents Termination of Conservation Easement
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Over the past two years, the Office of the Maine Attorney General has upheld the continued existence of a conservation easement that a landowner had sought to terminate.

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

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

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

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

What is a Land Trust?

Land trusts are non-profit organizations directly involved in the permanent protection of land and its resources for the public benefit. A trust may operate on a local, state, regional, or national level.

Bundle Of Rights Approach To Value
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The bundle of rights theory maintains that ownership of a parcel of real estate may embrace a great many rights, such as the right to its occupancy and use; the right to sell it in whole or in part; the right to bequeath; the right to transfer by contract for specified periods of time, the benefits to be derived by occupancy and use of the real estate.

pdf 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation
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The 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation was prepared as an introduction for fish and wildlife conservation providers – the on-the-ground biologists and conservation partners who help deliver Farm Bill conservation programs to landowners.

13 Components of a Successful Transferable Development Right Program
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For those of you who don’t know, TDR stands for Transferable Development Rights. Simply put, these are typically programs that are designed by local government to allow for the free market transfer of subdivision or development rights from a rural (agricultural and/or conservation) zone to a designated development zone within a jurisdiction.& ...

Like-Kind Exchanges of Conservation Easements
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Certain individuals who own land with significant conservation value, for example landowners of wildlife habitat or open space, can preserve the character of their land, obtain additional property, and defer taxes on the transaction, all at the same time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hypothetical: How a Conservation Easement Works

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals
There are 294 resources serving Androscoggin County in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals serving Androscoggin County
Agricultural Law Attorneys
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
Legal Services Food Hub
Conservation Law Foundation - Boston, MA
Certified Appraisers
Adam Watson
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Monroe, NC
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Brendan Hall
Amidon Appraisal Company - Portland, ME
Bret P. Vicary, ACF
James W. Sewall Company - Vice President - Old Town, ME
Donald G. MacKay, Ph.D, CFA
Forest Research, LLC - Forest Economist and Appraiser - Orono, ME
J Chet Rogers, MAI
- Real Estate Appraiser & Consultant - Hollis, NH
Jeffrey C. Wikle, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Manager - Monroe, NC
Keith Ross
LandVest - Senior Advisor - Warwick, MA
Patricia Amidon, MAI
Amidon Appraisal Company - President - Portland, ME
Phil Bailey, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Appraiser - Monroe, NC
Robert Ball
Amidon Appraisal Company - Portland, ME
Theodore H. Webersinn, MAI
Webersinn Appraisal Company, Inc. - President - Surry, ME
Conservation Groups and Associations
Agrarian Trust
Brooke Werley
AGree
Deborah Atwood - Executive Director - Washington, DC
Alliance for Community Trees
Carrie Gallagher - Executive Director - Washington, DC
American Agri-Women
American 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
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
- Harpers Ferry, WV
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
Ron Regan - Executive Director - Washington, DC
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Mitch Hartley - Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Bat Conservation International
Andrew Walker - Executive Director - Austin, TX
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
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
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Deb Balliet - Chief Executive Officer - Lexington, KY
Forest Guild
Fred Clark - Executive Director - Santa Fe, NM
Forest Landowners Association
Scott P. Jones - Chief Executive Office - Atlanta, GA
Forest Stewardship Council
- Minneapolis, MN
Friends of Maine Seabird Islands
- Rockland, ME
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
Hidden Valley Nature Center
Andy Bezon - Forest and Recreation Specialist - Jefferson, ME
Lakes Environmental Association
Peter Lowell - Executive Director - Bridgton, ME
Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust
Steve Meltzer - Founder and Executive Director - Framingham, MA
Land For Good
- Keene , NH
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
Maine Christmas Tree Association
- Easton, ME
Maine Forest Products Council
Roberta Scruggs - Communications Director - Augusta, ME
Maine Huts & Trails
- Kingfield, ME
Maine Lakes Society
Cheryl Perusse Daigle - Executive Director - Belgrade Lakes, ME
Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program
Dawn Hallowell - Maine DEP - Augusta, ME
Maine Rivers
Landis Hudson - Executive Director - Yarmouth, ME
Maine Sporting Camp Association
- Augusta, ME
Maine Sporting Camp Heritage Foundation
John Rust - President - Hampden, ME
Mississippi Wildlife Federation
- Madison , MS
National Association of State Foresters
Amanda Cooke - Director of Communications - Washington , DC
National Audubon Society
- New York, NY
National Family Farm Coaltion
- Washington, DC
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Jeff Trandahl - Executive Director and CEO - Washington, DC
National 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
Northern Forest Canoe Trail
- Waitsfield, VT
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Pheasants Forever
- St Paul, MN
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
V. Alaric Sample - President - Washington, DC
Pollinator Partnership
- San Francisco, CA
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Quebec-Labrador Foundation
Larry Morris - President - Ipswich, MA
Saco River Corridor Commission
Joy Chasse - Administrative Assistant - Cornish, ME
Sand County Foundation
Kevin Kiley, Development & Communications - Madison, WI
Sportsman's Alliance of Maine
David Trahan - Executive Director - Augusta, ME
Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development
Judith KohlerCO
St. Croix International Waterway Commission
Heather Almeda - Manager - St. Stephen, NB
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 Trust for Public Land, Maine State Office
- Portland, ME
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
- Portland, OR
Thunder Bay Field Naturalists
Bruce Thacker - President - Thunder Bay, ON
Tin Mountain Conservation Center
- Albany, NH
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Turtle Islands Earth Stewards
Tyhson Banighen - Tappen, BC
Two Countries, One Forest
Bill Weber - Executive Director - Toronto, ON
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 Alliance of Maine
Daryl DeJoy - Executive Director - Bangor, ME
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Estate Planners
Creative Conservation, LLC
Jerry A. Bley - Readfield, ME
David J. Backer
Drummond Woodsum - Trust and Estate Planning Group Chair - Portland, ME
Elliott Teel
Attorney at Law - Portland, ME
Everett P. Ingalls
Pierce Atwood - Partner - Portland , ME
Helen Andreoli
UBS Family Wealth Management Partners - Account Vice President - Portland, ME
Jac Arbour
Combined Benefits United - VP and Manager of Life and Annuity Division - Hallowell, ME
James A. Houle, Esq.
Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson - Portland, ME
Jenny Burch
Weiss Law Office - Lawyer - Bath, ME
Joseph W. Powers
UBS Family Wealth Management Partners - First Vice President – Wealth Management - Portland, ME
Northeast Farm Access, LLC
Bob Bernstein - Managing Director - Keene, NH
Philip C. Hunt
Perkins Thompson - Attorney - Portland, ME
Smilie G. Rogers
- Attorney - York, ME
Steven E. Tenney
UBS Family Wealth Management Partners - Senior Vice President – Wealth Management - Portland, ME
Timothy P. Benoit
Perkins Thompson - Attorney - Portland, ME
Estate Planning Attorneys
David P. Silk
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Dennis O’Donovan
Epstein & O'Donovan, LLP - Portland, ME
Edith A. Richardson
Rudman Winchell Counselors at Law - Partner - Bangor, ME
Elisabeth A. Pickle
Pickle Law Firm PLLC - Manchester, ME
Eliza Cope Nolan
Bernstein Shur - Shareholder - Portland, ME
Elizabeth R. Butler
Butler Law Offices, LLC - Brunswick, ME
Elizabeth T. McCandless
McCandless & Coburn LLC - Portland, ME
Gretchen Jones
Eaton Peabody - Brunswick, ME
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
I. Richard Ploss
Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. - Counsel - Portland, ME
Jewell & Bulger
Thomas Jewell - Portland, ME
John F. Loyd, Jr.
Eaton Peabody, PA - Brunswick, ME
John Paul Erler
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Jonathan T. Harris
Lambert Coffin - Portland, ME
Kirk G. Siegel
Siegel & Crockett, P.C. - Partner - Bethel, ME
LeBlanc & Young, P.A.
- Portland, ME
Legal Services Food Hub
Conservation Law Foundation - Boston, MA
Mark Standen
The Law Office of Mark Standen, LLC - Yarmouth, ME
Martin C. Womer
Maine Center for Elder Law, LLC - Founder - Kennebunk, ME
Maureen E. Keegan
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Nathaniel Putnam
Eaton Peabody - Bangor, ME
Paul O. Dillon
- Corinth, ME
R. Howard Lake, Esq.
Lake and Denison, LLP - Winthrop, ME
Sidney St. F. Thaxter
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Current Agricultural Use Value
- Ohio Department of Agriculture Office of Farmland Preservation - Reynoldsburg, OH
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Farmland Tax Law Program
Maine Revenue Services - Property Tax Division - Augusta, ME
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Open Space Current Use Program
Maine Revenue Services - Property Tax Division - Augusta, ME
Tree Growth Current Use Program
Maine Revenue Services - Property Tax Division - Augusta, ME
Working Waterfront Program
Maine Revenue Services - Property Tax Division - Augusta, ME
Land Trusts
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Androscoggin Land Trust
Deb Charest - Conservation Director - Auburn, ME
Cape Elizabeth Land Trust
Cindy Krum - Executive Director - Cape Elizabeth, ME
Chebeague & Cumberland Land Trust
Penny Asherman - President - Chebeague Island, ME
Couchiching Conservancy
Mark Bisset - Executive Director - Orillia, ON
Crabtree Neck Land Trust
Judy Adelman - President - Hancock, ME
Damariscotta River Association
Steven Hufnagel - Executive Director - Damariscotta, ME
Downeast Salmon Federation
Dwayne Shaw - Executive Director - Columbia Falls, ME
Equity Trust
Jim Oldham - Executive Director - Amherst, MA
Forest Society of Maine
Jake Metzler - Forestland Stewardship Manager - Bangor, ME
GreenTrust Alliance
Dr. Doug Frederick - Executive Director - Raleigh, NC
Holden Land Trust
John Bryant - President - Holden, ME
Islesboro Islands Trust
Steve Miller - Executive Director - Islesboro, ME
Kittery Land Trust
Christine Bennett - Executive Director - Kittery, ME
Loon Echo Land Trust
Heather Roarer - Conservation - Bridgton, ME
Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust
Simon Rucker - Executive Director - Portland , ME
Maine Audubon
Sally Stockwell - Conservation Director - Falmouth, ME
Maine Farmland Trust
Amanda Beal - President, CEO - Belfast, ME
Maine Woodland Owners
Tom Doak - Augusta, ME
New England Wild Flower Society
- Framingham, MA
North American Land Trust
Karen Mazza - Director of Conservation Easements - Chadds Ford, PA
Northeast Wilderness Trust
Marisa Riggi - Conservation Director - Montpelier, VT
Peaks Island Land Preserve
John Whitman - President? - Peaks Island, ME
Pemaquid Watershed Association
Donna Minnis, Ph.D. - Executive Director - Damariscotta, ME
Pleasant River Wildlife Foundation
Lois Winter - Executive Director - Addison, ME
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Saco Valley Land Trust
- Saco, ME
Sanford-Springvale Mousam Way Land Trust
Gordon Johnston - President - Sanford, ME
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, Maine Field Office
Barbara Vickery - Director of Conservation Programs - Brunswick, ME
Thickson’s Woods Land Trust
Margaret Bain - President - Whitby, ON
Thousand Islands Watershed Land Trust
Marnie Ross - President - Lansdowne, ON
Trust for Public Land, Massachusetts State Office
- Boston, MA
Vinalhaven Land Trust
Linnell Mather - Executive Director - Vinalhaven, ME
West Coast Islands Conservancy
Ron Pither - Mayne Island, BC
Western Foothills Land Trust
Lee Dassler - Executive Director - Norway, ME
Windham Land Trust
- Co-Presidents - Windham, ME
Woodie Wheaton Land Trust
Patty Bubar - Office Manager - Forest City, ME
York Land Trust, Inc.
Doreen MacGillis - Executive Director - York Harbor, ME
Lawyers
Benjamin M. Leoni
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Christopher J. Austin
Rudman Winchell Counselors at Law - Partner - Bangor, ME
David J. Backer
Drummond Woodsum - Trust and Estate Planning Group Chair - Portland, ME
David P. Silk
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Dennis O’Donovan
Epstein & O'Donovan, LLP - Portland, ME
Donald A. Fowler, Jr.
- Kingfield, ME
Edith A. Richardson
Rudman Winchell Counselors at Law - Partner - Bangor, ME
Edmond J. Bearor
Rudman Winchell Counselors at Law - Partner - Bangor, ME
Elisabeth A. Pickle
Pickle Law Firm PLLC - Manchester, ME
Eliza Cope Nolan
Bernstein Shur - Shareholder - Portland, ME
Elizabeth T. McCandless
McCandless & Coburn LLC - Portland, ME
Elliott Teel
Attorney at Law - Portland, ME
Emily F. Walsh
Law Office of Emily F. Walsh - Portland, ME
Frederick Stocking
Stocking & Crotteau, LLC - Lamoine, ME
Hope Hilton, Esq.
- Harpswell , ME
J. Gordon Scannell, Jr.
Perkins Thompson - Attorney - Portland, ME
James N. Katsiaficas
Perkins Thompson - Attorney - Portland, ME
Jane Surran Pyne
- Waldoboro, ME
Jenny Burch
Weiss Law Office - Lawyer - Bath, ME
Joanna B. Tourangeau
Drummond Woodsum - Portland, ME
John F. Loyd, Jr.
Eaton Peabody, PA - Brunswick, ME
John Paul Erler
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Jonathan T. Harris
Lambert Coffin - Portland, ME
Judith Fletcher Woodbury
Pierce Atwood - Partner - Portland , ME
Kaighn Smith, Jr.
Drummond Woodsum - Portland, ME
Karen Huber, Shareholder
Eaton Peabody, PA - Chair, Real Estate and Natural Resources & Timberlands Practice Groups - Bangor, ME
Karin Marchetti Ponte
Land Conservation Legal Services - Mount Desert, ME
Kirk G. Siegel
Siegel & Crockett, P.C. - Partner - Bethel, ME
LeBlanc & Young, P.A.
- Portland, ME
Legal Services Food Hub
Conservation Law Foundation - Boston, MA
Maureen E. Keegan
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Michael B. Peisner
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Michael L. Lane
Preti Flaherty - Attorney - Augusta, ME
Nathaniel Putnam
Eaton Peabody - Bangor, ME
Paul O. Dillon
- Corinth, ME
Peggy L. McGehee
Perkins Thompson - Portland, ME
Perkins Olson Attorneys at Law
- Portland, ME
Peter Mills
Wright & Mills, P.A. - Skowhegan, ME
Philip C. Hunt
Perkins Thompson - Attorney - Portland, ME
Richard D. Prentice
Pierce Atwood - Portland , ME
Robert E. Stevens
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Robert Levin
- Attorney at Law - Portland, ME
Sarah Lang Reinhart
Eaton Peabody, PA - Bangor, ME
Sidney St. F. Thaxter
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Timothy P. Benoit
Perkins Thompson - Attorney - Portland, ME
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Benjamin M. Leoni
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brenda M. Buchanan
Warren, Currier & Buchanan - Portland, ME
Christopher J. Austin
Rudman Winchell Counselors at Law - Partner - Bangor, ME
David M. Kallin
Drummond Woodsum - Portland, ME
David P. Silk
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Edmond J. Bearor
Rudman Winchell Counselors at Law - Partner - Bangor, ME
Eliza Cope Nolan
Bernstein Shur - Shareholder - Portland, ME
Elizabeth R. Butler
Butler Law Offices, LLC - Brunswick, ME
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
James N. Katsiaficas
Perkins Thompson - Attorney - Portland, ME
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
Jeffrey T. Selser
Fletcher, Selser & Devine, LLC - Partner - Portland, ME
John Paul Erler
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Jonathan A. Pottle
Eaton Peabody, PA - Shareholder - Bangor, ME
Karen Huber, Shareholder
Eaton Peabody, PA - Chair, Real Estate and Natural Resources & Timberlands Practice Groups - Bangor, ME
Kirk G. Siegel
Siegel & Crockett, P.C. - Partner - Bethel, ME
Legal Services Food Hub
Conservation Law Foundation - Boston, MA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Patrick W. Lyons
Eaton Peabody, PA - Associate - Bangor, ME
R. Howard Lake, Esq.
Lake and Denison, LLP - Winthrop, ME
Richard A. Spencer
Drummond Woodsum - Portland, ME
Robert E. Stevens
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Sarah A. McDaniel
Douglas McDaniel Campo & Schools LLC - Attorney/Owner - Westbrook, ME
Stefan Nagel
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Newton, MA
William E. Taylor
Pierce Atwood LLP - Partner - Portland, ME
William L. Plouffe
Drummond Woodsum - Portland, ME
William V. Ferdinand, Jr.
Eaton Peabody, PA - Shareholder - Chair, Legislative & Government Relations Practice Group - Augusta, ME
State Funding / Technical Resources
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership
- Arlington, VA
Beginning Farmer Resource Network of Maine
Tori Jackson - Chair - Lisbon Falls, ME
Kent Nelson
Maine Forest Service - Fire Prevention Specialist/Firewise State Liaison - Augusta, ME
Land for Maine's Future
Sarah Demers - Director - Augusta, ME
Landowner Assistance Program
Mark Vannah - Robbins Lumber - Searsmont, ME
Maine Farmland Protection Program
Stephanie Gilbert - Farmland Protection Specialist
Maine Department of Agriculture Food, and Rural Resources - Augusta, ME
Maine Farms for the Future Program
Stephanie Gilbert - Farmland Protection Specialist
Maine Department of Agriculture Food, and Rural Resources - Augusta, ME
Maine Landowner Incentive Program
SARAH DEMERS - Augusta, ME
Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund
Carol Gay - Secretariat - Pittston, ME
Prairie Grouse Partners
Ralph Rogers - Executive Director of the North American Grouse Partnership - Waverly, NE
Senior Farm Share Program
Julie Waller - Senior FarmShare Manager - Augusta, ME
Stewardship Program offered by the Maine Forest Service (Archived)
- Maine Forest Service - Augusta, ME
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Woods Wise Incentives to Stewardship Enhancement
Andy Shultz - MFS Landowner Outreach Forester - Augusta, ME
Tax Advisors
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
Philip C. Hunt
Perkins Thompson - Attorney - Portland, ME
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Timothy P. Benoit
Perkins Thompson - Attorney - Portland, ME
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Credit Brokers
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO

 Conservation Markets

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

pdf 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 A Landowner’s Guide to Carbon Sequestration Credits

This guide offers a path for local landowners to earn additional income while helping diminish adverse effects of global climate change through implementation of carbon sequestration and other stackable incentives.

Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals
There are 332 resources serving Androscoggin County in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals serving Androscoggin County
Biologists / Ecologists
Allen Starr
- Asst. Regional Biologist - Enfield, ME
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Arlen Lovewell
- Asst. Regional Biologist - Ashland, ME
Charles Hulsey
- Regional Biologist - Strong, ME
Deborah Perkins, M.S.
First Light Wildlife Habitats - Wildlife Biologist - Poland Spring, ME
Douglas Kane
- Regional Biologist - Greenville, ME
E. Ann Poole, CWS
Poole Ecological & Environmental Consultancy - Principal - Hillsborough, NH
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
James Connolly
- Regional Biologist - Sidney, ME
James Hall
- Asst. Regional Biologist - Jonesboro, ME
Jeff Littleton
Moosewood Ecological - Chesterfield, NH
Judy Camuso
- Asst. Regional Biologist - Gray, ME
Katie Cousins
SFPNA Sustainable Forestry Program - Forester, Biologist - Skowhegan, ME
Keel Kemper
- Asst. Regional Regional Biologist - Sidney, ME
Kendal Marden
- Biology Specialist - Sidney, ME
Living Habitats
Heidi Natura, RLA, ASLA, LEED AP - Founder & Partner - Chicago, IL
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
- Augusta, ME
Mark Caron
- Regional Biologist - Enfield, ME
Merlin Benner
Wildlife Specialists, LLC - President - Wellsboro, PA
Newleaf Environmental LLC
Lance D. Ebel - Wildlife Biologist - Newfield, NY
Richard Bard
- Biologist Specialist - Jonesboro, ME
Richard Hoppe
- Regional Biologist - Ashland, ME
Robert Cordes
- Asst. Regional Biologist - Strong, ME
Rodney Kelshaw
Boyle Associates Environmental Consulting - Wildlife Bilogist - Gorham, ME
Ryan Robicheau
- Biologist (Land Management) - Sidney, ME
Scott Lindsay
- Regional Biologist - Gray, ME
Scott McLellan
- Asst. Regional Biologist - Greenville, ME
Thomas Schaeffer
- Regional Biologist - Jonesboro, ME
Western Ecosystems Technology, Inc
NE/Mid-Atlantic Region - Waterbury, VT
Carbon Credits and Sequestration
AgraGate Climate Credits Corporation
- West Des Moines, IA
American Carbon Registry
- Arlington, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Blue Source
- Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Forest Trends (attention: BBOP Secretariat) - Washington, DC
C2I, LLC
- The Plains, VA
Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI)
- Nicasio, CA
Chicago Climate Exchange
Offset Registry - Chicago, IL
Climate Action Reserve
Gillian Calof - Interim-President/Operations Director - Los Angeles, CA
EcoSecurities
- New York, NY
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Legacy Carbon Initiative
Planetary Emissions Management (PEM) (PEM) - Boston, MA
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
ImageTree
- Morgantown, WV
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
- New York, NY
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Conservation Credit Markets
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Dave Gibson
IFC/World Bank - Senior Environmental Risk Specialist - Warrenton, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
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
Brian Campbell
- Biology Specialist - Enfield, ME
Brian Lewis
- Biologist Specialist - Gray, ME
Cobscook Bay Resource Center
Will Hopkins - Eastport, ME
Dave Boucher
- Regional Biologist - Strong, ME
Dave Howatt
- Biology Specialist - Strong, ME
David Basley
- Regional Biologist - Ashland, ME
Derrick Cote
- Biology Specialist - Ashland, ME
Francis Brautigam
- Regional Biologist - Gray, ME
Frank Frost
- Asst. Regional Biologist - Ashland, ME
Gordon (Nels) Kramer
- Regional Biologist - Enfield, ME
Gregory Burr
- Regional Biologist - Jonesboro, ME
James Lucas
- Asst. Regional Biologist - Sidney, ME
James Pellerin
- Asst. Regional Biologist - Gray, ME
Jason Seiders
- Asst. Regional Biologist - Strong, ME
Jeff Bagley
- Asst. Regional Biologist - Greenville, ME
Joseph Overlock
- Biology Specialist - Jonesboro, ME
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
- Augusta, ME
Michael Goehle
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region - Regional AIS Coordinator - Amherst, NY
Robert VanRiper
- Regional Biologist - Sidney, ME
Scott Davis
- Biology Specialist - Sidney, ME
Steve Seeback
- Biologist Specialist - Greenville, ME
Timothy Obrey
- Regional Biologist - Greenville, ME
Foresters
Aaron R. Carroll
Alderwood Farm Forestry Services - Limerick, ME
Adam E. Cates
- Embden, ME
Adam Watson
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Monroe, NC
Alan C Magrath
Magrath Forestry Service - Wilton, ME
Alfred D Schaeffer
Northern Forests, LLC - Owner - Gray, ME
Allen LeBrun
American Forest Management - Forester - Milford, ME
Alvin E Yates
- W Paris, ME
Amanda J. Dow-Smith
- New Sharon, ME
Amanda Mahaffey
Forest Stewards Guild - Northeast Region Director - Freeport, ME
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Andy Carlo
Fountains Forestry, New England - Area Forester - Montpelier, VT
Barbara E. Brusila
Mid-Maine Forestry - Warren, ME
Ben Moore
James W. Sewall Co. - Old Town, ME
Benjamin F. Hoffman, Jr.
- Bradford, ME
Benjamin Povak
Pine State Timberlands - Skowhegan, ME
Blaine N. Miller
Dirigo Timberland Management - Owner - North Anson, ME
Bob Young
American Forest Management - GIS Analyst - Augusta, ME
Brent McCafferty
American Forest Management - Forester - Stratton, ME
Bret P. Vicary, ACF
James W. Sewall Company - Vice President - Old Town, ME
Brian E Milligan
Brian Milligan Forestry Services - Hanover, ME
Brian Reader
Reader Forest Management - North Waterboro, ME
Brien Boucher
Orion Timber Lands - Operations Forester - Bangor, ME
Bruce Brockway
James W. Sewall Co. - Old Town, ME
Bryan J Savoy
Sappi North America - Skowhegan, ME
Calvin A. Luther
Penobscot Evergreens - Bucksport, ME
Carl H Sanborn
CS Forestry Services - Bangor, ME
Carol L. Redelsheimer
- Yarmouth, ME
Chad Cote
Orion Timber Lands - Planning Forester - Bangor, ME
Charles A. Crockett
- Consulting Forester - Lincoln, ME
Chester G. Gage
- Caribou, ME
Chip Love
Southern Maine Forestry Services - North Windham, ME
Christopher D. Stevens
Stevens Consulting - Lincoln, ME
Claude Dufour
LandVest, Inc. - Staff Forester - Jackman, ME
Clifton E Foster
Timberstate G - Gray, ME
Colin Beeson
American Forest Management - Road Specialist - Milford, ME
Dale L. Robinson
- Forester - Pittsfield, ME
Dale R. Covey
- Groveton, NH
Dan Jacobs
District Forester - Island Falls, ME
Daniel McConville
Prentiss & Carlilsle - Bangor, ME
Daniel P Smith
Northwoods Management - Licensed Forester LF0000002015 - Bangor, ME
Daren Turner
Kennebec Valley Forestry Inc. - Forester, Professional Maine Guide - Skowhegan, ME
Dave Daut
Timbervest, LLC - Regional Forester, Northeast & West Coast - Berlin, VT
David Anselm Irving
Shelterwood Solutions Inc - Forest and Wildlife Consultant - Lincoln, ME
David C. Parker, ACF
Parker Forestry Associates, LLC - Owner - North Berwick, ME
David Cole
American Forest Management - Milford, ME, District Manager - Milford, ME
David Degruttola
Landvest - District Forester - Bethel, ME
David G. Schaible, ACF
Timberland Consultants - Owner - Nobleboro, ME
David J. Daut
Timbervest - Regional Forester - Berlin, VT
David M. Knupp
- Winterport, ME
David T. Edson, ACF
James W. Sewall Company - President - Old Town, ME
David Wardrop
Golden Forestry Services - Veazie, ME
Debra Bourgon
American Forest Management - Licensing Specialist - Milford, ME
Dennis Goulet
American Forest Management - Wood Flow Manager - Milford, ME
Don Roeder
American Forest Management - Wood Flow Coordinator - Milford, ME
Donald Feeney
New England Forestry Consultants - Professional Forester - Bryant Pond, ME
Donald G. MacKay, Ph.D, CFA
Forest Research, LLC - Forest Economist and Appraiser - Orono, ME
Duane Nadeau
Forest Resource Specialties, LLC - Wilton, ME
Edward G. Witt, Sr.
- Madison, NH
Erik Grove
Southern Maine Forestry Services - Parsonsfield, ME
Ervin B. Tower
Towering Forest - Patten, ME
Eugene L Putnam-Surveyor
- Hampden , ME
Fountains Forestry, Inc
Michael Tragner - President - Montpelier, VT
Gary D. Bahlkow, ACF
LandVest, Inc. - Forester - Portland, ME
Gerilyn L. Bosse, ACF
James W. Sewall Company - Senior Consultant - Old Town, ME
Gregory E. Foster, ACF
Timberstate G. Inc. - Treasurer - Gray, ME
Harold F. Dwyer
Ghost Dancer Forestry - Fayette, ME
Harold K. Burnett, ACF
Two Trees Forestry - Winthrop, ME
J. Michael Eash
- Sherman, ME
Jake Maier
Jake Maier Forestry - Orland, ME
Jason Desjardin
Orion Timber Lands - Operations Forester - Bangor, ME
Jason Lyle
Northern Forestland Investors - Consulting Forester - East Wakefield, NH
Jay Braunscheidel
- Auburn, ME
Jay Plourde
Forest Diversity Services Inc. - Owner - Cross Lake, ME
Jeffrey C. Wikle, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Manager - Monroe, NC
Jeffrey Williams
Maine Forest Management - Limington, ME
Jeremy Stultz
Integrated Forest Management - Vice President Forestry - Turner , ME
Jesse Duplin
Wadsworth Woodlands Inc. - Licensed Professional Forester - Cornish, ME
Jesse Scribner
Wadsworth Woodlands - Hiram, ME
Jim Stewart
American Forest Management - Forester - Stratton, ME
Jim Ward
American Forest Management - Forester - Milford, ME
John A. Dirkman
Dirkman's Consulting - Waterville, ME
John Bryant
American Forest Management - Northeast Region Manager - Milford, ME
John C. Steward
LandVest Inc. - Colebrook, NH
John Sutton
American Forest Management - Forester - Rumford, ME
John W. Ackley
Prism Forestry - Skowhegan, ME
John Wadsworth
Wadsworth Woodlands Inc. - Licensed Professional Forester - Cornish, ME
Jon Tyler
Two Trees Forestry - Winthrop, ME
Jones Associates, Inc.
Rick Jones - President and Owner - Auburn, ME
Karl Buckley
Wadsworth Woodlands - Hiram, ME
Katie Cousins
SFPNA Sustainable Forestry Program - Forester, Biologist - Skowhegan, ME
Keith P. Johnson
Fitts Mountain Forestry - Holden , ME
Kendall Huggins
- Bangor, ME
Kenneth Fergusson
Huber Resources - Operations Forester - Old Town, ME
Lawrence E. Caldwell, III, ACF
L.E. Caldwell, LLC - Owner - Winthrop, ME
Mark Andrews
American Forest Management - Stratton, ME, District Manager - Stratton, ME
Mark Rabon
Integrated Forest Management - President - Turner, ME
Mark Vannah
Robbins Lumber Co. - Searsmont, ME
Marshall White
Orion Timber Lands - Operations Forester - Bangor, ME
Martin Curnan
Blue Pond Forestry, LLC - Licensed Consulting Forester - Orono, ME
Matt Jacobs
American Forest Management - Forester - Stratton, ME
Matthew Jacobs
American Forest Management - Stratton, ME
McPherson Timberlands, Inc.
Henry E. (Hank) McPherson - Owner/Forester - Hermon, ME
Megan Henderson
- Madison, NH
Michael E. Kankainen
- Kingfield, ME
Michael E. Kankainen, ACF
Michael E. Kankainen, Forester - Owner - Kingfield, ME
Michael Maines
Maine Tree Works - Gray, ME
Michael W. Demo
- Canaan, ME
Mike Howie
American Forest Management - Forester - Ellsworth, ME
Mike J. Benjamin
- Ellsworth, ME
New England Forestry Consultants, Inc
- North Sutton, NH
Northeastern Area Association of State Foresters
Laura Schweitzer - Policy and Communications Director - Rockville, MD
Orion Timberlands, LLC
John McNulty - President - Bangor, ME
Paula Pelletier
American Forest Management - Environmental Services Manager - Milford, ME
Peter Honey
American Forest Management - Forest Technician - Milford, ME
Peter D. Chase
- Bar Harbor, ME
Philip Andrews
Andrews Land Services Inc. - Lincoln, ME
Phillip G. Dow
- Albion, ME
Plum Creek Timber Company - Maine
- Certified Forester - Fairfield, ME
Ralph E Dunn Sr.
Happy Valley Forestry Services - Sumner, ME
Randy Corriveau
Orion Timber Lands - Operations Forester - Bangor, ME
Randy Lagasse
District Forester - Ashland, ME
Rene Noel
Southern Maine Forestry Services, Inc. - President - Windham, ME
Richard G. Carbonetti, ACF
LandVest, Inc. - Vice President - Newport, VT
Richard W. Pierce
Timber Resources Group - Industry , ME
Rob Krantz
American Forest Management - Forester - Stratton, ME
Robert Ball
Amidon Appraisal Company - Portland, ME
Robert C. Kilpatrick
- Limestone, ME
Robert Murphy
American Forest Management - Forester - Milford, ME
Robert S. Cotiaux
Ossipee Forest Management - New Gloucester, ME
Robert Sawyer
Orion Timber Lands - Operations Forester - Bangor, ME
Roger Milligan
St. Croix Property Services - Forester, Professional Maine Guide - Princeton, ME
Ronald E. St. Saviour
- Parsonsfield , ME
Scott B. Austin
- Winslow, ME
Scott Olson
American Forest Management - Forester - Milford, ME
Seven Islands Land Company
John McNulty - President - Bangor , ME
Shane Duigan
District Forester - Gray, ME
Stephen D. Gettle
Woodland Investment Services - Jay, ME
Stephen J. Mongan, ACF
LandVest, Inc. - President - Concord, NH
Steve Gauthier
Steve Gauthier - Portland, ME
Steve LeBlanc
American Forest Management - Real Estate Specialist - Milford, ME
Steve Zagorianakos
American Forest Management - Forester - Milford, ME
The Trust to Conserve Northeast Forestlands
Ted Wright - Executive Director - Augusta, ME
Thomas G. Cushman
Maine Custom Woodlands, LLC - Durham, ME
Todd Massey
American Forest Management - Forester - Milford, ME
Tony Collin
Orion Timber Lands - Operations Forester - Bangor, ME
Tony Harvish
Timbervest - Regional Forester, Northeast - Glens Falls, NY
Trevor E. London
- Merrill, ME
Walter R. Armstrong
- Woolwich, ME
Walter R. Gooley
- Farmington, ME
Wayne Millen
Two Trees Forestry - Forester - West Paris, ME
Weston J. Davis
- Hallowell, ME
Whitney Souers
Treeline Inc. - Vice President - Lincoln, ME
Geologists / Hydrologists
Jeff Littleton
Moosewood Ecological - Chesterfield, NH
Rich Campbell
Campbell Environmental Group - Maine and New Hampshire Certified Geologist - Falmouth, ME
Land Trusts
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Androscoggin Land Trust
Deb Charest - Conservation Director - Auburn, ME
Cape Elizabeth Land Trust
Cindy Krum - Executive Director - Cape Elizabeth, ME
Chebeague & Cumberland Land Trust
Penny Asherman - President - Chebeague Island, ME
Couchiching Conservancy
Mark Bisset - Executive Director - Orillia, ON
Crabtree Neck Land Trust
Judy Adelman - President - Hancock, ME
Damariscotta River Association
Steven Hufnagel - Executive Director - Damariscotta, ME
Downeast Salmon Federation
Dwayne Shaw - Executive Director - Columbia Falls, ME
Equity Trust
Jim Oldham - Executive Director - Amherst, MA
Forest Society of Maine
Jake Metzler - Forestland Stewardship Manager - Bangor, ME
GreenTrust Alliance
Dr. Doug Frederick - Executive Director - Raleigh, NC
Holden Land Trust
John Bryant - President - Holden, ME
Islesboro Islands Trust
Steve Miller - Executive Director - Islesboro, ME
Kittery Land Trust
Christine Bennett - Executive Director - Kittery, ME
Loon Echo Land Trust
Heather Roarer - Conservation - Bridgton, ME
Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust
Simon Rucker - Executive Director - Portland , ME
Maine Audubon
Sally Stockwell - Conservation Director - Falmouth, ME
Maine Farmland Trust
Amanda Beal - President, CEO - Belfast, ME
Maine Woodland Owners
Tom Doak - Augusta, ME
New England Wild Flower Society
- Framingham, MA
North American Land Trust
Karen Mazza - Director of Conservation Easements - Chadds Ford, PA
Northeast Wilderness Trust
Marisa Riggi - Conservation Director - Montpelier, VT
Peaks Island Land Preserve
John Whitman - President? - Peaks Island, ME
Pemaquid Watershed Association
Donna Minnis, Ph.D. - Executive Director - Damariscotta, ME
Pleasant River Wildlife Foundation
Lois Winter - Executive Director - Addison, ME
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Saco Valley Land Trust
- Saco, ME
Sanford-Springvale Mousam Way Land Trust
Gordon Johnston - President - Sanford, ME
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, Maine Field Office
Barbara Vickery - Director of Conservation Programs - Brunswick, ME
Thickson’s Woods Land Trust
Margaret Bain - President - Whitby, ON
Thousand Islands Watershed Land Trust
Marnie Ross - President - Lansdowne, ON
Trust for Public Land, Massachusetts State Office
- Boston, MA
Vinalhaven Land Trust
Linnell Mather - Executive Director - Vinalhaven, ME
West Coast Islands Conservancy
Ron Pither - Mayne Island, BC
Western Foothills Land Trust
Lee Dassler - Executive Director - Norway, ME
Windham Land Trust
- Co-Presidents - Windham, ME
Woodie Wheaton Land Trust
Patty Bubar - Office Manager - Forest City, ME
York Land Trust, Inc.
Doreen MacGillis - Executive Director - York Harbor, ME
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
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Benjamin M. Leoni
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brenda M. Buchanan
Warren, Currier & Buchanan - Portland, ME
Christopher J. Austin
Rudman Winchell Counselors at Law - Partner - Bangor, ME
David M. Kallin
Drummond Woodsum - Portland, ME
David P. Silk
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Edmond J. Bearor
Rudman Winchell Counselors at Law - Partner - Bangor, ME
Eliza Cope Nolan
Bernstein Shur - Shareholder - Portland, ME
Elizabeth R. Butler
Butler Law Offices, LLC - Brunswick, ME
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
James N. Katsiaficas
Perkins Thompson - Attorney - Portland, ME
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
Jeffrey T. Selser
Fletcher, Selser & Devine, LLC - Partner - Portland, ME
John Paul Erler
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Jonathan A. Pottle
Eaton Peabody, PA - Shareholder - Bangor, ME
Karen Huber, Shareholder
Eaton Peabody, PA - Chair, Real Estate and Natural Resources & Timberlands Practice Groups - Bangor, ME
Kirk G. Siegel
Siegel & Crockett, P.C. - Partner - Bethel, ME
Legal Services Food Hub
Conservation Law Foundation - Boston, MA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Patrick W. Lyons
Eaton Peabody, PA - Associate - Bangor, ME
R. Howard Lake, Esq.
Lake and Denison, LLP - Winthrop, ME
Richard A. Spencer
Drummond Woodsum - Portland, ME
Robert E. Stevens
Curtis Thaxter LLC - Portland, ME
Sarah A. McDaniel
Douglas McDaniel Campo & Schools LLC - Attorney/Owner - Westbrook, ME
Stefan Nagel
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Newton, MA
William E. Taylor
Pierce Atwood LLP - Partner - Portland, ME
William L. Plouffe
Drummond Woodsum - Portland, ME
William V. Ferdinand, Jr.
Eaton Peabody, PA - Shareholder - Chair, Legislative & Government Relations Practice Group - Augusta, ME
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Boyle Associates
James Boyle - President - Gorham, ME
Jeff Littleton
Moosewood Ecological - Chesterfield, NH
Jonathan Milne
- Environmental Consultant - Sidney, ME
Living Habitats
Heidi Natura, RLA, ASLA, LEED AP - Founder & Partner - Chicago, IL
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
- Augusta, ME
Merlin Benner
Wildlife Specialists, LLC - President - Wellsboro, PA
Western Ecosystems Technology, Inc
NE/Mid-Atlantic Region - Waterbury, VT
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Mitch Hartley - Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Blaine N. Miller
Dirigo Timberland Management - Owner - North Anson, ME
Boyle Associates
James Boyle - President - Gorham, ME
Deborah Perkins, M.S.
First Light Wildlife Habitats - Wildlife Biologist - Poland Spring, ME
Jonathan Milne
- Environmental Consultant - Sidney, ME
Living Habitats
Heidi Natura, RLA, ASLA, LEED AP - Founder & Partner - Chicago, IL
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
- Augusta, ME
Merlin Benner
Wildlife Specialists, LLC - President - Wellsboro, PA
Newleaf Environmental LLC
Lance D. Ebel - Wildlife Biologist - Newfield, NY
Plum Creek Timber Company - Maine
- Certified Forester - Fairfield, ME
Rodney Kelshaw
Boyle Associates Environmental Consulting - Wildlife Bilogist - Gorham, ME