Tax and Estate Planning in Central Mountains Region

 1031 Exchanges

   
Articles on 1031 Exchanges
pdf Conservation tax credits - a landowner’s guide
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The Colorado Conservation Tax Credit is a unique tool by which landowners can preserve their land for generations to come. The Colorado Conservation Tax Credit (Credit) is a state income tax credit of up to $375,000 available to a landowner who elects to place a conservation easement on his or her land.

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.

What is a Like Kind Exchange?
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Internal Revenue Code section 1031 establishes the rules for like-kind exchanges. This is a tool that can be used by private landowners to defer real estate transfer taxes by exchanging one piece of property for another.

Year End Exchanges
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Like-kind exchanges that commence in one tax year and end in a subsequent tax year are sometimes called Year End Exchanges. Year End Exchanges contain some unique benefits and some hidden pitfalls.

Qualified Intermediaries
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A qualified intermediary (QI) is a neutral party who may assist a landowner in facilitating a like-kind exchange. The QI enters into a written agreement, known as the exchange agreement, with the landowner.

1031 Exchanges Organizations & Professionals
There are 128 resources serving Central Mountains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of 1031 Exchanges Organizations & Professionals serving Central Mountains Region
Agricultural Law Attorneys
Bernie Gehris
Burns, Figa & Will - Special Counsel - Greenwood Village, CO
Brandon L. Jensen
Budd–Falen Law Offices, LLC - Associate - Cheyenne, WY
David C. Conley, PC
- Colorado Springs, CO
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Farmer's Legal Action Group
- St. Paul, MN
Franklin J. Falen
Budd-Falen Law Offices, L.L.C. - Cheyenne, WY
Green Lodestar Communications & Consulting, LLC
Kristen M. Ploetz, Esq. - Founder & Manager - Quincy, MA
Gregory J Cucrola
Law Offices of Gregory J Cucarola - Sterling, CO
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James R. Moore
Boutin Jones Inc. - Shareholder - Sacramento, CA
Jessica E. Jay
Conservation Law, P.C - Attorney at Law - Evergreen, CO
Joshua Tolin
Budd-Falen Law Offices, LLC - Cheyenne, WY
Kathryn Brack Morrow
Budd-Falen Law Offices LLC - Cheyenne, WY
Kevin N Berens
Berens Law Firm LTD - Saint Francis, KS
Mark Cohen, J.D., LL.M.
- Boulder, CO
Sara J Streight LLC
Attorney - Fort Collins, CO
Sara M. Dunn
Balcomb & Green, P.C. - Partner - Glenwood Springs, CO
William Silberstein
Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell - Partner - Denver, CO
Estate Planners
Allen Sparkman
Sparkman Foote LLP - Denver, CO
Christina R. Sloan
The Sloan Law Firm, PLLC - Moab, UT
Creative Conservation, LLC
Jerry A. Bley - Readfield, ME
Dennis Roddy
- Manager, MBA - Salina, KS
Jeremy P. Cohen
Burns, Figa, & Will, P.C. - Special Counsel - Greenwood Village, CO
Jim Elder
Elderado Financial, Inc. - Chief Financial Advisor - Montrose, CO
Estate Planning Attorneys
Anton V. Dworak
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Bridget K. Sullivan
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Caroline Bess Pearce
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Aspen, CO
Christopher Cole
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Christopher Lane
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Curtis J. Bankers
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Daniel P. Kapsak
The Kapsak Law Firm, LLC - Longmont, CO
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Douglas M. Cain
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Eric A. Peterson
Peterson, Rosenberg PLLC - Fort Collins, CO
Ernie F. Fazekas
Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C. - Castle Rock, CO
Greg Powell, P.C.
Powell & Murphy, P.C. - Salida, CO
Gregg K. Kampf
Hoskin Farina & Kampf - Grand Junction, CO
Gregory J Cucrola
Law Offices of Gregory J Cucarola - Sterling, CO
Gregory T. Densen
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Howard Alpern
Alpern Myers Stuart, LLC - Member - Colorado Springs, CO
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
Jacob A. With
Law of the Rockies, LLC - Gunnison, CO
Jason P. Redman
Gougér Franzmann & Redman, LLC - Partner - Greenwood Village, CO
Jeffrey D. Cohen Esq., CPA
The Cohen Law Firm P.C. - Managing Shareholder - Boulder, CO
Jeffrey T. Bedingfield
Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC - Greeley, CO
Jessica L. Broderick
- Denver, CO
Jill T. Norris
Dufford Waldeck - Grand Junction, CO
John H. Birkeland
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
John W. Dunn
Mountain Law Group, LLC - Vail, CO
Joseph M. Dencker
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kathleen M. Johnson
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kristin M.E. Koval
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Laurie A. Cahill
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Mark Cohen, J.D., LL.M.
- Boulder, CO
Michael P. Franzmann
Gougér Franzmann & Redman, LLC - Cofounder and Partner - Greenwood Village, CO
Michelle M. St. Pierre
Baker & Hostetler LLP - Denver, CO
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Nancy R. Crow
Hutchins & Associates LLC - Of Counsel - Denver, CO
Nicole J. McGann, Esq
THE Cohen Law Firm, P.C. - Senior Associate - Boulder, CO
Pete F. Michaelson
Law Office of Peter F. Michaelson, P.C. - Westcliffe, CO
Peter W. Bullard
Law Offices of Peter W. Bullard, P.C. - Fort Collins, CO
Rick Knezevich
OKGK&M, PC - Shareholder - Aspen, CO
Robert M. O'Hayre
O'Hayre Dawson P.C. - Gunnison, CO
Shelley Thompson
Burns, Figa & Will - Shareholder - Greenwood Village, CO
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley, P.C.
- Denver, CO
Qualified Intermediaries for 1031 Exchanges
1031 Exchange Advantage, TM
- Carlsbad, CA
1031 Exchange Professionals Inc.
David Kuns - San Mateo, CA
1031X.com, Inc.
Steven Hickox and Christopher T. Sayre - Co-founders - Denver, CO
Acacia Exchange Services
- Healdsburg, CA
Amherst Exchange Corporation
- Santa Barbara, CA
Asset Exchange Company
- San Francisco, CA
Asset Preservation, Inc.
- Roseville, CA
Atlas 1031 Exchange, LLC
Andy Gustafson, Certified Exchange Specialist® - President and Founder - Fort Walton Beach, FL
Cameron A. Grant
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Conservation Resource Center
Michael Strugar - Director - Boulder, CO
Custom 1031 Inc.
- Spokane, WA
Exchange Resources, Inc.
- San Diego, CA
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC
Elizabeth Harris - Vice President, Marketing & Business Development - San Diego, CA
First Bank 1031 Corporation
Jeff King - Senior Vice President - Longmont, CO
Futura 1031, Inc.
Glenda Sibbald, CES - President, Exchange Coordinator - Roseburg, OR
Gary Jellum
Broker - Whitney Land Company - Pendleton, OR
Mission Bank 1031 Exchange, LLC
- Bakersfield, CA
Munsey Ayers
Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC - Denver, CO
Old Republic Exchange Facilitator Company (OREXCO)
Lori De Martini, Esq. - President - Glendale, CA
Rosa Esqueda
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC - Senior 1031 Exchange Consultant - Los Angeles, CA
Safe Harbor Exchange, Inc.
- Tustin, CA
Stephen Davis
Safe Harbor Asset Management - Huntington, NY
Steven W. Monk
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC - 1031 Exchange Consultant - Fresno, CA
The Exchange Connection, Inc.
- Snohomish, WA
Thomas J Ragonetti
Otten, Johnson, Robinson, Neff & Ragonetti PC - Shareholder - Denver, CO
Tracey Wilson, CES®
Investment Property Exchange Services, Inc. - Certified Exchange Specialist/Vice President - Highlands Ranch, CO
Western Slope Exchange, LLC
- Gunnison, CO
Xchange Solutions, Inc.
- San Jose, CA
Tax Advisors
Brad A. Tafoya, CPA, AWMA, CFP
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
Jessica H. Carey, C.P.A.
THE Cohen Law Firm, P.C. - Boulder, CO
John J. Moore
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
Juliana R. Cohen, C.P.A.
THE Cohen Law Firm, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Lyle F. Hood, CPA
Wall, Smith, Bateman Inc. - Alamosa, CO
Patrick J. Barrett
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Law Attorneys
Allen Sparkman
Sparkman Foote LLP - Denver, CO
Anton V. Dworak
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Bridget K. Sullivan
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Caroline Bess Pearce
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Aspen, CO
Charles Bybee
Faegre Baker Daniels - Partner - Denver, CO
Christopher Cole
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Curtis J. Bankers
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
David C. Conley, PC
- Colorado Springs, CO
Douglas M. Cain
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Gregory T. Densen
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Gregory W. Berger
Shareholder - Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLC - Denver , CO
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
Jeffrey D. Cohen Esq., CPA
The Cohen Law Firm P.C. - Managing Shareholder - Boulder, CO
Jessica L. Broderick
- Denver, CO
John H. Birkeland
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Joseph M. Dencker
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kathleen M. Johnson
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kevin N Berens
Berens Law Firm LTD - Saint Francis, KS
Kristin M.E. Koval
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Michael Dubetz
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Nancy R. Crow
Hutchins & Associates LLC - Of Counsel - Denver, CO
Rebecca Hall
Packard and Dierking, LLC - Boulder, CO
Stefan Nagel
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Newton, MA

 Conservation Easements

   
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 Questions to Ask of a Conservation Easement Appraiser
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To help you, the landowner, select a properly qualified real estate appraiser, the Division of Real Estate offers several questions you may want to ask any appraiser before making the decision to retain her, or him.

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

pdf Colorado Real Estate Manual - Chapter 12: Conservation Easements
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First established by state statute in 1976, a conservation easement is a voluntary, legally binding restriction, enforced by a non-profit organization of governmental entity, that limits certain uses and prevents future development of a property.

pdf Conservation tax credits - a landowner’s guide
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The Colorado Conservation Tax Credit is a unique tool by which landowners can preserve their land for generations to come. The Colorado Conservation Tax Credit (Credit) is a state income tax credit of up to $375,000 available to a landowner who elects to place a conservation easement on his or her land.

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.

pdf Ranching as a Conservation Strategy: Can Old Ranchers Save the New West?
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Working ranches are often promoted as means of private rangeland conservation because they can safeguard ecosystem services, protect open space, and maintain traditional ranching culture.

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 531 resources serving Central Mountains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals serving Central Mountains Region
Agricultural Law Attorneys
Bernie Gehris
Burns, Figa & Will - Special Counsel - Greenwood Village, CO
Brandon L. Jensen
Budd–Falen Law Offices, LLC - Associate - Cheyenne, WY
David C. Conley, PC
- Colorado Springs, CO
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Farmer's Legal Action Group
- St. Paul, MN
Franklin J. Falen
Budd-Falen Law Offices, L.L.C. - Cheyenne, WY
Green Lodestar Communications & Consulting, LLC
Kristen M. Ploetz, Esq. - Founder & Manager - Quincy, MA
Gregory J Cucrola
Law Offices of Gregory J Cucarola - Sterling, CO
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James R. Moore
Boutin Jones Inc. - Shareholder - Sacramento, CA
Jessica E. Jay
Conservation Law, P.C - Attorney at Law - Evergreen, CO
Joshua Tolin
Budd-Falen Law Offices, LLC - Cheyenne, WY
Kathryn Brack Morrow
Budd-Falen Law Offices LLC - Cheyenne, WY
Kevin N Berens
Berens Law Firm LTD - Saint Francis, KS
Mark Cohen, J.D., LL.M.
- Boulder, CO
Sara J Streight LLC
Attorney - Fort Collins, CO
Sara M. Dunn
Balcomb & Green, P.C. - Partner - Glenwood Springs, CO
William Silberstein
Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell - Partner - Denver, CO
Certified Appraisers
Aaron D. Bierschwale, ARA
Bierschwale Land Company, LLC - Owner, Real Estate Appraiser - Junction, TX
Alan A. Axton
Axton Realty Consulting - Greeley, CO
Alan E. Duensing, ARA
American AgCredit - Greeley, CO
American AgAppraisal
Hal Forcey, ARA - Santa Rosa, CA
Asset Valuation Advisors, LLP
Richard G. Stahl, MAI, SRA - Principal - Greenwood Village, CO
Barry Sullivan
Appraisal Associates of Colorado - Grand Junction, CO
Beverly Phillips
Value Consultants, Inc. - Principal - Parker, CO
Bret R. Poole, MAI
Alpine Bank - Golden, CO
Brian Stockman
American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers - Executive Vice President and CEO - Denver, CO
Bruce O. Baier, MAI
Baier Appraisal Services - Owner / Appraiser - Oro Valley, AZ
Chas S. Middleton and Son
L. Sam Middleton, ARA - Appraiser, Manager - Lubbock, TX
Chris A. Braaf
Braaf Enterprises, Inc. - Tabernash, CO
Dave Ritter
Appraisal Office Aspen Ltd - Certified General Appraiser - Aspen, CO
David Peterson, AFM, ARA.
Peterson Appraisal Co. - Lakewood, CO
Donald J. Shannon, MAI, SRA
Shannon & Associates - Owner - Fort Collins, CO
Ebert Appraisal Service
Fred Ebert - Breckenridge, CO
Edward E. Lumpee, ARA
District V Vice President - NeWEST Real Estate & Agriculture - Pueblo West, CO
Gregory T. Gerken, MAI
Hegarty & Gerken, Inc - Certified General Appraiser - Denver, CO
Guy DiRienzo
Managing Director Valuation & Advisory - Cushman & Wakefield - Denver, CO
Hall and Hall
- Billings, MT
J.S. Lengel & Associates, Inc.
Jonathan S. Lengel, MAI - Gypsum, CO
Jack Nisley
Nisley and Associates, Inc. - MAI, SRA Certified General Appraiser - Grand Junction, CO
Jessie Formwalt
Appraisal Services, Inc. - President - Pagosa Springs, CO
John B. Norton, MAI
Norton Appraisal Services, Inc. - President - Durango, CO
Julie Simon
Peterson Appraisal Company - Lakewood, CO
Keith Joseph Houin, ARA
Farm Credit of Southern Colorado - Colorado Springs, CO
Kevin Chandler
Chandler Consulting - MAI - Steamboat Springs, CO
Kevin D. Shea, SR-WA
Shea Appraisal Company LLC - Arvada, CO
Kevin McCarty, Certified General Appraiser
McCarty Land and Water Valuation - Loveland, CO
Kori Satterfield
Arnie Butler & Company - Certified General Appraiser - Grand Junction, CO
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Marcus B. Scott, MAI
Arapahoe County Assessor's Office Deputy Assessor - Commercial - Littleton, CO
Mark R. Linne, MAI, SRA, CAE, CDEI, FRICS
Principal - Chrysalis Valuation Consultants LLC - Lakewood, CO
Mark Weston
Mark S Weston Real Estate Consulting - Principal - Castle Rock, CO
Martin Property Research, Inc.
Michael J. Martin, CFA, MAI - Real Estate Appraiser - Denver, CO
Patricia K. Flood, P.E.
Certified General Appraiser - Wright Water Engineers - Denver, CO
Peter Sartucci
Sartucci Appraisals - Owner - Lafayette, CO
Phyllis M Hoover
Hoover Appraisals - Certified Appraiser - Canon City, CO
R. Arnold Butler, MAI
Arnie Butler & Company - President, Certified General Appraiser - Grand Junction, CO
Ray Hart
Shelton Associates - Lakewood, CO
Renaud-Wilkinson Appraisal Company
Anne Renaud - Wilkinson - La Veta, CO
Richard B. Chase
Chase & Company - President - Littleton, CO
Rickie Londe Swink
Londe-Swink & Assoc., Inc. - Bayfield, CO
Robert E. Marx, MAI
Bliss Associates, LLC - Vice President - Kansas City, MO
Robert H. Maddox, MAI, SRA
Valuation Consultants, Inc. - Steamboat Springs, CO
Robert Stevens, MAI, SRA
Stevens Real Estate Services - Grand Junction, CO
Rodney Gerald Clough
HVS - Consulting and Valuation - Fort Collins, CO
Steven C. Groh, MAI
Conservation Values - President - Windsor, CO
Tara J. Lambert
Appraisal Group of Western Colorado, LLC - Gunnison, CO
Thomas L. Fellows, MAI
Fellows R.E. Consultants, Inc. - President - Colorado Springs, CO
Wayne L. Hunsperger, MAI, SRA
Hunsperger & Wetson Ltd - Englewood, CO
William E. Lundquist
Shannon and Associates - Certified General Appraiser - Fort Collins, CO
Conservation Groups and Associations
Agrarian Trust
Brooke Werley
AGree
Deborah Atwood - Executive Director - Washington, DC
Alliance for Community Trees
Carrie Gallagher - Executive Director - Washington, DC
American Agri-Women
American Forest Foundation
- Washington, DC
American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts
- Bellingham, WA
American Hiking Society
Gregory A. Miller, Ph.D - President - Silver Spring, MD
American Tree Farm System
- Washington, DC
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
Ron Regan - Executive Director - Washington, DC
Bat Conservation International
Andrew Walker - Executive Director - Austin, TX
Betsy Neely
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Senior Conservation Planner - Denver, CO
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
Tammy VerCauteren - Executive Director - Brighton, CO
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
Chris Pague
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Senior Conservation Ecologist - Denver, CO
Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance
- Missoula, MT
CitSci.org
Greg Newman - Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Agricultural Leadership Foundation
Brooke S. Fox - President/CEO - Castle Rock, CO
Colorado Cattlemen’s Association
Sarah Smith - Marketing & Communications Director - Arvada, CO
Colorado Forestry Association
- Littleton, CO
Colorado Mountain Club
Scott Robson - Executive Director - Golden, CO
Colorado Nonprofit Association
Renny Fagan - President and CEO - Denver, CO
Colorado Pheasants Forever
Bob Hix - Regional Representative for Colorado & Wyoming - Aurora, CO
Colorado State Land Board
Mindy Gottsegen - Conservation Services Manager - Denver, CO
Colorado Watershed Assembly
Casey Davenhill - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Community for Sustainable Energy
Fred Kirsch - Director - Fort Collins, CO
Conservation Colorado
Beka WilsonCO
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
Doug Robotham
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Colorado Water Project Director - Denver, CO
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Environment Colorado
Kim Stevens - State Director - Denver, CO
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Deb Balliet - Chief Executive Officer - Lexington, KY
Family Farm Alliance
Dan Keppen - Executive Director - Klamath Falls, OR
Forest Guild
Fred Clark - Executive Director - Santa Fe, NM
Forest Landowners Association
Scott P. Jones - Chief Executive Office - Atlanta, GA
Forest Stewardship Council
- Minneapolis, MN
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
George Miksch Sutton Avian Research Center (Sutton Center)
- Bartlesville, OK
Great Outdoors Colorado
Jim Spaanstra - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Institute for Environmental Solutions
- Denver, CO
Intermountain West Joint Venture
- Missoula, MT
John Sanderson
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Director of Conservation Science - Boulder, CO
Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust
Steve Meltzer - Founder and Executive Director - Framingham, MA
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
Megan Kram
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Public Lands Program ManagerCO
Mississippi Wildlife Federation
- Madison , MS
Mule Deer Foundation
Rachel Moody - Administrative Assistant/Membership Coordinator - Salt Lake City, UT
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 Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Rocky Mountain Regional Office
Chris West - Director - Denver, CO
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 Wild Turkey Federation - Colorado State Chapter
Crystal Adams - Regional DirectorCO
National Wildlife Federation
- Reston, VA
NatureServe
Mary Klein - President & CEO - Arlington, VA
No-till on the Plains
Steve Swaffar - Executive Director - Berryton, KS
Paige Lewis
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Director, Forest Health and Fire Initiative in Colorado - Denver, CO
Partners for Conservation
Steve Jester - Executive Director - Pueblo, CO
Partners for Western Conservation
- Arvada, CO
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
Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV)
Mike Carter - Joint Venture Coordinator - Lafayette, CO
Pollinator Partnership
- San Francisco, CA
Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, Inc.
Craig A. Alderman - Executive Director - Buffalo, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers
J. David Hamilton - Executive Director - Basalt, CO
Sage Grouse Initiative
Tim Griffiths - Coordinator - Bozeman, MT
Sage Grouse Initiative Strategic Watershed Action Team
Dave Smith - Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) Coordinator - Missoula, MT
Sand County Foundation
Kevin Kiley, Development & Communications - Madison, WI
Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development
Judith KohlerCO
Stay The Trail Colorado
Dan Gourley - Program CoordinatorCO
Susan Lohr
Lohr Associates - Grand Junction, CO
Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Kathy Abusow - President and CEO - Washington, DC
Sustainable Forests Roundtable
Tamarisk Coalition
Stacy Beaugh - Executive Director - Grand Junction, CO
Tammy VerCauteren
Executive Director, Administration - Prairie Partners Program - Fort Collins, CO
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Terrafirma RRG LLC
Jeremy Johnston - Account Administrator, Marsh Captive Solutions - Burlington, VT
Terri Schulz
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Director of Landscape Science and Management - Denver, CO
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 Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
- Portland, OR
Three Rivers Alliance
Don Andrews - Chairman - Kirk, CO
Thunder Bay Field Naturalists
Bruce Thacker - President - Thunder Bay, ON
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Turtle Islands Earth Stewards
Tyhson Banighen - Tappen, BC
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA)
- Chesterfield, MO
Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
Ian Wilcox - General Manager/Secretary-Treasurer - London, ON
USA National Phenology Network
Jake Weltzin - Executive Director - Tucson, AZ
Valleys 2000
Bill Huether - Treasurer - Bowmanville, ON
Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation
- Halifax, VA
Western Aquatic Plant Management Society
Toni Pennington - Tetra Tech, Inc. - Portland, OR
Western Landowners Alliance
Lesli Allison - Executive Director - Santa Fe, NM
Western Native Trout Initiative
Therese Thompson - Project Coordinator - Lakewood, CO
Western Resource Advocates
Jon Goldin-Dubois - President - Boulder, CO
Western Rivers Conservancy
Sue Doroff - President - Portland, OR
Western Water Project
Scott Yates - Director - Bozeman, MT
Wild Ones
Donna VanBuecken - Executive Director - Neenah, WI
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
Ed Self - Founder and Executive Director - Boulder, CO
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Estate Planners
Allen Sparkman
Sparkman Foote LLP - Denver, CO
Christina R. Sloan
The Sloan Law Firm, PLLC - Moab, UT
Creative Conservation, LLC
Jerry A. Bley - Readfield, ME
Dennis Roddy
- Manager, MBA - Salina, KS
Jeremy P. Cohen
Burns, Figa, & Will, P.C. - Special Counsel - Greenwood Village, CO
Jim Elder
Elderado Financial, Inc. - Chief Financial Advisor - Montrose, CO
Estate Planning Attorneys
Anton V. Dworak
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Bridget K. Sullivan
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Caroline Bess Pearce
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Aspen, CO
Christopher Cole
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Christopher Lane
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Curtis J. Bankers
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Daniel P. Kapsak
The Kapsak Law Firm, LLC - Longmont, CO
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Douglas M. Cain
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Eric A. Peterson
Peterson, Rosenberg PLLC - Fort Collins, CO
Ernie F. Fazekas
Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C. - Castle Rock, CO
Greg Powell, P.C.
Powell & Murphy, P.C. - Salida, CO
Gregg K. Kampf
Hoskin Farina & Kampf - Grand Junction, CO
Gregory J Cucrola
Law Offices of Gregory J Cucarola - Sterling, CO
Gregory T. Densen
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Howard Alpern
Alpern Myers Stuart, LLC - Member - Colorado Springs, CO
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
Jacob A. With
Law of the Rockies, LLC - Gunnison, CO
Jason P. Redman
Gougér Franzmann & Redman, LLC - Partner - Greenwood Village, CO
Jeffrey D. Cohen Esq., CPA
The Cohen Law Firm P.C. - Managing Shareholder - Boulder, CO
Jeffrey T. Bedingfield
Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC - Greeley, CO
Jessica L. Broderick
- Denver, CO
Jill T. Norris
Dufford Waldeck - Grand Junction, CO
John H. Birkeland
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
John W. Dunn
Mountain Law Group, LLC - Vail, CO
Joseph M. Dencker
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kathleen M. Johnson
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kristin M.E. Koval
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Laurie A. Cahill
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Mark Cohen, J.D., LL.M.
- Boulder, CO
Michael P. Franzmann
Gougér Franzmann & Redman, LLC - Cofounder and Partner - Greenwood Village, CO
Michelle M. St. Pierre
Baker & Hostetler LLP - Denver, CO
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Nancy R. Crow
Hutchins & Associates LLC - Of Counsel - Denver, CO
Nicole J. McGann, Esq
THE Cohen Law Firm, P.C. - Senior Associate - Boulder, CO
Pete F. Michaelson
Law Office of Peter F. Michaelson, P.C. - Westcliffe, CO
Peter W. Bullard
Law Offices of Peter W. Bullard, P.C. - Fort Collins, CO
Rick Knezevich
OKGK&M, PC - Shareholder - Aspen, CO
Robert M. O'Hayre
O'Hayre Dawson P.C. - Gunnison, CO
Shelley Thompson
Burns, Figa & Will - Shareholder - Greenwood Village, CO
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley, P.C.
- Denver, CO
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Current Agricultural Use Value
- Ohio Department of Agriculture Office of Farmland Preservation - Reynoldsburg, OH
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Land Trusts
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Aspen Valley Land Trust
Erin Quinn - Conservation Director - Carbondale, CO
Black Canyon Regional Land Trust
Julie Barger - Office Manager & Conservation Projects Manager - Montrose, CO
Clear Creek Land Conservancy
Claire Riegelman - Executive Director - Golden, CO
Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust
Erik Glenn - Executive Director - Arvada, CO
Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts
Amanda Barker - Exeuctive Director - Denver, CO
Colorado Open Lands
Tony Caligiuri - President and CEO - Lakewood, CO
Colorado Trail Foundation
Bill Manning - Executive Director - Golden, CO
Colorado Wildlife Heritage Foundation
Matthew Hudson - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Continental Divide Land Trust
Rachel Winkler - Program Manager - Breckenridge, CO
Couchiching Conservancy
Mark Bisset - Executive Director - Orillia, ON
Crested Butte Land Trust
Claire Karban - Outreach Coordinator - Crested Butte, CO
Eagle Valley Land Trust
Jim Daus - Executive Director - Edwards, CO
Gunnison Ranchland Conservation Legacy
Stacy McPhail - Executive Director - Gunnison, CO
La Plata Open Space Conservancy
Amy Schwarzbach - Executive Director - Durango, CO
Lake Fork Valley Conservancy
Camille Richard - Executive Director - Lake City, CO
Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas
Lucy Waldo - Conservation Director - Salida, CO
Mountain Area Land Trust
- Evergreen, CO
Mountain Area Land Trust
Jeanne Beaudry - Executive Director - Evergreen, CO
North American Land Trust
Karen Mazza - Director of Conservation Easements - Chadds Ford, PA
Palmer Land Trust
Stephanie Thomas - Director of Land Stewardship - Colorado Springs, CO
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust
Nancy Butler - Director - Del Norte, CO
Roaring Fork Conservancy
Rick Lofaro - Executive Director - Basalt, CO
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
San Isabel Land Protection Trust
Ben Lenth - Executive Director - Westcliffe, CO
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 Greenlands Reserve
- Frisco, CO
The Land Conservancy
Cathy Armstrong - Executive Director - Victoria, BC
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado
Nancy Fishbein - Director of Land Conservation - Boulder, CO
The Wilderness Land Trust
Reid Haughey - President - Basalt, CO
Thickson’s Woods Land Trust
Margaret Bain - President - Whitby, ON
Thousand Islands Watershed Land Trust
Marnie Ross - President - Lansdowne, ON
Trust for Public Land, Colorado Office
- Denver, CO
Trust for Public Land, Washington State Office
- Seattle, WA
Watershed Land Trust
Frank Austenfeld, J.D. - Executive Director - Overland Park, KS
West Coast Islands Conservancy
Ron Pither - Mayne Island, BC
Lawyers
Alan E. Schwartz
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Alan Keeffe
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Steamboat Springs, CO
Alison I.D. Gorsevski, Esq.
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Allen Sparkman
Sparkman Foote LLP - Denver, CO
Andrea A. Kehrl
Vranesh and Raisch, LLP - Boulder, CO
Andrew S. Klatskin
Carpenter & Klatskin, P.C. - Denver, CO
Anton V. Dworak
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Barbara Green
Sullivan Green Seavy, LLC - Boulder, CO
Bradley N. Switzer, P.C.
Bradley Switzer - Montrose, CO
Bridget K. Sullivan
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Cameron A. Grant
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Caroline Bess Pearce
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Aspen, CO
Carolyn Steffl
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Christina R. Sloan
The Sloan Law Firm, PLLC - Moab, UT
Christopher Cole
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Christopher Lane
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Christopher R. Stork
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
Conservation Resource Center
Michael Strugar - Director - Boulder, CO
Corina A. Hach
Porzak, Browning & Bushong, LLP - Boulder, CO
Curtis B. Sanders
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Aspen, CO
Curtis J. Bankers
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Dan Warden, Joe Morris
Bond & Morris PC - Denver, CO
Daniel F. Fitzgerald
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Daniel P. Kapsak
The Kapsak Law Firm, LLC - Longmont, CO
Danielle L. Van Arsdale
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
Darrell G. Waas
Waas Campbell Rivera Johnson & Velasquez LLP - Denver, CO
David Lawrence Kueter
Harvey W. Curtis & Associates - Attorney - Englewood, CO
David P. Hutchinson
Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC - Denver, CO
Dietze and Davis, P.C.
- Boulder, CO
Douglas M. Cain
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Eliza F. Hillhouse
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Eric A. Peterson
Peterson, Rosenberg PLLC - Fort Collins, CO
Eric Gross
Whitsitt & Gross PC - Carbondale, CO
Ernie F. Fazekas
Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C. - Castle Rock, CO
Ezekiel (Zeke) J. Williams
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, PC - Denver, CO
Felt Houghton & Culichia, LLC
James W. Culichia - Colorado Springs, CO
Frank Hill
- Attorney - Englewood, CO
Gary L. Greer
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Glenn E. Porzak
Porzak, Browning & Bushong, LLP - Boulder, CO
Greg A. Vallin
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP - Denver, CO
Greg Powell, P.C.
Powell & Murphy, P.C. - Salida, CO
Gregory K. Hoskin
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Gregory T. Densen
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Gregory W. Berger
Shareholder - Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLC - Denver , CO
Harvey W. Curtis
Harvey W. Curtis & Associates - Englewood, CO
Howard Alpern
Alpern Myers Stuart, LLC - Member - Colorado Springs, CO
J. Bart Johnson
Waas Campbell Rivera Johnson & Velasquez LLP - Aspen, CO
J. Thomas MacDonald
Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC - Shareholder - Denver, CO
James A. Martell
The Law Office of James A. Martell, LLC - Fort Collins, CO
James E. Link II
Johnson & Link, P.C. - Ouray, CO
James R. True, Esq.
City Attorney - Aspen, CO
James T. Johnson
Shareholder - Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC - Denver, CO
Jason M. Groves
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
Jefferson V. Houpt
Beattie, Chadwick & Houpt, LLP - Glenwood Springs, CO
Jeffrey J. Kahn
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Jeffrey T. Bedingfield
Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC - Greeley, CO
Jennifer M. DiLalla
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Jennifer Russell
Russell & Pieterse, LLC - Telluride, CO
Jessica L. Broderick
- Denver, CO
Jill T. Norris
Dufford Waldeck - Grand Junction, CO
John H. Birkeland
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
John P. Justus
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
John T. Howe
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Joseph M. Dencker
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Judith C. McNerny
Carpenter & Klatskin, P.C. - Denver, CO
Karen L. Henderson
Porzak, Browning & Bushong, LLP - Boulder, CO
Kathleen M. Johnson
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kellie Nelson Fetter
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kevin J. Kinnear
Porzak, Browning & Bushong, LLP - Boulder, CO
Kevin L. Patrick
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Aspen, CO
Kristin Howse Moseley
Porzak, Browning & Bushong, LLP - Boulder, CO
Kristin M.E. Koval
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
L. Richard (Dick) Bratton
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, Professional Corporation - Gunnison, CO
Laurie A. Cahill
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Lawrence Kueter
The Law Office of Lawrence R. Kueter - Attorney - Denver, CO
Lee Fanyo
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. - Denver, CO
Mark Cohen, J.D., LL.M.
- Boulder, CO
Matthew J. Douglas
Arnold & Porter - Partner - Denver, CO
Max A. Minnig, Jr.
Carpenter & Klatskin, P.C. - Denver, CO
Michael Browning
Porzak, Browning & Bushong, LLP - Boulder, CO
Michelle Kerry Walsh Tetreault
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Boulder, CO
Michelle M. St. Pierre
Baker & Hostetler LLP - Denver, CO
Mikaela V. Rivera
Waas Campbell Rivera Johnson & Velasquez LLP - Denver, CO
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Munsey Ayers
Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC - Denver, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Nicholas G. Muller
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Patricia C. Campbell
Waas Campbell Rivera Johnson & Velasquez LLP - Denver, CO
Paul L. Noto
Patrick, Miller aned Noto - Basalt, CO
Paul Sachs P.C.
- Attorney at Law - Steamboat Springs, CO
Pete F. Michaelson
Law Office of Peter F. Michaelson, P.C. - Westcliffe, CO
Peter G. Koclanes
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Peter W. Bullard
Law Offices of Peter W. Bullard, P.C. - Fort Collins, CO
Richard J. Mehren
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Robert Noone
Noone Law Firm - Glenwood Springs, CO
Robyn W. Kube
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Ronald M. Eddy
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Sarah J. Baker
Sarah J. Baker P.C. - President - Edwards, CO
Scott C. Miller
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
Steven J. Bushong
Porzak, Browning & Bushong, LLP - Boulder, CO
Steven K. Imig
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese - Denver, CO
Steven P. Jeffers
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Thomas J Ragonetti
Otten, Johnson, Robinson, Neff & Ragonetti PC - Shareholder - Denver, CO
Thomas J. Gibson
Jester Gibson & Moore, LLP - Denver, CO
Thornton W. Price
- Mancos, CO
Tim Whitsitt
Whitsitt & Gross PC - Carbondale, CO
Tina Burghardt
Conservation Resource Center - Program Manager - Boulder, CO
Tom Rainville, Esq. and Jackson Petito, Esq.
Danielson Rainville Attorneys, PLLC - Crested Butte, CO
Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley, P.C.
- Denver, CO
William A. Hillhouse II
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
William D. Wombacher
Porzak, Browning & Bushong, LLP - Boulder, CO
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Alan E. Schwartz
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Alison E. Wente
Holland & Hart LLP - Associate - Aspen, CO
Allan Beezley
Allan C. Beezley, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Beth Appleton
Elizabeth P. Appleton, PC - Crested Butte, CO
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brandon L. Jensen
Budd–Falen Law Offices, LLC - Associate - Cheyenne, WY
Cameron A. Grant
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Christina R. Sloan
The Sloan Law Firm, PLLC - Moab, UT
Christopher G. Hayes
The Hayes Law Firm LLC - Denver, CO
Christopher Lane
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Christopher R. Stork
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
Daniel F. Fitzgerald
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Danielle L. Van Arsdale
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
David C. Conley, PC
- Colorado Springs, CO
David L. Kuosman
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
David Lawrence Kueter
Harvey W. Curtis & Associates - Attorney - Englewood, CO
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Eliza F. Hillhouse
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Ernie F. Fazekas
Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C. - Castle Rock, CO
Ezekiel (Zeke) J. Williams
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, PC - Denver, CO
Franklin J. Falen
Budd-Falen Law Offices, L.L.C. - Cheyenne, WY
Gabriella Stockmayer
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Gary L. Greer
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Gregory A. Vallin
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP - Denver, CO
Gregory J Cucrola
Law Offices of Gregory J Cucarola - Sterling, CO
Gregory K. Hoskin
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Harvey W. Curtis
Harvey W. Curtis & Associates - Englewood, CO
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
Jack D. Palma, II
Holland & Hart LLP - Of Counsel - Cheyenne, WY
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
Jason M. Groves
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
Jenifer E. Scoggin
Holland & Hart LLP - Of Counsel - Cheyenne, WY
Jessica E. Jay
Conservation Law, P.C - Attorney at Law - Evergreen, CO
John H. Birkeland
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
John P. Justus
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Joshua Tolin
Budd-Falen Law Offices, LLC - Cheyenne, WY
Karl F. Kumli III
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Kate Ryan
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti - Attorney - Boulder, CO
Kathryn Brack Morrow
Budd-Falen Law Offices LLC - Cheyenne, WY
Kellie Nelson Fetter
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kent Holsinger
Holsinger Law, LLC - Denver, CO
Kevin L. Patrick
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Aspen, CO
L. Richard (Dick) Bratton
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, Professional Corporation - Gunnison, CO
Laurie A. Cahill
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Lawrence Kueter
The Law Office of Lawrence R. Kueter - Attorney - Denver, CO
Leah K. Martinsson
Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti LLP - Special Counsel - Boulder, CO
Lee Fanyo
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. - Denver, CO
Lori Potter
Kaplan, Kirsch, Rockwell LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Mark D. Detsky
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Meghan N. Winokur
Holland & Hart LLP - Associate - Aspen, CO
Melinda Beck
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. - Denver, CO
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Nicholas G. Muller
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Paul L. Noto
Patrick, Miller aned Noto - Basalt, CO
Paul M. Seby
Holland & Hart - Partner - Denver, CO
Paul Sachs P.C.
- Attorney at Law - Steamboat Springs, CO
Pete F. Michaelson
Law Office of Peter F. Michaelson, P.C. - Westcliffe, CO
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Peter G. Koclanes
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Peter Thomas, Esq
Praxidice Law - Principal and Founder - Aspen, CO
Polly Jessen
Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
Rebecca Hall
Packard and Dierking, LLC - Boulder, CO
Richard L. Emmett
- Durango, CO
Richard L. Reichstei
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Robert Noone
Noone Law Firm - Glenwood Springs, CO
Ronald M. Eddy
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Sandra A. Snodgrass
Holland & Hart LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
Sara J Streight LLC
Attorney - Fort Collins, CO
Sarah Rockwell
Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
Scott C. Miller
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
Star L. Waring
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Stefan Nagel
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Newton, MA
Steve Nagy
Burns, Figa & Will - Special Counsel - Greenwood Village, CO
Steven J. Bushong
Porzak, Browning & Bushong, LLP - Boulder, CO
Steven K. Imig
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese - Denver, CO
Steven P. Jeffers
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Thomas J Ragonetti
Otten, Johnson, Robinson, Neff & Ragonetti PC - Shareholder - Denver, CO
Tim Whitsitt
Whitsitt & Gross PC - Carbondale, CO
William A. Hillhouse II
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
William G. Myers III
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
William H. Caile
Holland & Hart - Of Counsel - Denver, CO
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID
William Silberstein
Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell - Partner - Denver, CO
Willis V. Carpenter
Carpenter & Klatskin, P.C. - Denver, CO
State Funding / Technical Resources
Boulder District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Allen Owen - District Forester - Longmont, CO
Cañon City District of the Colorado State Forest Service
John Grieve - District Forester - Cañon City, CO
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Colorado Building Farmers
Project Director - Dawn Thilmany - Longmont, CO
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Don Brown - Commissioner - Broomfield, CO
Colorado Environmental Pesticide Education Program
Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Forest Legacy Program
Joseph A. Duda - Dupty State Forester - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Forest Products Program
Kristina Hughes - Program Administrator - Broomfield, CO
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Matt Lepore - Director - Denver, CO
Colorado State Forest Service
Mike Lester - State Forester and Director - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Tree Farm Program
- Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Wetlands for Wildlife Program
Brian Sullivan - Wetlands Program Coordinator - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Wildlife Habitat Protection Program
Matt Lucia - Land Protection Specialist - Denver, CO
Colorado Wood Utilization and Marketing Program
Susan Matthews - Forest Management Division Supervisor - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado’s Forest Stewardship Program
Susan Matthews - Forest Management Division Supervisor - Fort Collins, CO
Conservation Services Division - Colorado Department of Agriculture
Cindy Lair - State Conservation Program Manager - Broomfield, CO
Cooperative Habitat Improvement Program (CHIP)
Colorado Division of Wildlife - Fort Collins, CO
Forest Agricultural Classification Program
Colorado State Forest Service - Fort Collins, CO
Game Damage Program
Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Golden District Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife
Allen Gallamore - District Forester - Golden, CO
Granby District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Ron Cousineau - District Forester - Granby, CO
Grand Junction District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Kamie Long - Acting District Forester - Grand Junction, CO
Habitat Partnership Program
Pat Tucker - Colorado Parks & Wildlife, State Coordinator - Grand Junction, CO
Hunter Education Shooting Range Small Grant Program
Todd Schmidt, Hunter Education Coordinator - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Lesser Prairie Chicken Habitat Improvement Program (LPCHIP)
Colorado Parks and WildlifeCO
Lesser Prairie Chicken Range-wide Conservation Plan
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Cheyenne, WY
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
Greg Conover - MICRA Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Marion, IL
Petroleum Storage Tank Fund
Jane Bral - Fund Supervisor - Division of Oil and Public Safety - Denver, CO
Prairie Grouse Partners
Ralph Rogers - Executive Director of the North American Grouse Partnership - Waverly, NE
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Recovery & Conservation Plans
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Salida District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Damon Lange - District Forester - Salida, CO
Southern Rockies Fire Science Network (SRFSN)
Gloria Edwards, SRFSN Program Coordinator - Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship - Fort Collins, CO
Tammy VerCauteren
Executive Director, Administration - Prairie Partners Program - Fort Collins, CO
The Conservation Plan for Grassland Species
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Walk-in Access Program
Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Wetland Wildlife Conservation Program
Brian Sullivan, Wetlands Program Coordinator - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Fort Collins, CO
Woodland Park District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Larry Long - District Forester - Woodland Park, CO
Tax Advisors
Brad A. Tafoya, CPA, AWMA, CFP
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
Jessica H. Carey, C.P.A.
THE Cohen Law Firm, P.C. - Boulder, CO
John J. Moore
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
Juliana R. Cohen, C.P.A.
THE Cohen Law Firm, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Lyle F. Hood, CPA
Wall, Smith, Bateman Inc. - Alamosa, CO
Patrick J. Barrett
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Credit Brokers
Conservation Resource Center
Michael Strugar - Director - Boulder, CO
Conservation Tax Credit Transfer, LLC
Jody A. Barbour - Owner - Morrison, CO
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Jason P. Redman
Gougér Franzmann & Redman, LLC - Partner - Greenwood Village, CO
John Graham
Graham & Company P.C. CPAs & Consultants - Boulder, CO
Michael Dubetz
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Michael P. Franzmann
Gougér Franzmann & Redman, LLC - Cofounder and Partner - Greenwood Village, CO
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Tina Burghardt
Conservation Resource Center - Program Manager - Boulder, CO

 Succession Planning

   
Articles on Succession Planning
Land Link: Connecting retiring landowners and beginning farmers to keep agriculture alive
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Land Link is a valuable program that connects beginning farmers with retiring landowners to faciliate farm transfers. UPDATE: The Land Link Program was retired in 2016 and will be replaced by the Hank Rohling Land Legacy Program.

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.

pdf Estate Planning for Forest Landowners: What Will Become of Your Timberland?
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The purpose of this book is to provide guidelines and assistance to nonindustrial private  forest owners and the legal, tax, financial, insurance, and forestry professionals who serve  them on the application of estate planning techniques to forest properties.

Farm Succession plan important piece of the puzzle
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Designing a succession plan for your farm is important in protecting the assets that you've worked so long and hard to acquire.

pdf Guardianship and Conservatorships
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One of a parent’s greatest fears involves what will happen to his or her minor children in the event of the parent’s premature death or incapacity.

Federal Reforestation Deduction and Amortization

Qualified reforestation expenditures (or afforestation in the case of planting or seeding nonforested land) paid or incurred in a tax year to a maximum of $10,000 per qualified timber property (QTP) can be immediately deducted by all taxpayers, except trusts.

pdf REITs and Timber Taxation
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A real estate investment trust (REIT) is a special tax entity investing in real estate (such as shopping malls, apartments, and timberland).

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.

What is a Like Kind Exchange?
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Internal Revenue Code section 1031 establishes the rules for like-kind exchanges. This is a tool that can be used by private landowners to defer real estate transfer taxes by exchanging one piece of property for another.

Year End Exchanges
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Like-kind exchanges that commence in one tax year and end in a subsequent tax year are sometimes called Year End Exchanges. Year End Exchanges contain some unique benefits and some hidden pitfalls.

Qualified Intermediaries
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A qualified intermediary (QI) is a neutral party who may assist a landowner in facilitating a like-kind exchange. The QI enters into a written agreement, known as the exchange agreement, with the landowner.

Succession Planning Organizations & Professionals
There are 181 resources serving Central Mountains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Succession Planning Organizations & Professionals serving Central Mountains Region
Conservation Real Estate
Conservation Havens, LLC
Andrew Currie - Founder - Boulder, CO
Creative Conservation, LLC
Jerry A. Bley - Readfield, ME
Fay Ranches
Greg Fay - Bozeman, MT
Hayden Outdoors
- Windsor, CO
Ken Mirr
Mirr Ranch Group - Owner/Broker - Denver, CO
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mirr Ranch Group
Mallory Boyce - Marketing Director - Denver, CO
Ranch Partners
Marcus Wiley - Fort Collins, CO
Tommy Latousek
Joshua & Co. – The Ranch Group - Director - Aspen, CO
Unique Places Southwest
Michael Scisco - Regional Director & Director of GIS and Cartography - Albuquerque, NM
Estate Planners
Allen Sparkman
Sparkman Foote LLP - Denver, CO
Christina R. Sloan
The Sloan Law Firm, PLLC - Moab, UT
Creative Conservation, LLC
Jerry A. Bley - Readfield, ME
Dennis Roddy
- Manager, MBA - Salina, KS
Jeremy P. Cohen
Burns, Figa, & Will, P.C. - Special Counsel - Greenwood Village, CO
Jim Elder
Elderado Financial, Inc. - Chief Financial Advisor - Montrose, CO
Estate Planning Attorneys
Anton V. Dworak
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Bridget K. Sullivan
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Caroline Bess Pearce
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Aspen, CO
Christopher Cole
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Christopher Lane
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Curtis J. Bankers
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Daniel P. Kapsak
The Kapsak Law Firm, LLC - Longmont, CO
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Douglas M. Cain
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Eric A. Peterson
Peterson, Rosenberg PLLC - Fort Collins, CO
Ernie F. Fazekas
Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C. - Castle Rock, CO
Greg Powell, P.C.
Powell & Murphy, P.C. - Salida, CO
Gregg K. Kampf
Hoskin Farina & Kampf - Grand Junction, CO
Gregory J Cucrola
Law Offices of Gregory J Cucarola - Sterling, CO
Gregory T. Densen
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Howard Alpern
Alpern Myers Stuart, LLC - Member - Colorado Springs, CO
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
Jacob A. With
Law of the Rockies, LLC - Gunnison, CO
Jason P. Redman
Gougér Franzmann & Redman, LLC - Partner - Greenwood Village, CO
Jeffrey D. Cohen Esq., CPA
The Cohen Law Firm P.C. - Managing Shareholder - Boulder, CO
Jeffrey T. Bedingfield
Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC - Greeley, CO
Jessica L. Broderick
- Denver, CO
Jill T. Norris
Dufford Waldeck - Grand Junction, CO
John H. Birkeland
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
John W. Dunn
Mountain Law Group, LLC - Vail, CO
Joseph M. Dencker
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kathleen M. Johnson
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kristin M.E. Koval
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Laurie A. Cahill
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Mark Cohen, J.D., LL.M.
- Boulder, CO
Michael P. Franzmann
Gougér Franzmann & Redman, LLC - Cofounder and Partner - Greenwood Village, CO
Michelle M. St. Pierre
Baker & Hostetler LLP - Denver, CO
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Nancy R. Crow
Hutchins & Associates LLC - Of Counsel - Denver, CO
Nicole J. McGann, Esq
THE Cohen Law Firm, P.C. - Senior Associate - Boulder, CO
Pete F. Michaelson
Law Office of Peter F. Michaelson, P.C. - Westcliffe, CO
Peter W. Bullard
Law Offices of Peter W. Bullard, P.C. - Fort Collins, CO
Rick Knezevich
OKGK&M, PC - Shareholder - Aspen, CO
Robert M. O'Hayre
O'Hayre Dawson P.C. - Gunnison, CO
Shelley Thompson
Burns, Figa & Will - Shareholder - Greenwood Village, CO
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley, P.C.
- Denver, CO
Financial Planners
Brad A. Tafoya, CPA, AWMA, CFP
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
Creative Conservation, LLC
Jerry A. Bley - Readfield, ME
Judith L Branch
Financial Advisor - Merrill Lynch - Boise, ID
Patrick J. Barrett
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
Investment Advisers / CPAs
Brad A. Tafoya, CPA, AWMA, CFP
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
David L. Schwenke, CPA
Schwenke & Associates P.C. - Boulder, CO
Dennis Roddy
- Manager, MBA - Salina, KS
Jessica H. Carey, C.P.A.
THE Cohen Law Firm, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Jim Elder
Elderado Financial, Inc. - Chief Financial Advisor - Montrose, CO
John Graham
Graham & Company P.C. CPAs & Consultants - Boulder, CO
John J. Moore
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
Jonathan Kelley
Hinds Financial Group - Lakewood, CO
Juliana R. Cohen, C.P.A.
THE Cohen Law Firm, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Lyle F. Hood, CPA
Wall, Smith, Bateman Inc. - Alamosa, CO
Mark Kightlinger, CPA
Johnson Kightlinger & Company - Boulder, CO
National Financial Advisors, LTD
Thomas Niver, CLU, ChFC - President and Founder - Denver, CO
Orville Petersen
Chadwick, Steinkirchner, Davis & Co., P.C. - CPA, Vice President, and Director of Compilation and Review Services - Grand Junction, CO
Patrick J. Barrett
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
Paul A. Lemon, CPA-PFS, CFP®
Integrated Financial Planning, PC - Durango, CO
Phil Debus
- Centennial, CO
Steve Hiratsuka
Hiratsuka & Schmitt, LLP - Managing Partner - Wheat Ridge, CO
Land Trusts
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Aspen Valley Land Trust
Erin Quinn - Conservation Director - Carbondale, CO
Black Canyon Regional Land Trust
Julie Barger - Office Manager & Conservation Projects Manager - Montrose, CO
Clear Creek Land Conservancy
Claire Riegelman - Executive Director - Golden, CO
Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust
Erik Glenn - Executive Director - Arvada, CO
Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts
Amanda Barker - Exeuctive Director - Denver, CO
Colorado Open Lands
Tony Caligiuri - President and CEO - Lakewood, CO
Colorado Trail Foundation
Bill Manning - Executive Director - Golden, CO
Colorado Wildlife Heritage Foundation
Matthew Hudson - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Continental Divide Land Trust
Rachel Winkler - Program Manager - Breckenridge, CO
Couchiching Conservancy
Mark Bisset - Executive Director - Orillia, ON
Crested Butte Land Trust
Claire Karban - Outreach Coordinator - Crested Butte, CO
Eagle Valley Land Trust
Jim Daus - Executive Director - Edwards, CO
Gunnison Ranchland Conservation Legacy
Stacy McPhail - Executive Director - Gunnison, CO
La Plata Open Space Conservancy
Amy Schwarzbach - Executive Director - Durango, CO
Lake Fork Valley Conservancy
Camille Richard - Executive Director - Lake City, CO
Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas
Lucy Waldo - Conservation Director - Salida, CO
Mountain Area Land Trust
- Evergreen, CO
Mountain Area Land Trust
Jeanne Beaudry - Executive Director - Evergreen, CO
North American Land Trust
Karen Mazza - Director of Conservation Easements - Chadds Ford, PA
Palmer Land Trust
Stephanie Thomas - Director of Land Stewardship - Colorado Springs, CO
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust
Nancy Butler - Director - Del Norte, CO
Roaring Fork Conservancy
Rick Lofaro - Executive Director - Basalt, CO
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
San Isabel Land Protection Trust
Ben Lenth - Executive Director - Westcliffe, CO
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 Greenlands Reserve
- Frisco, CO
The Land Conservancy
Cathy Armstrong - Executive Director - Victoria, BC
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado
Nancy Fishbein - Director of Land Conservation - Boulder, CO
The Wilderness Land Trust
Reid Haughey - President - Basalt, CO
Thickson’s Woods Land Trust
Margaret Bain - President - Whitby, ON
Thousand Islands Watershed Land Trust
Marnie Ross - President - Lansdowne, ON
Trust for Public Land, Colorado Office
- Denver, CO
Trust for Public Land, Washington State Office
- Seattle, WA
Watershed Land Trust
Frank Austenfeld, J.D. - Executive Director - Overland Park, KS
West Coast Islands Conservancy
Ron Pither - Mayne Island, BC
Qualified Intermediaries for 1031 Exchanges
1031 Exchange Advantage, TM
- Carlsbad, CA
1031 Exchange Professionals Inc.
David Kuns - San Mateo, CA
1031X.com, Inc.
Steven Hickox and Christopher T. Sayre - Co-founders - Denver, CO
Acacia Exchange Services
- Healdsburg, CA
Amherst Exchange Corporation
- Santa Barbara, CA
Asset Exchange Company
- San Francisco, CA
Asset Preservation, Inc.
- Roseville, CA
Atlas 1031 Exchange, LLC
Andy Gustafson, Certified Exchange Specialist® - President and Founder - Fort Walton Beach, FL
Cameron A. Grant
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Conservation Resource Center
Michael Strugar - Director - Boulder, CO
Custom 1031 Inc.
- Spokane, WA
Exchange Resources, Inc.
- San Diego, CA
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC
Elizabeth Harris - Vice President, Marketing & Business Development - San Diego, CA
First Bank 1031 Corporation
Jeff King - Senior Vice President - Longmont, CO
Futura 1031, Inc.
Glenda Sibbald, CES - President, Exchange Coordinator - Roseburg, OR
Gary Jellum
Broker - Whitney Land Company - Pendleton, OR
Mission Bank 1031 Exchange, LLC
- Bakersfield, CA
Munsey Ayers
Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC - Denver, CO
Old Republic Exchange Facilitator Company (OREXCO)
Lori De Martini, Esq. - President - Glendale, CA
Rosa Esqueda
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC - Senior 1031 Exchange Consultant - Los Angeles, CA
Safe Harbor Exchange, Inc.
- Tustin, CA
Stephen Davis
Safe Harbor Asset Management - Huntington, NY
Steven W. Monk
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC - 1031 Exchange Consultant - Fresno, CA
The Exchange Connection, Inc.
- Snohomish, WA
Thomas J Ragonetti
Otten, Johnson, Robinson, Neff & Ragonetti PC - Shareholder - Denver, CO
Tracey Wilson, CES®
Investment Property Exchange Services, Inc. - Certified Exchange Specialist/Vice President - Highlands Ranch, CO
Western Slope Exchange, LLC
- Gunnison, CO
Xchange Solutions, Inc.
- San Jose, CA
Tax Advisors
Brad A. Tafoya, CPA, AWMA, CFP
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
Jessica H. Carey, C.P.A.
THE Cohen Law Firm, P.C. - Boulder, CO
John J. Moore
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
Juliana R. Cohen, C.P.A.
THE Cohen Law Firm, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Lyle F. Hood, CPA
Wall, Smith, Bateman Inc. - Alamosa, CO
Patrick J. Barrett
Tafoya Barrett and Associates PC - Durango, CO
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Law Attorneys
Allen Sparkman
Sparkman Foote LLP - Denver, CO
Anton V. Dworak
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Bridget K. Sullivan
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Caroline Bess Pearce
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Aspen, CO
Charles Bybee
Faegre Baker Daniels - Partner - Denver, CO
Christopher Cole
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Curtis J. Bankers
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
David C. Conley, PC
- Colorado Springs, CO
Douglas M. Cain
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Gregory T. Densen
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Gregory W. Berger
Shareholder - Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLC - Denver , CO
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
Jeffrey D. Cohen Esq., CPA
The Cohen Law Firm P.C. - Managing Shareholder - Boulder, CO
Jessica L. Broderick
- Denver, CO
John H. Birkeland
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Joseph M. Dencker
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kathleen M. Johnson
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kevin N Berens
Berens Law Firm LTD - Saint Francis, KS
Kristin M.E. Koval
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Michael Dubetz
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Nancy R. Crow
Hutchins & Associates LLC - Of Counsel - Denver, CO
Rebecca Hall
Packard and Dierking, LLC - Boulder, CO
Stefan Nagel
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Newton, MA

 Tax Credits and Deductions

   
Articles on Tax Credits and Deductions
pdf How Agricultural Property is Valued
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The actual value of agricultural lands shall be determined by consideration of the earning or productive capacity of the land over a reasonable time period, rather than their potential value if developed.

pdf Conservation tax credits - a landowner’s guide
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The Colorado Conservation Tax Credit is a unique tool by which landowners can preserve their land for generations to come. The Colorado Conservation Tax Credit (Credit) is a state income tax credit of up to $375,000 available to a landowner who elects to place a conservation easement on his or her land.

State Tax Credit Summary
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The Conservation Resource Center has assembled a report to assess the effectiveness of state income tax credits for the donation of conservation easements.

Tax Credits and Deductions Organizations & Professionals
There are 103 resources serving Central Mountains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Tax Credits and Deductions Organizations & Professionals serving Central Mountains Region
Estate Planning Attorneys
Anton V. Dworak
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Bridget K. Sullivan
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Caroline Bess Pearce
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Aspen, CO
Christopher Cole
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Christopher Lane
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Curtis J. Bankers
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Daniel P. Kapsak
The Kapsak Law Firm, LLC - Longmont, CO
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Douglas M. Cain
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Eric A. Peterson
Peterson, Rosenberg PLLC - Fort Collins, CO
Ernie F. Fazekas
Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C. - Castle Rock, CO
Greg Powell, P.C.
Powell & Murphy, P.C. - Salida, CO
Gregg K. Kampf
Hoskin Farina & Kampf - Grand Junction, CO
Gregory J Cucrola
Law Offices of Gregory J Cucarola - Sterling, CO
Gregory T. Densen
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Howard Alpern
Alpern Myers Stuart, LLC - Member - Colorado Springs, CO
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
Jacob A. With
Law of the Rockies, LLC - Gunnison, CO
Jason P. Redman
Gougér Franzmann & Redman, LLC - Partner - Greenwood Village, CO
Jeffrey D. Cohen Esq., CPA
The Cohen Law Firm P.C. - Managing Shareholder - Boulder, CO
Jeffrey T. Bedingfield
Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC - Greeley, CO
Jessica L. Broderick
- Denver, CO
Jill T. Norris
Dufford Waldeck - Grand Junction, CO
John H. Birkeland
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
John W. Dunn
Mountain Law Group, LLC - Vail, CO
Joseph M. Dencker
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kathleen M. Johnson
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kristin M.E. Koval
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Laurie A. Cahill
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Mark Cohen, J.D., LL.M.
- Boulder, CO
Michael P. Franzmann
Gougér Franzmann & Redman, LLC - Cofounder and Partner - Greenwood Village, CO
Michelle M. St. Pierre
Baker & Hostetler LLP - Denver, CO
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Nancy R. Crow
Hutchins & Associates LLC - Of Counsel - Denver, CO
Nicole J. McGann, Esq
THE Cohen Law Firm, P.C. - Senior Associate - Boulder, CO
Pete F. Michaelson
Law Office of Peter F. Michaelson, P.C. - Westcliffe, CO
Peter W. Bullard
Law Offices of Peter W. Bullard, P.C. - Fort Collins, CO
Rick Knezevich
OKGK&M, PC - Shareholder - Aspen, CO
Robert M. O'Hayre
O'Hayre Dawson P.C. - Gunnison, CO
Shelley Thompson
Burns, Figa & Will - Shareholder - Greenwood Village, CO
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley, P.C.
- Denver, CO
Oil Gas And Mineral Attorneys
Cameron A. Grant
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Chad J. Lee
Balcomb & Green, P.C. - Partner - Glenwood Springs, CO
Charles Bybee
Faegre Baker Daniels - Partner - Denver, CO
Chris Thorne
Holland & Hart - Partner - Denver, CO
Christopher G. Hayes
The Hayes Law Firm LLC - Denver, CO
David L. Kuosman
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Eliza F. Hillhouse
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Ezekiel (Zeke) J. Williams
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, PC - Denver, CO
Frank N. Cremer
Davis, Gerald & Cremer, P.C. - Midland, TX
Gary L. Greer
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Gregory J Cucrola
Law Offices of Gregory J Cucarola - Sterling, CO
Gregory K. Hoskin
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Grand Junction, CO
Jack D. Palma, II
Holland & Hart LLP - Of Counsel - Cheyenne, WY
Janet N. Harris
Holland & Hart LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
Jeanine Feriancek
Holland & Hart LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
Jenifer E. Scoggin
Holland & Hart LLP - Of Counsel - Cheyenne, WY
Kellie Nelson Fetter
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Lee Fanyo
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. - Denver, CO
Melinda Beck
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. - Denver, CO
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Paul D. Phillips
Holland & Hart LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
Peter G. Koclanes
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Sandra A. Snodgrass
Holland & Hart LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
Steven K. Imig
Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese - Denver, CO
Tim Whitsitt
Whitsitt & Gross PC - Carbondale, CO
William H. Caile
Holland & Hart - Of Counsel - Denver, CO
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID
Tax Credit Brokers
Conservation Resource Center
Michael Strugar - Director - Boulder, CO
Conservation Tax Credit Transfer, LLC
Jody A. Barbour - Owner - Morrison, CO
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Jason P. Redman
Gougér Franzmann & Redman, LLC - Partner - Greenwood Village, CO
John Graham
Graham & Company P.C. CPAs & Consultants - Boulder, CO
Michael Dubetz
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Michael P. Franzmann
Gougér Franzmann & Redman, LLC - Cofounder and Partner - Greenwood Village, CO
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Tina Burghardt
Conservation Resource Center - Program Manager - Boulder, CO
Tax Law Attorneys
Allen Sparkman
Sparkman Foote LLP - Denver, CO
Anton V. Dworak
Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak & Grant PC - Longmont, CO
Bridget K. Sullivan
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Caroline Bess Pearce
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Aspen, CO
Charles Bybee
Faegre Baker Daniels - Partner - Denver, CO
Christopher Cole
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Curtis J. Bankers
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
David C. Conley, PC
- Colorado Springs, CO
Douglas M. Cain
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Gregory T. Densen
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Gregory W. Berger
Shareholder - Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLC - Denver , CO
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
Jeffrey D. Cohen Esq., CPA
The Cohen Law Firm P.C. - Managing Shareholder - Boulder, CO
Jessica L. Broderick
- Denver, CO
John H. Birkeland
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Joseph M. Dencker
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kathleen M. Johnson
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Kevin N Berens
Berens Law Firm LTD - Saint Francis, KS
Kristin M.E. Koval
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Michael Dubetz
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Nancy R. Crow
Hutchins & Associates LLC - Of Counsel - Denver, CO
Rebecca Hall
Packard and Dierking, LLC - Boulder, CO
Stefan Nagel
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Newton, MA
 

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African wildlife protectors get a hand in detective training in Commerce City
9/23/2017 9:55:37 PM
Saving African wild cats, elephants and other species from extinction takes serious police work. That's why some of the continent's conservation officers came to Commerce City, Colorado.

Colorado’s wild horses face a new danger on the range: Trump budget cuts
9/23/2017 9:00:21 AM
The Trump administration has proposed a $10 million cut to the government's wild horse management program, a cut advocates claim will place mustangs in Colorado and across the West in jeopardy of wholesale destruction.

2,000 Colorado solar power jobs could be at risk after International Trade Commission decision, group says
9/22/2017 12:28:55 PM
The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday found solar panel imports are hurting domestic businesses that operate in the industry, a decision that could lead to tariffs on the clean-energy parts that one group says could cost Colorado 2,000 jobs annually.

Colorado landfills are illegally burying low-level radioactive waste from oil and gas industry, Denver Post learns
9/22/2017 8:30:51 AM
Colorado landfills have been illegally burying low-level radioactive waste from the oil and gas industry that they are not approved to handle, state health officials revealed this week.

John Hickenlooper, 3 others governors urge International Trade Commission against supporting tariffs on solar products
9/21/2017 8:03:11 PM
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper joined three other governors this week in urging the U.S. International Trade Commission against supporting tariffs on solar panel products, warning it could cost the U.S. 80,000 jobs.

PHOTOS: Fall color on the Colorado Trail
9/21/2017 12:59:58 PM
Autumn leaves make for beautiful scenery along the Colorado Trail on Kenosha Pass in September 2017.

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1031 Exchanges News Items
Lee Pitts: Non-refundable - Tri-State Livestock News
9/21/2017 12:13:12 PM
Lee Pitts: Non-refundable Tri-State Livestock News So Frank responded to an ad for anyone wanting a free meal at a fancy resort to come learn about 1031 exchanges . Who says ... I've heard he either has "relocated" to San Quentin or that he's now peddling conservation easements in Colorado . I couldn't ...

Where is under $20M private capital coming from? - Colorado Real Estate Journal
9/18/2017 11:41:03 AM
Colorado Real Estate Journal Where is under $20M private capital coming from? Colorado Real Estate Journal Where is that money coming from? CBRE Research in Denver looked at office properties that have traded in the past 24 months in the Denver metro at this price point and found that 49 percent of office investors in this category are native to Colorado ...

Analyzing the potential impacts of proposed tax reform - Colorado Real Estate Journal
7/16/2017 11:07:39 AM
Colorado Real Estate Journal Analyzing the potential impacts of proposed tax reform Colorado Real Estate Journal The repeal of 1031 exchanges , otherwise known as like-kind exchanges, has been on the chopping block for decades. Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code allows taxpayers to defer the gain on the sale of property when the proceeds are reinvested ...

1031 exchanges may be axed by Trump's tax plan - Colorado Real Estate Journal
5/1/2017 3:28:29 PM
Colorado Real Estate Journal 1031 exchanges may be axed by Trump's tax plan Colorado Real Estate Journal Anxious investors had one question for the commercial real estate broker after President Donald Trump released his still skeletal outline for tax reform last Wednesday: “Are 1031 exchanges going away?” While a lot of media ink was devoted to things ...

Water St. and the aquarium: Isolated yet connected 'Whale Site' - Colorado Real Estate Journal
5/1/2017 11:29:59 AM
Colorado Real Estate Journal Water St. and the aquarium: Isolated yet connected 'Whale Site' Colorado Real Estate Journal The 1996 PBG was dubbed “ Colorado's Ocean Journey.” It came about through a regional effort to place an aquarium somewhere in the Denver metro area. The goal in 1996 appeared to be a long-term, phased plan to enable creation and expansion of an ...

Conservation Easements News Items
Lee Pitts: Non-refundable - Tri-State Livestock News
9/21/2017 12:13:12 PM
Lee Pitts: Non-refundable Tri-State Livestock News I've heard he either has "relocated" to San Quentin or that he's now peddling conservation easements in Colorado . I couldn't afford my old ranch anyway. It's now for sale for twice what I got paid. I tell you, that free lunch was the most expensive I ...

Virginia Shaw: Does Frederick need a recall of town board or a revised comp plan? - Longmont Times-Call
9/10/2017 12:04:22 PM
Virginia Shaw: Does Frederick need a recall of town board or a revised comp plan? Longmont Times-Call ... corridor with open space and conservation easements nearby, along with cattle feeding operations to the north and south, 2) the use of septic tanks rather than sewer lines, 3) no paving of Weld County Road 5, 4) oil well setbacks not to Colorado ...

17000-acre Roberts Ranch rich with history - North Forty News
9/8/2017 7:13:22 AM
North Forty News 17000-acre Roberts Ranch rich with history North Forty News He didn't find what he was looking for in eastern Colorado , but when he came to the Livermore area, he knew he'd found the spot. He homesteaded 160 acres and built and operated the Forks Hotel at the corner of US 287 and ... Catherine had a serious ...

Gradys, Klinglesmiths host stewardship conservation program tour of properties - Rio Blanco Herald Times
9/6/2017 5:05:32 PM
Rio Blanco Herald Times Gradys, Klinglesmiths host stewardship conservation program tour of properties Rio Blanco Herald Times Colorado Parks and Wildlife district wildlife manager Bailey Franklin spoke with part of the tour group Aug. ... manager Bailey Franklin, who provides the leadership for the effort to improve wildlife habitat as well as conditions for warmer season ...

Cross Mountain Ranch in northwest Colorado hits market for $100 million - The Denver Post
8/30/2017 8:25:27 PM
The Denver Post Cross Mountain Ranch in northwest Colorado hits market for $100 million The Denver Post Cross Mountain Ranch, one of the largest and most ecologically diverse recreational and operating ranches in the nation is on the market for the first time in nearly three decades. It spans four counties in northwest Colorado and has been listed for ... and more »

$8.25M Mayhoffer Farm deal is finalized, solidifying land as open space - Colorado Hometown Weekly
8/30/2017 6:28:06 PM
$8.25M Mayhoffer Farm deal is finalized, solidifying land as open space Colorado Hometown Weekly Government-owned conservation easements , as well as a restricted covenant over a third residential parcel that also will remain privately owned, will limit the kinds of development that owners can do on the 34 total acres of three residential lots. The ... and more »

Collision course? Energy company Crestone Peak and Boulder County prepare for oil field face-off - Boulder Daily Camera
8/26/2017 12:01:07 PM
Collision course? Energy company Crestone Peak and Boulder County prepare for oil field face-off Boulder Daily Camera ... space lands and land protected by conservation easements . More than half of the parcels in the drilling area are one or the other, she said. Colorado's state Constitution and recent Colorado Supreme Court cases give mineral rights extensive ...

Investments in conservation easements reap benefits for Colorado - Phys.Org
7/19/2017 2:49:43 AM
Phys.Org Investments in conservation easements reap benefits for Colorado Phys.Org The study focused on Colorado's investments in conservation easements funded through a tax credit program and Great Outdoors Colorado . The voter-approved program uses a portion of lottery proceeds to help with efforts to protect wildlife habitat, river ...

Succession Planning News Items
Weld County commissioners balk at some audit recommendations, accept others - My Windsor Now
9/14/2017 2:01:32 AM
Weld County commissioners balk at some audit recommendations, accept others My Windsor Now Commissioners promised to record or take minutes during work sessions, per the auditor's recommendation, but disagreed that they were required to do so by the Colorado Open Meetings Act. Commissioners ... Commissioners agreed generally that the county ...

Sturm Financial in Colorado taps president as its next CEO - American Banker
3/9/2017 1:16:28 PM
American Banker Sturm Financial in Colorado taps president as its next CEO American Banker The company said in a press release Monday that Koger Propst had also become CEO of $2.6 billion-asset unit ANB Bank. He succeeded Donald Sturm, who remains chairman of the company and the bank.

Tax Credits and Deductions News Items
Explainer: What you should know about 'school choice' - Acton Institute (blog)
1/18/2017 6:15:00 AM
Explainer: What you should know about 'school choice' Acton Institute (blog) Tuition tax credits and deductions – Parents can receive a tax credit or tax deduction from state income taxes for approved educational expenses. ... The states that currently offer some form of school choice are Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado ... and more »

How to achieve sustainability in affordable housing - Colorado Real Estate Journal
12/2/2016 3:45:44 PM
Colorado Real Estate Journal How to achieve sustainability in affordable housing Colorado Real Estate Journal Incentives include local, state and federal grants, tax credits and deductions , accelerated depreciation, weatherization assistance program funds and utility rebates. In many cases a multifamily property will qualify for one or several of these ...