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

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

Conservation Easements: How Flexible Is Too Flexible?

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

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

pdf 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.

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.

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 524 resources serving Eastern Plains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals serving Eastern Plains 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
Ben Gardiner, ARA
Premier Farm Credit - Appraiser - Sterling, 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
Christine Antonio
Foster Valuation Company LLC - Greeley, CO
David Peterson, AFM, ARA.
Peterson Appraisal Co. - Lakewood, CO
Dennis W. Marion, MAI, SRA
- Ft. Collins, CO
Donald J. Shannon, MAI, SRA
Shannon & Associates - Owner - Fort Collins, CO
Donald K. Mitchell, SRA
Mitchell Real Estate Appraisal - Greeley, CO
Donald L. Jones, AFM
McFeeders Realty Appr & Mgmt - Ag Consultant, Appraiser, Manager - Fort Morgan, 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
Harold L. Sommers, Jr, MAI, SRA
Appraisal Specialties, Inc. - Owner - Ft. Collins, CO
Harold Sommers
Appraisal Specialties, Inc - Fort Collins, CO
Jack Nisley
Nisley and Associates, Inc. - MAI, SRA Certified General Appraiser - Grand Junction, CO
Jenna McCarty, ARA
Front Range Ag Appraisal, LLC - Certified General Real Property Appraiser - Windsor, CO
Jessie Formwalt
Appraisal Services, Inc. - President - Pagosa Springs, CO
John B. Norton, MAI
Norton Appraisal Services, Inc. - President - Durango, CO
Jon M. Vaughan, MAI
Foster Valuation Company - Appraiser - Greeley, 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
Michael Smith
Foster Valuation Company LLC - Greeley, CO
Patricia K. Flood, P.E.
Certified General Appraiser - Wright Water Engineers - Denver, CO
Peter Sartucci
Sartucci Appraisals - Owner - Lafayette, 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
Rodney Gerald Clough
HVS - Consulting and Valuation - Fort Collins, CO
Steven C. Groh, MAI
Conservation Values - President - Windsor, CO
Sue Anne Foster
Foster Valuation Company LLC - Greeley, CO
Thomas L. Fellows, MAI
Fellows R.E. Consultants, Inc. - President - Colorado Springs, CO
Todd Finn
Appraisal Specialties, Inc - Fort Collins, CO
Wayne Howard
Terra West Real Estate Services - Broker / Owner - Greeley, CO
Wayne L. Hunsperger, MAI, SRA
Hunsperger & Wetson Ltd - Englewood, CO
West Foster
Foster Valuation Company LLC - Greeley, 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 Landowners Association
Scott P. Jones - Chief Executive Office - Atlanta, GA
Forest Stewards Guild
Zander Evans - Executive Director - Madison, WI
Forest Stewardship Council
- Minneapolis, MN
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
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
Poudre Valley Community Farms
Seth Jansen - President - Laporte, CO
Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, Inc.
Craig A. Alderman - Executive Director - Buffalo, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
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
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
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
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
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
Couchiching Conservancy
Mark Bisset - Executive Director - Orillia, ON
Douglas Land Conservancy
Patti Hostetler - Executive Director - Castle Rock, CO
La Plata Open Space Conservancy
Amy Schwarzbach - Executive Director - Durango, CO
Lake Fork Valley Conservancy
Camille Richard - Executive Director - Lake City, CO
Legacy Land Trust
K-Lynn Cameron - Advisor to the Board of Directors and Independent Contractor - Fort Collins, 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
Southern Plains Land Trust
Dr. Nicole Rosmarino - Executive Director - Centennial, CO
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 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
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
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
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
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
Fort Collins District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Boyd Lebeda - District Forester - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Morgan District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Boyd Lebeda - Acting District Forester - Fort Morgan, CO
Franktown District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Kristin Garrison - District Forester - Franktown, CO
Game Damage Program
Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, 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
La Junta District Office of the Colorado State Forest Service
Donna Davis - District ForesterCO
La Veta District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Mark Loveall - Acting District Forester - La Veta, 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
Pheasant Habitat Improvement Program
Colorado Division of Wildlife - Sterling, 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
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
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

 Conservation Markets

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

pdf A Landowner’s Guide to Carbon Sequestration Credits

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

Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals
There are 300 resources serving Eastern Plains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals serving Eastern Plains Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Alan Carpenter, PhD
Land Stewardship Consulting, Inc. - Boulder, CO
Amanda Horvath
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Fish & Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Anna Schmidt
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Fish & Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Basin Wildlife Consulting
Rick Danvir - Casper, WY
Bob Hix
Pheasants Forever Inc. - Regional Field Representative - Aurora, CO
Chris Pague
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Senior Conservation Ecologist - Denver, CO
David McGillivary
Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program - Chief - Lakewood, CO
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Eddie Bennett
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Fish & Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Gillian Bee
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies - Stewardship Director - Fort Collins, CO
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Jacqueline Trout
WSFR - Lands Branch - Team Leader, Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
John Sanderson
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Director of Conservation Science - Boulder, CO
Jonathan Lowsky
Colorado Wildlife Science, LLC - Principal Ecologist - Basalt, CO
Judson Spicer
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Lisa Tasker
EM Ecological, LLC - Principal Ecologist - Aspen, CO
Matt Tobler
Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting, LLC - Natural Resource Specialist/Director - Fort Collins, CO
Otto Jose
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Team Leader, Fish & Wildlife Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Patty Knupp
Area Biologist - USDA-NRCS Area Three Office - Pueblo, CO
Roe Ecological Services, LLC
Chris and Kelly Roe - Logan, KS
Roger Wolfe
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Lesser Prairie Chicken Program Manager - Topeka, KS
Ruben Cantu
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist, Certified Professional Rangeland Management - San Angelo, TX
Seth Gallagher
Sage Grouse Initiative - Field Capacity and Delivery Coordinator - Fort Collins, CO
Shannon Bowling
Pheasants Forever - Farm Bill Biologist - Bethune, CO
Stephen R. Wenger
- Glade Park, CO
Steve Boyle
BIO-Logic, Inc. - Principal & Senior Biologist - Montrose, CO
Tammy VerCauteren
Executive Director, Administration - Prairie Partners Program - Fort Collins, CO
Terri Schulz
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Director of Landscape Science and Management - Denver, CO
Tim Malloy
TG Malloy Consulting, LLC - Land Planner - Glenwood Springs, CO
West Elks Ecological Consulting
Dawn Barton - Owner, Founder of West Elks, and Principal Biologist - Carbondale, CO
WRS Infrastructure & Environment
- Tampa, FL
Carbon Credits and Sequestration
American Carbon Registry
John Kadyszewski - Director - Arlington, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Forest Trends (attention: BBOP Secretariat) - Washington, DC
C2Invest, LLC
- The Plains, VA
Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI)
- Nicasio, CA
Chicago Climate Exchange
Offset Registry - Chicago, IL
Climate Action Reserve
Gillian Calof - Interim-President/Operations Director - Los Angeles, CA
EcoSecurities
- New York, NY
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
ImageTree
- Morgantown, WV
Partners for Western Conservation
- Arvada, CO
Restoration Systems, LLC
- Raleigh, NC
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Conservation Credit Markets
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Colorado Conservation Exchange
Heather Schinkel - Director - Fort Collins, CO
Conservation Tax Credit Transfer, LLC
Jody A. Barbour - Owner - Morrison, CO
Dave Gibson
IFC/World Bank - Senior Environmental Risk Specialist - Warrenton, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
Partners for Western Conservation
- Arvada, CO
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Fisheries Biologists
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Joanne Grady
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Mountain-Prairie Region - Regional AIS Coordinator - Denver, CO
Mike Cotter
WSFR - Fish and Wildlife Branch - Fishery Biologist - Lakewood, CO
Foresters
A. Ray Wrobley
Southwestern Environmental Consultants, Inc. - President - Sedona, AZ
Barry Rhea
Rhea Environmental Consulting - Owner, primary consultant - Mancos, CO
BD Timber
Ben Fournier - Longmont, CO
Benninghoff & Company
Bruce Benninghoff - Littleton, CO
Bjorn M. Dahl, ACF
Dahl Environment Services LLC - President - Golden, CO
Bruce Short
Short Forestry LLC - Certified Forester - Mancos, CO
Cañon City District of the Colorado State Forest Service
John Grieve - District Forester - Cañon City, CO
Colorado Forest Management, LLC
Stefan Reinhold - Wheat Ridge, CO
Colorado Forestry Association
- Littleton, CO
Colorado State Forest Service
Mike Lester - State Forester and Director - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado State Forest Service
Ryan Lockwood - External & Media Communications Program Manager - Fort Collins, CO
Colorado’s Forest Stewardship Program
Susan Matthews - Forest Management Division Supervisor - Fort Collins, CO
Council of Western State Foresters
Sara Goodwin - Communications Director - Denver, CO
Doug Robotham
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Colorado Water Project Director - Denver, CO
Fort Collins District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Boyd Lebeda - District Forester - Fort Collins, CO
Fort Morgan District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Boyd Lebeda - Acting District Forester - Fort Morgan, CO
Franktown District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Kristin Garrison - District Forester - Franktown, CO
Greenleaf Forestry and Wood Products, Inc.
Len Lankford - President and CEO - Westcliffe, CO
Gretchen Cross
Buell Environmental LLC - Forester - Encampment, WY
James E. Ficke, ACF
Natural Resource Consultants - President - Steamboat Springs, CO
James Webb
Forest Stewardship Concepts, Ltd. - Certified Forester - Monte Vista, CO
Jim McGannon
Forestry/Landscape Consultant - Golden, CO
John W Grieve
Colorado State Forest Service - District Forester - Canon City, CO
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
La Junta District Office of the Colorado State Forest Service
Donna Davis - District ForesterCO
La Veta District of the Colorado State Forest Service
Mark Loveall - Acting District Forester - La Veta, CO
Lawton Grinter
Rocky Mountain Forestry LLC - Certified Forester - Wheat Ridge, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Oettel Enterprises, LLC
- Windsor, CO
Schulhoff Tree & Lawn Care, Inc.
- Golden, CO
TigerTree Land Management
Franz Lani - Laramie, WY
Geologists / Hydrologists
Bishop-Brogden Associates, Inc.
Joy E. Barnett - Office Manager - Englewood, CO
Brett Jordan
HydroGeo Designs LLC - Hydrologist/Engineer - Buena Vista, CO
Brett Jordan, PhD, PE
HydroGeo Designs LLC - Hydraulic Engineer - Houston, TX
Brink Inc.
Philip Brink, CEP - Erie, CO
Bruce Collins, PhD
- Silt, CO
Buckhorn Geotech
- Montrose, CO
Donald C. Graham
Headwaters Explorations - Professional Geologist-Certified Environmental Specialist - Gunnison, CO
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Gary D. Witt, P.G., CPG
Vice President - Wright Water Engineers - Denver, CO
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
Jonathan E. Jones, P.E., D.WRE
CEO and President - Wright Water Engineers - Denver, CO
Ninyo & Moore
- San Diego, CA
Peter McCarville
- Crawford, CO
Steve Boyle
BIO-Logic, Inc. - Principal & Senior Biologist - Montrose, CO
WRS Infrastructure & Environment
- Tampa, FL
Land Trusts
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
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
Couchiching Conservancy
Mark Bisset - Executive Director - Orillia, ON
Douglas Land Conservancy
Patti Hostetler - Executive Director - Castle Rock, CO
La Plata Open Space Conservancy
Amy Schwarzbach - Executive Director - Durango, CO
Lake Fork Valley Conservancy
Camille Richard - Executive Director - Lake City, CO
Legacy Land Trust
K-Lynn Cameron - Advisor to the Board of Directors and Independent Contractor - Fort Collins, 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
Southern Plains Land Trust
Dr. Nicole Rosmarino - Executive Director - Centennial, CO
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
Mediators
Christopher Lane
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. - Denver, CO
Colorado Agricultural Mediation Program
Mark Gallegos - Program Administrator - Denver, CO
Daniel P. Kapsak
The Kapsak Law Firm, LLC - Longmont, CO
Eric Gross
Whitsitt & Gross PC - Carbondale, CO
Mark Cohen, J.D., LL.M.
- Boulder, CO
Max A. Minnig, Jr.
Carpenter & Klatskin, P.C. - Denver, CO
Michael C. Dawson
O'Hayre Dawson P.C. - Gunnison, CO
Pete F. Michaelson
Law Office of Peter F. Michaelson, P.C. - Westcliffe, CO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley, P.C.
- Denver, CO
Mitigation Banks
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Westervelt Ecological Services
Lucy Harrington - Rocky Mountain Regional Manager - Englewood, CO
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
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
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
3 Quarter Circle Land and Water Co.
Casey Kemp - President - Greenwood Village, CO
Barry Rhea
Rhea Environmental Consulting - Owner, primary consultant - Mancos, CO
Bishop-Brogden Associates, Inc.
Joy E. Barnett - Office Manager - Englewood, CO
Country Natural Beef
Wes Davies - Customer Service - Burns, OR
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
ESCO Associates Inc.
David Buckner, PhD - Boulder, CO
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
John Sanderson
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Director of Conservation Science - Boulder, CO
Jonathan E. Jones, P.E., D.WRE
CEO and President - Wright Water Engineers - Denver, CO
Kenneth R. Wright, P.E., D.WRE
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Engineer - Wright Water Engineers - Denver, CO
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Matt Tobler
Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting, LLC - Natural Resource Specialist/Director - Fort Collins, CO
Riparian Restoration Connection
Julie Knudson - Tamarisk Coalition - Grand Junction, CO
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
SME Environmental, Inc.
Sean Moore - Principal - Durango, CO
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
T. Andrew Earles, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, CPESC
Vice President of Water Resources - Wright Water Engineers - Denver, CO
Wayne F. Lorenz, P.E.
Chief Engineer - Wright Water Engineers - Denver, CO
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
Barry Rhea
Rhea Environmental Consulting - Owner, primary consultant - Mancos, CO
Basin Wildlife Consulting
Rick Danvir - Casper, WY
Conservation Science Partners - Colorado Headquarters
Brett Dickson, PhD - President & Chief Scientist - Fort Collins, CO
Dan Prenzlow
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Southeast Region Manager - Colorado Springs, CO
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
ESCO Associates Inc.
David Buckner, PhD - Boulder, CO
Frederick Environmental Consulting, LLC
David Frederick - Pagosa Springs, CO
George Miksch Sutton Avian Research Center (Sutton Center)
- Bartlesville, OK
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Headwaters Partners, LLC
Travis Morse - Denver, CO
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Patty Knupp
Area Biologist - USDA-NRCS Area Three Office - Pueblo, CO
Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV)
Mike Carter - Joint Venture Coordinator - Lafayette, CO
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Roe Ecological Services, LLC
Chris and Kelly Roe - Logan, KS
Roger Wolfe
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Lesser Prairie Chicken Program Manager - Topeka, KS
Ruben Cantu
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist, Certified Professional Rangeland Management - San Angelo, TX
Seth Gallagher
Sage Grouse Initiative - Field Capacity and Delivery Coordinator - Fort Collins, CO
SME Environmental, Inc.
Sean Moore - Principal - Durango, CO
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Steve Boyle
BIO-Logic, Inc. - Principal & Senior Biologist - Montrose, CO
Terri Schulz
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado - Director of Landscape Science and Management - Denver, CO
 

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