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Conservation Easement Intro

How Does a Conservation Easement Work?

Qualifying for a Federal Income Tax Deduction

A Conservation Easement Can Significantly Reduce Estate Taxes

Donating a Conservation Easement by Will

Your Next Step - Available Options

To Protect and Preserve Natural and Scenic Chippewa County Lands.


Your Next Step

If you have land you would like to see protected for future generations, learn more about options available to you.

Contact a land trust
A private, nonprofit conservation organization. If you don't know of one in your area, the Land Trust Alliance may be able to put you in touch with one. A land rust can help you design a conservation plan that makes the most sense for you, and can put you in touch with attorneys, appraisers, accountants, and land planners familiar with conservation easements.

Talk with your own legal and financial advisors
you should make decisions affecting the ownership and use and value of your property only after careful consideration and professional consultation.

Read further
The Land trust Alliance sells several publications discussing easements and other conservation techniques. They include Conservation Options: A Landowner's Guide, Preserving Family Lands, and The Conservation Easement Handbook.