|Topic(s):||Floodplain Management , Land Conservation , Wetland Protection|
|Priority Issue(s):||Ecosystem Integration , Habitat Conservation|
|Host Partner(s):||Weeks Bay Reserve|
|Location:||Alabama Port Authority Building, Fourth Floor, 250 N. Water Street, Mobile, AL|
Maximizing the Financial Advantages of Land Conservation:
Advanced Seminar on Conservation Easements
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September 26, 2013; Alabama Port Authority Building; 250 Water Street; Mobile, Alabama
Maximizing the Financial Advantages of Land Conservation: Advanced Seminar on Conservation Easements helps landowners and land use professionals meet conservation, financial and planning goals. The program promotes the advantages of easements to increase their use in land management planning. Participants leave this event with a better understanding of the tax code, the easement process, the valuation of conserved land and the potential rewards (and risks). Instructors are experts in their respective fields including tax law, planning, mineral rights and appraisal. The knowledge and skills received at this event help professionals more effectively serve their clients or jurisdictions. Land use professionals and planners learn how to use conservation easements as part of a holistic development plan. These plans meet preservation goals while motivating property owners with tax incentives. Landowners gain a clearer understanding of a complex process and better preparation to find highest benefit from conserving their property. The intended audiences include attorneys, appraisers, accountants, land managers, realtors, developers, planners, land trusts and other land use professionals.
Continuing Education Credits – Approved: Alabama Bar Association, 5.3 CLE; Alabama Board of Accountancy, 4.5 CPE; Alabama Real Estate Commission, Course #156 – 6 hr. Pending: Alabama Real Estate Appraisers Board, American Planning Association and Society of American Foresters.
The deadline for pre-registration is September 19, 2013. Checks and POs should be made payable to Baldwin County Soil and Water Conservation District. Mail to Attn: Mike, 11300 US 98, Fairhope, AL 36532. To pay by credit card contact Walter Ernest, 251-222-8959. For other inquiries, email Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org.