Conservation Easements and Tax Incentive

Conservation Easements and Tax Incentive, Additional Reading and Internet Sites

Organizations and partnerships are a landowner's best resource when considering conservation easements as a preservation and tax option. Printed publications and internet sources are also useful, and we highlight some below. An attorney's advice is also necessary when establishing conservation easements.

Barrett, Thomas S. and Stefan Nagel
1996 Model Conservation Easement and Historic Preservation Easement,
        1996. Land Trust Alliance, Washington, D.C.

Diehl, Janet and Thomas S. Barrett
1988 The Conservation Easement Handbook: Managing Land Conservation
        and Historic Preservation Easement Programs. Land Trust Exchange
        and Trust for Public Land, Alexandria, VA.

Henry, Susan
1993 Protecting Archaeological Sites on Private Lands. U.S. Department of
        the Interior, Washington D.C.

Hutchinson, Robert and Nina L Mattei
1991 Land Preservation for Floridians. The Florida Land Trust Association,
        Gainesville, FL.

Land Trust Alliance
1996 Conservation Options: A Landowner's Guide. Land Trust Alliance and
        National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington D.C.

1990 Appraising Easements: Guidelines for the Valuation of Historic
        Preservation and Land Conservation Easements. Land Trust Alliance,
        Washington, D.C.

Lind, Brenda
1991 The Conservation Stewardship Guide: Designing, Monitoring, and
        Enforcing Easements. Land Trust Alliance and Trust for New Hampshire
        Lands, Washington, D.C.

Small, Stephen J.
1992 Preserving Family Lands: A Landowner's Introduction to Tax Issues and
        Other Considerations. Landowner Planning Center, Boston, MA.

U.S. Department of the Interior
1997 Historic Preservation Easements: A Historic Preservation Tool with
        Federal Tax Benefits. National Park Service, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives