Advisory Services

The Conservation Campaign.  The Conservation Campaign, 2007. "The Conservation Campaign (TCC) mobilizes public support for ballot measures and legislation that create public funds to protect land and water resources."

Story Clark: Conservation Consulting. Story has been a leading practitioner in land trust transactions and conservation finance for two decades. She regularly consults with clients across the nation on finance-related deals and offers workshops on conservation finance to experienced and emerging practitioners.  See www.storyclark.net .

The Trust for Public Land Center for Conservation Finance. The Trust for Public Land, 2007. This Site features research on state and local funding for conservation. Also see,  The Trust for Public Land's Conservation Finance Services.

LTC Conservation Advisory Services. The Lyme Timber Company. Read about specific conservation projects and the process through which the land is conserved. 

The Private Landowner Network. The Private Landowner Network, 2006. This site has a wide range of advisory services, including a page on tax planning and estate management.

Maine State Conservation Center. Resources First Foundation, 2007. Offers resources for citizens on land conservation as well as a GIS map of the state, a guide to planning for the future of your property, and information on other programs and reasons for land conservation in the state of Maine.

Tax Benefits of Donating Conservation Land. By Robert Levin. As found on the Private Landowner Network Website.

How a Conservation Easement Works. As found on the Private Landowner Network Website.

Fundraising Databases: Finding Software that Fits. By Kendall Slee and Dale Bonar, Exchange Winter 2001 (Vol. 20 No. 1).

Root Capital. Formerly EcoLogic Finance, EcoLogic Finance Inc. 2004. "A nonprofit offering affordable financial services to community-based businesses operating in environmentally sensitive areas of Latin America, Africa and South Asia."

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