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Listings with an asterisk (*) note an AYO-trained consultant

Alabama

Clark ~ Davis, P.C.

646 River Route, Magnolia Springs
AL 36555
(251) 988-1010 | Website

Clark~Davis, P.C. is an appraisal firm with experience appraising various types of property for conservation easements and charitable contributions. We have had successful experience with IRS audits of our appraisals. We have contacts in many geographical locations and are able to perform appraisals or review appraisals for compliance and thoroughness.  Successfully defended Kiva Dunes v. Commissioner IRS.

Conservation Easement Consultants, LLC

9 Office Park Circle, Suite 101
Birmingham, AL 35223
(205) 401-5181 | Email | Website

We have  prepared  and documented conservations easements since 2002. We have placed easements in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Wyoming, Texas, New Mexico, Montana, Virginia, New York, Illinois and South Carolina. We have conserved in excess of 500,000 acres. We prepare everything needed to file an easement.

DiPiazza, LaRocca, Heeter and Co, LLC

510 Office Park Drive, Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35223
(205) 871-9973 | Email | Website
Contact: Anthony Vincent LaRocca

Moore Ingram Johnson Steele, LLP

Primary contact: Dolph Winders
326 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 795-5087 | Website

Dolph Winders has put tens of thousands of acres of land across the southeastern United States under conservation easement. He handles all real estate, environmental, tax, securities, contract, easement and other legal issues for the conservation of land. He also handles syndicated private placements for investors interested in preserving the environment while also receiving the tax benefits of conservation easements.

Sirote & Permutt, Inc.

2311 Highland Avenue S.
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 930-5274 | Email | Website

California

Adler & Colvin

235 Montgomery, Suite 1220
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 421-7555 | Email | Website

Adler & Colvin is a small law firm specializing in the law of nonprofit organizations.  We provide advice on federal and state tax-exemption and other legal issues affecting nonprofits.  Our areas of practice include nonprofit corporate governance, transactions between nonprofit and for-profit organizations, lobbying and political activities, and charitable gift planning.  We also assist clients with tax audits and help organizations identify issues before a regulatory audit occurs.

Amicus-Strategic Environmental Consulting

580 Second Street
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 693-1241 | Email | Website

Amicus is proud to support the people and organizations working to conserve land for enjoyment as open space, recreation and habitat. Services for the conservation community range from due diligence to support of acquisitions and easements to environmental strategy and issue management for urban park projects; we understand the special challenges facing conservation professionals: modest budgets, time constraints, funding requirements, competition for resources. Call Amicus for all your due diligence and environmental project management needs.

Ann Taylor Schwing, Best Best & Kriefer LLP

400 Capitol Mall, Suite 1650
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 325-4000 | Email

Attorney and author of multiple legal treatises available to assist land trusts, governmental agencies, and landowners in drafting templates for conservation easements, specific conservation easements, and research, writing and editing of briefs and other documents relating to conservation easements and land trust operations.

Connectivity for Wildlife, LLC

10767 Citrus Drive
Moorpark, CA 93021
(805) 469-3530 | Email | Website

The mission of Connectivity for Wildlife is to provide scientifically robust data used for land acquisition strategies, conservation, and habitat connectivity projects. CFW gathers data using a variety of wildlife survey methods and ground truthing techniques. CFW survey methods also assess the permeability of a landscape for wildlife.

Conservation Land Group, Inc

550 Montgomery Street, Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 391-3003

Conservation Partners

1604 Solano Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94707-2109
(510) 528-7350 | Website

Conservation Partners offers an array of services to successfully complete land conservation transactions. We provide legal counsel to both land trusts and landowners throughout California. We specialize in conservation easements, federal land exchanges and land acquisitions. Our services include negotiating, drafting and closing conservation transactions, in addition to acting as consultants regarding organizational and policy matters and in providing professional training.

David Anderson, Attorney At Law

1119 State St, Suite 200
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-6503 | Email

Elizabeth Richardson

2294 Ronda Vista Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 661-1509 | Email

Fitzgerald, Abbott & Beardsley LLP

1221 Broadway Fl 21
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 451-3300 | Email | Website

We are a mid-sized California law firm representing land trusts and other nonprofit organizations in land conservation and other nonprofit-specific issues.  We also represent nonprofits, land owners, businesses, individuals, and public entities in water rights, land use, environmental, real estate, corporate, tax, employment, trademark, litigation, gift and estate planning/trust administration issues.

Hammock, Arnold, Smith & Co

215 W. Figuero Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 966-0869

McCarthy & Rubright, LLP

PO Box 190
Red Bluff, CA 96080
(530) 527-0213 | Email

McCarthy & Rubright, LLP assists private land owners in all phases of conservation easement transactions. We provide counseling on the various easement options available to meet the landowner’s goals for the current and ensuing generations. We will assist in defining long-term goals and in identifying Land Trusts who can best manage and pursue these goals. McCarthy & Rubright, LLP will assist in negotiating, drafting and closing the transaction in a form that best protects and respects the land owner’s current uses and long-term goals for the land.

Roger Sternberg Forestry & Land Conservation

PO Box 1211
Mendocino, CA 95460
(707) 937-0776 | Email

Scharffenberger Land Planning

523 17th AveNUE
San Francisco, CA 94121
415) 387-3077 | Email

Tom Scharffenberger is a landscape architect and conservation planner who assists non-profit organizations and landowners with individual acquisition transactions, as well as the development of strategic conservation plans for entire regions.  Conservation plans have been prepared for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, American Farmland Trust, The Nature Conservancy, the Great Valley Center and several California land trusts.

Sustain Environmental

3104 O Street, SUIte 164
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 457-1856 | Email | Website

Sustain Environmental specializes in sustainable natural resource management, including biological resource assessments, adaptive management planning and monitoring, stewardship capacity building, and interpretive education. A full service environmental consulting firm, Sustain is a 100% women-owned small business working to sustain people, places and prosperity at the local and bioregional level.

Weintraub Genshlea Chediak

400 Capitol Mall, 11th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 558-6127 |  Email | Website

*Western Conservation Associates, LLC

Primary contact: Jim Elias
4 Dorset Lane
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 888-2282 | Email | Website

Western Conservation Associates serves land trusts, community organizations, government agencies and private landowners. Western Conservation Associates' Principal Jim Elias has worked for and with land trusts for 20 years and is AYO-trained. Together with Associates, Jim coordinates fee and easement transactions; conducts site-specific and regional conservation evaluations; and provides organizational development assistance.

Colorado

Allan C. Beezley, P.C., Attorney at Law

1928 14th Street, Suite 300
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 440-5867 | Email

Legal representation of national, statewide, and local conservation organizations and governmental agencies in land conservation matters. Services provided include general counsel to clients throughout the course of a project, drafting of contracts, conservation easements and complex documents, review of due diligence materials and coordination of closing. Since 1991, Allan and his paralegal Marie Vicek have been involved in over 1,300 land conservation transactions.

Conservation Impact

1792 Wynkoop Street, Suite 307
Denver, CO 80202-1075
(303) 223-4886 | Email | Website

Conservation Impact provides comprehensive organizational development consulting to nonprofit organizations and public agencies. Since 1996, Conservation Impact has worked with dozens of Land Trusts of all sizes across the country to take them to their next level of development. The staff brings significant expertise in stewardship, conservation sciences and nonprofit management. Our services are focused and highly customized for each client. Contact us for information about strategic planning and positioning, marketing, organizational development and resource development.

Conservation Law, PC

Primary contact: Jessica Jay, conservation attorney
52 Meadowlark Drive
Evergreen, CO 80439
(803) 674-3709 | Email | Website

Hunsperger & Weston, Ltd.

5889 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Suite 404
Englewood, CO 80111
(303) 741-5918 | Website

Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP

1675 Broadway, Suite 2300
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 825-7000 | Email | Website

Bill Silberstein has been providing legal advice to land owners, land trusts and governments for conservation easements and other conservation transactions since 1981.

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C.

1560 Broadway, Suite 1400
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 228-2503 | Email | Website

Melinda Beck assists land trusts, government entities and private landowners with donations and acquisitions of conservation easements throughout the United States and internationally, including acquisitions utilizing local, state and federal funds. Melinda is also co-author and co-editor of Mineral Development and Land Conservation: A Handbook for Conservation Professionals.

SunOne Solutions

1444 Wazee Street, #310
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 500-5017 | Email | Website
Contact: John Hodges

SunOne Solutions is a leader in developing agricultural, forestry and land management projects for carbon credit markets. To date, SunOne has successfully developed over 150 projects on over 2.2 million acres of land for over three million carbon “offset” credits.  SuneOne was named the number one carbon aggregator in North America.

Tax Credit Connection, Inc.

Primary contact: Ariel Steele
2919 W. 17th Avenue
Suite 201
Longmont, CO 80503
(303) 774-8127 | Email | Website

At Tax Credit Connection we take pride in delivering excellent service to all our clients. We help conserve working farms and ranches, scenic vistas and wildlife habitat in Colorado and New Mexico by matching sellers and buyers of conservation easement income tax credits. Landowners can earn cash while keeping the family ranch alive; buyers of tax credits pay less on their taxes while helping protect the very landscapes they want their grandchildren to enjoy. We are more than tax credit brokers: We work side by side with our clients to help them achieve these very goals.

*Third Sector Innovations

730 Bunting Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81501
(970) 241-1139 | Email | Website

Connecticut

Ackerly Brown, LLP

782 Bantam Road
Bantam, CT 06750
(860) 567-0828 | Email | Website

*Danosky & Associates

Primary contact: Sharon J. Danosky, President & Founder
Mailing address: PO Box 396, Sherman, CT 06784
Physical address: 143 West Street 123A Building C, New Milford, CT  06776
(860) 799-6330 or (860) 799-6331 | Email | Website

Danosky & Associates is an action-oriented, results-driven consulting firm focused on providing professional Development and Financial Services products for the not-for-profit organization looking to grow, build their base and achieve long-lasting results. Danosky & Associates has successfully guided diverse non-profit organizations, focusing on Board building, leadership development, strategic planning, fund-raising and tactical marketing -- increasing the organizations’ stature, position and financial support in the community.  In recent work with land trusts, Danosky & Associates has guided strategic planning, increased fund-raising, facilitated land stewardship initiatives and acquisition criteria and assisted with development of Board policies. Danosky Financial Services offers professional financial management, operational analysis and planning through an integrated approach to help your organization accelerate growth, lower risk, address capacity and ensure compliance. President & Founder - Sharon J. Danosky, is a sought after presenter at conferences.

*Development for Conservation LLC

David Allen
608 West Dean Avenue
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 239-5006 | Email | Website

David Allen/Development for Conservation assists conservation organizations raising money from individual donors by improving renewal, cultivation, and major gift development systems. David brings 25 years of experience to the practice, including thirteen with The Nature Conservancy. With a focus on implementation and follow-through, he has worked with dozens of land trusts across the country on fundraising audits and plans, board training, campaigns, and coaching. “You can raise more money for your land trust. I can help."

*JVZ Consulting, LLC

Primary contact: Jane Zirlis
131 Boardman Road
East Haddam, CT 06423
(860) 873-3025 | Email

Facilitator, mediator and management consultant, Jane uses collaborative decision-making and joint-problem solving techniques to guide organizations in achieving their mission and goals.  Leadership development and succession planning enhance Board effectiveness.  Project management expertise optimizes limited resources.  Mediation and Conflict Coaching keeps matters out of court, and maintains productive relationships.

NE Computer Solutions, LLC

701 Cottage Grove Road, Suite F10
Bloomfield, CT 06002-3073
(860) 243-9896 | Email | Website

District of Columbia

Appraisal Institute (Appraiser)

122 C St NW, Suite 360
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 298-5597 | Website

The Appraisal Institute is an international membership association of professional real estate appraisers, with more than 21,000 members and 99 chapters. The Appraisal Institute is the acknowledged worldwide leader in real estate appraisal education, research, publishing, and professional membership designation programs, currently conferring the MAI, SRA and SRPA designations.

Chiswell D. Langhorne, Jr.

1680 31st Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 471-4277 | Email

Florida

Thomas Kay

PO Box 674
McIntosh, FL 32664
(813) 225-1988 | Email | Website

Georgia

Conservation Pays, LLC

Primary contact: Joseph C. Skalski
6849 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Building, A-2
Atlanta, GA 30328
(770) 671-1533 | Email | Website

Conservation Pays, LLC is the land conservation affiliate of Large & Gilbert CPAs. The company coordinates landowners, appraisers, land trusts and attorneys to make grants of conservation easements happen.

Conservation Tax Transfer, LLC

115 W Jefferson Street
Madison, GA 30650
(706) 334-20073 | Email | Website

Carl, Karen, and Jody Barbour decided to bring their experience to Georgia’s new transferable tax credit. They formed Conservation Tax Transfer, LLC (CTT), a Georgia based company with an office in the small historic town of Madison, Georgia. Kristina Sorensen joined the team as Executive Director in November of 2011 and runs the day-to-day operations in Georgia. Elliott Davenport and Ric Felker joined the team in October 2012 as Credit Transfer Agents. They work closely with individuals, professionals, and corporations that are interested in purchasing conservation tax credits.

Dolph Winders

Fisher Broyles
Northpark Town Center
1200 Abernathy Road, Building 600, Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30328
(404) 545-5561 | Email | Website

Dolph Winders has put tens of thousands of acres of land across the southeastern United States under conservation easement. He handles all real estate, environmental, tax, securities, contract, easement and other legal issues for the conservation of land. He also handles syndicated private placements for investors interested in preserving the environment while also receiving the tax benefits of conservation easements.

Hatcher, Stubbs, Land, Hollis & Rothschild, LLP

PO Box 2707
Columbus, GA 31902
(706) 243-6237 | Email | Website
Contact: Mr. Alan F. Rothschild, Jr.

Krevolin & Horst, LLC

1201 W Peachtree St NW, Suite 3250
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 888-9700 | Website

Krevolin & Horst, LLC is a boutique law firm with recognized expertise in environmental law, business Litigation, commercial real estate, corporate law, and technology. Our clients include individuals, entrepreneurs, and companies nationwide ranging from start-ups to large, publicly traded and privately held businesses.

McRae, Stegall, Peck, Harman, Smith & Manning, LLP

Primary contacts: Brian R. Bojo  and W. Jordan Knight
100 East Second Avenue
Suntrust Bank Building 4th Floor
Rome, GA 30161
(706) 291-6223 | Email | Website

Our firm has extensive experience in representing landowners, including individuals and companies, in the application of conservation easements onto real property. Lawyers in the firm have wide-ranging capability within the arenas of real estate, corporate law, taxation and basic securities matters to adequately shepherd

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

3343 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 1600
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 233-7000 | Email | Website

Significant experience in the creation, documentation and implementation of conservation easement strategies.

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

999 Peachtree Street, Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 853-8172 | Email | Website

Hawaii

Law Offices of Gregory D. Hendrickson

PO Box 124
Kealakekua, HI 96750
(808) 217-7773 | Email | Website

Advising both land owners and land trusts on conservation approaches for real property, Mr. Hendrickson negotiates transactions, analyzes income, gift, and estate tax consequences of complex transactions, and consults with governmental and private citizen stakeholders on achieving ecological goals and environmental values for managed landscapes.

Tom Pierce, Attorney At Law, LLC

PO Box 798
Makawao, HI 96768
808) 573-2428 | Email | Website

Idaho

Law Office of C. Timothy Lindstrom, Esq.

P.O. Box 7622
Jackson, Wyoming 83002
(307) 201-1074 | Email

Specializing in the law of conservation easements, conservation transactions and related state and federal tax law, including representation of land trusts and landowners throughout the United States. Tim is recognized as a national expert and has written and lectured extensively on these topics nationally. He is author of A Tax Guide to Conservation Easements, available to buy on Amazon. He and his family have contributed conservation easements on farms in Michigan and Virginia.

Illinois

*Development for Conservation LLC

David Allen
608 West Dean Avenue
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 239-5006 | Email | Website

David Allen/Development for Conservation assists conservation organizations raising money from individual donors by improving renewal, cultivation, and major gift development systems. David brings 25 years of experience to the practice, including thirteen with The Nature Conservancy. With a focus on implementation and follow-through, he has worked with dozens of land trusts across the country on fundraising audits and plans, board training, campaigns, and coaching. “You can raise more money for your land trust. I can help."

Law Offices of George Covington

Primary contact: George Covington
500 North Western Ave, Suite 204
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 735-8764 | Email

Kentucky

Moore Ingram Johnson Steele, LLP

Primary contact: Dolph Winders
326 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 795-5087 | Website

Dolph Winders has put tens of thousands of acres of land across the southeastern United States under conservation easement. He handles all real estate, environmental, tax, securities, contract, easement and other legal issues for the conservation of land. He also handles syndicated private placements for investors interested in preserving the environment while also receiving the tax benefits of conservation easements.

Maine

Barb Welch Consulting

661 Eastside Road
Hancock, ME 04640
(207) 422-1005 | Email | Website

Caroline M. Pryor

459 Sound Drive
Mount Desert, ME 04660
(207) 288-0152 | Email

Working with land trusts, other community organizations and landowners, I offer thirty years of land conservation and non-profit organizational experience.  Guided Organizational Assessments, strategic planning, fundraising assistance, board development, project management and meeting facilitation are some of the services I provide.

*Hoffman & Hoffman

PO Box 621
Newcastle, ME 04553
(207) 586-5747 | Email

We offer a range of services for land trusts including organizational assessments, transaction and accreditation support. Maureen Hoffman was executive director of a Maine land trust for 10 years. Paul Hoffman has over 14 years experience as a land trust president, treasurer and board member, and managed a successful accreditation effort.

Law Office of Jonathan Bockian

165 Irving Street
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 926-7801 | Email | Website

The Law Office of Jonathan M. Bockian provides legal counsel in preservation of historic, natural and farm places and commercial real estate.  One of the largest regional heritage organizations in the United States has been represented by our firm since 1985.  Jon Bockian is a graduate of Harvard Law School with transactional experience ranging from the sophisticated to the simple. He also authors the blog, Preservation Law Digest.

Law Offices of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C.

75 Federal Street, Suite 1100
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 357-4012 | Website

Stephen Small, Esq. and Stefan Nagel, Esq., Of Counsel, constitute the legal professionals at the Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C.  They are both nationally recognized authorities on the private protection of environmentally and culturally significant properties.  While representing individual, corporate and family owners of important conservation lands and historic properties, Steve and Stefan also advise land trusts, government agencies and other non-profits on property and property interest acquisition, stewardship and related tax matters.  In addition, they have conducted workshops and legal education programs in more than forty-six states and abroad.

Stocking & Crotteau, LLC

30 Berry Cove Road
Lamoine, ME 04605
(207) 667-6009

Practice is limited to representing Maine conservation land trusts.  Over 20 years experience representing land trusts.

William A. Bayreuther Grant Writing

138 South Road
Readfield, ME 04355
(207) 242-6029 | Email | Website

Certified Fund Raising Executive Bill Bayreuther's services to land trusts focus on foundation, government, and corporate prospect research and grant writing for operating, project, capacity-building, and capital support. Former Development Director for Maine's Downeast Lakes Land Trust, Bill offers free initial consultation and tailors comprehensive services to each client's needs

Young, Beck, LLP (Attorney)

1248 Tremont Road
Seal Cove, ME 04674
(207) 244-7729 | Email

Maryland

*Abernathy Consulting

7 Melbourne Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(202) 257-8816 | Email

Jim Abernathy has provided capacity building assistance to hundreds of environmental and conservation organizations throughout the United States in organizational assessments, strategic planning, leadership transitions, and strengthening coalitions and networks.  He has conducted guided organizational assessments of organizational strength and land transaction capacity for land trusts.

Conservation Partners, LLC

1130 Crestview Drive
Annapolis, MD 21409
(443) 758-5023 | Website

Conservation Partners offers land planning, restoration, and stewardship services to the owners of conservation lands in Maryland. Our clients include individuals, land trusts, state and local land conservation programs, and conservation land buyers. We assemble a team of experts specific to each project's requirements, and can assist with obtaining project funding. Conservation Partners is a NRCS certified technical service provider.

Look At The Land, Inc.

19 Sunnyside Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-0393 | Email

*Nick Williams Consulting

4104 32nd Street
Mount Rainier, MD 20712
(443) 722-0528 | Email

Strategic conservation planning; conservation easements,land acquisitions; baseline documentation reports; land & easement stewardship, monitoring; forest stewardship/management plans; assess/inventory agricultural BMP's; wetland restoration; land trust capacity building; Assessing Your Organization (Land Trust Alliance); assistance towards accreditation; grants: seeking, proposals, evaluation; website and newsletter content and design.

*Samuel Stokes

8000 Park Crest Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-2270 | Email

Sam Stokes assists land trusts with guided assessments and advises on natural areas protection, strategic planning, and effective management.  He has over thirty years' experience working for the National Park Service, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and nonprofit conservation organizations.

Urban Ecosystem Restorations, Inc.

5227 Wyoming Road
Bethesda, MD 20816
(202) 494-8562 | Email

Urban Ecosystem Restorations, Inc. works with landowners and developers to preserve, restore, create and maintain multifunctional green spaces in the DC-metro region.

Massachusetts

AgVisory, LLC

38 Cemetary Rd
Charlton, MA 01507
(413) 237-9196

Bidwell Advisors

19 Forbes Ave
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 584-2732 | Email | Website

Since 2001, Bidwell Advisors has been providing real estate and planned giving consulting services to the nonprofit community, with a specialty in helping nonprofits attract and structure gifts of real estate. With a background in land conservation, Dennis Bidwell particularly enjoys helping land trusts attract major gifts of non-cash assets, especially real estate.

*Land Conservation Associates

Elizabeth Wroblicka, Esq.
51 Olive Street
Northampton, MA  01060
(916) 712-4879 | Email | Website

As a former staff member of the Alliance, and of several land trusts, Elizabeth Wroblicka is uniquely qualified to represent land trusts and landowners in land conservation transactions. She understands how land trusts operate and has negotiated dozens of land conservation transactions with landowners in both Massachusetts and California. In addition to transactions, Attorney Wroblicka has experience in litigation, estate planning, charitable donations, and the legal responsibilities of nonprofit board members.

*Peg Wheeler

252 W. 3rd Street, Apt 2
Boston, MA 02127
Email

*Sage Advisors

49 Birchwood Lane
Lincoln, MA 01773
(406) 579-8259 | Email | Website

Sage Advisors provides strategy and program design services to support landscape scale conservation. We have 25 years of success conserving land, water, forest and habitat through efficient strategies that incorporate our real estate, finance and organizational expertise to create pragmatic solutions for organizations of all sizes.

Expertise: Landscape Conservation Strategy, Program Design and Evaluation, Policy Analysis, Land Planning, Conservation Easement Stewardship, Coalition Building, Financing, Board Development, Strategic Planning, Fund Raising.

Sullivan & Worcester

1 Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 338-2422 | Email | Website

Spatial Data Management Corp.

PO Box 95191
Newton, MA 02495
(978) 618-4235 | Email | Website

SDMC provides GIS, mapping, and data management consulting services that meet the needs and budgets of large and small projects.  SDMC can create parcel and aerial basemaps, streamline data management practices for land stewards, produce grant application attachments, and develop online map hosting to showcase your properties on the web.

Michigan

Big Paw Wildlife Conservancy

PO Box 541
Harrisville, MI 48740
(989) 724-5089 | Email

*Development for Conservation LLC

David Allen
608 West Dean Avenue
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 239-5006 | Email | Website

David Allen/Development for Conservation assists conservation organizations raising money from individual donors by improving renewal, cultivation, and major gift development systems. David brings 25 years of experience to the practice, including thirteen with The Nature Conservancy. With a focus on implementation and follow-through, he has worked with dozens of land trusts across the country on fundraising audits and plans, board training, campaigns, and coaching. “You can raise more money for your land trust. I can help."

Law Office of C. Timothy Lindstrom, Esq.

PO Box 7622
Jackson, Wyoming 83002
(307) 201-1074 | Email

Specializing in the law of conservation easements, conservation transactions and related state and federal tax law, including representation of land trusts and landowners throughout the United States. Tim is recognized as a national expert and has written and lectured extensively on these topics nationally. He is author of A Tax Guide to Conservation Easements available at www.amazon.com.  He and his family have contributed conservation easements on farms in Michigan and Virginia.

Mississippi

Barber & Mann, Inc.

453 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
(601) 957-3443 | Email | Website

We specialize in conservation easement appraisals and coordinate conservation easement projects and conservation land protection efforts throughout the Southeast US. I also do work under contract for the Land Trust Alliance for the Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation.

May & Company

110 Monument Place
Vicksburg, MS 39180
(601) 636-4762 | Email | Website

CPA firm hired with several clients in mitigation banking and conservation easements.

Missouri

Strategic Conservation Consulting, LLC

Primary contact: Justin Pevnick, Esq. (licensed only in New York)
St. Louis, MO 63105
(314) 594-7130 | Email | Website

Strategic Conservation Consulting, LLC (SCC) provides professional services to clients facing difficult land use, organizational, compliance, and client-management issues. From strategically drafting conservation easements to presenting before municipal boards and producing successful accreditation applications, SCC solves your problems. Contact us to resolve your conflicts, present your proposals, and help your organization fulfill its mission.

Montana

Another Set of Eyes

Primary contact: Jon Haber
4501 Timberlane Street
Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 214-1365 | Email | Website

With experience in fish and wildlife conservation planning, conservation easements, Endangered Species Act compliance, public land laws, policy analysis, and city/county planning, I offer focused research and writing, critical document review, and analytical problem-solving to land trusts, landowners, government agencies, grantmakers and attorneys. I will provide adjunct staff work at negotiable rates.

*Erickson Consulting

325 Keith Ave
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 370-0454 | Email | Website

Erickson Consulting, Inc provides planning and analysis services to land trusts, including organizational assessments, accreditation preparation, and strategic planning.  Donna Erickson has Alliance training in organizational development.  With extensive landscape planning experience, Erickson also assists land trusts in creating strategic land conservation plans.

*Jane Ellen Hamilton, Attorney At Law

165 Ritzman Lane
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 257-8535 | Email

Providing consulting and legal representation to land trusts for 22 years, including: guided organizational assessments; preparation for land trust accreditation; negotiation and drafting of conservation easements; and resolving conservation easement stewardship issues such as amendments and violations.  Speaker bureau for landowners and continuing legal education for attorneys.  Training for land trust personnel on all aspects of land conservation (senior faculty member for the Land Trust Alliance and author of Alliance curriculum books).

*Johnson Law Firm

305 S 4th E, Suite 301
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 721-2272 | Email

Nevada

McDonald Carano Wilson LLP

Primary contact: Debbie Leonard
100 West Libert St, 10th Floor
Reno, NV 89501
(775) 788-2000 | Email

Attorney and Mediator Debbie Leonard provides legal representation and mediation services in the areas of real property, land use and water law. As an attorney licensed in California and Nevada, Debbie can assist with property transactions and water rights issues. As a mediator, she works with parties to resolve disputes.

New Hampshire

BCM Environmental and Land Law, PLLC

3 Maple Street
Concord, NH 03301-4202
(603) 225-2585 | Email | Website

Our attorneys focus on environmental and land law and work to support a sustainable New Hampshire. We represent land trusts, landowners and others. We design legal solutions consistent with both private property rights and sustainable stewardship of our land and natural resources.

Lyme Timber Company

23 S Main Street, 3rd Floor
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-3300 | Website
Contact: Peter R. Stein

*Rowley & Associates, PC

6A Hills Avenue
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 228-5400 | Email
Contact: Eric C. Rowley, CPA

New Jersey

Carla Lee Lewis

109 Russling Road
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
(908) 684-1477 | Email

Coughlin Duffy LLP

350 Mount Kemble Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 631-6030 | Email | Website

We provide a full range of services to conservation organizations, private landowners, and governmental agencies engaged in open space, habitat, farmland and historic preservation, including acquisition and financing transactions, federal and state income and estate tax planning, conservation and historic preservation easements, easement enforcement actions and corporate operations and qualification.

James P. Wyse, Esq.

Coughlin Duffy LLP
350 Mount Kemble Avenue
PO Box 1917
Morristown, NJ 07962
(973) 267-0058 | Email | Website

We provide a full range of services to conservation organizations, private landowners, and governmental agencies engaged in open space, habitat, farmland and historic preservation, including acquisition and financing transactions, federal and state income and estate tax planning, conservation and historic preservation easements, easement enforcement actions and corporate operations and qualification.

Matrix New World Engineering, Inc.

26 Columbia Turnpike
Florham Park, NJ 07932
(302) 598-7553 | Email | Website

Matrix New World Engineering, Inc. is a woman-owned environmental consulting and engineering firm with a focus on habitat restoration and site remediation. Our mission is to marry companies that need to do restoration with projects that require funding with the outcome being the betterment of the natural environment.

New Mexico

Woody Duncan, GIS

7 Duende,
Santa Fe, NM 87508
(505) 470-6120 | Email | Website

Woody Duncan is a senior GIS consultant based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and is responsible for ensuring timely, organized, predictable delivery of multiple, overlapping GIS conservation projects. Woody has over ten years of experience building on land conservation initiatives successes, managing national clients, strategic partnerships, applied GIS techniques and development of intellectual capital.

New York

Deb Balliet Consulting

64 Pershing Drive
Scotia, NY 12302
(859) 230-0980 | Email

Deb Balliet Consulting (DBC) is a not-for-profit consultant practice specializing in helping organizations develop their fund-raising program and board of directors in order for the organization to thrive. DBC also provides fund-raising program audits and interim executive director services. Deb Balliet is a proven not-for profit consultant with 25+ year of fund-raising and executive leadership experience on which to draw.

*Development for Conservation LLC

David Allen
608 West Dean Avenue
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 239-5006 | Email | Website

David Allen/Development for Conservation assists conservation organizations raising money from individual donors by improving renewal, cultivation, and major gift development systems. David brings 25 years of experience to the practice, including thirteen with The Nature Conservancy. With a focus on implementation and follow-through, he has worked with dozens of land trusts across the country on fundraising audits and plans, board training, campaigns, and coaching. “You can raise more money for your land trust. I can help."

*Innovative Resources Group

11 Round Table Road
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(800) 710-7760 | Email | Website
Contact: Beth Hershenhart

Mark Pennington, LLC

841 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
(917) 546-0747 | Email

Mark Pennington is a lawyer representing land trusts in the Hudson Valley with easement drafting, template revisions, amendments, easement administration, violations cases, and internal policy development. He has practiced environmental law for over 25 years, specializing in environmental compliance, environmental issues in business transactions and brownfield redevelopment.

New York Council of Nonprofits

272 Broadway
Albany, NY 12204
(518) 4349194 x115 | Email | Website

NYcon is the state association of nonprofits providing a range of cost saving membership benefits, employee benefits and insurance products as well as training and technical assistance to our 3,200 members throughout New York state.

Rapport Meyers, LLP

20 Springbrook Park
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
(845) 473-7766 | Email | Website

We are a Hudson Valley law firm serving clients from New York City to the North Country in environmental, land use, municipal and litigation law.  We represent land trusts, donors and municipalities with conservation easement requirements in their land use laws.  We are proud to be a member of the Land Trust Alliance.

Schwartzberg & Kenyon, PLLC

108 Main Street
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 323-3787 | Email

Schwartzberg & Kenyon, PLLC provides a broad range of services to land trusts and landowners interested in conserving their land. With over 40 years of combined experience representing and working with land trusts, landowners and government agencies, we have the experience and knowledge to effectively assist our clients in all aspects of transactional and not-for-profit legal, governance and organizational issues.

*Trailmarker Associates

PO Box 94
Keene Valley, NY 12943
(518) 576-2079 | Email | Website

Henrietta Jordan, principal consultant, helps land trusts prepare for accreditation, complete organizational assessments and develop strategic action plans.  She formerly served as the Land Trust Alliance’s Northeast policy and assessments manager and as review manager for the Land Trust Accreditation Commission and has worked with nonprofits for over 30 years.

North Carolina

Mayes | Wilson & Associates, LLC

17746 Caldwell Station Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
(704) 655-8727 | Email | Website

MAYES|WILSON advises land trusts, nonprofit organizations, conservation and environmental groups, and conservation-minded individuals; helping clients focus their energy and resources to increase mission success. Services include organizational assessments, board evaluations, board and organizational development, and all aspects of planning—strategic, annual, transition, and succession. Specialty services for conservation organizations, agencies and landowners include conservation planning, assistance with conservation land transactions, land management, accreditation preparation, and stewardship.

Moore Ingram Johnson Steele, LLP

Primary contact: Dolph Winders
326 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 795-5087 | Website

Dolph Winders has put tens of thousands of acres of land across the southeastern United States under conservation easement. He handles all real estate, environmental, tax, securities, contract, easement and other legal issues for the conservation of land. He also handles syndicated private placements for investors interested in preserving the environment while also receiving the tax benefits of conservation easements.

Ohio

Alex Dykema

3260 Ingleside Road
Beachwood, OH 44122
Email

The Quantum Group LLC

5214 River Ridge Circle
Sylvania, OH 43560
(419) 340-8115 | Email | Website

Quantum Group is an organization/management consulting firm operated by Kevin Joyce, former executive director of Black Swamp Conservancy who has a law degree and a master’s in management.  Services include strategic planning, organizational development, mergers, and legal counsel for land trusts.

Oregon

Conservation & Preservation Counsel, LLC

Primary contact: James Olmsted, Esq.
214 Trailside Loop
Eugene, OR 97405-3556
(541) 554-3665 | Email | Website

Conservation & Preservation Counsel (CPC) provides legal services to land trusts and landowners in land conservation transactions. CPC can assist clients in all phases of conservation transactions, from the initial agreement to escrow and closing. Services provided include purchase and sale agreement negotiation and negotiating and drafting conservation agreements. CPC provides legal services in California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. CPC offers low costs wholesale prices for clients choosing bulk legal services on an annual basis.

*Development for Conservation LLC

David Allen
608 West Dean Avenue
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 239-5006 | Email | Website

David Allen/Development for Conservation assists conservation organizations raising money from individual donors by improving renewal, cultivation, and major gift development systems. David brings 25 years of experience to the practice, including thirteen with The Nature Conservancy. With a focus on implementation and follow-through, he has worked with dozens of land trusts across the country on fundraising audits and plans, board training, campaigns, and coaching. “You can raise more money for your land trust. I can help."

FLO Analytics

2001 NW 19th Avenue, Suite. 200
Portland OR 97209
(503) 501-5214 | Email | Website

FLO provides a variety of GIS and database services to enhance land trusts daily operations and ongoing strategic planning efforts. Throughout the spatial planning process, we work closely with your organization to develop a pathway for incorporating GIS resources that will meet your needs, resources, skill level, and support your mission.

Wm. F. (Fritz) Paulus, Attorney at Law

1207 SW 6th Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
(503) 224-1773 | Email | Website

Mr. Paulus is a lawyer who represents clients with land conservation matters in Oregon, including fee title acquisition, conservation and trail easements, in-stream flow agreements, and land-use actions. He is a former real estate negotiator with the Natural Areas Program at Metro and executive director of the Oregon Water Trust.

Mason, Bruce & Girard (Appraiser)

707 SW Washington Strett, Suite 1300
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 224-3445 | Website

Mason, Bruce & Girard has been providing natural resource consulting services since 1921.  Our goal in every project is to develop innovative, effective solutions for our clients' natural resource concerns.  Services of interest to land trusts include fee and conservation easement appraisals, acquisition due diligence, resource assessment and management planning.

Nancy Murray

2715 SW Huber
Portland, OR 97219
(503) 830-9884 | Email

I have 20-plus years experience as a lawyer in land conservation, volunteering (pro bono) for The Wetlands Conservancy, and I am the board chair. I was also legal counsel to Three Rivers Land Conservancy on many deals before the transfer of its assets to The Columbia Land Trust. I also work for private parties putting conservation deals together. In addition, I have taught real estate and nonprofit law at Lewis and Clark Law School and have presented at Land Trust Alliance conferences (national and regional) on conservation easements and nonprofit board roles and responsibilities

Solid Ground Consulting Group

516 SE Morrison Street #400
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 249-0000 | Email |
Website

Trout Mountain Forestry

1800 NW Upshur Street, Suite 201
Portland, OR 97209
(541) 602-2180 | Email | Website
Contact: Mark Miller

Trout Mountain Forestry specializes in long-term, conservation-based forest management for family forest owners, land trusts, organizations and municipal governments throughout western Oregon and Washington.  We assist with conservation assessment, easement development, appraisal, mapping, and baseline reporting, as well as stewardship planning, restoration, and management for working forestlands.  TMF is an FSC certified resource manager and a NRCS certified technical service provider.

Pennsylvania

George H. Elser, Attorney at Law

130 W Lancaster Ave , Suite 203
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 964-9627 | Email

Pregmon Law Offices

350 Sentry Parkway, Building 640, Suite 102
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Website

Snyder Appraisal Associates

3004 Hempland Road, Suite 3
Lancaster, PA 17601
(717) 435-9560 | Email | Website

Real estate appraisal company that specializes in agricultural and agri-business properties. Our company has done over 200 conservation easement appraisals in the 11 years we have been in business.

Rhode Island

Anne W. Garnett

46 Cole Street
Jamestown, RI 02835
(401) 423-3547 | Email

South Carolina

American Timberlands Company

98 Centermarsh Lane
Pawleys Island, SC 29585
(843) 979-2221 | Email | Website

Moore Ingram Johnson Steele, LLP

Primary contact: Dolph Winders
326 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 795-5087 | Website

Dolph Winders has put tens of thousands of acres of land across the southeastern United States under conservation easement. He handles all real estate, environmental, tax, securities, contract, easement and other legal issues for the conservation of land. He also handles syndicated private placements for investors interested in preserving the environment while also receiving the tax benefits of conservation easements.

Texas

*Anjali Kaul Consulting

8826 Chalk Knoll Drive
Austin, TX 78735
(512) 917-2525
Email

Armstrong Law

702 San Antonio Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 277-5454 | Email | Website

Armstrong Law focuses on conservation law as well as estate planning for rural landowners. Prior to starting her own practice, Susan Armstrong was Executive Director of the Texas Land Trust Council, the umbrella organization of all land trusts in Texas. She has also served Executive Director of Connemara Conservancy Foundation, the regional land trust of North Texas, including Dallas/Fort Worth. Susan has also worked at Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP as well as an Assistant Attorney General in the Natural Resources Division.

Carolyn Vogel

6142 Jumano Lane
Austin, TX 78749
(512) 301-1635 | Email

*Development for Conservation LLC

David Allen
608 West Dean Avenue
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 239-5006 | Email | Website

David Allen/Development for Conservation assists conservation organizations raising money from individual donors by improving renewal, cultivation, and major gift development systems. David brings 25 years of experience to the practice, including thirteen with The Nature Conservancy. With a focus on implementation and follow-through, he has worked with dozens of land trusts across the country on fundraising audits and plans, board training, campaigns, and coaching. “You can raise more money for your land trust. I can help."

Diane Dickson Realty

1907 Wildwood Lane
Richmond, TX 77406
(281) 794-5263 | Email

Land brokerage in the State of Texas, specializing in equestrian properties.  We bridge the gap for land owners to land trusts by providing information and services which offer viable solutions and options in the vast array of land trusts available and the available conservation easement options.

Frontier GIS

11516 Leapwood Place
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 757-1484 | Email | Website

Frontier GIS offers a unique opportunity for land trusts to create affordable professional maps using our custom data creation tool and account services. We also offer complete baseline documentation with our certified wildlife biologists.  Flexible expertise and creative problem solving are our hallmarks.

Law Office of Burgess Jackson

1206 W St. Johns Avenue
Austin, TX 78757
(512) 699-9012 | Email

Mayes | Wilson & Associates, LLC

PO Box 946
San Marcos, TX 78607
(414) 807-4319 | Email | Website

MAYES|WILSON advises land trusts, nonprofit organizations, conservation and environmental groups, and conservation-minded individuals; helping clients focus their energy and resources to increase mission success. Services include organizational assessments, board evaluations, board and organizational development, and all aspects of planning—strategic, annual, transition, and succession. Specialty services for conservation organizations, agencies and landowners include conservation planning, assistance with conservation land transactions, land management, accreditation preparation, and stewardship.

Resource and Land Management, Inc.

204 Brian Drive
Pleasanton, TX 78064
(210) 415-2266 | Email | Website

Resource and Land Management, Inc. has been engaged in land management and conservation practices for over 30 years. Service arrays include Phase I ESAs, mapping and baseline documentation. Landowner engagement and stewardship can be enhanced with our team of qualified professionals.

*SONRi Corp

26 Cascade Caverns Road
Boerne, TX 78015
(210) 387-8628 | Email | Website

SONRI is dedicated to helping people talk about the balance between economic development, environmental impact, and social responsibility.  We have helped dozens of land trusts develop their organizational capabilities and capacity for conservation, and serve as consultants to key policy makers in Washington and around the nation. From all-volunteer nonprofits to the Department of Defense, SONRI leads the way in cutting-edge conservation for a more sustainable future.

Utah

Nancy A. McLaughlin, Professor of Law, University of Utah, College of Law

332 South 1400 East, Room 101
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 581-5944 | Email

Vermont

Law Office of Annette Lorraine, PLC / Land As Legacy Consulting

PO Box 1466
Montpelier, VT 05601
(802) 262-6400 | Email | Website

Annette Lorraine is a real estate attorney actively practicing in Vermont, and a land conservation consultant nationwide. She has direct experience in land trust transactional and stewardship work as well as degrees in environmental law and organizational behavior. These result in comprehensive, practical and efficient services.

Virginia

Conservation Partners, LLC

PO Box 152
13 Court House Square
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 464-1899 | Website

Conservation partners consults with Virginia landowners and their professional advisors throughout the process of donating conservation easements and preparing and registering high-quality Virginia land preservation tax credits. In most cases, after an easement donor's credits are registered we help the donor market and sell his or her credit to individuals and businesses who are enthusiastic about purchasing high-quality credits and supporting land conservation in Virginia.

Conservation Service Company, LLC

Primary contact: Jean Hocker
20 W Chapman Street
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 683-0506 | Email

Georgia H. Herbert, PC

PO Box 21
6537 Main Street
The Plains, VA 20198
(540) 253-5855

Law Office of Timothy Lindstrom

PO Box 314
Washington, VA 22747
(540) 987-9324 | Email

Specializing in the law of conservation easements, conservation transactions and related state and federal tax law, including representation of land trusts and landowners throughout the United States. Tim is recognized as a national expert and has written and lectured extensively on these topics nationally. He is author of A Tax Guide to Conservation Easements available at www.amazon.com.  He and his family have contributed conservation easements on farms in Michigan and Virginia.

Lee Stephens Law, PLC

4507 Irvington Road, #300
Irvington, VA 22480
(804) 480-4090 | Email | Website

We help land owners protect their property forever and realize tax benefits. The most complex transactions in Virginia we handle. Conservation easements, purchases of development rights, bargain sales, and fee gifts -- we advise clients on all types of charitable donations of land, and civil or tax controversies that may arise.

Lenhart Obenshain

PO Box 1287
Harrisonburg, VA 22803
(540) 437-3118 | Email

Lenhart Obenshain PC represents easement holders and landowners in gift, bargain-sale and sale of conservation easements, and has helped preserve thousands of acres of land across Virginia.  Its team leader, Lisa Hawkins, has educated diverse audiences on conservation, ranging from land trusts to farmers, governmental officials and even other attorneys.

McCallum & Kudravetz

250 E High Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 293-8191

*Megan Gallagher, Conservation Consulting

5618 Rock Hill Mill Road
The Plains, VA 20198
(540) 253-5162 | Email | Website

Megan Gallagher provides strategic planning for effective initiatives in land use, land protection and compatible economic development; develops advocacy campaigns to protect natural and historic resources; guides conservation board members and staff through program audits, organizational development and other steps to improve performance and gain tax exempt status or land trust accreditation; and creates messages, publications and other public outreach tools to achieve positive change in public policy.

Washington

*Development for Conservation LLC

David Allen
608 West Dean Avenue
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 239-5006 | Email | Website

David Allen/Development for Conservation assists conservation organizations raising money from individual donors by improving renewal, cultivation, and major gift development systems. David brings 25 years of experience to the practice, including thirteen with The Nature Conservancy. With a focus on implementation and follow-through, he has worked with dozens of land trusts across the country on fundraising audits and plans, board training, campaigns, and coaching. “You can raise more money for your land trust. I can help."

Douglas Mason, Attorney at Law

2404 35th Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368
(360) 379-9579 | Email | Website

FLO Analytics

2001 NW 19th Avenue, Suite 200
Portland OR 97209
(503) 501-5214 | Email | Website

FLO provides a variety of GIS and database services to enhance land trusts daily operations and ongoing strategic planning efforts. Throughout the spatial planning process, we work closely with your organization to develop a pathway for incorporating GIS resources that will meet your needs, resources, skill level, and support your mission.

Katharine Bill

27 W Fawn Creek Road
Winthrop, WA 98862
(509) 996-3156 | Email

Environmental consultant specializing in organizational mentoring, strategic planning, AYO Assessments, and conservation prioritization.

Mountains To Sound GIS LLC

5901 46th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98136
(206) 406-3297 | Email

We provide geospatial analysis(GIS), award-winning cartography and data management services to organizations pursuing environmental conservation, stewardship and sustainability efforts in the Pacific Northwest.

Plauché and Carr LLP

811 First Avenue, Suite 630
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 588-4188 | Website

Plauché & Carr provides legal, transaction and regulatory counsel on issues including conservation transactions, marine and fresh water resources, shoreline and coastal restoration issues, and ecosystem services policy. Partner Peter Dykstra previously served in conservation leadership roles with The Wilderness Society, The Trust for Public Land, and Washington Water Trust.

Thomas F. Haensly, Attorney At Law

Primary contact: Thomas F. Haensly, Esq
144 Railroad Avenue, Suite 217
Edmonds, WA 98020
(425) 775-4803 | Email

Tom advises clients on real estate and estate planning, including land conservation, entities, and charitable contributions. He received his law degree from Stanford and has a M.S. in wildlife ecology. He is a frequent speaker on land conservation topics.  He co-authored “Conservation Easements” in the Washington Real Property Deskbook.

West Virginia

West Virginia College of Law

PO Box 6130
Morgantown, WV 26506
(304) 293-8840 | Email | Website

Providing pro bono transactional legal services to land trusts and land owners in West Virginia on matters of land and water conservation.

Wisconsin

*Conservation Consulting Group

Primary contact: Nancy W. Moore, Managing Partner
PO Box 6751
Monona, WI 53716
(847) 644-1026 | Email

Conservation Consulting Group (CCG) is a collective of highly experienced professionals, David Allen, Peter McKeever and Nancy Moore, who are passionate about land conservation and dedicated to building the capacity and advancing the mission of land trusts, conservancies and environmental organizations nationally. Specialties include strategic planning, organizational assessments, board development, facilitation, coaching and mentoring, and training and education. We love what we do and we think you will too.

*Development for Conservation LLC

David Allen
608 West Dean Avenue
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 239-5006 | Email | Website

David Allen/Development for Conservation assists conservation organizations raising money from individual donors by improving renewal, cultivation, and major gift development systems. David brings 25 years of experience to the practice, including thirteen with The Nature Conservancy. With a focus on implementation and follow-through, he has worked with dozens of land trusts across the country on fundraising audits and plans, board training, campaigns, and coaching. “You can raise more money for your land trust. I can help."

Graff & Associates

518 Kettle Moraine Drive South,
Slinger, WI 53086
(262) 644-9600 | Email

*Growth Strategies, Inc.

Primary Contact: Valerie Hogan
1500 County Road C
Star Prairie, WI  54026-5301
(715) 248-4849 | Email | Website

Growth Strategies, Inc. helps organizations grow and succeed. Consulting services include: organizational assessments, strategic planning, implementation of Land Trust Standards and Practices, outcome measurement, process improvement and procedural documentation. Valerie Hogan, president, has more than 20 years of experience facilitating the development of innovative strategies, achievable goals, measurable objectives, and action plans that include accountability. In essence, plans that lead to success!

*Mayes | Wilson & Associates, LLC

3323 North Summit Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 807-4319 | Email | Website

MAYES | WILSON advises land trusts, nonprofit organizations, conservation and environmental groups, and conservation-minded individuals; helping clients focus their energy and resources to increase mission success. Services include organizational assessments, board evaluations, board and organizational development, and all aspects of planning – strategic, annual, transition, and succession. Specialty services for conservation organizations, agencies and landowners include conservation planning, assistance with conservation land transactions, land management, accreditation preparation, and stewardship.

PARE Consultants

148 E Main Street, Suite C
Reedsburg, WI 53959
(608) 768-2665 | Website

We provide appraisals, reviews, baselines and surveys. Every document we prepare is thoughtfully detailed. Appraisal reviews provide valuable insight to reduce your risk in the event of an IRS audit. With our broad range of services, we can provide nearly everything you need to help protect land you love.

*Visjonær Consulting & Communications LLC

111 Doc Mac Drive
Boscobel, WI 53805
(608) 386-2563 | Email | Website

Visjonær Consulting & Communications provides services for land trusts, other nonprofit organizations, individuals and conservation philanthropists in the areas of marketing/communications, strategic planning, fundraising and grant writing, crafting impactful publications and videos, developing conservation partnerships, board and organizational development, and national land trust accreditation. Tim Jacobson, principal consultant, is a former executive director of Mississippi Valley Conservancy and has two decades of legal experience. Jacobson's seven years as a land trust executive director resulted in the quintupling of protected land to more than 15,000 acres, a tripling of membership, recognition for the organization as "Land Trust of the Year" for the State of Wisconsin, and national accreditation. Jacobson also is executive producer of an environmental documentary slated for broadcast on Public TV (Mysteries of the Driftless) and he's the author of a best-selling novel. Call or e-mail Tim today for a free consultation.

Wyoming

Conservation Consulting

4445 Moose Wilson Road
Wilson, WY 83014
(307) 733-8673 | Email
Contact: Story Clark

Law Office of C. Timothy Lindstrom, Esq.

PO Box 7622
Jackson, Wyoming 83002
(307) 201-1074 | Email

Specializing in the law of conservation easements, conservation transactions and related state and federal tax law, including representation of land trusts and landowners throughout the United States. Tim is recognized as a national expert and has written and lectured extensively on these topics nationally. He is author of A Tax Guide to Conservation Easements, available to buy on Amazon. He and his family have contributed conservation easements on farms in Michigan and Virginia.

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