Program Terms and Conditions
Final Terms and Conditions (PDF, 136KB)
Summary of Terms and Conditions (Word, 712KB)
How do I commit?
Commitment Letter (Word, 71KB) – sign up to commit your land trust
What is conservation defense insurance?
Conservation Defense Insurance Summary (Word, 504KB) – overview of the threats to permanence, program benefits, captive insurance background, and program feasibility, structure and terms
Exploring Conservation Defense Insurance: Considerations for Board Members (Word, 713KB) – a brief overview of the program goals, endowments for defense and costs
Program principles and priorities (Word, 327KB)
Special Issues for Land Trusts with Large Portfolios (Word, 382KB)
IRS Requirements (Word, 173KB)
How does the program work?
Download a PowerPoint about the program (PowerPoint, 727KB)
Example of possible application of how Conservation Defense Insurance might work (Word, 349KB)
Evaluation of Advantages and Disadvantages of Collective Defense Options (Word, 372KB)
Structure schematic (proposed) (PDF)
Pro Forma (Word, 52KB) [NOTE: Illustration only; results are not guaranteed. This Pro Forma and all references to it are only intended to illustrate a possible performance of the company. Results are likely to differ, perhaps materially, from those illustrated.]
Program Timeline (Word, 330 KB) – September 2008 to December 2012
Is it feasible?
Executive Summary of Feasibility Report (PDF, 270KB)
Full Feasibility Report and Cover Letter (PDF, 397KB) – an analysis of historic data relating to easement violations, land protection and defense insurance feasibility
Conservation Defense Program (Word, 378KB)
For questions, contact:
Conservation Defense Director
Land Trust Alliance
44 Deerfield Drive
Montpelier, VT 05062
802-262-6051 phone and fax