Explore Conservation Resources
Visit the Private Landowner Network’s conservation yellow pages to find contact information for local, regional, or national professionals to assist you with your tax, estate, or conservation objectives.
Land Trusts: The Land Trust Alliance provides a series of factsheets with answers to common questions posed by your community members.
- Landowners: Connecticut Land Conservation Council gives information on conservation options for your land.
- Landowners, Land Trusts, and Municipalities: Check out Conservation Options for Connecticut Farmland to learn about options for conserving farmland in the state.
- Landowners: UMass Amherst’s MassWoods gives information on conservation options and provides an interactive map to find local professionals for land decisions.
- Municipalities and Land Trusts: Mount Grace’s publication, Conservation and Land Use Planning (2007), gives information on using Chapter 61 laws to protect important natural resources.
- Land Trusts: Caroline Raisler gives helpful tips on interacting with landowners in Advanced Land Stewardship: Landowner Relations (2011).
- Landowners: Conservation Options: A Guide for Maine Landowners offers information on how landowners can protect their private lands in Maine (2003).
- Landowners, Land Trusts, and Municipalities: Maine State Conservation Center gives more information about conservation, conservation organizations, and professionals in Maine.
- Landowners: The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests provides information on how to conserve your land in New Hampshire.
- Municipalities: The New Hampshire Municipal Conservation Fund Guidebook is a resource for planning municipal conservation in the state (2010).
- Landowners, Land Trusts, and Municipalities: The Rhode Island Conservation Easement Guidance Manual provides information for many conservation practitioners and landowners on creating and maintaining conservation easements in Rhode Island (2009).
- Landowners: Vermont Land Trust gives more information about conservation options in Vermont.
- Landowners: USDA Forest Service’s Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program provides cost-share assistance to private landowners to help them enhance wildlife habitat areas on their lands.
- Landowners, Land Trusts, and Municipalities: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s Partnership Portal gives information on their service programs.
- Landowners, Land Trusts, and Municipalities: Farmland Information Center has a list of federal programs created to conserve farmland and other natural spaces.